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Nottingham's Christmas Lights Switch-On 2013
in the Old Market Square

Christmas Lights Switch-On 2013
The Old Market Square, Nottingham
Wednesday 20th November 2013
From 5.30pm onwards, lights switch-on 6.20pm

The start of Nottingham's 2013 Christmas celebrations will be officially launched on the 20th November with the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

The Old Market Square will be transformed into a magical Christmas Wonderland scene.

For 2013 the popular outdoor ice rink will make a welcome return surrounded by Christmas trees, a Christmas Market with Tudor style wood cabin stalls selling traditional Olde English Christmas food and drink, as well as crafts and Christmas gifts.

Nottingham, Old Market Square Christmas lights switch on 2013.


You can enjoy a festive tipple in the Christmas bar overlooking the ice rink while listening to live music performed from the bandstand.


  • 5.30 - 8.30pm - Street entertainment from Mr Scrooge and Mr Scratchit, Lairy Fairy and the Magic Xmas Pudding
  • 5.30 - 6.20pm - Capital FM's Dino and Pete host Christmas Entertainment
  • 6.20pm - Light Switch on by teenagers from the Nottingham Children's Hospital and performance on the ice by Freddie the Band
  • 6.30-7.30pm - Robin Hood Youth Orchestra
  • 7.30-8.30pm - Southwell Minster Choir

For more information contact the Nottingham Tourism Centre on 08444 77 5678