Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

West Bridgford Christmas Lights 2016

The West Bridgford Christmas Lights Switch On takes place on Saturday 25th November 2016. There will be seasonal festivities throughout the day leading up to the big switch on at 5pm by the Mayor of Rushcliffe, followed by a firework finale.

This year there is a new addition – a FREE mini ice skating rink! Find it on Gordon Square on Saturday 26 November 12pm – 6pm. Skating will be free and slots can be booked on the day.

Lots of other attractions will be down on Gordon Square and Central Avenue including a YouNG Market with stalls by local young entrepreneurs, as well as lots of festive street theatre and music. Don’t slip up and miss out on the action!

Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

Gordon Square

  • Mini ice skating rink 12pm-6pm
    Free to try – just book yourself on a session on the day
  • YouNG market 1pm-6pm
    Stalls by local young entrepreneurs
  • Festive street theatre 12pm-6pm
    Christmas walkabout entertainers

Central Avenue

  • Food and gift market 9am-6pm
  • Children’s fairground 11am-6pm
  • Live music and shows 12pm-5pm

12pm Trinity School Showband

1pm Ilkeston Brass

4pm Lily Taylor Ward

5pm Big switch-on and firework finale

As a result of the switch on Central Avenue and Gordon Square will be closed to all non-event traffic from 6am until 8pm. Buses that run along Central Avenue will be diverted by Bridgford Road (alongside Rushcliffe Contact Centre/ West Bridgford Police Station).