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Christmas Events in Swindon Town Centre 2011

Lights switch-on, Santa's Grotto, Light Parade, German Market and Concert

Christmas Events Swindon 2011
There's plenty going on in Swindon Town Centre over the coming festive period.
 
The main event - the Lights Switch-on in Wharf Green -  takes place on Thursday 17 November, with events like the Light Parade, Christmas Concert and German Market during November and December.
 
Christmas Lights Switch-On Spectacular

Thursday 17 November
Big Screen, Wharf Green
6.00pm

                                  
An evening full of entertainment with the theme "12 Days of Christmas" hosted by More Radio FM DJ Mike Read.

Guest appearances include Panto star Keith Chegwin plus sporting starts Ryan Aldridge from Swindon WildCats and Paolo Di Canio from Swindon Town FC.
 
Live performances on the main stage include Swindon Talent winners Ovation and Lynette Mutuota and a festive performance from Swindon Dance.
 
Swindon Town Centre Lights Switch-On
 
Christmas VIP 
 
Do you want to win a special VIP pass for you and nine friends for this years Christmas Lights Switch-On Spectacular in Swindon Town Centre?   
 
Of course you do! Just visit the inSwindon website for full details.
  
 
Santa's Grotto

Thursday 17 November - Friday 23 December
Top floor of The Brunel Plaza (between Boots and M&S)

Opening Times:

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm

Thursday 10.00am - 8.00pm

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm

This year the Santa's Grotto is supporting Goldenhar Family Support Group (UK). Goldenhar Syndrome is an umbrella term for a wide range of bone abnormalities affecting the face and sometimes the vertebrae.
 
 
Christmas Market

Friday 02 December - Saturday 24 December
Canal Walk

Opening Times:
 
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm

Thursday 10.00am - 8.00pm

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm

The Christmas Market returns for a second year but this year will be located along Canal Walk. This is your chance to smell the delights of the continent whilst purchasing those unique presents for your loved ones.
  
Christmas Concert

Saturday 03 December
Big Screen, Wharf Green
10.30am - 3.30pm

The Swindon Young Musicians will be performing their end of term concert live on the Big Screen at Wharf Green.
 
With a whole range of musica ltalent from the Senior Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Flute Choir, String Ensemble and Senior Percussion Ensemble as well as the Swindon Rock School who have recently been on tour in Belgium.
  
Festival of Light Parade

Light Parade Christmas Swindon 2011
Thursday 08 December
Regent Circus - Wharf Green
6.00pm - 7.30pm

A chance for families across Swindon to join in a grand lantern parade through the town centre.
 
Meeting up at the Town Hall in Regent Circus at 6.00pm, the procession will then follow down Regent Street, through the twinkling festive lights of the Christmas Market along Canal Walk and into Wharf Green to be welcomed by traditional carols sung by the Salvation Army.
 
Pre-registration required
  
To register for the Festival of Light Parade please click here to download a registration form and return to sjohnson@inswindon.com.
 
Cinderella

Saturday 10 December - Sunday 08 January
Wyvern Theatre

The local pantomime starring Keith Chegwin as Buttons. 
 
For tickets go to: www.wyverntheatre.org.uk 
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