Great Yarmouth Event Information

Christmas Lights Switch-On and Fireworks with Heart FM

Wednesday 30th November 2011

The Great Yarmouth town centre Christmas Festivities will start with the traditional lighting up of the Christmas Tree and the town’s festive illuminations on the evening of Wednesday 28th November with most shops open until 8.30pm. Doing the honours will be her Worship the Mayor of Great Yarmouth along with special guests joining her for an evening of lively music entertainment all hosted by Heart FM’s popular breakfast show presenters Rob and Chrissie.

The evening’s entertainment will start at 6.30pm with live music on the Heart Soundstage opening with Acle based singer Jessica Todd. Jessica will set the mood by warming up the crowds with a selection of popular Christmassy tunes. The Mayor will then be joined by Father Christmas before pushing the switch for the town's Christmas Lights to go on at7pm.

A rooftop firework display will then celebrate the start of Christmas in Great Yarmouth 2011.

The party atmosphere continues with brilliant funky 7-piece band The Collective, complete with horn section, playing a set of rousing singalong 'Club Classics' favourites until 8pm. Most town centre shops will be staying open until 8.30pm for the first late night shopping evening in Great Yarmouth of the Christmas period and parking is free on Borough Council run car parks from 4pm