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Christmas Lights Switch On Day 2017

Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HY

From 12pm
Meet the Snow Lion and White Queen in Marketgate Lancaster

From 1.30pm
Dig out your running shoes to wnter CancerCare North Lancashire and South Cumbria's Guiness World Record attempt Santa Salsa in Market Square, followed by the annual Santa Dash, a one mine dash around the city centre!

From 2pm
The Bay Stage Show in Market Square will feature headline act Scouting For Girl! Other amazing artists making an appearance include Lucy Spraggan, YES LAD, Henry Gallagher, Shanaya Atkinson-Jones and Alex Hulme.There will also be performances from Jennifer's Dancers, Stagecoach Theatre School and The Dukes Theatre cast of Aladdin.

From 2.30pm
Santa Claus will be taking time out of his busy schedule to see if children in Lancaster are on the naughty or nice list!

Christmas lights will be turned on at 5pm!

Additional viewing areas will be located at Horse Shoe Corner (outside Carphone Warehouse) and New Street Square (back of the museum)