Tameside Christmas lights switch on and events

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TAMESIDE town centres are counting down to Christmas with a fabulous package of lights switch on events and celebrations. 

 

 
The community led events, supported by the Council, will offer a range of festive treats, activities and entertainment while also highlighting all that our town centres have to offer, celebrating local talent and encouraging people to shop locally.
 
Here’s what’s happening and when:
 
 
 
 
 
Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November
 
 
 
Denton
 
 
 
Denton Civic Square
 
 
 
Christmas market and funfair running Friday (4-8pm) and Saturday (12-8pm) with lights switch on and entertainment on Saturday from 6.30pm.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday 18 November
 
 
 
Stalybridge
 
 
 
Armentieres Square
 
 
 
Entertainment from 1.30pm
 
 
 
Main show and arrival of Father Christmas 5-6pm.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday 18 November
 
 
 
Tameside Winter Carnival & Festive Celebration
 
 
 
Ashton 6-7.30pm
 
 
 
Lantern Parade will start at Katherine St at 6pm and head down Stamford Street, culminating in Old Cross Street Car Park for festive finale ifrom 7pm including music, dancers, Father Christmas and pyrotechnics.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wednesday 22 November
 
 
 
Audenshaw
 
 
 
Ryecroft Hall 4-7pm
 
 
 
Christmas lights switch on, lantern parade, santa on a sleigh, carols, hot food, mulled wine and Santa’s grotto.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday 24 November
 
 
 
Micklehurst
 
 
 
Junction of Micklehurst Road and Station Road 6-7pm
 
 
 
Father Christmas and lights switch on
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday 24 November
 
 
 
Dukinfield
 
 
 
Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, 6pm
 
 
 
Father Christmas, carols, Adamson’s Brass and funfair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday 25 November
 
 
 
Droylsden
 
 
 
Civic Square 2-6pm
 
 
 
Family entertainment, snow globe, mulled wine and funfair with lantern parade starting at 4pm. Christmas lights switch on at 5.30pm.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday 25 November
 
 
 
Mossley
 
 
 
Market Place 4-7pm
 
 
 
Lantern parade, community entertainment and lights switch on. A Christmas market will be held inside George Lawton Hall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday 25 November
 
 
 
Hyde
 
 
 
Civic Square 10am-5pm
 
 
 
Lights switch on from 4.15pm with Father Christmas arriving on a sleigh, entertainment and comedian Justin Moorhouse.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday 25 November
 
 
 
Hollingworth
 
 
 
Hollingworth Park 10am-5pm
 
 
 
Festive market with local crafts people and Santa on his sleigh.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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