Rain fails to stop festive fun as Redditch's Christmas lights get turned on

The stars of Sleeping Beauty at the Palace Theatre, including Maureen Nolan, prepare to switch on the lights. Photos courtesy of Simon Hadley Photography

Mayor Alan Mason gets into the Christmas spirit with some new friends

First published in Local

THE atrocious weather could not stop hundreds of Redditch families lining the streets for the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights on Saturday.

As well as the official switch on, carried out by stars of this year’s Palace Theatre panto, Sleeping Beauty, there was a host of other festive entertainment for children to enjoy, including face painting and a visit from Father Christmas and his helpers.

There was also music from local band Stakeout and Glamba to get people in the festive spirit.


Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree