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Manchester’s Christmas Lights Switch-On 2018

3rd November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Manchester’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event will kick the city’s festive season off with a bang.

Albert Square will set the stage for a family-friendly show and a huge firework display on Saturday, 3 November from 7.30pm. 

This years event will bring well-known performers to the stage for a spectacular show. Manchester Show Choir will open the night’s event with a touch of the traditional, followed by a dazzling performance from The Dance Academy.

The Witches of Oz stars from Palace Theatre’s hugely popular show ‘Wicked’ will be there to sprinkle their magic dust across Albert Square.

Manchester-born singer Max George from chart-topping band, The Wanted will be up on stage, and the cast of The Producers (Royal Exchange) will be bringing their madcap energy to the show.

Global star Jonas Blue will perform in Albert Square on the night and will take on the role of pushing the button to turn on Manchester’s Christmas Lights and begin the fireworks display.  

Join in the fun with family on Saturday, 3 November!

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3rd November 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Albert Square
Manchester, M2 5DB United Kingdom + Google Map