Eastwood gets set for Christmas 2016

Eastwood gets set for Christmas 2016

18/11/2016 - Eastwood is in store for heaps of Christmas fun on Tuesday 29th November as Christmas is officially launched in the town at the annual Christmas Lights Switch on event. The event has been organised by Liberty Leisure Events in partnership with Eastwood Town Council, Eastwood Town Centre Christmas Light Steering Group and Broxtowe Borough Council.
"Specsavers are delighted to be the main sponsor of the 2016 Christmas Light Switch on Events in the Borough of Broxtowe," said Krishna Parmar, Specsavers Director.

Eastwood Christmas: Link to Eastwood gets set for Christmas 2016This year's event from 6.00pm - 8.00pm will stretch along Nottingham Road from Plumptre Way to Mansfield Road and includes a packed programme of free festive entertainment and live music.

At 6.30pm the Christmas Lights Switch On ceremony will take place at The Hollies with The Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Cllr Graham Harvey, and The Mayor of Eastwood, Cllr Keith Longdon. There will be a spectacular finale firework display at 8.00pm.







Highlights include:

  • The Main Stage at the Hollies with Amber Sound Radio Station, various acoustic acts and bands.

  • Second stage at Eastwood Square showcasing various musicians and acts a local choir singing Carols.

  • A Land train from craft centre to Eastwood Library

  • Arts and crafts marquee 

  • Festive food and refreshments

  • Fairground rides

  • A Christmas themed Punch & Judy show in The Library bar

  • Buskers around the town

  • Street performers

  • Santa's grottos at The Lawrence Veterinary Centre 

  • Fairy Grotto at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

There will be a road closure in place from 6.00pm to 9.00pm on Nottingham Road, at which point no vehicle movement will be allowed from Plumptre Way to Mansfield Road. It is recommended that those needing to use their vehicle during this period make alternative parking arrangements.

For more information, please contact Liberty Leisure Events on the details provided.


Liberty Leisure
tel: 0115 9173915