This Is What’s Happening During Preston’s Xmas Light Switch-On

Preston’s 2019 Christmas Lights will be lit up during a huge event that will bring thousands to the City.

The event funded by Preston BID and Preston City Council will pack the Flag Market out with people, as performers and Smooth Radio are set to appear.

Mark Whittle from Preston BID said, “The Switch On is the city’s biggest free family show attracting thousands of people very year.

“Thanks to our partners and sponsors this year’s event is set to be even better with some great performers lining up for the show.

“Everyone’s invited; we look forward to seeing thousands of people making their way to the city centre and helping us launch Christmas in the Preston”.

The show will include an exclusive performance from ‘Boyz on Block’, a band fused together with leading members of some of the 90’s and 00’s biggest boy bands.

With a collective fifteen number ones and having sold more than 30million records, Boyz On Block will perform some of the smash hits from their respective bands, Five Another Level, Phats and Small and Boyzone.

The stage show will also feature a vocal performance, from Chloe Rose. Chloe is singer, ‘Tik Tok’ star and influencer with an online following close to 5million.

Younger members of the family will have the chance to enjoy a ‘live’ stage-performance from superheroes Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, stars of the hit PJ Masks series.

Local signed singer songwriter Harvey Brittain and his band will join the line-up which will also feature a upbeat set from ‘Ska Face’ a ten-piece ska and two-tone band from the county.

Group Programme Director of Smooth Radio North West, Jamie Griffiths, added, “We are so excited to turn on Preston’s lights with an evening of festive fun.

“The Christmas lights switch-on is always a huge event in Preston, attracting thousands to the city.

“Thank you to the people of Preston for continuing to tune into their favourite relaxing music mix as we celebrate another year as the region’s biggest commercial radio station.”

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