Preston Lights 2018

Preston Christmas Lights

Preston’s gearing up for a Christmas cracker which officially launches with the ever popular Christmas Concert & Switch On, from 5.45pm on Saturday 24th November, on the Flag Market. The event, which annually attracts thousands of people, is being arranged by Preston BID in partnership with Smooth Radio North West!

The evening is sponsored by Preston’s Shankly Hotel, The Fishergate Shopping Centre and Preston’s College, will feature a packed programme of entertainment for all the family, featuring: Children’s TV favourite Andy Day (CBeebies, BAFTA Nominated; programmes include ‘Andy’s Wild Adventures’ and ‘Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures’), Corrie’s ‘David Platt’, actor, Jack P Shepherd, (almost two-decades on Coronation Street, crowned ‘Best Soap Actor’ at British Soap Awards 2018), the original lead singer/voice of Rose Royce Gwen Dickey (Car Wash, Wishing On A Star, If It’s Love You’re After), B*Witched’s Edele Lynch (C’est la vie, Rollercoaster, Blame It On The Weatherman), The Opera Guy, Charlotte Lilly from Preston/The X Factor, soul sensation Rene and the cast of Cinderella at Preston’s Guild Hall. Plus Smooth favourites Carlos and Jo Lloyd will be on stage!

Preston City Council are offering free parking in the Market Hall Car Park from 3.00pm on Saturday 24th November for the Christmas Concert & Lights Switch On. 
The shopping centres are also to offer complimentary parking across the period with details to be announced shortly.