Wilmslow Christmas Lights Switch-On 2021

Wilmslow Town Council has announced the arrangements for their Wilmslow Christmas Lights Switch-on event, taking place on Saturday 20th November.

Wilmslow’s festive day will commence with the Christmas Artisan Market on Alderley Road opening at 10am. There will be fun and unique street entertainment from around 2.15pm, and Santa’s reindeer can be visited in the Romany gardens next to the library from 2.30pm up until 4pm, when they will join Santa for his parade to Grove Avenue.

The lights switch-on hub will be at Bank Square, where WFA’s Erik Garner will host music and entertainment on stage from 2.45pm. This year’s line-up includes Gorsey Bank Primary School Choir, Wilmslow High School’s Young Voices, Dance at the Smithy’s cast of Aladdin and Wilmslow High School’s Concert Band.

Dr Rangan Chatterjee: GP, Author and Host of the #1 Feel Better Live More Podcast, will switch Wilmslow’s brand new Christmas lights on at 5pm.

Wilmslow resident Dr.Chatterjee (pictured above) is regarded as one of the most influential medical doctors in the UK and wants to change how medicine will be practiced for years to come. He hosts the most listened to health podcast in the UK and Europe, and each of his 4 books have been Sunday Times Bestsellers in the UK and international bestsellers across the globe. Dr.Chatterjee hosts his own wellness show on BBC Radio 2 and regularly appears on BBC News and Television and has been featured in numerous international publications including The New York Times, Forbes and Vogue.

Wilmslow Town Council Chairman, Martin Watkins said, “With no 2020 event possible, Wilmslow’s Christmas lights switch-on event is returning this year with a bang. We are thrilled with the line-up of local talent and exciting street entertainment, culminating in the illumination of Wilmslow’s new Christmas lights by well-renowned and much-celebrated Wilmslow resident Dr Rangan Chatterjee. We hope the whole community has a fantastic day and enjoys getting into the festive spirit.”

Further updates about the event will be shared through Wilmslow Town Council social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

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