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Christmas Light Switch on dates North East 2022




We are well on the way to all the festivities beginning, there are loads I want to do this year and some of those things are attending some Christmas light switch on events. We love everything about the festive season from the lights and trees to the endless hot chocolates. I will be adding more to this list once I have more info. So do please keep checking back. To find out more about the events listed please click on the PURPLE link

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South Tyneside Festive Events include:

South Shields Lights switch on - 23rd November, Market Square from 5pm


Jarrow Light Switch On - 25th November, Town Hall from 4pm


Hebburn Light switch on - 28th November, Fountain Park from 4pm

Find out more HERE



Sunderland City Centre 17th November. To be switched on by Kevin Phillips, Panto Stars & Mayor , Keel Square starting at 6pm. Find out more HERE



Newcastle city centre 15th November, Greys Monument from 6pm. Find out more HERE



Spanish City Christmas Tree Light Switch on 13th November, from 4pm. £3 per person! Find out more HERE



Trinity Square Gateshead 17th November, 4pm Find out more HERE



Rothbury Christmas Lights 26th November, 6pm. Find out more HERE



Spennymoor Town Hall 27th November, From 5.30pm Find out more HERE



Barnard Castle Christmas Tree Festival 8th - 12th December Bound to be Christmas lights right? Click HERE for more info

(More info to follow regarding the Light switch on in Barnard Castle)



Blyth Christmas light switch on 18th November, Market Square from 10am(market, Entertainment starts at 4pm) Find out more HERE



Darlington Christmas Lights Switch on - 20th November find out more HERE


Stockton Sparkles Launch Event - 24th November. Find out more HERE



Ashington, 24th November, Find Out More HERE



Durham Market Place, 27th November Find Out More HERE




Newbiggin by the sea 26th November, Find out more HERE





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Don't forget places like shopping centres who all have Christmas lights, places like English Heritage and National Trust decorate some of the properties for the festive season My favourites are Ormesby Hall & Wallington. Blackpool Illuminations are also amazing!


Check out these other posts

Where to pick your own Christmas Tree


The Ultimate Guide to events in North East England


Our Guide to Christmas Markets


Where to see Santa in the North East this Christmas


Hallmark Christmas Movies: My Top 10


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