Town set for Christmas light switch-on this weekend

Colchester town centre is getting set to host the annual Christmas light switch on with guests Megan Mckenna and of course, Santa.

Events will be taking place in the High Street and Culver Square from 2pm until 5pm on Sunday (25th November).

Entertaining the crowds this year will be Actual Radio breakfast show presenter, Pete Chapman who will be on stage outside Fenwick from 3pm.

Between 4:15pm and 4:30pm, ex-TOWIE star Megan Mckenna will be performing live on stage, shortly before Santa arriving in his Christmas float, is set to make an appearance at around 4:30pm, just in time for the Fenwick showcase at 4.55pm and the light switch-on countdown at 5pm.


Colchester Presents lineup for this years festive day out in town.

Culver Square will also play host to the festive event on the day, with live music performed by the Rock Choir at 3pm, followed by The Community Light Choir performing from 4pm until the big switch-on due to take place at 5pm.