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Andrea Lambrou

Festive cheer as date for East Kilbride's Christmas lights switch-on announced

East Kilbride will be tripping the light fantastic this month as the town gathers for the Christmas lights switch-on.

The Village is expected to be full of festive cheer for the magical moment at 5pm on Sunday, November 20.

Go Radio DJ Gina McKee and Ali Wright from Clyde 1 FM will be keeping the crowds entertained with a packed programme of festive fun featuring Christmas tunes and interactive family games.

As well as a traditional brass band will be playing Christmas classics, live music comes from trio Ernest who are bringing their Rocking Christmas Singalong Show to town.

For the kids there will be Christmas Minions, The Elf on The Shelf and Paw Patrol characters among the crowds, balloon modellers and various local community acts.

Provost Margaret Cooper will then join Santa on stage for the countdown to the big switch-on as the town gets set to sparkle once again.

Here is a list of the other Christmas light switch-on's across South Lanarkshire:

  • Lanark - Saturday, November 19 at 5pm with a Christmas market and fairground rides
  • Rutherglen - Saturday, November 26 at 4.30pm with a Christmas craft fair
  • Hamilton - Saturday, November 26 at 5.30pm with a Christmas market
  • Cambuslang - Sunday, November 27 at 4.30pm with fairground rides
  • Carluke - Saturday, December 3 at 5pm with a Christmas market and fairground rides

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