Getting ready for the Christmas countdown? Well Rotherham Council have announced some of the events that will be taking place over the coming weeks, including the lights switch on.
See the December issue of Chase for a full rundown of events throughout he month of December.
Rotherham Christmas Lights Switch-on Event
Thursday, November 12
From 4.30pm onwards
Join us in Rotherham Town Centre as the countdown to Christmas begins.
Hosted by Rother FM, this annual festive spectacular is sure to kick start your Christmas cheer with live entertainment including performances from 2013 XFactor finalists Rough Copy, 2012 X Factor contestant Nicola Marie as Lady Gaga and singer-songwriter Larissa Eddie who has just toured with Lionel Richie
Make sure you join us from 4.30pm in All Saints’ Square for an evening of fantastic entertainment and of course lots of fun!
There will also be a market along Effingham Street from 10am until 7pm plus, children’s rides.
Free parking from 4.30pm in Council-owned car parks and on-street parking bays. Maximum stay still applies.
A Magical Musical Christmas
Saturday November 28,
10.30am until 3.30pm
Join us in Rotherham Town Centre for this fantastic musical celebration from Christmas classics to the Crooners!
There will be a main stage in All Saints’ Square, next to the Christmas tree, with fantastic acts performing throughout the day including Joshua Lewis, specialising in swing and Rat Pack, The Christmas Band with lots of festive classics and Elvis Once More bringing a bit of yuletide rock ‘n’ roll.
To complement the music there will be other family fun from the Wonder Wheelers who will bring their collection of weird, wacky and unusual bicycles, penny farthings and more for you to try out. Plus, why not have a go on the Rodeo Reindeer and take some festive snaps with Christmas photo boards.
This brilliant event is sure to have you singing along and having fun in equal measure!