Christmas lights switch-on times

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Santa Claus is coming to Banbridge Town Centre on Friday 28 November at 6.30pm as the highlight of the annual Christmas lights switch on event.

As well as a special visit from the jolly man in red and his happy helpers, the evening will be a Christmas cracker bursting with festive fun for all the family starting at 6.30pm.

The Cut will once again be transformed into an amazing outdoor cinema showing festive family favorites guaranteed to warm your heart on a frosty evening. Why not get crafty this Christmas with our wonderful winter workshops where you can design your own personalized Christmas tree bauble to take home or make an enchanting lantern to help guide Santa to Banbridge.

The evening will also feature the much loved traditional carol service led by the Local Clergy Fellowship and Soloist Rosemary Kelly before Council Chairman, Councillor Marie Hamilton, leads the countdown to the big moment of lighting up the town centre.

The Christmas spirit will spread throughout the district with the following towns and villages also holding special events.

Dromore - Saturday 29 November 5.30pm. Kinallen, Saturday 29 November 6.30pm. Drumadonald/Moneyslane, Monday 1 December 7pm. Gilford, Wednesday 3 December 7pm. Massford / Finnis Friday 5 December 6.30pm.

Seapatrick Friday 5 December 8pm. LaurencetownSaturday 6 December 2pm. Scarva Saturday 6 December4pm.

Rathfriland, Saturday 6 December 7pm. Upper & Lower Dromgooland, Saturday 6 December 8.30pm. Annaclone Sunday 7 December 5pm

For further details on all the festive fun in the district this Christmas contact Banbridge District Council, Leisure and Development Department, T: 4066 0609 or the check out the council website at or find us on Facebook at