It’s almost that time to enjoy festive activities, from a gorgeous hot chocolate at a Christmas fair, to enjoying a good laugh with friends at a local pantomime, to watching some amazing Christmas light switch-ons.

In the coming weeks, here is where and when you can watch festive light switch-on’s in Newcastle and Gateshead


Where: Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne

When: Thursday 11th November at 6pm

Enjoy the amazing illuminations as key workers and local favourites Steve and Karen will switch them on.


Trinity Square Christmas Lights Switch-On

Where: Centre of Trinity Square (opposite Tesco)

When: Thursday 18th November at 4pm

Enjoy ‘Christmas Kylie’ by local singer Janie MacKenzie, stand-up comic Ricky K, LED Dance Man and Trinity’s Got Talent winner Abby Camsell.

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