Switch-on events

Christmas Lights Programme.

Friday 29th November

  • 4.45pm – YO1 Radio playing background music
  • 5.00pm – Thirsk Royal British Legion Band
  • 5.20pm – Entertainment
  • 6.22pm – Santa Arrives Into Market Place
  • 6.30pm – Lights Switched On, Event Ends


  • Vale Radio

    YO1 Radio

    Dougie & Chris have once again agreed to present at the switch-on event.

    The cheeky duo will be reporting live on YO1 Radio throughout the whole showcase.

  • Butterflies

    Butterflies dance & performing arts will be providing contemporary dance with children from local schools.

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    Again working in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Thirsk, we are proud to bring Santa to Switch On the Christmas Lights. Santa will be in the Christmas Fayre on the Saturday and the Sunday to speak to boys and girls who would like to see him.

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    Thirsk Royal British Legion

    Always a popular attraction, we are delighted to welcome them again this year to the switch on event.