Christmas Lights Switch On

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Top pop star Pixie Lott will join The Right Worshipful Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Doris MacKnight, for the switch on event, taking place in Keel Square on Thursday 23 November.

The singer, who was a judge on television's The Voice and has appeared in a number of West End shows, will be performing a number of her best loved songs as part of the official launch of Christmas

The performance - which will take place at 5.30pm - is one of a whole host of events planned for the city's Christmas festivities.

A range of community entertainment will begin from 4.30pm, supporting the NSPCC and its Light Up Christmas for Children Campaign.

The Sky Cinema Bus will also be at Keel Square throughout the day, showing a range of Disney short films for all the family.

Street food stalls offering everything from authentic pizzas to fish and chips will also be found at High Street West.

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Did you know?

Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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