Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 26 November

1pm to 6pm

Town Square, High Street, Slough

Lights and fireworks at 5pm!

Kick off the festive season with an afternoon of fun, fireworks, music and dancing at the Slough Christmas lights switch on event! And all for FREE!

Meet Santa in his grotto, have your face painted and be in with a chance of winning loads of prizes including the star prize of a basket full of goodies!

Singing and dancing galore will be taking place on stage from 1pm with:

  • Blarney – Irish Band
  • Creative Academy
  • Pop goes the choir
  • Apna Virsa
  • DK ProDuktions
  • Nate Simpson

Giveaways, competitions and much more.

Santa joins the fun on stage for the five o'clock swtich on, the winner of the big basket of goodies is chosen and the lights go on, the sky lights up with fireworks and 'snow' tumbles through the air!

And the party doesn't stop there with The Skin and Blister Band rocking through to 6pm. This local band has influences from West Coast California to the sound of the Deep South. Good old Country Rock & Blues.

Covers including Creedence Clearwater, Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Mamas & Papas, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, Guns 'n Roses, Stealers Wheel, The name a few.

Be our star!

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning the massive basket of goodies is come to the Christmas lights switch on on Saturday 26 November, collect a lucky raffle ticket and be in the Town Square at 4.45pm when the raffle is drawn!

Meet Moana

Find out about Diney Pixar's latest amazing animated adventure - Moana - at the Christmas lights switch on.

This family adventure is a story of a young woman who uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui!

Spectacular scenery, fantastic characters and the sheer class we know and love from Disney Pixar, the film will be a must see and we will be giving away special Moana-themed activity sheets and more.


Our thanks go to our sponsor, The Slough Express, ForceFX for the firework display, Your Class Event for the compering, Empire Cinema and Jigsaw Events for the stage.

And a big thank you to local businesses who have donated prizes for the big basket and giveaways for the day including:

  • Lloyds Pharmacy, High Street, Slough
  • Starbucks, High Street, Slough
  • Stubbings Property Marketing
  • Aroma, High Street, Slough
  • Asiana, High Street, Slough
  • Urban Playground
  • Sainsbury's, Uxbridge Road
  • Specsavers, High Street, Slough
  • Marks and Spencer, High Street, Slough
  • Choice, High Street, Slough
  • Giftz, High Street, Slough
  • Chenai Dosa, High Street, Slough
  • HTC, Wellington Street, Slough
  • Marks and Spencer, High Street, Slough