Christmas Lights Switch On

Join us to kick off the Christmas period with the Christmas lights switch on!

Thursday 26 November in the Town Square, High Street, Slough from 2.30 to 6.30pm.

Meet Santa, see the dancers from Creative Academy, the super-smart dogs from Woofability and Slough rock band The Chilli Fighters. And if you are a bit peckish, the Foodie Fayre will be ready to serve traditional bratwursts, a Christmas Carvery, hot doughnuts and crepes!

And be in with the chance of getting your hands on free giveaways and the star prize - a basket of goodies donated by local companies, including:

  • HTC
  • Absolutely Ice
  • Starbucks
  • The Fragrance Shop
  • Empire Cinema
  • Race Hut
  • Mars
  • Venture Photography
  • Jump Around bouncy castles

From 2.30 to 3.30pm the little ones get a treat of their own with Activus soft play who are bringing and archaeology ball pit and treasure hunt. Based around the newest Disney Pixar film The Good Dinosaur, children get the chance to find a special dinosaur egg and win a prize! Find them by the Bird Tree.

Creative Academy dancers are part of the foundation dance degree - a leading modern dance degree course. On stage from around 4pm.

Woofability are a group which train assistance dogs for adults and children, in particular those with autism. They will be showing off their skills at everything from turning a washing machine on and off, helping people get post and pick up essentials and even take socks off! On stage from around 4.30pm

The closest most of us will get to the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and the Foo Fighters, The Chilli Fighters have a huge catalogue of rock, pop and indie music from the last few decades up their sleeve, covering popular tracks by the likes of Kings of Leon, The Killers, The Kaiser Chiefs, Stereophonics, Oasis, Stevie Wonder, and The Jam. They even throw in some inspired versions of hits by Adele, Johnny Cash and Kenny Rogers that are not to be missed! On stage from 5.15pm and again after the lights go on!