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Bolton Christmas Lights line-up unveiled

An amazing selection of talent will be unwrapped at this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On on Thursday, November 22.

The evening is sponsored by the Market Place Shopping Centre, and the evening also marks the start of late night shopping in the mall.

Switch-on show highlights

From 5pm to 7pm, crowds in Victoria Square will be treated to free live dance and musical acts.

The show starts with performances from the Bolton Lads and Girls Club, the cast of the Albert Halls musical The Last Five Years, and the Theatre Dance Group.

They will be followed by stars from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, this year’s panto at the Albert Halls, and solo artist Krisshan Jade.

Musical acts Feel Good Inc, soloist Emilia and local boy band Conixi will then take to the stage.

The 50-strong Rock Choir will perform at 6.20pm and Little Fix, a Little Mix tribute act, will round off the show with a selection of the group’s biggest hits.

Coronation Street star Alan Halsall will perform the official switch-on at 7pm and the event will end with a spectacular firework display from the roof of the town hall.