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Enormous crowd enjoys Tippings Christmas lights switch on at Cottam

Posted on - 27th November, 2023 - 6:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Christmas, Cottam, Preston News, Proud Preston, What's On in Preston
The sea of people at the Cottam lights switch on as seen from the switch on stage Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation

An enormous crowd turned out for the switching on of a Preston Christmas tradition.

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The Tippings family house in Cottam has become a mecca for festive fans over the last 12 years.

With tens of thousands of lights put up in the display which has grown bigger and more dazzling each year it’s a must-see for families and anyone getting into the Christmas spirit.

Children enjoying the Ghostbusters car which featured at the switch on Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Read more: Proud ambassador for autism Jake switches on the Preston Christmas lights for 2023

Mark Tipping and family in Valentine’s Meadow have raised more than £140,000 for charities since beginning the festive tradition. Charity donations were collected during the switch on.

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The Christmas lights on the front of the Tippings house Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation

This year saw the big switch on take place during Sunday 26 November with music and fireworks as part of the event – with a crowd of more than 1,000 people lining the streets waiting for the house to be lit up.

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