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In pictures: The Tippings switch on their magical fundraising Christmas lights in Cottam

Not even Storm Arwen could deter hundreds of people from turning out to celebrate what has now become for many the official start of the festive season in Preston – […]

6 months ago
In pictures: Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2021

Preston Christmas Lights Switch on 2021 Pic: Michael Porter Photography A huge crowd gathered on the Flag Market for the 2021 Christmas Lights Switch On last night (Saturday 20 November). Revellers were entertained by a line-up of performers including CBeebies’ […]

6 months ago
Christmas tree appears on Harris balcony ahead of Preston lights switch on

A Christmas tree has appeared outside The Harris in Market Square, Preston. The Harris took to social media to say: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Preston.” […]

6 months ago
‘Courageous’ and ‘inspiring’ youngster Abigail is Preston’s Switch On Star

Abigail McKenzie Brave youngster Abigail McKenzie has been chosen as the winner of Preston’s Switch On Star competition. Together with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we selected […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Light Up Leyland 2021 to bring festive cheer to the community

On Friday 26 November, Leyland Cross Christmas Lights Switch On is set to take place, kicking off Leyland’s festivities. The event will begin at 5pm and finish at 6.45pm. There […]

6 months ago
We’re looking for someone to light up Preston

Are you our Switch On star In partnership with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we are seeking nominations for a Proud Prestonian to switch on the city’s Christmas lights. The event, […]

7 months ago
Preston Christmas lights switch on 2021 details and timings confirmed

The Christmas Lights Switch On is set to return to the Flag Market on Saturday, November 20. The event will start at 5.30pm and last until 7.45pm. The event, organised […]

7 months ago
Watch back Preston’s virtual Christmas lights switch on for 2020

Marcus and Justine, Pride of Preston winners, hit the big red button on Fishergate's lights Preston’s Christmas lights switch on was a very different affair for 2020. Usually thousands of people are packed onto the Flag Market, scoffing parched peas and trying to keep warm […]

1 year ago
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