Wombourne Christmas Light Switch On 2017

Wombourne Christmas Light Switch On 2017

It’s that wonderful time of the year again. The Wombourne Christmas Light switch on is taking place on Friday, 1st December.

Here’s what’s going on that night for you to look forward to.

Switching on the lights

The Parish Council, we have organised the following:

  • Combined Schools Choir will be singing outside the front of the Civic Centre from 5.30pm
  • Mince pies will be handed out to the children who attend
  • Santa will be visiting on his sleigh (he is likely to do one lap of the village and then park up outside the Civic Centre)
  • There will be a countdown by the Parish Council Chairman at 6pm to the light switch on
  • Following the switch on there will be a short firework display

Around the village

Here’s what we know so far about what’s happening around the village (please note, there may be more and we will update as soon as we know).

Taylors Greengrocers
Organising a fair on the Community Centre car park.
Also, the shop will be open till later showing all their Christmas Holly wreaths, door garlands and holly balls.
They shall be running a raffle in aid of WINGS.
Also any sales over £5 will earn a return voucher for January with a 10% off offer.

Kingsway Church
Come along to their winter wonderland and see what Santa’s Elves have been up to.
Crafts, refreshments and more for children and their grown ups.
5:00 – 8:00pm (free)

Five Little Monkeys
We will be offering from 4:30pm:

Wild! Zoo will be in with a selection of animals.
Festival glitter faces free with any purchase.
Queen Elsa will be visiting for photo opportunities.
FREE Mulled Wine/Beer/Wine/Pop and sweets!

Lots of Christmas products available including Christmas Eve Boxes!

Coffee 212
Staying open later
Hot chocolate stand outside the shop

Lets Go Round Again
Staying open later

Windmill Bakery
Staying open later
Will be selling hot pork sandwiches, hot dogs, sausage rolls, cakes and mince pies

Staying open later

Bettys Courtyard
Live music – offering Turkey baps, chips and soup as well as mulled cider.

Bobby Bears
Santa’s grotto – for a small fee children can see Santa and get a gift

Wombourne School of Music
Staying open later
Live music playing

Fish Face Cycles
Staying open later

Urban Angel
Staying open later

E3 print and vape
Staying open later

Staying open later

The Parish Council will also be judging the best dressed window in the village, the week commencing 27th November with a trophy and certificate for the winner.

If you have any more info, let us know in the comments.

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13 Responses to Wombourne Christmas Light Switch On 2017

  1. Disappointed that there will be fireworks as that means we cannot see the stsrt of the choir as our dog will be too terrified . Im not the only dog owner who wont be able to attend as my dog will be traumatised under the bed for a few hours….

    • A short firework display is by no means harrowing.
      We have 4 dogs and plug in relaxing air fresheners do just fine with ours.
      They might use silent fireworks – how do you know?
      You can’t just expect loud fireworks and complain when you don’t know the details.

  2. This year we shall be opening the shop till later showing all our christmas Holly wreaths, door garlands and holly balls. We shall be running a raffle in aid of WINGS. Also any sales over £5 will earn a return voucher for January with a 10%off offer.

  3. Why don’t you ask Shaun walker (Elvis) to put the lights on who has lived in wombourne a long time and has a lot of followers

  4. Wombourne light switch on is always a prestigious event. The Vine is proud to announce that we have a live acoustic session from 9:30pm with Phil Short. We also have Christmassy Cupcakes on Sale and a delicious Christmas Spiced Shiraz Mulled Wine, Cask Ales, wines, beers and some stunning combinations of G&T’s.. That’s not all, there will also be a raffle available to win a lovely Christmas Hamper (all proceedings will be donated to Wings Charity in Wombourne) Here’s a bit about Phil.. Phil Short is a singer/guitarist from South London, UK. He has performed all over the UK and abroad, at prestigious venues such as Leeds Castle, Brands Hatch, Castle Howard and The National Indoor Arena, and for many well-known clients such as Virgin Atlantic, John Lewis, Heineken and NATO.

    Come and Join us and really get into the Christmas Spirit.

    We hope to see you there!!

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