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When Christmas celebrations are taking place across Tameside
Thursday 2nd November 2017 @ 15:41 by Adam Higgins
News Tameside

Tameside town centres are counting down to Christmas with a fabulous package of lights switch on events and celebrations.

The community led events, supported by Tameside Council, will offer a range of festive treats, activities and entertainment while also highlighting all that our town centres have to offer, celebrating local talent and encouraging people to shop locally.

Here’s what’s happening and when:

Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November
Denton Civic Square
Christmas market and funfair running Friday (4-8pm) and Saturday (12-8pm) with lights switch on and entertainment on Saturday from 6.30pm.

Saturday 18 November
Armentieres Square
Entertainment from 1.30pm
Main show and arrival of Father Christmas 5-6pm.

Saturday 18 November
Tameside Winter Carnival & Festive Celebration
Held between 6-7.30pm
Lantern Parade will start at Katherine St at 6pm and head down Stamford Street, culminating in Old Cross Street Car Park for festive finale ifrom 7pm including music, dancers, Father Christmas and pyrotechnics.

Wednesday 22 November
Ryecroft Hall 4-7pm
Christmas lights switch on, lantern parade, santa on a sleigh, carols, hot food, mulled wine and Santa’s grotto.

Friday 24 November
Junction of Micklehurst Road and Station Road 6-7pm
Father Christmas and lights switch on

Friday 24 November
Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, 6pm
Father Christmas, carols, Adamson’s Brass and funfair

Saturday 25 November
Civic Square 2-6pm
Family entertainment, snow globe, mulled wine and funfair with lantern parade starting at 4pm. Christmas lights switch on at 5.30pm.

Saturday 25 November
Market Place 4-7pm
Lantern parade, community entertainment and lights switch on. A Christmas market will be held inside George Lawton Hall

Saturday 25 November
Civic Square 10am-5pm
Lights switch on from 4.15pm with Father Christmas arriving on a sleigh, entertainment and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

Saturday 25 November
Hollingworth Park 10am-5pm
Festive market with local crafts people and Santa on his sleigh.