Christmas Lights in Cornwall 2018

Christmas Lights in Cornwall 2018


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Angarrack > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Angarrack Christmas Lights switch-on

7pm

Then daily from 5pm until 10.30pm. The last night to see them is Twelfth January 2018.
Ashton > Switch On Date: Friday 8th December 2017
Ashton Christmas Lights Switch-on

Lion and Lamb, Ashton, Breage.

Be there at 6.00 p.m. for the 6.30 p.m. switch on.

Father Christmas will be there and there will be a BBQ, fireworks and a raffle that will be drawn at 9.00 p.m.
Barripper > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Bodmin > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Bodmin Christmas Lights switch-on

6.30pm - children's parade will commence from the library and make it's way down to Mount Folly

The lights will be switched on at 7pm approx.

Join in the Christmas Carols

Refreshments will also be available.
Breage > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Breage Christmas Lights switch-on

6.30 p.m. starting at Higher Road with Breage & District Silver Band and Father Christmas.

The Lights will be blessed and switched on by Mrs Stephanie Gordon.

Mulled wine will be served in Breage Church after the switch-on.

There will be a Disco in The Breage Snooker and Social Club from 7.00 p.m. At the Church steps a BBQ will be held outside the Queen’s Arms and The Roosters will be playing live from 8.30 p.m.
Bude > Switch On Date: Friday 15th December 2017
Bude Christmas Lights Switch-on

On Bude lights night shops will be open for late night shopping until 8-8.30pm.
Budock Water > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Budock Water Christmas Lights Switch-on

Activities starting from 5.30pm.

Hot Dogs, Hot Tea and Spiced Punch

Raffle and Christmas Cards for sale.

Kids Disco after the lights switch on.

Join in the fun.
Cadgwith > Switch On Date: Saturday 16th December 2017
Christmas lights switch-on in Cadgwith
Callington > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Callington Christmas Lights Switch-on

The Santa Fun Run and Victorian market will take place on the same day.
Camborne > Switch On Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Camborne Christmas lights switch-on

4.30pm.

In the lead up to the switch-on there will be entertainment and activities in town from 11am onwards.
Camelford > Switch On Date: Saturday 25th November 2017
Camelford Christmas Lights Switch-on

Includes a firework display on Saturday 25th.
Carbis Bay > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Carharrack > Switch On Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Carharrack Christmas Lights Switch-on

6.30pm - 7pm

Hosted by Carharrack & St Day Silver Band

Carharrack Church
Carnhell Green > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Chacewater > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Chacewater Christmas Lights Switch-on

Chacewater's main street should be looking festive this evening thanks to the volunteers who are currently arranging them.
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Charlestown > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Charlestown Christmas Lights Switch-on

Harbour at 6pm.

Local schools taking part in a lantern parade, choir and brass band.

Late night shopping.
Connor Downs > Switch On Date: Saturday 9th December 2017
Connor Downs Christmas Lights Switch-on

Gather at 6.30pm for 7pm at the W.I. Hall at Connor Downs.

Mulled wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee, mince pies, nibbles and gifts for the children

Organised by Connor Downs Residents' Association
Coverack > Switch On Date: Saturday 9th December 2017
Coverack Christmas Lights switch-on

From 6.30 pm Coverack Christmas Tree Night

Lantern procession, Father Christmas in his pony drawn sleigh, carols and hot refreshments.

Christmas Tree Lights switch on.

A gift from Father Christmas for all children.

Come and join us
for a community evening.

Funds raised for Coverack Christmas Lights.
Cury > Switch On Date: Sunday 3rd December 2017
Cury Christmas Lights Switch-on

6pm

Cury Village Hall

Donna Birrell from BBC Radio Cornwall joined by Father Shane Griffiths to switch on the lights

We are hoping to have some Carol singers joining us during the event

Refreshments and the bar will be open in the hall
Falmouth > Switch On Date: Thursday 30th November 2017
Falmouth Christmas Lights switch-on

7pm

Falmouth school children parade through the town to The Moor for the annual lights switch on.

The children’s parade starts at Events Square at approximately 5.30pm and finishes on The Moor, where the schools perform Christmas songs and carols before the lights are switched on at 7pm.

Lots of food, drink and festive fun.

Falmouth late night shopping will be on Thursday 30th November and Thursday 21st December, when participating stores will be open until 8pm.
Four Lanes > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Fowey > Switch On Date: Friday 24th November 2017
Fowey Christmas Lights Switch-on

5.45pm-6.30pm Andy Marshall singing – Town Quay

6.45pm Father Christmas arrives at Berrils Yard and proceeds towards church

7pm Santa arrives outside church, Christmas lights switch on.

7.15-8pm Andy Marshall singing – Town Quay
Germoe > Switch On Date: Thursday 14th December 2017
Germoe Christmas Lights Switch-on

6pm
Germoe Village Green

Children from school and the community gather round the Christmas tree to sing carols before the lights are formally switched on.

Refreshments available in the Church Hall afterwards
Godolphin > Switch On Date: Saturday 16th December 2017
Godolphin Cross Christmas Lights Switch-on

Celebration from 5.30 to 8.30 p.m. at The Old Chapel, with Lights switch-on at 7.15p.m.

There will be a choir, Breage & District Silver Band and a small bar, offering suitably seasonal refreshments, mulled wine and mince pies.
Goldsithney > Switch On Date: Monday 4th December 2017
Goldsithney Christmas Lights Switch-on

Events from 5pm - 10pm

Join the village to watch the lights switched on.
Entertainment and refreshments
Fun for all ages
Gulval > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Gunnislake > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Gunnislake Christmas Lights Switch-on

6.30pm
Gweek > Switch On Date: Sunday 3rd December 2017
Gweek Christmas Lights Switch-on

Gweek Silver Band from 6 pm, switch on at 6.30 pm
Refreshments - coffee, tea, mulled wine, mince pies, soup from 5.45 pm


Gwithian > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Halsetown > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Hayle > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Helston > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Helston Christmas Lights switch-on

7.30pm

Includes Santa's Grotto and a Firework Display
Illogan > Switch On Date: Friday 8th December 2017
Illogan Christmas Lights Switch-on

Events from 6.30pm - 8pm

The Platt, Illogan, Cornwall TR16 4RX

Lanner > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Launceston > Switch On Date: Thursday 23rd November 2017
Launceston Christmas Lights Switch-on

5.30pm

Mulled wine and mince pies, in Launceston Town Square.

PopChoir, Magic Martin, Launceston Town Band.
Leedstown > Switch On Date: Friday 8th December 2017
Leedstown Christmas Lights Switch-on

7pm

The Duke of Leeds, Leedstown
Lelant > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Liskeard > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Liskeard Christmas Lights switch-on

5.30pm

Part of Liskeard Lights Up, an annual winter carnival.

A procession of lanterns followed by the switching on of the Christmas lights and a firework display.
Lizard > Switch On Date: Sunday 10th December 2017
Lizard Christmas Lights Switch-on

4.30pm
Looe > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Looe Christmas Lights switch-on

The lights will be switched on at 7pm approx. after two processions, one from The Rose Garden, East Looe and the other from The Millpool, West Looe.

The processions begin at 6.30pm and converge on the bridge to process to the Quayside Centre, West Looe at 7pm for a carol service and the formal Christmas lights switch on.

Soup & rolls, children's entertainment, disco & licensed bar follow the switch-on.
Marazion > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Mawgan > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Mawnan Smith > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Mawnan Smith Christmas Lights Switch-on

6pm
The Square

Hot dogs, mince pies etc.
Mevagissey > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Mevagissey Christmas Lights switch-on

5-7 entertainment on the Jetty and switch on at 6pm

Food and refreshments will be available.
Mousehole > Switch On Date: Saturday 16th December 2017
Mousehole Christmas Lights switch-on

7pm

Open-air Carolaire service at the entrance to the North Quay. The ‘Carolaire Choir’, comprising of the Mousehole Male Voice Choir, Members of the Mousehole Methodist Church and friends from the community together with the Pendeen Silver Band, will lead the community singing.

The lights will be switched on by Mr Richard and Mrs Sue Ward.

If wet weather, the Carolaire service will be held in Mousehole Methodist Church

The lights will then be on each evening between 5pm and 11pm from 17th December 2017 until 6th January 2018 (With the exception of 19th Dec, when the lights will be dimmed between 8-9pm).
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Mullion > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Mylor > Switch On Date: Monday 4th December 2017
Mylor Christmas Lights Switch-on

6.30pm by Sarita Perkins, who was responsible for the campaign for the restoration of Tremayne Hall.

Lights throughout the village and
Christmas tree in the Lemon Arms car park. The main road through the village will be closed to traffic from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Santa will be handing out treats outside the newsagents followed by the switching on.

Carols around the Christmas tree before everyone retires to Tremayne Hall where refreshments will be available.
Nancegollan > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Newlyn > Switch On Date: Friday 15th December 2017
Newlyn Christmas Lights Switch-on
Newquay > Switch On Date: Friday 24th November 2017
Newquay Christmas Lights Switch-on

7pm

Marcus Hill

Cornish singer Daisy Clark will be
performing from 6pm

Parade arrives at 6.45pm with Santa, local schools with lanterns and stilt walkers from Swamp Circus.

Firework display at Newquay Harbour at 8.15pm

Late night shopping until 8.30pm in selected shops.

Pirate FM's Lucy Start will be there for the countdown to the switch-on.
Padstow > Switch On Date: Sunday 3rd December 2017
Padstow Christmas lights switch-on

6 pm.

Padstow's Christmas lights are switched on during the first Sunday in Advent.

Carol service on the band stand where The Padstow Carolers will be singing traditional Padstow Christmas Hymns.
Park Bottom, Illogan > Switch On Date: Saturday 9th December 2017
Park Bottom Christmas Lights Switch-on

Events from 6.30pm - 8pm

New Inn
Penryn > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Penryn Christmas Lights Switch-on

Events from 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Penzance > Switch On Date: Saturday 25th November 2017
Penzance Christmas Lights Switch-on

The Christmas Lights will be switched on at 4.30pm at the Sir Humphry Davy statue and there will be a Christmas Window competition and trail.

Christmas Market from 10am - 5pm.

Makers Fair at The Exchange.

Meet Father Christmas in his Grotto from 10am to 5pm.

Musicians and bands throughout the town.
Perranporth > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Perranporth Christmas Lights Switch-on & Lantern Parade

Events from 6pm

6.30pm See Father Christmas as he makes his way through Perranporth. He will take a break at the Nativity Display where he will turn on the lights, helped by Perranporth's Carnival Prince & Princess @ 6.50pm with Carols to welcome them,

Procession of lanterns to the Tywarnhayle Inn, where the children can meet Santa in his Grotto!

Hot dogs, burgers & mulled wine to raffle

7.15pm Perranporth Ladies Choir will be singing all your favourite carols with song sheets so you can sing along!

Free parking at the Beach Car Park from 5pm-8am

All profits go to the Christmas Lights Fund.

Tywarnhayle Inn, The Square, Perranporth, TR6 0ER
Perranuthnoe > Switch On Date: Friday 15th December 2017
Perranuthnoe Christmas Lights Switch-on

7pm on Friday 15th December

Tree lighting
Carol singing, mince pies and sausage rolls.

Father Christmas will be bringing gifts for all the younger children in the village.

Following the carols there will be a very warm welcome in The Victoria Inn courtesy of Nik and Laura.
Polperro > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Polperro Christmas Lights Switch-on

Events from 3pm - 8pm

Free parking in the main car park between 3 and 8pm.

Christmas market opens at 2.30pm

Gorgeous local shops, donkeys, Father Christmas, hog roast, mulled wine Christmas carols.
Ponsanooth > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Pool > Switch On Date: Saturday 9th December 2017
Pool Christmas Lights Switch-on for Cornwall Hospice Care

6pm to 10pm

10 Pumpfield Row
Pool
Redruth
TR15 3PX

Donations for Cornwall Hospice Care.
Port Isaac > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Port Isaac Christmas Lights Switch-on

5pm Lantern Procession from Port Isaac Community Primary School

6pm Lights switch-on at the bottom of the village.
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Porthleven > Switch On Date: Friday 8th December 2017
Porthleven Christmas Lights Switch- on

Town band and fireworks from 6.30pm.

Plenty of shops and eateries around the quays.

Male voice choir and Carols at St. Bartholemew’s Church, starting at 7.30pm
Porthtowan > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Portscatho > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Praze an Beeble > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Reawla > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Pentye Residents Association (Reawla) Christmas Tree Lights Switch-on

6pm to 8pm

Reawla Store Reawla, Hayle TR27 5HL

Enjoy free mulled wine, hot sausage rolls hot and mince pies.

Carols will be by the Heston concert band

See Santa arrive in a magical carriage pulled by a beautiful shire horse

Free gift for the children.
Redruth > Switch On Date: Saturday 25th November 2017
Redruth Christmas Lights switch-on

Procession from 5pm

Free Christmas Grotto opens on the 2nd December at 10am. More information to follow.
Relubbus > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Saltash > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Saltash Christmas Lights Switch-on

Christmas Light Switch On 5pm

Other events throughout the day include:

A mass gathering of Santas on a bike Little Harbour from 1pm to 1.30pm

Simeon 'Jumping Stilts' Kiola Street Stilt Show 1.30pm to 2.00pm, 3pm to 3.15pm, 4.15pm to 4.30pm and 5.30pm to 5.15pm

Family Magic Show 2pm to 3pm on the main stage

Fun Treasure Hunt at the Redeemer Church Community Group stall from 2pm to 6pm

Christmas Market and kids rides from 2pm to 6.30pm

Snow Cannons

Christmas Singalong with Roxie Grew from 3.15pm - 3.45pm

Princess & Superheroes Show 3.45pm to 4.15pm with Plymouth Party Princesses

Bake Off judging in the Bookshelf 4.30pm

Youngstagers from 4.15pm to 5pm

Geraldine Lamb School of Dance 5.15pm - 5.30pm on stage

Arrive for Lantern Parade at The Guildhall from 5.30pm. Lantern Parade & Civic Parade 5.45pm

Fireworks @ 6.30pm

Coffee Morning @ Wesley Church TBC

Christmas Fair @ St. Barnabas Hospital TBC

Christmas Fair at Burraton Community Church 10am to 2pm, with stalls, raffle and refreshments

Santa's Grotto @ Saltash Community Market

2pm to 3pm free family Christmas crafts in Saltash Baptist Church sponsored by QStore Storage Saltash

SS Nicholas & Faith CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL
Over 70 brightly lit and decorated Christmas trees to delight you. Adults £2, accompanied children FREE. Easy disabled access. Refreshments served on Saturday 2nd. More info on website www.saltashparishchurches.org
Sennen > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
St Agnes > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
St Austell > Switch On Date: Tuesday 28th November 2017
St Austell Christmas Lights Switch-on

Events between 4pm and 8pm.

On the main stage see:

Pirate FM with Lucy

Carclaze and Sandyhill Choirs

Josh Curnow

Fragile Sanity

More entertainment including:
Radio St Austell Bay, Strolling Jazz Band and a Fairground Organ.
Try Wipe Out, see the Stilt walkers and much more.

Santa will be in the Market House.

Late night shopping in St Austell will be on the 5th, 12th and 19th December 2017.
St Breward > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
St Breward Christmas Lights Switch-on

Lights switch-on at 6pm

Food and drinks will be available in the Band Room from 5.30pm

Santa will arrive at 5.45pm and will welcome visitors to his Grotto in the Band Room.

After the lights are switched on, there will be carol singing led by St Breward Silver Band
St Buryan > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
St Columb Major > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
St Columb Major Christmas Lights Switch-on

6.45pm Lantern procession to War Memorial

7pm Switch-on

7.01pm Firework Display

Mulled cider, hot dogs, fairground organ, 2 showman's engines, novelty merchandise, Christmas mouse hunt

Indoor Christmas Market
Santa's Grotto at The Columba Centre 5.30pm - 8.30pm
St Dominick > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


St Erth > Switch On Date: Saturday 9th December 2017
St Erth Christmas Lights Switch-on

Gather from 6pm outside the Star Inn St Erth with the actual switch on at 6.30pm

The volunteer team will be working very hard over the next couple of months to make St. Erth extra special at Christmas, so they would love you all to join us for the switch on.

Pleas note, if the weather decides to be inclement then we are afraid that the event will be cancelled but the lights will still be switched on at 6.30pm regardless.
St Hilary > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
St Ives > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
St Ives Christmas Lights Switch-on

7pm on Royal Square

Events throughout the day starting at 9am include the Shop Window Display Competition, Town Treasure Hunt, Fair Mo, Etsy Made Cornwall Christmas Fair, History Walk, Food Trail, Father Christmas arriving by boat at 3pm, Father Christmas in his Grotto, Kidz R Us Christmas Bazaar and St Ives Lantern Parade from 6pm to see Father Christmas and switch on the Christmas lights at 7pm
St Just in Penwith > Switch On Date: Friday 15th December 2017
St Just Christmas Lights Switch-on

7pm - 8pm

Pendeen Silver Band will be playing.

Market Square, St Just, Penzance
St Keverne > Switch On Date: Friday 8th December 2017
St Keverne Christmas Lights Switch-on

Opening of festivities and official switch on from 6.30pm.

Band, Children singing around the tree.

Father Christmas with a gift for every child.

Glow sticks for Sale

BBQ, popcorn, candy floss, Mulled Wine & Slushies.

Guess the weight of the cake
Give the Teddy a name

Grand draw which includes prizes:
1st £100.00 cash
2nd £50.00 cash
3rd A large christmas food hamper
4th A large children's hamper
Plus many more prizes.

Tickets now on sale around the village and will also be avallable on the night.
St Mawes > Switch On Date: Friday 1st December 2017
St Mawes Christmas Lights Switch-on

6pm

The Square, St Mawes

Carol singing with St Anthony's Noyse, mulled wine and mince pies.
St Merryn > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
St Teath > Switch On Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017
St Teath Christmas Lights Switch-on

6pm approx.

Events from 4pm
Market, food and drink, lantern parade, Father Christmas, Raffle, Choir
Tintagel > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Tolvaddon > Switch On Date: Thursday 7th December 2017
Tolvaddon Christmas Lights Switch- on

7pm - 8pm

Adelaide Stores, Penrose Court,
Tolvaddon, Cornwall TR14
Torpoint > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Tregony > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Troon > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Truro > Switch On Date: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Truro Christmas Lights switch-on

6.45pm in Victoria Square before the Reindeer Parade.

Street market on Boscawen Street.

Sponsored by Rowes the Bakers and supported by Mallets Home Hardware, Truro City Council & Truro BID

All donations to Truro Mayors Charity - Cancer Research UK

The City of Lights celebration which was due to take place on the 22nd November has been postponed until January due to bad weather.

Christmas late night shopping:
Wednesday 29th November, 6th, 13th and 20th December.
Tywardreath > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Wadebridge > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Widegates > Switch On Date: To be confirmed
To be confirmed

 

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