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Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed

Town Switch on Date Events

Angarrack

Saturday
30th
November
2013
The Angarrack Christmas lights will be switched on at 7pm. The switch on event will be starting at 6pm in the car park of the Angarrack Inn.

Ashton

Saturday
14th
December
2013
Switch on for Ashton Christmas Lights will be Saturday 14th December.

Be there at 6 pm for a 6.30pm switch on! Breage Band are playing and there will be a BBQ, raffle & carol singing.

Barripper

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Bodmin

Friday
29th
November
2013
Santa's Grotto ~ BCA Rooms from 4.00pm - 7.00pm ~ Entrance fee applies
1 x child £2.95 2 x child £5.50 3 x child £7.50 4 x child £9.00

* Music from Pirate FM

* Procession of Light led by Bodmin Town Band - Approx 6pm

* Countdown and turning on of Christmas Tree Lights on Mount folly by MP Dan Rogerson - Approx. 6.30pm

* Hot Dogs and Burgers ~ 1st Castle Canyke Scout Group

* Food stall provided by the Air Cadets

PEDESTRIANISED SHOPPING in Fore Street until 8.00 p.m.

Breage

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Switch on night for Breage Christmas Lights will be Saturday December 7th, starting from the A394 end of Higher Road near Willavean at 6.30pm.

Procession around the village led by Porthleven Town Band playing carols. B-B-Q and band at the Queen's Arms. Disco at Breage Social Club.

Bude

Friday
6th
December
2013
See Pirate FM's Holly Day and the love crew at The Triangle from 5pm with music and car stickers before setting the reindeer parade off at 6.30pm. Enjoy Bude farmers and craft market, Santa’s Grotto and of course late night shopping until 9pm!

Budock Water

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on.

Late night shopping during the evening.

Cadgwith

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch on.

Callington

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on

Lights switched on at 5pm.

Camborne

Saturday
23rd
November
2013
Christmas light Switch on at 6pm (18.00hrs)

Camelford

Saturday
30th
November
2013
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, FIREWORKS, FREE - SANTA'S GROTTO FROM 18.00HRS

Town Band marching through town playing Xmas favourites.

Lights by Carnival Royalty. Hog Roast, Mulled Wine & Cider

Carbis Bay

Wednesday
11th
December
2013
Christmas Lights switch on at Carbis Bay Methodist Church.

7.30pm - 8.30pm

St Ives Road
Carbis Bay
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 2SF

Carharrack

Saturday
30th
November
2013
Christmas lights switch-on at 7pm.

In aid of the RNLI.
Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Town Switch on Date Events

Carnhell Green

Saturday
30th
November
2013
Christmas lights switch-on

Carol singing, Raffle prizes draw, mince pies, mulled wine, hot chocolate and good times.

From 5pm onwards.

Pendarves Arms, Carnhell Green

Connor Downs

Saturday
14th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on .

7pm.

Coverack

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on at Coverack.

Lights from North Corner to Coverack Harbour.

Cury

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Four Lanes

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Fowey

Friday
29th
November
2013
Father Christmas arrives in style from across the Fowey River, then leads a lantern procession through the town ending up outside the church.

The town’s Christmas lights are switched on at 7pm after which the evening continues with music and a Hog Roast nearby. Also new this year is Santa’s Grotto on Webb Street.

Late night shopping on Friday – local traders throughout the town will open till 7.30pm on Friday night, offering visitors a fantastic range of independent shops, great restaurants and cosy pubs.

Germoe

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Godolphin

Saturday
14th
December
2013
Switch on for Godolphin Christmas Lights will be Saturday 14th December.

Carol Service 5pm at Godolphin House followed by a lantern lit walk to the Godolphin Arms where the Christmas Lights switch on will be at 7.00p.m.

There will be a BBQ and the children from the local school will be singing carols.

Goldsithney

Monday
9th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on

Gulval

Monday
9th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on

Gunnislake

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Gweek

Sunday
8th
December
2013
Christmas lights in Gweek are being switched on Sunday 8th December at 6:30 p.m.

Gweek Silver Band will be in attendance, and mulled wine and mince pies will be available.

Gwithian

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Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Town Switch on Date Events

Halsetown

Thursday
5th
December
2013
Christmas Tree lights to be switched on. 6.30pm - 8pm.

Halsetown Inn
Halsetown
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 3NA

Hayle

Friday
29th
November
2013
Hayle Christmas Lights switch on, 7 pm , at Hayle Day Care Centre, entertaiment & refreshments ,

All welcome.
Contact: Jane Quick Tel: 01736 759476

Helston

Friday
29th
November
2013
Great Christmas Light Switch On

Town Centre, Helston
Starts at 17:00/5pm

Kick start Christmas - the Town Centre shuts to traffic for a wonderful evening of fun. There will be a street market, fireworks and the thrill of seeing the lights come on.

Illogan

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Lanner

Friday
29th
November
2013
The Grand Switch on takes place at 7pm at Lanner Square with a performance by Lanner Brass Academy Band and an appearance by Father Christmas.

The procession of lights carried by the local school children with Father Christmas will continue to the Coppice Inn, where the Stithians Ladies Choir will be performing at 7.30pm and free mince pies and delicious mulled wine will be served.

Lanner, Nr Redruth, TR16 6JB

Launceston

Tuesday
19th
November
2013
LAUNCESTON CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON PARTY

Town Square, Launceston.

Enjoy a Christmas starter evening with music, carols and a taste of Christmas in the square and maybe have a “memory star” placed on the tree.

Late night shopping extravaganza - Friday 13th December from 5.30pm.

Leedstown

Friday
6th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on.

Lelant

Monday
2nd
December
2013
Join us for switching on of the village Christmas lights and prize draw.

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Badger Inn
Fore Street
Lelant
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 3JT

Liskeard

Saturday
30th
November
2013
Liskeard Lights Up

Santa and his sleigh arrive 10.30am. There will be entertainment throughout the day including dancers, storytellers and music. The lantern parade starts at 5.30pm and continues until around 8pm.

For more information the contact is John Lennon and his number is 01579 343823.

Lizard

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Looe

Friday
29th
November
2013
Looe Christmas Lantern Parade and Christmas Lights Switch On

Followed by carols at the Quayside Centre

Marazion

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Christmas Tree and Lights switch on

Community carol singing and mulled wine / mince pies afterwards in the Cutty Sark. Breage Band and members of Marazion Apollo Male Choir participating.

7.00pm - 8pm

Market Place, Marazion
Contact: Paul Elliott
Phone: 01736 711348

Mawnan Smith

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Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Town Switch on Date Events

Mevagissey

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Mevagissey Christmas lights switch-on

The lights are switched on at 6pm.

There is also a Christmas Tree Festival happening in the Jubilee Hall with Santa's Grotto all day on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December.

Mousehole

Saturday
14th
December
2013
50th Year of Mousehole Christmas Lights

The 2013 ‘switch-on’ will be held on Saturday 14th December at 7.30 pm.

There will be an 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.

This year the lights will be switched on by Mr Dudley Penrose (President & former Chairman), Mr Stuart Purnell (Chief Lights Designer & Founder Member) & Mrs Diana Burroughs (Retiring Secretary).

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 Sunday 15th December 2013 until Saturday 4th January 2014 (With the exception of 19th Dec, when the lights will be dimmed between 8-9pm).

Please give generously to our collectors, as all money raised will fund the Christmas lights for the following year.

Mullion

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Mullion Christmas lights switch-on

Events from 5.30pm.

5.30pm Gweek Silver Band's Festive Music and St. Mellanus Singers

5.55pm Father Christmas arrives

6pm Father Christmas switches on the lights

6.30pm Gweek Silver Band concert in Chapel

Lizard 2000 bacon baps, soup in Chapel.

Traders nibbles, stalls in Chapel Marquee and Centenary Room, Christmas Tree Festival in Chapel.

Organised by Pure Bliss

Mylor

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Nancegollan

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Newlyn

Friday
13th
December
2013
Christmas Lights Switch On at Newlyn.

Events start at 7pm.
Switch-on and fireworks at 8pm

Newquay

Friday
29th
November
2013
While Santa’s off surfing, you can wrap up warm and meet the real reindeer on their second trip to Newquay - Keep an eye out for one with a shiny red nose! Plus snap up some unique presents at Newquay’s first Christmas food and craft festival. Get swept up in the magical children’s lantern parade, featuring lanterns from City of Lights, and marvel at the Christmas lights switch on.

Most shops will be open until 8pm so you can get the Christmas shopping done and there will be street entertainment to keep you going along the way. There will be a fantastic fire work display at the Harbour to end the evening.

Christmas Food and Craft Market in Fore Street Car Park

See the Reindeer at The Hotel Victoria from 3pm-6.30pm

Christmas Light Switch-On Cliff Road at 7pm

Lantern Parade commences at Cliff Road at 7pm then on to East Street, Bank Street, Fore Street and Ending at the Harbour for fireworks at 8.15pm

Padstow

Sunday
1st
December
2013
Padstow Christmas lights switch-on.

From around 6pm.

Park Bottom, Illogan

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Penryn

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Penzance

Saturday
30th
November
2013
Penzance Christmas Lights Festival

All day Christmas Market, variety of entertainment throughout the afternoon, Father Christmas in his sleigh. Switch-on of the lights from 4.15pm.

Lights at 4.15pm at the Wharfside, 4.30pm at Humphry Davy Statue, and Causewayhead at 5.00pm.


Late night shopping every Thursday in December until 9pm.

Perranporth

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Perranuthnoe

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Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Town Switch on Date Events

Polperro

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Polperro Christmas Market and Christmas Lights switch-on

Polperro's Christmas Lights will be switched on , with the Christmas Market on The Big Green during the day. Carols with ladies vocal group Keltique

Ponsanooth

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Port Isaac

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Porthleven

Friday
6th
December
2013
Porthleven Christmas Lights switch on.

Porthleven School are singing carols round the tree from 6pm and the lights are due to be switched on at 7:15pm or thereabouts.

Porthtowan

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Portscatho

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Praze an Beeble

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Redruth

Saturday
30th
November
2013
Redruth Christmas procession including 'Follow the Light' at 5pm on Sat 30th Nov and Santa's grotto open every Sat from 30th Nov – 21st Dec.

For a full list of Redruth's Christmas events please click here

Saltash

Saturday
7th
December
2013
Saltash Christmas lights switch-on

The Pirate Crew will be on stage to host the festivities in Saltash from Fore Street, with a traditional Civic Parade, carol singing and switch on ceremony at 5.30pm, Lantern Parade from 7pm with a short firework display to finish.

Sennen

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St Agnes

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St Austell

Tuesday
26th
November
2013
Christmas Light switch on
Fore Street
5pm - 7:30pm
Celebrity turn on of the St. Austell Christmas lights and start of late night shopping.

The event will include a procession through the town and a switch on outside the Church in Fore Street, with full TV and radio coverage

St Buryan

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Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Town Switch on Date Events

St Columb Major

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St Ives

Friday
6th
December
2013
Watch Santa arrive into St Ives harbour by RNLI lifeboat.

He aims to arrive by RNLI lifeboat around 6pm (reindeer permiting…he does have to travel here all the way from Lapland).

Santa will then be paraded around town before joining everyone for the town Christmas light switch-on event before settling into his grotto in The Glass Tree shop. This is an event not to be missed!

St Just in Penwith

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St Keverne

Friday
13th
December
2013
Christmas lights switch-on.

Village square, St Keverne. Barbecue, a visit from Father Christmas, carol singing, music from St Keverne Band.

Children can visit Father Christmas in his Grotto in the Square.

From 6pm

Annual Christmas raffle draw. Tickets for this will be available from shops in the St Keverne area. 1st Prize £150, 2nd prize £100, 3rd prize A large Christmas food hamper and so much more......

Get into the Festive Spirit with Carol singing around the Christmas Tree, featuring the school children of St Keverne as well as the Male Voice Choir.

There will be a BBQ and we will also be selling Mulled wine and hot chocolate to keep you warm as well as delicious doughnuts. Have a go at guess the name of the teddy and a children's lucky dip....

We will be announcing the winners for the best decorations and the children's picture competition.

The Square, St.Keverne, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6NA

St Mawes

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St Merryn

Sunday
8th
December
2013
Switch on of St Merryn Christmas lights.

Father Christmas will have a small gift for each child.

St Minver Silver Band and carol singing. The Christmas Hamper Raffle will be drawn.

Time: 5.30pm
Outside Fryer Tucks, St Merryn, Nr Padstow,

St Teath

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Tintagel

Saturday
14th
December
2013
Tintagel Christmas Lights switch on

Lights switched on by Neil Caddy, Pirate FM

7pm start from the Visitor Centre to the village square including:

Father Christmas
Camelford Town Band
Carol singing with leaders of three churches and Tintagel Male Voice Choir
Mary and Joseph on a donkey
Torchlit procession ~ bring your lanterns!
Christmas stalls from 4pm
BBQ and roasted chestnuts
Competition for the best dressed house and garden, pub & shop with prize cups for each class.
Refreshments from the Crossbow
Fancy dress competition

Torpoint

Saturday
30th
November
2013
Torpoint Christmas Lights Switch On

4:00pm - 8:00pm
Fore Street Torpoint
The annual switching on of the lights taking place at 6p.m. to decorate Fore Street over the Festive Period. Seven of the cross street lights will be on show for the first time this year. Any organisations wishing to take part and raise funds for their individual groups please contact John Tivnan

Tregony

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Troon

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Truro

Wednesday
20th
November
2013
The Truro Christmas lights will be switched on during the City of Lights procession.

The switch on time is 7.45pm approx.

Procession of glowing lanterns passing through the streets of Truro in an amazing display of light, music and dance. The City of Lights is Truro's largest annual community event.

The event will be combined with the switching on of the Christmas lights. The lantern parade will stop in Boscawen Street where the Christmas lights will be switched on by a special lantern.

The spectacular festival will be based on ‘Expect the Unexpected’ theme.

This year the route will also include Lemon Street

Tywardreath

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Forthcoming Displays Displays that have ended or yet to be confirmed


Town Switch on Date Events

Wadebridge

Friday
13th
December
2013
Wadebridge Christmas Weekend

13th and 14th December.

Holly Day and the crew will be in Molesworth Street on the opening night of the Wadebridge Christmas weekend with music & goodies before counting down to the fireworks at 8.30pm!

Craft Fair, Late night shopping until 8pm on Friday, Santa's grotto, loads of music and carols, even some dance!

Widegates

Saturday
7th
December
2013
At 6pm Carol Singing & Switching on the Xmas Tree Lights. Some of us are secretly planning to dress up as Kings shepherds etc for fun.


 



The original Christmas Lights list for Cornwall compiled by www.intocornwall.com

Please mention www.intocornwall.com when using
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thank you.

 

 

 

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