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Reminder: Wednesfield Christmas lights next Friday

Just a quick reminder that the annual switching on of Wednesfield’s Christmas lights takes place next Friday, 3rd December from 3:30pm onwards.

Just a quick reminder that the annual switching on of Wednesfield‘s Christmas lights takes place next Friday, 3rd December from 3:30pm onwards.

The event is set to be bigger and better than ever before and includes loads for kids to do.

Approximate running order:

3:30pm: High Street closed – buses/traffic will be diverted along Alfred Squire Rd and Neachells Lane.

Dickie Dodd’s Wolf FM Roadshow will be broadcasting from outside Age UK (Help The Aged) in the High Street to celebrate the shop’s 15th year in Wednesfield.

Fayre ground rides will be available for children to enjoy.

4pm – 5pm: Children from local school choirs will sing Christmas carols inside St Thomas’ Church – the audio (and possibly video) will be broadcast outside the Church.

5:30pm: Wednesfield native and runner up on BBC TV show The Apprentice, Ruth Badger and the Mayor of Wolverhampton Councillor Malcolm Gwinnett will switch on the lights (including Christmas Tree lights).

6:30pm: The High Street will re-open to traffic after the event has finished.

Find out more in our recent article, or read the Council’s press release.

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