bath-christmas-lights-bathThe festive season begins today with the switching on of the Bath Christmas lights in its beautiful and historic city centre.

Free entertainment will be provided, including a lantern parade and performances from 4.00pm, the lights will be then be switched on by Santa Claus himself in SouthGate Street North at 6.00pm!

The festive entertainment will begin with a Lantern Parade by The Pauline Quirke Academy and St Martins Primary, and will continue with performances by The Children’s Hospice South West, Bath Light Operatic Group and the Theatre Royal Bath.

Discover SouthGate’s bright red Routemaster bus will be serving delicious drinks and interactive entertainment from 16th November to 6th January 2017.

The Bath Lights Switch On is brought to you by SouthGate Bath, Bath Business Improvement District and Bath & North East Somerset Council.

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