MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA TO KICK OFF SHOPPING CENTRE FESTIVITIES
A musical extravaganza will kick off the Christmas festivities on Thursday 14th November when the Yate Shopping Centre lights are switched on.
The evening will offer three X Factor star appearances and a Britain's Got Talent Finalist, singing 17 songs, along with tribute acts including star performances from Mainly Madness and an ultimate Take That 2 experience.
The concert will commence at 5pm with appearances from X Factor's Misha B, Lorna Simpson & Shelley Smith and BGT's Loveable Rogues culminating with the switching-on of the Christmas lights at approx 8.15pm.
Yate Shopping Centre Marketing Manager, Tracy King: "Following the success of last year's Christmas events and significant positive feedback we will be holding the light switch on event on the 14th November and a separate Christmas Parade for the children on Saturday 23rd November at 12pm & 2pm. The parade will include the arrival of Father Christmas, camels & wisemen, roller-skating elves & snowmen and much more."
Meanwhile, the traditional free Halloween pumpkin carving will take place between Noon and 3pm on Thursday, 31st October in the main square.
Full details on all events can be found on the Centre's website at http://tinyurl.com/2avnmng