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Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On

Manchester's switch-on party will officially open six weeks of festive celebrations and attractions that make sure Manchester is well known as the Christmas capital of the UK.

The show is hosted by Key 103's Mike Toolan, Brooke Vincent, and Paddy McGuinness, and will feature performances from Louisa Johnson, JP Cooper, M.O., Cold Feet's John Thomson, and Billy Elliot. It’s sure to be a fantastic evening.

And best of all, it's free!

Please note, once Albert Square reaches capacity, access into the area will be restricted. A number of road closures will be in place on the evening - full details to be released.

You can also watch the Christmas Light Switch On live via this link

For more information visit the website