Peterborough Christmas Lights Switch On 2017

Peterborough Christmas Lights

Heart Breakfast's Kev & Ros are bringing Christmas to Peterborough!

Join them on Saturday 18th November as they switch on the Cathedral Square and the Queensgate Christmas lights.


The day of fun begins on Cathedral Square at 1pm with various talented local acts getting everyone in the Christmas spirit.

Josh Lovatt DJ Set
13:00 - 14:00

Part of the Heart Breakfast team, Josh was most recently heard DJing on the midway point of the Perkins Great Eastern Run. Josh will be mixing up some tunes to get the party started.

JC Salsa
14:00 - 14:20

Juan Carlos performed last year and joins us again to bring some sizzle to Cathedral Square

Tom Korni
14:25 - 15:05

The “One Boyband” performs well known songs all on his own, playing his own instruments and drums himself!

Idolising Nova
15:15 - 15:40

A group from Peterborough who’re receiving national attention, with their next single due out in December. They’ll be performing some of their own tracks, together with some festive favourites.

Peterborough Voices
15:50 - 16:10

The 30-strong choir performing non-stop Christmas songs from their forthcoming “Christmas Magic” concert. Guaranteed to be super festive and a great way to warm up the crowd for the big switch on! See the full show at The Broadway Theatre, Peterborough, on Sunday 17th December.

The Key Theatre & Broadway
16:10 - 16:25

For the first time – two of the city’s pantos will be joining us on stage with a preview of their shows – and perhaps a showdown between the dames! The Key Theatre presents Sleeping Beauty, while panto returns this year to The Broadway with Aladdin.

16:30 - 16:50

5-6 piece band from Peterborough, performing original rock and roll covers and Christmas songs.

Santa Stroll
16:50 - 16:55

Get ready for the stage to fill with santas as we tell you more about this year’s Santa Stroll, which raises money for the Mayor’s Charities.

Final Countdown
16:55 - 17:00

Lights On

Josh Lovatt DJ Set
17:05 - 18:00

Josh returns to the stage to present a festive DJ set to keep Christmas spirits high!

Event Finishes

This year's highlights will include the pantomime cast of Sleeping Beauty at the Key Theatre, the pantomime cast of Aladdin at the Broadway Theatre, the 'One Boyband' Tom Korni and Peterborough based Idolising Nova - who will be performing a selection of festive favourites!

Make sure to get down to the square nice and early so you have a great spot for the big switch on!

>> Find out more about the Queensgate Shopping Centre Christmas Light Switch On.