Join Us As We Switch On Medway Christmas Lights

Christmas lights

It's time to kick off Christmas, so come and join us as we switch on the lights across the Medway towns, all thanks to Medway Council and Swale Heating.

We'll be at all the events, so bring the whole family along to meet our Heart presenters and some special guests as we switch on Christmas!

There's choirs, dance groups, singers, bands, majorettes, competitions and more at the events, plus the Heart Angels will be there too, sprinkling some Heart magic and snapping lots of photos of you all wearing your Heart Reindeer Antlers.

Join us at all the great events...

 Friday 17th November - Chatham

Join us for great family entertainment from 3.45pm. The Mayor and Mayoress and our very own James Heming will switch on the lights at 5pm alongside former Hollyoaks actor Andy Moss who is starring in this year’s pantomime Sleeping Beauty at Chatham’s Central Theatre.

 Saturday 18th November - Rochester

Get set for some festive fun with entertainment from 12 noon and the Santa Fun Run at 2pm. The fun run is brought to you by the Rotary Club of Medway, with proceeds going to the Children’s Hospice Holidays.

The festivities will continue into the afternoon and culminate with the Mayor and Mayoress, joined by actress Claire Sweeney and our very own James Heming switching on the lights at 5pm.

 Friday 24th November - Gillingham

Join us from 3.45pm when the family entertainment kicks off by 15 year old singing sensation Jack Rose, X-Factor finalist Joesph (formally of the band Rough Copy) and star of West End, Catherine Cassell. The Mayor and our very own Claire Lawson will be switching on the lights at around 5pm. This will truly get you into the spirit of Christmas!

Saturday 25th November - Strood

There's family entertainment from 3.45pm including choir singing, competitions, prizes and an appearance by Owlette from the hit children’s show PJ Masks. Lights will be switched on by the Mayor and our very own Becky Ives around 5pm.

PLUS don’t miss the chance to meet Owlette at the Strood Community Hub at 2pm. Booking is essential. Call 01634 337799 to book.

Friday 1st December - Rainham

The Deputy Mayor and our very own Becky Ives will switch on Rainham’s Christmas
lights, at around 5pm and everyone's favourite bear character,
Paddington™, will be there too.

PLUS don’t miss the chance to meet Paddington in Rainham Library at 2pm. Booking is essential. Call 01634 337799 to book.

Swale Heating - Supporting Demelza Hospice and
warming hearts this Christmas

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