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30 November, 2017 - 25 December, 2017
Kettering Market Place
FIND OUT MORE AT WWW.THISISKETTERING.COM/CHRISTMAS
TV star comedian James Acaster will help kick off Christmas in Kettering this year by turning on the town’s lights at the eagerly anticipated ‘BIG Switch On’ event. The local born comedian will take to the stage on Kettering Market Place on Thursday 30th November as part of a fun festive schedule.
The BIG Switch On will run from 5-7.30pm and, in addition to Acaster, will be hosted by Connect FM and will feature the cast of the Lighthouse Theatre’s Christmas Panto ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ plus live music and entertainment for the whole family.
There will be plenty of chances to support your local town centre with late night shopping on Thursdays from 30th November. Small Business Saturday and the Teenage Market returns on 2nd December and a special Christmas Market will be held on Kettering Market Place on Thursday 14th December. There’ll also be the chance to wrap up warm and watch a festive film on the Big Screen on the Market Place on Thursday 21st December at 5pm.
As part of the Christmas festivities, and to support local businesses, Kettering Borough Council is offering FREE parking in its town centre car parks on the following days in December*:
- all day on Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd December 2017, and
- after 3pm on Thursday 7th, 14th and 21st December 2017
These are in addition to the free parking that already operates in Council owned car parks on Sundays (all day) and evenings (after 6pm).
Further information on the full schedule of Christmas in Kettering activities will be unveiled over the coming weeks at www.thisiskettering.com/christmas