The BIG Switch On!
Thursday 29 November, 4.45pm – 8pm
Market Place, FREE
Join us to see the switch on of Kettering’s Christmas lights, with entertainment for all the family, including:
- Kettering’s snooker sensation Kyren Wilson
- Hosted by Connect FM
- Malcolm ‘The Fish Man’ Vials
- Stars of Aladdin
- Starlight Dance
- Burton Latimer Ukulele & Drum Band
- Hope UK Choir
- Singer Kyle Newman
- Kettering Town Silver Band
- Father Christmas
- Real Reindeer
- Christmas Gift & Food Market Stalls
- And much more!
Late Night Shopping
Support your local town centre with late night shopping in Kettering!
EVERY THURSDAY FROM 29 November
Pop-up Ice Rink!
1, 8 & 15 December, 10am – 4pm
Get your skates on and enjoy our free pop-up ice rink – no booking is needed, just turn up! During busy periods the length of time on the ice may be restricted and time slots will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Small Business Saturday is a national campaign to encourage people to shop local and support their town centre, particularly small businesses and traders. Taking place on what is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, look out for special promotions and discounts. Show your support and grab a bargain!
The return of the Teenage Market will see Kettering High Street come alive with a variety of stalls showcasing local teenage talent, produce and innovative ideas for all ages to enjoy. There are free stalls and insurance for traders aged 16-21. If you’re interested, book a stall at kettering.gov.uk/markets
Don’t forget there is FREE PARKING in all Council car parks all day on Saturday 1 December, so shop local and support your town centre!
Kettering Christmas Market
Thursday 6 December, 4 – 8pm,
A chance to find the perfect Christmas gifts, plus games, entertainment and real reindeer!
Don’t forget there is FREE PARKING in all Council car parks from 3pm on Thursday 6 December, so shop local and support your town centre!
Big Screen Movie Night
on Market Place!
Thursday 20 December, 5pm,
The Polar Express
Big Screen Movie Nights return to Kettering Market Place! Wrap up warm and watch festive favourite The Polar Express. Don’t forget there is FREE PARKING in all Council car parks after 3pm on 20 December, so shop local and support your town centre!
29 November, 1, 6, 8, 15, & 22 December
Santa Claus is coming to The Yards on Thursday 29th November and 6th December, plus every Saturday in December! Join Santa and his elves for crafty fun and receive some early Christmas presents. £5 per child with all profits going to KGH’s Skylark Ward.
Book your 30 minute slot online at www.theyardskettering.co.uk
12 Days of Christmas Trail
1, 8, 15, 20, 21 & 22 December
Grab a map from the Manor House Museum and explore the town centre to find twelve clues in different shops and claim your treat!
13 December – 6 January
The Lighthouse Theatre
From the team that bought you last year’s smash hit success Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, comes a show bursting with all the ingredients of a classic fairy tale pantomime; live music, colourful sets, beautiful costumes plus plenty of comedy, fun and laughter.
Call 01536 414 141 or book online at www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk
Find out about other Christmas events across the Borough
Find out more about what’s on this Christmas in Kettering on
Join in our #ChristmasinKettering campaign and support your local town centre!
We’ll be using the Christmas period as a chance to promote what the whole of Kettering has to offer with a #ChristmasinKettering campaign. We’ll be using the This is Kettering Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to show off offers and events from local businesses in the area. Make sure you get involved by using #ChristmasinKettering and we’ll help share your messages with you!
If you’d like to get involved or find out more about this campaign please email firstname.lastname@example.org