N-Trance to Headline Darwen Christmas Lights Switch On!

Darwen’s Christmas lights switch on will be headlined by 90s dance act N-Trance on Saturday, November 18th.

The event will also feature festive markets, live entertainment, and a visit from Father Christmas.

N-Trance are known for their 1995 number 2 hits, Set You Free and Stayin’ Alive. The group still features an original member (Kevin O’Toole) and they continue to perform across the UK including current gigs at Mint Warehouse Leeds and Buzz Bingo in Motherwell!

New to the line-up for 2023 is Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, a marching band that celebrates the Hacienda 90s club culture.

Crowds will also be entertained by Kiki DeVille, Darwen School of Music, Lancashire Dance Academy, IceGlitz, and the cast of King George’s Hall’s panto, Aladdin.

Here’s the full line-up for the event:

From 10am – Darwen Market Square
Festive markets
Ice Glitz Christmas Characters
Dancing Elves with Zoe Taylor Dance
Dharmonies Choir
Helter-skelter & Miami Wave

From 10:30am – Darwen Market
Storytelling with Santa – look out for details on how to book

From 11am – Bridge Street
Dancing Elves with Zoe Taylor Dance
Jazz Vocalist Arthur Geldard
Mr Wilson Second Liners

From 2pm – Live on stage in Darwen Market Square
Kiki DeVille
Darwen School of Music
Lancashire Dance Academy
Vocalist Paul Stuart Davies
Jokes with Santa
King George’s Hall’s Aladdin Panto Performance
Christmas Lights Switch On
Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

The event is free to attend.

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