Local towns to light up for Christmas

By Laura Maltby Thursday 29 November 2012 Updated: 29/11 08:59

WARWICK, Kenilworth, Whitnash and Southam will be lighting up for Christmas over the next few days.

On Thursday (November 29) residents of Warwick are invited to join in the festivities with an afternoon of activities before the big switch on.

The annual Victorian Christmas market will be in town from 5pm as well as entertainment for the children, craft demonstrations, horse and carriage rides and birds of prey.

The lights will be switched on at 7pm with free parking available from 4pm in Linen Street car park.

On Friday (November 30) the Kenilworth lights will be switched on at 7pm, while festivities take place on the same evening in Southam.

Touch FM will be on stage from 5pm by the Clock Tower and there will be music from the Kenilworth Centre as well as many shops and businesses open late.

There will also be festive stalls, food and children’s rides and a visit from Santa.

Free parking will be available at Abbey End and Square West from 4pm.

And on Sunday (December 2) the Whitnash Christmas lights will be switched on outside the Plough and Harrow pub at 6pm by paralympian Nigel Murray.

From 4pm to 6pm there will be refreshments, craft stalls, children’s entertainment and a visit from Father Christmas.

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