Wisbech is sparkling for Christmas with the official lights switch on

Wisbech Christmas Lights switch on

Wisbech Christmas Lights switch on - Credit: Archant

Families enjoyed a fun-packed evening in Wisbech when the town held its popular Christmas lights switch on event.

Wisbech Christmas Lights switch on

Wisbech Christmas Lights switch on - Credit: Archant

Kicking off in the afternoon was Simon Rowe from KLFM with a radio welcome followed by The Hot Shots performing their music live with some festive favourites.

Next up was the Clarkson singers who entertained with a range of traditional carols and seasonal songs.

The crew from 9 Lives Theatre Company performed White Christmas followed by youngsters from Katy Lilley school of dance with a Christmas extravaganza.

The Angles Theatre pantomime performed panto favourite Aladdin then the Mayor of Wisbech Councillor Garry Tibbs performed the official grand switch on.

Wisbech Christmas Lights switch on

Wisbech Christmas Lights switch on - Credit: Archant


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A vintage style songbird took to the stage to entertain with 1950’s style sounds - Lula May, who has appeared on BBC’s Land Girls.

Next up was a popular choice for the younger audience with a Disney musical medley thanks to Ariel, Belle, Aladdin and Rapunzel.

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A chance to win prizes followed with Lula May singing out the crowd at tea time.

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