Christmas is coming to Ellesmere Port this evening (Thursday, November 27) when mayor Brian Jones will lead the community in switching on the town’s festive lights.
The event, which begins at 5.30pm in Civic Square, will be hosted by Dee Radio 106.3, the Our Place Locality Team from Cheshire West and Chester Council and Plus Dane Group.
Cllr Jones will be joined by the Ellesmere Port Sea Cadet Band, TS Forward to lead pupils from local schools in the lantern parade.
When the parade returns to the square the new Primary Schools Choir will sing carols as the lights on the tree are switched on.
Reindeers and their elf helpers from Lime Tree Farm will be there with Kaleidoscope Faces offering face-painting for free. Links Healthy Living Centre will also be handing out homemade hot ‘n’ tasty non-alcoholic mulled wine to keep everyone warm.