Manchester is lit up with Christmas spirit as the festivities begin with the renowned light switch-on. On the 3rd of November at 7:30pm crowds will gather at Albert Square in the heart of Manchester to watch the show.
The switch-on has promised an exciting line up to kick off the Christmas celebrations, the stars include headline act; DJ and producer Jonas Blue. Max George will also be performing at the event, he is now establishing his solo career but is mostly known for his time in local boyband The Wanted.
The stars from the Manchester Christmas stage shows are also in the line-up to give the crowd a taste of the musicals coming to Manchester this season; these include the witches from Wicked at the Palace Theatre.
To top it off there will be a mesmerizing 10-minute firework display to welcome the holiday with a bang.