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Festive season gets underway with Portadown Christmas light switch on

Getting ready for the switch on is Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Cllr Darryn Causby with singer Emma Horan.

The countdown to the magical festive season gets underway this November at the fantastic Christmas lights switch on in Portadown!

The merriment commences on Thursday 26th November from 5.30pm – 7.30pm, with a brilliant line-up of fun-filled entertainment to welcome the yuletide season to town!

Compered by well-known TV personality Frank Mitchell (who predicts cool but crisp weather conditions on the night!), local singing sensation Emma Horan will be taking to the stage to perform an enchanting rendition of ‘This Town’s Moving On’ which she recently recorded for the opening of the Peoples Park as well as more festive songs to get you into the spirit of the season!

The fun doesn’t stop there – don’t miss out on sparkling dance performances from the Pamela Cassells School of Performance & FADD studios plus captivating carols from a joint Primary School choir with pupils from Millington & Richmount Primary Schools.

Getting ready for the switch on is Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Cllr Darryn Causby with singer Emma Horan.

Getting ready for the switch on is Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Cllr Darryn Causby with singer Emma Horan.

One extra special guest making an appearance is none other than Santa Claus, arriving in style behind a forest themed procession from Millennium Court Arts Centre to help the Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Darryn Causby switch on the lights! Then finish the night in style with a live performance from the Soul Truth Band featuring Amanda St John who will be belting out some fabulous contemporary blues, soul and funk tunes!

“I am delighted to switch on the Christmas lights in Portadown. This event marks the start of the festive season and the evening will be packed full of fun for everyone! It is always a lovely, family event and is a great opportunity for us to celebrate all that our town has to offer.”

Wrap up warm, grab your family and friends and get ready to have some fun!!

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