Pontefract and Castleford get ready for Christmas lights switch-on

​Date: 18/11/2015

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The festive spirit is coming to Pontefract and Castleford as the towns gear up for their Christmas markets and lights switch-ons.


Pontefract lights switch-on is on Monday November 23 at 6.30pm and Castleford on Tuesday November 24 at 5.30pm.


The celebrations will include Christmas markets giving people the chance to buy festive gifts, along with a selection of treats including hot street food and festive drinks. Both events start at 4.30pm and will feature a range of community entertainment.


Cllr Les Shaw, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport said: “We want to encourage everyone to come and enjoy the lights switch-ons and Christmas markets.
“These events offer an opportunity for families and friends to get together and have a good time.”


For further details visit www.wakefield.gov.uk/eventsinwakefield and on facebook on www.facebook.com/eventsinwakefield or join in the conversation by using #WakeyChristmas on Twitter