Tomorrow is the BIG DAY –  Sittingbourne’s big Christmas Switch-on event.


We have a great day planned for the town with live entertainment at the Central Avenue Stage from 11:00am onwards including the following live acts :-

2:30 – Sittingbourne’s Artistic Twirlers

3:00 – The Salvation Army Band

3:30 – Dudes and Divas

4:00 – Reel Eire Irish Dancing.

The Mayor of Swale will open the Switch-on Proceedings at 5pm and then at 5:15 Santa’s parade will start it’s progress through the High Street starting at Wilkinsons.


Switch-on will be heralded by the Choir of Kemsley Academy and 2 lucky winners from that school will help Santa switch on the lights at 6pm.


Make a day of it in the High Street as the Salvation Army are holding their CHristmas Fair in the United Reform Church from Noon and the ST Michael’s Church Tree Festival is taking place all day.


In the High Street there will be Fairground rides, game and stalls as well as Hot Food and drink from around the globe !!

Stalls include (click on the links to find out more) :-

Andy’s Custom Candles

Fancy a Fudge

The Makeitup Shop

The Candy Shop

Bankai Anime

JFTP Business Fairy (Just For Tiny People)

20-20 Coffee

John’s Jams and Pickles

and many, many more.

We will have the South East 4×4 Volunteer group showing what they do in Kent as well as Fire Engines, 4×4 vehicles, the Guides, Lions and characters to liven up the town.

Finally, remember to go and see the man himself, Father Christmas, in the Forum from 10am to 4pm. Go early to avoid disappointment – just £3 per child for a chat, a present and a sweet.


See you Saturday !!




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