Thu 29 Nov 18

17:30 - 19:00

Stockton High Street

FREE EVENT

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Launch of Stockton Sparkles

The countdown to Christmas is on...

Join us on Thursday 29 November for our fantastic launch event to mark the start of Stockton Sparkles 2018.  

Hosted by Scott Makin from BBC Tees and Paul L Martin, enjoy a packed programme of entertainment on Stockton High Street with fun for the whole family. 

Between 5.30pm and 7pm you'll enjoy an evening of live music and performance, including our fantastic lights switch-on at 6.30pm - highlights include:

  • Brooke Burke - Stockton’s young star of The Voice Kids - who'll kick-start the evening performing some Christmas classics, you can watch Brooke's first ever music video here
  • A Mirror Ball acrobalance act who will wow audiences with a performance of balance and choreography on top a mirror ball - watch a video of the performance here
  • The Candy Girls will bring their vintage style, close-harmony vocals to the stage with sing-alongs a plenty!

The evening will culminate with our Christmas lights switch-on and the chance to see our fabulously festive decorations illuminate the high street for the first time! The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, along with Father Christmas and some special guests, will assist with the spectacular light switch on at 6.30pm.

Following the lights switch-on, the event will finish with some festive carols around the Christmas Tree, located in the High Street Fountain area. Accompaied by street band The Wild Rover and the Haverton Hillbillies, local choirs will lead a sing-along of some festive favourites and everyone is invited to join them!

Christmas is coming and it’s time to make Stockton Sparkle!

Please note; this event will take place on Stockton High Street (this year's new location will be outside The Shambles on the High Street) between 5.30pm and 7pm, with our fantastic lights switch-on at 6.30pm.

And to help whet your apetite, check out our Launch of Sparkles highlights form 2017: 

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Traffic and Travel

Please note; there will be a small number of road closures in operation to accomodate the launch events, full details of these can be found here.

In addition, there will be some changes to bus stops on Stockton High Street between 1100 and 2359 to facilitate the event, full details of these can be found here.

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29/11/2018 17:30 29/11/2018 19:00 Europe/London Launch of Stockton Sparkles

The countdown to Christmas is on...

Join us on Thursday 29 November for our fantastic launch event to mark the start of Stockton Sparkles 2018.  

Hosted by Scott Makin from BBC Tees and Paul L Martin, enjoy a packed programme of entertainment on Stockton High Street with fun for the whole family. 

Between 5.30pm and 7pm you'll enjoy an evening of live music and performance, including our fantastic lights switch-on at 6.30pm - highlights include:

  • Brooke Burke - Stockton’s young star of The Voice Kids - who'll kick-start the evening performing some Christmas classics, you can watch Brooke's first ever music video here
  • A Mirror Ball acrobalance act who will wow audiences with a performance of balance and choreography on top a mirror ball - watch a video of the performance here
  • The Candy Girls will bring their vintage style, close-harmony vocals to the stage with sing-alongs a plenty!

The evening will culminate with our Christmas lights switch-on and the chance to see our fabulously festive decorations illuminate the high street for the first time! The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, along with Father Christmas and some special guests, will assist with the spectacular light switch on at 6.30pm.

Following the lights switch-on, the event will finish with some festive carols around the Christmas Tree, located in the High Street Fountain area. Accompaied by street band The Wild Rover and the Haverton Hillbillies, local choirs will lead a sing-along of some festive favourites and everyone is invited to join them!

Christmas is coming and it’s time to make Stockton Sparkle!

Please note; this event will take place on Stockton High Street (this year's new location will be outside The Shambles on the High Street) between 5.30pm and 7pm, with our fantastic lights switch-on at 6.30pm.

And to help whet your apetite, check out our Launch of Sparkles highlights form 2017: 

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