The Christmas countdown in Leeds officially starts with the annual Leeds Lights Switch-On which takes place on Victoria Gardens outside Leeds Art Gallery on Thursday 9 November from 6:45pm.
One of the highlights in the city’s cultural calendar it’s a fun-filled evening of entertainment for all the family, featuring live musical, pantomime and theatrical performances, special guest celebrities, local sporting heroes and rounded off with a spectacular firework display lighting up the sky.
Hosting the evening’s entertainment will be Dixie and Emma from Heart Breakfast with details of all celebrities and performances to be confirmed soon!
Leeds Rhinos will be the guests of honour at the Leeds Lights Switch-On following their fantastic win against Castleford Tigers.
To ensure public safety at the event, the following road closures will also be in place on the night along with other traffic management measures:
-Headrow (Oxford Place to Albion Street): 6pm to 8.45pm
-Cookridge Street (Headrow to St Annes Street): from 1pm
-Calverley Street (Headrow to Gt George Street): 8pm to 8.30pm
Make it Leeds this Christmas #LeedsChristmas