Westbourne, Dorset BH4
06/12/2014 To 06/12/2014
9:00 am To 5:00 pm
Saturday 6th December is the date set for the ever popular Westbourne Christmas Festival and lights switch on. There is a buzz in the air as shops and businesses prepare for the big day and of course the arrival of Santa who will be in the Westbourne Arcade.
Visitors will discover a festive atmosphere in Westbourne on the day with a packed programme of entertainment arranged. Acts will be performing at different locations around Westbourne including in the historic Victorian arcade and outside the So Furniture store. At the main stage outside Marks & Spencer’s there will be a wide mix of acts performing to entertain shoppers from 10am until 4.30pm with fun and goodies from Jack FM.
Performers will include The Jimmy Hill Billies, Bournemouth University Big Band, The Ageas Retail Choir, SBLAS Performing Arts School, Swing Unlimited Community Band, Buckholme Towers School Choir and more. There will also be dancing by Westbourne based dance school, Salsa Explosion.
The Christmas lights switch on will be around 4.15 pm by local celebrity Mungo Jerry who will of course be performing to the crowd too.