Switch On Timings

Download the full event brochure here: 

MR Festive Lights brochure – low res

Sunday 17th November outside Cambridge Bed Centre from 5pm. 

4.00pm-5.15pm – lantern making and face painting for children at Ross Street Community Centre

5.00pm – Stalls and entertainment at Cambridge Bed Centre, including Steak and Honour, sweets and candy floss, halal BBQ and hot drinks, plus live music curated by local community radio station Cambridge 105 FM, who will be broadcasting live from the event. Live music from EdwardAlice, StumbleCol, Elliot Porter & The Missing Pieces, The Hot Lights. Tombola and raffle at Cutlacks.

5.15pm – procession of lanterns from Ross Street Community Centre to the Bed Centre

6.15pm – switch on of the lights outside Cambridge Bed Centre by the Right Honourable Mayor of Cambridge, Councillor Paul Saunders

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If you have photos or footage of the event that you would like to share on this website, please email them to millroadcoordinator@gmail.com

The Cambridge 105 team with the Mayor.

The Cambridge 105 team with the Mayor.

Quite a crowd gathered for the event at Cambridge Bed Centre

Quite a crowd gathered for the event at Cambridge Bed Centre

Artist Susie Olczak encouraged residents to install coloured lighting in theiir homes for the event.

Artist Susie Olczak encouraged residents to install coloured lighting in theiir homes for the event.

Steve at Cutlacks raising money for Arthur Rank AND the Festive Lights all in one evening!

Steve at Cutlacks raising money for Arthur Rank AND the Festive Lights all in one evening!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv_CXlad0BE

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In 2010, the Gwydir Street tree was first lit and a switch on event was held there. Here is some footage of the event, taken by local resident Ed Lloyd-Jenkins.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srGV1ImE3eE

 

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