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image for Live Entertainment item typeBraintree Christmas Light Switch On at Braintree

Live Entertainment, Sat 17 Nov 2018, free entry

Braintree Festival of Christmas

Braintree Festival of Christmas

Braintree Festival of Christmas


Town Centre,


Radio Essex will be bringing some festive family fun entertainment to Braintree, including performances from local upcoming singers, a school choir, dance group and more!

The Light Switch on will take place at the stage in Market Place (outside Tesco) at 5.30pm. The George Yard Shopping Centre switch on will take place at 5pm.

Whilst the entertainment is going on from 2:30pm until 5:30pm, you’ll be able to browse our Christmas themed street market which will see a variety of gourmet food, drink, gift, homeware and arts and craft stalls along Market Place, Great Square, Bank Street and the High Street. You can view full details about the Christmas street market on our website.

FREE face-painting, street activities, a children's fairground ride and craft sessions will also be available on the day.

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 17 Nov 2018 12:00 to 17:45
The live entertainment will take place from midday until 5:45pm. The light switch on will be at 5.30pm.

The Christmas street market will take place mid-morning until 5:45pm.


Free entry

The event is FREE to attend!



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Map reference: TL 755230  Lat: 51.87805 Long: 0.54950


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted