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Christmas Festival and Light Switch On
Saturday 25th November 2023
11am-5pm (light switch on 5pm)
Workington Town Centre


Join us in Workington Town Centre on Saturday 25th November for another fun-filled, jam-packed day with quality entertainment for the whole family!

The Schedule

11am – 5.15pm

Beth Gray face painting

Snow globe and snow machine

Christmas magic workshop

Christmas crafts

Christmas wish and letter to Santa

Darling Manor character walks

Art Graffiti

Science Booth Workshops

Pet Encounter

The Stage Line-up


Mayor of Workington


John Hastings 

11.30am - 12.15pm

Somethin' Brewin'

12.30pm - 1pm

Workington Academy Performing Arts Dept.

1pm - 1.45pm

Shelbie McAllister

2pm - 2.30pm


3pm - 3.45pm

Miss Pearl

4pm - 4.30pm


4.30pm - 5.15pm

Carnegie Singers


The all-important light switch on by The Mayor of Workington and her Christmas card competition winners on stage by Benson's for Beds.

Where To Find Entertainment & Stalls

Old Ladbrokes Store


Pet Encounter

Animal Concern

Riding for the Disabled


Old Thorntons Store


Tractor Shed Indoor Bar


Old Shoe Zone Store


Face Painting

Magical Christmas Activities

Science Booth

Letters to Santa

Christmas Crafts

A Wildness Way

Whitehorse Vintage

Holistic Therapies

Light up toys


Old Akitts Store


Snow Globe

Christmas Props for Insta-worthy photos


Old Haven/Poundworld Store


Bramer Unique

Tropic by Beverley

Crafty Corner

Gifts by Tammi

Wax by Kaz

Morrison’s Fundraising Team

Tea Time Arts

Cumbria Coastal Crafts

Sarah’s Gifts

Cake District and Little Scarf Company

Shared Lives Cumberland

Cumbria Pride

Allerdale Autism Support

Cumberland Council

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Gift Cave

Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre

Slimming World

Freedom Project

Sea Cadets

Inner Wheel

Transport Heritage Trust

Doggy Deli

Under the hub, Pow Street and Central Way – 11am-5pm

Christmas Market

Fun Fair (small charge)

Outside TKMaxx – 11am-5pm

Art Graffiti


Walkabout – 12pm-5pm

The Ice Sisters



Old Vision Express Store – 11am-5pm

Santa’s Grotto (small charge)

Thank you to:

Iggesund for supplying large Christmas trees for the town.

Cumberland Council for giving everyone FREE parking all day in the multi-storey car park.

Washington Square Shopping Centre for letting us use their empty shops for our stalls and activities.

Please check out public transport links:

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