Atomic Kitten star to switch on Wellingborough's Christmas lights

Wellingborough's Christmas lights will be switched on this Saturday (November 23) by Natasha Hamilton from Atomic Kitten.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 12:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 11:10 am
Natasha Hamilton is starring in Wellingborough's pantomime this year

Natasha is starring as Slave of the Ring in Wellingborough Castle Theatre's production of Aladdin and she will be joined by other cast members to turn the lights on.

Events start in Market Square from 2.30pm, with the lights being turned on at 5.30pm.

The cast of this year's pantomime will give the crowd a taste of their production of Aladdin which runs from December 14 to December 31 at the Castle Theatre.

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The cast of Aladdin will be joining Natasha for the Christmas light switch on

The switch on event is being hosted by Gary L Johnson, who is from Wellingborough and starring in a London pantomime this year.

Performers from his theatre school, GLJ Theatre, will be on stage and there will be signing from New Harmony, a local pop duo.

Julia Wells, events officer at Wellingborough Council, said: "We are delighted that a number of fantastic local organisations and the talented cast of Aladdin will be joining us for this year’s Christmas light switch on.

"I would encourage everyone to come along and help us celebrate the start of the festive season at this event.

"It is guaranteed to be a lot of fun for all the family."