Pontefract, Castleford and Featherstone’s Christmas lights to be lit

Castleford Christmas lights switch on.
Castleford Christmas lights switch on.

CHRISTMAS lights will be switched on across the Five Towns this week.

Pontefract will be lit up today, November 21, Castleford tomorrow, November 22, and Featherstone on Wednesday November 23.

The Pontefract event will see the celebrations start at 4.30pm. There will be various performers on stage including Lucas Primmer, Wakefield Theatre Royal and the Featherstone Rovers Dancers. The lights will be switched on at 6.30pm. There will also be children’s rides, hot and cold food and a festive market running alongside the main stage activities.

In Castleford tomorrow the fun will begin at 4.30pm and will include performances from Lucas Primmer, Wakefield Theatre Royal and the Castleford Tigers Dancers. The lights will be switched on at 6.30pm. Children’s rides, hot and cold food and a festive market will also be held.

The Featherstone celebrations will start at 4pm with the lights switch on at 6pm. Stalls will be in the community centre and Methodist Church Hall.