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Dewsbury Lights Switch On 2023

About the event

Various entertainments.from 12pm.

12 - 3pm - Christmas Market with street entertainers: Hyde Family Jam, Callaloo Carnival Arts, We Great Ladies. Also Panto characters - and Fearsome animals!

Then full programme of entertainment till lights switch on at 6pm.

Please click on the link under Further Information for full details of entertainers.

Dates and venues

Further information



Children up to age 12 (including family events and pantomimes) Events suitable for children up to around aged 12, also family events.
Festivals and galas (including Christmas events) Kirklees has a rich tapestry of festivals of all kinds, which take place throughout the year and especially during the summer. Please see the list for more details. List also includes Christmas events.
Music Kirklees has a culture rich in all forms of music: At a glance under Events: Concerts, shows, workshops etc relating to music of all kinds.