Christmas 2016 Starts in Wimborne

Christmas is coming to Wimborne Minster very soon, the town will light up and celebrations can begin for the festive period.  From 10:30hrs on Saturday 26th November, there will be entertainment on The Square for all the family, the the finale taking place at 16:30hrs with the Christmas lights switch on.  Wrap up and come into town for the day to join in and enjoy what promises to be a great atmosphere.

The Mayor, Cllr Sue Cook said “The event this year will be a little different, fun and entertainment for all ages from 10.30 in the morning, and the added excitement of a surprise mystery guest to switch on the lights at 4.30pm”.


Current scheduled timings of events are;

10.30 Wimborne Ukulele Band

11.15 Leaf Charity Choir

12.00 Dorset Youth Marching Band

12.30 Allenbourn School Band

1.30   Vocal Impact Choir

2.00   Queen Elizabeth Jazz Band

2.45   Just Sing Choir

3.30   Footlight Dancers

4.10   Mystery ‘celebrity’ Guest

4.30   Switch On by ‘celebrity’  –        Followed by Carols performed by Just Sing Choir

4.45   Militia Fire on the Minster Green