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Residents in festive spirit as Rubery holds its annual Christmas lights switch-on

Tristan Harris 26th Nov, 2018 Updated: 26th Nov, 2018

RUBERY residents got into the Christmas spirit when the village’s annual lights switch-on took place on Saturday.

Father Christmas and the Ice Queen. Picture by Tristan Harris.

There was live music from singers Becky Neale, Chloe Barry and Issi Young, the Rubery Choir and the Holywell and St James’ School choirs.

Chloe Barry and Becky Neale. Picture by Tony Maslen.

The Primrose Hospice’s Lights of Love tree was illuminated prior to the main switch-on when Father Christmas and the Ice Queen were joined on stage by Bromsgrove District Council chairman Coun Caroline Spencer and two Rubery schoolchildren.

Issi Young performed earlier in the afternoon. Picture by Tony Maslen. s

Jake Young from St James’ and Lola Butler from Holywell Primary got to push the plunger and kick-start the festivities.

 

Here we go with this year's Rubery Christmas lights switch-on

Posted by Bromsgrove Standard on Saturday, 24 November 2018

Earlier in the day the winners of this year’s Best-Dressed Christmas Window competition were revealed.

Your Move came first with Polly Put the Kettle On second and Special Times finishing third.

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