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Join Santa and his reindeer this Christmas in Wigan!
Tuesday 22nd October, 2013

Join Santa and his reindeer this Christmas in Wigan!
Christmas Parade

Are you part of a group which would like to perform in Wigan Town Centre in front of thousands? If so, Wigan Town Centre Christmas event organisers want to hear from you!

The event organisers are inviting local groups, organisations, clubs and mascots to join in with the town’s Santa & Reindeer parade on Sunday 17 November, and to perform on a huge stage in Market Place in Wigan Town Centre following the parade too! Further details and to apply, simply email the events team on info@wiganchristmas.co.uk.

The Santa and reindeer parade are part of Wigan Town Centre Christmas events which also include the Christmas light switch-on, taking place on Thursday 14 November between 4.30pm and 7.3pm in Market Place, providing an action packed evening of free festive, family entertainment to launch late night shopping in the town. The evening is hugely popular attracting crowds of 7,000 packed into the town centre enjoying the live entertainment and performances by star acts. Full details of this years performers will be announced over the next few weeks.

Santa and his team of reindeer lead a huge procession through town on Sunday 17 November, leaving leaves Mesnes Park at 1pm, travelling via Mesnes Road, turning right onto Standishgate, arriving in Market Place at 1.30pm. Market Place will then come alive as the acts and performers will entertain the crowds along with Santa and his herd of reindeers until 4.30pm.

Mike Matthews, Wigan town centre manager commented:
“Wigan Town Centre Management, The Galleries and Grand Arcade are proud to provide this year's Wigan Town Centre Christmas events. We have already taken lot of bookings for acts and groups to join us and look forward to welcoming with lots more groups, clubs and mascots to join us, Santa and his team of reindeer too.”

Further information on Wigan Town Centre Christmas events are available at www.wiganchristmas.co.uk and @wiganchristmas on twitter.

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