Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Programme

Time
Activity
6pm
Stage starts with MC’s from NZME
Greeting children on behalf of Santa who sadly cannot be with us.
Sleigh opens with great opportunity for family photos
6pm – 7pm
Various characters greet children and photo opportunities
6pm – 8pm
Children’s free face painting
Santa’s Postbox opens for letters, writing paper available to write your letter to Santa.
6.10pm – 6.30pm
Hamilton City Brass with a range of performance items
6.30pm – 7.30pm
Free balloon twister
6.30pm
MC
6.35pm
Punjabi Bhangra dance group of children
6.40pm
Mayor Paula Southgate Christmas greetings
6.45pm
Scottish Country Dance – Anti-Gravity
7pm
Family Prize
7pm – 8pm
Characters walking around saying hi and photo opportunities
7.10pm
Jessica Jones variety of upbeat Christmas songs
7.30pm
Family Prize winner
7.35pm
Characters from Frozen performing songs and then available for photos
7.50pm
MC
7.55pm
Verity Howells winner of prestigious New York performing arts school scholarship
8.15pm
MC
8.20pm
Mosaic Choir from Cambridge with a great set of songs
8.50pm
MC – Santa, can we find him
8.55pm
Winner of the competition to turn on the lights
8.59pm
Tree lighting countdown
9pm – 9.10pm
MC close and thank sponsors