Event – Cwmbran Centre Christmas Lights Switch On

15/11/2017 until 15/11/2017

Join us at the centre on Wednesday 15 November to help us light up Cwmbran Centre at our Christmas Lights Switch On. 

Your most loved pantomime characters will be on hand hosting the evening’s festivities, with fun and games for the whole family to enjoy.

We’ll be celebrating the fantastic home-grown musical talent we have in the local area on our main stage. Children from Nant Celyn Primary School and Street Fit Dance will also be performing ahead of the switch on.
If you're looking to do some Christmas shopping during the evening many of our stores will be open, and the little ones will have the chance to meet Santa in his Grotto. Douglas Willis will also be on hand selling refreshments.

The full line up of acts and timings for the evening are as follows:

Stage Acts


Gwent Square

Head to Gwent square during the evening for the main stage and the switch on itself:

5pm – 8pm

Join Captain Hook and Peter Pan as they welcome a selection of talented stage acts who will be performing throughout the night


Peter Pan’s ‘Lost Boys’ from Nant Celyn School will be performing a number to challenge Captain Hook!

6pm – 6:15pm

Make sure you don’t miss out on Aladdin and his band who’ll be getting everyone in the festive mood – Get ready to sing along!


Come and watch Nant Celyn School Choir perform a song that will get everyone believing in the power of the Christmas

6:15pm – 6:30pm

Head to the main stage to witness the Lights Switch On, a spectacular fireworks display and a visit from a magical guest!

Stick by the main stage to support Cinderella and Prince Charming on their blind date, supported by the fabulous Street Fit dancers


Get ready to witness some serious festive moves at the Panto Dame Dance Off!

7:35pm – 8pm

We’ll be wrapping up the evening’s festivities with a Christmas Disco and games

Monmouth Square

We’ll be hosting family-focused fun throughout the evening on the Lost Story Stage on Monmouth Square.  

5pm – 6:10pm/ 6:45pm – 7:10pm

Join us for panto games with Jack & Mooriel and the ugly sisters – you can even get involved!


Will Cinderella find her Prince Charming? If the shoe fits! Come and share the love and get ready for the big switch on


Festive Flash Mob dance with school children from around Cwmbran. Come and join in with some Christmas moves, or just tap your toes and sing along


Cinderella and Prince Charming will be leading fantastic family countdown to the lights switch on followed by fireworks and fun!

7:15pm – 8pm

Come and get your Caroloke on with Aladdin and his band on the Lost Story Stage – join us to sing your favourite Christmas tunes!

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