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Skegness Whats On Guide - The Illuminations switch on event

Switched On - Skegness Illuminations

The Skegness Illuminations Switch On event 1st May 2016

Last year Jake Quickenden-X Factor and I'm a Celebrity star was here to switch on Skegness illuminations. Jake was a contestant on the ninth and eleventh series of the X Factor in 2012 and 2014 as well as being the runner up in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in December 2014.

Previous Years Switch On Information:

Stavros Flatley

The annual Skegness Switch on Ceremony took place on 6th August
at Skegness Clock Tower.

video by SkegnessVideo.com

A full day of fun and events were in store including:

* Fireworks and Family Entertainment
* Switch on by Stavros Flately 9.30pm
* Skegness Brass Festival
* Busking Music Festival
* Hosted by Lincs FM celebrity DJ / Radio Presenter

Evening Programme went as follows:

6:00 Land Parade - Cheer on the parade as it makes its way to along the foreshore and towards the stage area.

6:15 Official Opening of Skegness Switched On! - Arrival of the Parade & Official Opening

6:25 Red Coat Dances - Butlin’s famous Redcoats will entertain you with their toe tapping dances – great for the kids to burn off some energy.

6:45 Winning Busker - Buskers have been competing in Skegness during the day for their chance to perform on stage. Here we see the winner perform their act.

7:00 Mango Moon - Relax and enjoy the music from Mango Moon

8:10 Market Rasen RPC Band - Skegness Festival of Brass Bands takes place throughout the day with Brass Bands from across the Country performing.

8:40 Janice Sutton Dancers - Janice Sutton Dancers perform the entertaining and rousing Jai Ho dance.

8.50 Waterways Parade - The parade with a difference! Our second parade of the evening sees Stavros Flatley and other local dignitaries being brought to the stage on the Skegness Waterways.

9.00 Stavros Flatley - Our celebrity, who shot to fame after appearing on Britain’s Got Talent, arrives on stage where there will be a short taster of what’s to come!

9:10 Taiko Drummers - The enchanting Taiko Drummers perform on stage in a rousing build up to the switch on.

9:25 Stavros Flatley - Enjoy the fabulously entertaining and hilarious duo.

9: 40 Let’s Turn it on! - Join together with Stavros Flatley in the countdown to the Switch On! 5,4,3,2,1 ……..

9:45 Fireworks - As Skegness is Switched On! Marvel at the dazzling lights and watch the fireworks explode into the night sky to the sound of background music.

10.00 Taiko Drummers - A fantastic end to a fantastic day

10.10 Event Closure

Thank you for supporting Skegness Switched On! Join us again next yeary

N.B. All times are subject to change

It's one for the diary, we hope to see you there, for a snippet on last years swith
on please watch the following video: