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Expect lights and festive surprises as Christmas comes back to Boston

Boston will be kickstarting the festive period next week with a variety of fun activities.

Christmas in Boston will run on Thursday, November 23 from 12pm to 8pm, with the lights being switched on in the town along with a range of family-friendly entertainment throughout the day.

The Mayor will be opening the Christmas Market at 12pm in the Market Place, Wide Bargate and the Stump.

The lights will be switched on across the town from 5pm.

Parking will be free in all of the borough council-owned car parks from 4pm on the day.

The Christmas tree will also be moving location in the Market Place.

Christmas in Boston committee chairman, Dylan Taylor said: “You can expect to see more Christmas lights and some surprises, depending on which way you are heading into town.

“This has been a great community campaign supported by local businesses and a great platform to build on.”

There will also be a festive market on Sunday, December 17, from 9.30am to 2.30pm in the Market Place, with visits from the Ice Queen and Jack Frost together with a free showing in the afternoon in the Stump of the festive favourite Elf.