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A fantastic line-up for Chorley Christmas Lights Switch On

Visitors can enjoy a full day of festive fun, in Chorley town centre on Sunday 19 November for the Christmas Lights Switch On and Totally Locally Chorley Christmas Market.

Challenge Cup winning, Leigh Leopards rugby league star, Josh Charnley, will be doing the honours of turning the Christmas lights on at 5pm. This will follow an action-packed day.

A previous Christmas Market

Josh Charnley lifting the Challenge Cup with Leigh Leopards.

Here’s the festive line-up:

  • From 10am, the Totally Locally Chorley Christmas Market will be in the town centre with over 50 traders plus mischief causing Buddy the Chorley elf, entertainment, free activity stations and face painting. For more information about the Totally Locally Christmas Market please see:

  • From 1pm onwards, hosted by Central Radio breakfast host Danny Matthews, there’s a fantastic line-up of performances on the Market Street stage, including Sambafriq, Just Giorge, Robbie Williams Tribute - Dean Betton (as seen on Britain's Got Talent), Inspire Youth Zone, Danny Bretherton and Will Edgar (who have performed on The Voice Kids).

  • Between 2.30pm and 3.30pm Josh Charnley, with the Challenge Cup, will also be doing a meet and greet in the covered market. Come and meet super leagues third highest try scorer!

  • 5pm – Christmas Lights Switch On with Josh Charnley

A previous Lights Switch On event in Chorley.

For performance times and itinerary, please visit

Plus, Chorley’s covered market will also be open from 10am – 4pm – ideal for Christmas shopping.

Parking on most town centre car parks is free on Sundays (with the exception of the Flat Iron car park), details of town centre car parks can be found at

Market Street will be closed from 6:00am - 10:00pm on Sunday 19 November at the Junction from High Street down to the junction with St George's Street, with people being asked not to park in this area overnight on Saturday 18 November.


For the latest information, visit:

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