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Driffield gets set for the Christmas lights switch-on and Yuletide Fayre

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Driffield’s Christmas light switch on and popular late night shopping event takes place this Thursday marking the start of seasonal celebrations in the town.

The festive fun, which is being hosted by Great Yorkshire Radio, will see Mayor, councillor Mark Blakeston, who will be joined by Santa, to switch on the lights at 6.45pm.

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Singers from Driffield Male Voice Choir, Cadenza, Ad Hoc and Driffield Musical Theatre, who along with Driffield Silver Band, will lead a community carol concert before the switch on from 6.15pm and Rev Colin Marchment will provide the prayers and blessings.The Yuletide Fayre will set up and open at 4.00pm in Middle Street.

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The regular Thursday market traders will also remain in situ for the event and shops and businesses are being encour-aged to stay open until 8.00pm.

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Road closures planned for the Yuletide Fayre are as follows:

  • The road from The Buck Hotel to the Brook Street junction will close at 1.00pm, and market stalls will be erected for the Yuletide Fayre. Those traders will arrive at 3.00pm to set up and the mar-ket will run from 4.00pm to 8.00pm.
  • Market Place from the Cranwell Road junction will also close at 1.00pm, along with Mill Street to the Westgate junction, Exchange Street from the Eastgate junction and George Street from the Adelphi/Union Street junction. As it is a Thursday, obviously, Market Place will be closed due to the market.The event will finish at 8.00pm and roads will be open from 10.00pm.

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