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THE festive season will kick off in Fareham at the light switch on next month.

The Christmas lights will be switched on in West Street on Sunday, November 20.

Entertainment begins at 11am and will run through until 5pm.

Late night shopping will start every Thursday from November 17, when many shops in the town will be open until 8pm and car parking will be free after 6pm.

Open markets will continue in Fareham every Monday with seasonal markets every Thursday from November 17 up until Christmas.

Another farmers’ market will also take place on Saturday, December 3, with a Christmas market on Saturday, December 17, between 9am and 2pm.