SOUTHSEA’S Christmas lights will be switched on at a festive event on Friday night.
Wave 105 radio will host the Fireworks and Fairy Lights event at Southsea Shopping Centre from 4pm to 6pm, and will be joined by actor Marcus Patrick, who is starring in this year’s Kings Theatre production of Snow White.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Councillor Ken Ellcome and Father Christmas will turn on the lights at 5pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks finale at 6pm.
The Love Southsea market will also be in the precinct throughout the day for Christmas shopping.
On-stage highlights include entertainment from Mayville school choir, Southzone dance academy, Abstract Dance and Performing Arts and Streetforce.