Pontypridd Christmas Lights Switch On

Thank you to everyone who came along, enjoyed and supported this year’s Christmas Switching On event.


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Saturday 18th November

2.00pm – 6.00pm

Pontypridd Town Centre


Please note there is a Temporary Road Closure Order in place between 9.00am – 8.00pm!

Temporary Road Closure Order 2017 – Christmas Switching On

The Town Centre bus is temporarily suspended for the day on the 18th November!


Santa will be in his Grotto from 12pm – 5.30pm!

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Come along and meet Santa’s Reindeer, Beauty, Scats and Baby Buttercup!


Baby Buttercup!

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Beauty & Scats!











Snow Globe – open from 1.00pm – have a play in the snow and a FREE photo!

Snow Globe






2.00pm – 6.00pm

Taff Street

Llwydcoed Brass Band

Children’s Balloon Maker

Charlie Bubbles – Christmas Bubble Trike and Workshop

Face Painting

Children’s rides (Mill Street / Taff Street)

Wales Air Ambulance Helicopter


Ice Prince and Princess Stilt Walkers

Come and say hello to the red and gold skating baubles!

Jack The Mascot

Christmas Princess and Snowman

Stalls – get your Christmas ginger bread man, cupcakes or jam/chutney or pick up a nice cushion!

and the night will end with snow cannons after the countdown and a FANTASTIC PYROTECHNIC DISPLAY!











Stage Running Order

2.00pm – gtfm

2.10pm – Phoenix Singers

2.30pm – gtfm

2.45pm – Pontypridd Theatre Group

3.00pm – gtfm and local artists

4.30pm – Tenovus Cancer Care Choir

5.00pm – Ponty Artis

5.20pm – SANTA will arrive

5.30pm – Christmas Card Winners

Age category 3-6 – Eadie Martha Davies – Trerobart Primary School

Age category 7-9 – Hannah Thomas – Trerobart Primary School

Age category 10-11 – Billy McKenna – Coedpenmaen Primary School

5.40pm – gtfm and the countdown

5.45pm – Christmas lights go on!

5.50pm – Pyrotechnic display!

These times are subject to change!



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