The Barbican Christmas Lights Switch On

Enjoy the festivities over the Waterfront for The Barbican Christmas Lights Switch On

Barbican Lights Switch On


The festive celebrations on the Waterfront begin with The Barbican’s Christmas Lights Switch On, taking place on Sunday 25 November between 2pm to 5.45pm. Round up the family and join the crowds on Southside Street to meet the Grinch from 3pm, then greet Santa arriving aboard the RNLI at Capn’ Jaspers at 4.30pm and join in the official lights switch on at 5pm.

There'll be a whole host of children's activities taking place including Christmas biscuit decorating with CaterEd and Christmas balloon making at the Tourist Information Centre from 2pm. Higher Beings will bring their very own Christmas Show at 3pm outside the Tourist Information Centre as well as their Elf silt walkers

Be entertained with performances from the Party Princesses, University of Plymouth A Cappella Society, Mayflower A Cappella Chorus, The Sound Council and Mary of the Cross on Southside Street from 3pm.

We’ll also be lighting St Andrews’ Street and St Andrews’ Church – don’t forget to pay a visit to this historic area as you visit the Waterfront and City Centre this festive season.


Email or call 01752 668000 or go to VisitPlymouth.

Cost: Free

Venue: Barbican and Sutton Harbour

Categories: Children | Christmas | Holiday activity | Major event

  • Sunday, 25 November 2018 - 2:00pm