Large crowds gathered for a previous Romford Christmas light switch-on
The big switch-on is going to take place in Romford Market Place between 4.30pm and 6.30pm on Thursday, 18 November.
It will kick off the festive season in Havering after the event was done virtually last year due to the Covid pandemic.
Time 107.5FM will host the main stage, which is sponsored by Marlborough Highways.
Headlining the entertainment is London’s Big Brovaz & Booty Luv, comprising two R&B vocalists’ who were part of the original line up of both groups.
Their hits include ‘Nu Flow’, one of the biggest hits of 2002, and the dance classice Boogie 2nite which was produced by the renowned Hed Kandi dance record label.
Several local artists will also be gracing the stage, including vocalist Jasmine Somer who was seen on BBC’s Little Mix – The Search. Razzamataz Theatre School and 4tune, a four piece vocal band, will also be performing.
Queen’s Theatre and Brookeside Theatre will showcase a preview of their Christmas pantos.
The lights will be switched on at 6.30pm following a firework finale sponsored by Romford BID.
“The return of the festive lights switch-on in Romford Market Place is really welcome for everyone after such a difficult year,” said the leader of Havering Council, Councillor Damian White.
“The Market Place has long been the heart and soul of Romford Town Centre and is a proud part of Havering’s heritage.
“I hope everyone comes along to enjoy the entertainment and fireworks as we countdown to Christmas in Havering.
“My thanks to Marlborough Highways, Romford BID and Razzamataz Theatre Schools for supporting this year’s festivities.”
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