Devonshire Road will be closed off to all traffic, excluding sleighs and elves on skateboards, between 5pm and 9pm as the celebrations get underway. Arrow FM will be staging their roadshow at the bottom end of Devonshire Road. Western Road will also be closed off for a Christmas market.
The schedule of events thus far looks like this:
17:00. Bexhill Dende Drummers
17:20. Doug Smith, singer
17:35. Uncle Bumble
18:00. Christmas lights countdown and switch-on. Fireworks display
18:05. Diana Freedman School of Dance Group
18:25. The Theatre Workshop Junior Choir
18:40. Poetic Licence Group, with poetry by Claire Baldry
19:00. Graham Burfield, saxophone
19:20. Jules Phillips, dancer
19:30. Rother Community Choir
19:50. Mad Fish Performing Arts
20:10. Uncle Bumble
20:20. Rich Lown, singer
20:45. Lennie Aldous (Frank Sinatra tribute singer)
Devonshire Square - 4pm to 7pm. Christmas carol services and dancing.
Western Road - 4pm to 7pm. Christmas Market (road closed).
In addition to all the above, the Bexhill 100 Motoring Club will be leading a parade of cars around the town. Magician Justin Saul will be performing magic tricks throughout the town. Uncle Bumble will be walking/bumbling about throughout the town centre along with many people dressed up in costumes.
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