London Christmas Lights - Regent Street

Christmas shoppers taking in the festive lights

Christmas will officially arrive on Regent Street, London on 16 November with the Christmas lights switch-on.

A London tradition since 1948, the Christmas lights switch on on Regent Street attracts thousands of shoppers to central London each year.

This year will be no different as Regent Street will have secured a star-studded line up of talent, and it is to be a complete day of entertainment with the road closed to traffic from 12.00 - 18.00.

Entertainment with start at 16.00 with the big switch-on taking place at 17.00.

This year Regent Street have partnered with 20th Century Fox to celebrate their new family film 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,' meaning even more adventure than before at the Christmas lights switch-on!

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16 November - Heading to Regent Street for the Christmas lights switch on? Check the London weather forecast.

Organisers and those attending the Regent Street Christmas lights switch on will be hoping for a clear, dry evening so all can enjoy the festive spectacular.

Check your local London weather forecast to see if winter weather has arrived with the Christmas lights.

To find out further information about the event, visit the  Regent Street official website.

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