On Sunday, 6 November, R&B legend, Craig David willturn on the Christmas lights and officially mark the start of the festive season.
There will also be live performances from The Vamps, Nathan Sykes and Louisa Johnson. The show will start at 6.15pm and will be hosted by Capital Radio’s Will Manning and Aimee Vivian.
Toy brand Hasbro will be inviting children to discover the magic of friendship on the My Little Pony bus, complete with photo booth, colouring station and face painting.
Children will also be able to climb aboard the Transformer’s Optimus Prime truck and Bumblebee car, before trying their luck on a life size Monopoly board, complete with a giant dice.
The first 50 people to pass go will receive a £200 gift card from Mr Monopoly.
For the first time the street will host a selection of London’s top street food brands.
The NSPCC will be highlighting its Little Stars campaign, which hopes to give more children a brighter Christmas.
The hundreds of thousands of specially created ‘Little Stars’ lights will twinkle and sparkle among the existing 1,778 gold and silver baubles that make up the Christmas lights.
Last year, Pandora was the headline sponsor for the Christmas switch on.
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