Emsworth set to be lit up for Christmas

FATHER Christmas will be paying a visit to Emsworth tomorrow (Friday, November 30) for the Christmas lights switch-on event.

Visitors can enjoy a whole host of festive activities, including a Christmas grotto, choirs and a real nativity scene with donkeys.

Youngsters can enjoy face painting, dough painting and a bouncy castle in the Emsworth Community Centre.

There will be a shop window dressing competition, music and carol singing and The Rev. Simon Sayer will be leading with the Emsworth Concert Band.

Father Christmas will be arriving in Emsworth Square and the lights will be switched on at 5.00pm.

The event will be followed by late night shopping, with many pubs, cafes and restaurants in the town offering festive menus.