A festive day out for the whole family
Visit Great Malvern on Saturday 23rd November for a spectacular festival, jam-packed with everything festive for all ages!
Celebrate at the Great Malvern Christmas Festival with a day of festivities, as well as the Christmas Arts and Food Market, all building up to the Christmas Light Switch-On and the magical lantern parade up Church Street. An array of entertainment will be on offer at various locations around the town centre from 10am, leading up to the big switch-on, with Malvern Theatres pantomime star Mark James from Britain’s Got Talent at 6pm.
NEW for 2019 – Santa’s New Grotto
- 10am – 4.30pm – Vintage Cars.
- 11am – 11.45am – Busker – Mandy Harding – Saxophone Soloist, Priory Church Grounds.
- 1pm – 6.30pm – Solo Circus Stilt Walker – All Over Town.
- 1pm – 6.30pm – Fat Santa – All Over Town.
- Throughout the day – Buskers.
Belle Vue Island
- 10am – 4pm – Santa’s Grotto in Morgan Route Master Bus
- 10am – 6.30pm – Children’s Swings, Striker and Prize Hut.
- 3pm – 3.30pm – Tazmin Barnes – Soloist
- 3.40pm – 4.15pm -Malvern St James Choir.
- 4.20pm – 4.50 – Ruby Woo.
- 5.05pm – 5.45pm – Luke Swatman from ‘The Voice’ and Heini Hughes.
- 5.45pm – 6pm: Magical Lantern Parade including local school children, Malvern Theatres panto stars, Drummer and Piper, Dance in Motion, and Confetti Canyon.. .
- 6pm – Christmas Light Switch-On: Radio Presenters, Mayor & Celebrity’s – Malvern Theatres.
- 6.05pm – Malvern Hills District Brass Band.
Great Malvern Priory Grounds & Abbey Road
10.30am – 6.30pm: Artisan Food, Arts & Craft Market
11am – 4pm – Planet Art Workshop
1.05pm – 1.45pm – Worcestershire Youth String Orchestra
6.15pm – After Switch-on Carols
Great Malvern Priory Church
- 11am- 5pm – Free Refreshments and Children’s activities.
- 11am – 4pm – Planet Art Workshop.
- 11.05am – 11.45am – Priory Handbells.
- 12.05pm – 12.45pm – Jenny Kilham.
- 1.05pm – 1.45pm – Worcestershire Youth String Orchestra.
- 2.05pm – 2.45pm – Priory Praise Group.
- 3.05pm – 3.45pm – Amelia K Academy.
- 4.05pm – 5pm – David Bryson – Organist.
- 6.15pm – After Switch-on Carols.