The annual Christmas Lights switch on here in Barrow's town centre usually attracts around 4000 people but due to COVID-19 restrictions this year it will be a switch on with a difference!.
The event this year will be held virtually and streamed on Barrow Borough Council's YouTube Channel.
The preshow begins at 4.45pm with the Virtual Switch Event from 5.00pm. YouTube Link
Four real life stories and music as we journey into the heart of Christmas, streamed during Advent on the Barrow Mission Community Facebook page @barrowmissioncommunity
Join All Souls Orchestra, All Souls Choir and Massed Virtual Choir for a special re-telling of the Christmas story, including timeless Christmas carols, orchestral favourites, readings from the Nativity story unpacked by speaker Rico Tice.
Special guests include Keith and Kristyn Getty, Sean Fletcher and Sir David Suchet CBE.
Visit their homepage on the evening to watch the broadcast live.
Join Jonathan Veira live from the Steinway Room for an evening of Christmas cheer and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.
A hour of traditional carols, readings and a Christmas message from Rev. Canon David Bracewell. Then followed by more relaxed songs and stories round the piano.
All streamed live on his Facebook Page @jonathanveira