Article Source: Princes Square
First Published: 12 November 2020 15:11
Updated: 12 November 2020 15:11
Princes Square’s annual lights on event will be a little different this year. Every year, they kick off Glasgow’s Festive Season with a gathering of tens of thousands of people but this year, due to restrictions, they are having a virtual switch-on and will be launching a competition at the event to win a professional Christmas makeover for your home.
The virtual event, to be held on Saturday 15th November from 6.45pm, will be hosted by TV and radio presenter, Jennifer Reoch, who will introduce us to The Shine Theatre Company who will take part in a socially distant choir performance of Christmas favourites.
Santa will be there delivering a special message to the boys and girls and will be asking them to help him countdown until he switches the lights on at 7pm. Viewers will be treated to a time lapse of the 42ft Christmas tree being constructed by The Christmas Decorators. The event will be available to watch worldwide on Facebook Live
Jennifer will announce the competition live on Saturday night. The prize is a professional Christmas makeover for your home which includes a 6ft decorated Christmas tree and the outside of your house in sparkly lights (Covid-secure) and you don’t need to worry about taking the decorations down - The Christmas Decorators will come back in the new year and do it for you! Enter the competition via Princes Square’s website: www.princessquare.co.uk
Katie Moody from Princes Square commented: “We know this has been a difficult year for everyone but we still wanted to make it special and hopefully we’ve brought a bit of Christmas cheer for families to enjoy at home. Children won’t get the chance to visit Santa – so we’ve brought him to them! The competition is an added extra to make someone’s Christmas special and give something back to our loyal customers.”
With over 25 retailers and 12 eateries, Princes Square is Glasgow’s premier retail and leisure destination. Located in the heart of the city’s bustling Buchanan Street, the mall provides a shopping haven to lovers of high street and designer fashion, beauty, jewellery, homewares and lifestyle brands while its wide range of bars, restaurants and cafes offers something for every palate.
For more information about Princes Square please visit www.princessquare.co.uk
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