Stars of S Club and X FACTOR will be lighting up Merseyway at the biggest and brightest Stockport Christmas Lights Switch-on yet!

90’s and noughties pop band, S Club Party, are set to headline this year’s Stockport Christmas lights switch-on at Merseyway Shopping Centre in Stockport.

S Club Party to light up Stockport at the Merseyway Christmas Light Switch-on
S Club Party to light up Stockport at the Merseyway Christmas Light Switch-on

The countdown to Christmas begins next month on Wednesday 15th November. Fans of the ‘Reach’ singing trio will be offered the chance to win exclusive VIP meet and greet tickets for the evening in a competition across Merseyway Shopping Centre’s social media channels on the run-up to the event.

S Club Party will be joined by performers including former X Factor and recent Big Brother star Amelia Lily, X Factor star Lucy Spraggan, swinging sensation Alexander Stewart and soulful singer/songwriter Ewan Sim.

The family-friendly show will also feature an appearance from Stockport Plaza’s Christmas pantomime stars, whilst Frozen’s Anna and Elsa will be getting the crowds into the festive spirit, performed by The Snowflake Sisters.

Kicking off at 3.30pm, shoppers and residents can enjoy performances from local acts Jack Woodward, Scarlett Quigley and acoustic performer Roy Bennett, raising anticipation for S Club Party’s big performance at 6.35pm.

Brendan Webb, Centre Manager at Merseyway said:

“We’re thrilled S Club Party will be headlining this year’s line-up. We’re confident this year’s event will cause great excitement for the festive season and will be a real treat for Stockport.

“The event will offer something for everyone and is the perfect opportunity to get a head start on Christmas shopping at our vast range of high street stores.”

Councillor Kate Butler, Stockport Council’s Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration, said:

“Merseyway’s Christmas Lights Switch On kicks off our festive season, which will be full of entertainment and attractions in the town centre and across the borough’s district centres.

“I hope that everyone can enjoy this year’s fantastic Christmas experience in Stockport, supporting our local businesses, and taking advantage of the wide range of activities that will be happening up to Christmas.”

Full line-up for Wednesday 15th November:


Stella Maris School
NK Theatre Arts
Jack Woodward
Scarlett Quigley
Roy Bennett
Jade Straiton
Debut Dance Academy
Panto Stars
Ewan Sim
The Snowflake Sisters
Alex Stewart
Lucy Spraggan
Amelia Lily

S Club Party

Follow @merseyway or visit the website for more information and updates on Christmas at Merseyway 2017.

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