LOOK: Christmas lights switch-on was a Lott of fun - The Rugby Observer

LOOK: Christmas lights switch-on was a Lott of fun

PIXIE Lott added a touch of sparkle to the town centre when she switched on Rugby’s Christmas lights.

The three-times chart topper took to the stage to perform her hits before pushing the button on the town’s festive illuminations on Sunday (November 19).

The singer-songwriter, a four-time BRIT Award nominee, has reached number one with Mama Do, Boys and Girls and All About Tonight. She has sold over four million tracks, embarked on numerous worldwide tours, sold 1.6million albums worldwide and written songs for some of the world’s biggest stars including Selena Gomez.

Her Rugby appearance capped off a busy year, in which she has released Baby – a collaboration with DJ Anton Powers – and latest single Won’t Forget You.

She spent the summer touring the world for exclusive shows and performances including in Ibiza, Creamfields and Manchester Pride, and she opened the recent We Are Manchester show, the benefit concert held for the re-opening of Manchester Arena.

Record crowds flocked to the town centre for the day-long event, which also featured a laser show, Santa’s Grotto, a big wheel, fairground rides, stalls, displays, and seasonal food and drink.

*LUTTERWORTH’S big switch-on takes place on Friday (November 24).

Entertainment starts at 6pm with Santa’s grotto, a fun fair, mulled wine, a hog roast and on-stage entertainment, before the lights are switched on at 7.30pm. followed by a fireworks display.

A Christmas market will be held in the town centre from 3.30-8pm.

The A426 in Lutterworth will be closed to through traffic from 5-9pm. The road will be closed at the north of the town from the junction with Bill Crane Way and to the south from the junction with St Johns Business Park. Local traffic will be diverted around the town centre.

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