What's On at Leigh Lights 2016
On Friday, the Leigh Yuletide procession, run by Leigh-on-Sea Council, will be returning to spread the Christmas spirit, and the businesses of Leigh are all getting involved.
The procession, which starts at 6:30pm at the junction of Leigh Road and Kings Road, will travel along Leigh Road and the Broadway, before finishing in Broadway West.
The fairground will also be making another appearance, in the car park located behind the Grand Hotel.
Here’s Leigh-onSea.com’s highlights of the goings on:
From 4pm until 7pm, Scott & Stapleton (42 Broadway) will be opening their Grotto, where Santa Claus himself, along with his helpers the elves, fairies and snowmen, will be there to greet the children. Thanks to Princess Parties and Party with Sid, there will be children’s entertainment and a special appearance by Elsa from Frozen. For the adults, there will be mince pies, mulled wine, and of course, Prosecco, supplied by We’re Fizz HQ. Proceeds will go to Little Havens charity.
Planet Leasing (91-93 Leigh Road), in conjunction with Havens, will have a Smart Car full of balloons, a seasonal prize for the person who can guess how many, and the Stig giving out glow sticks to everyone that enters.
Made@94 (94 Leigh Road) are also on the parade route and will be staying open late for a festive tipple.
Vino Vero (110 Leigh Road) will be open until 8:30pm with a special offer of a tasting of 3 Ports and cheese for £10, so you can watch the parade go by from the comfort of the shop.
Pride & Glory Tattoo Studio (112 Leigh Road) will be running their Black Friday voucher offer, matching any amount bought by 50%, there will also be a free bar and live music.
Evie’s Parlour Cafe & Tea Room (182 Leigh Road) will have a selection of great goodies on offer from 5-8pm.
Outside Liquid Flair (142 Broadway), the Belfair’s School Band will be playing, alongside special offers inside on festive food and drink.
TruLeigh Scrumptious (95-97 Broadway) will have the Daisy Bowlers performing from 7:30pm to 9pm.
Giles Wilson (54 Broadway) are staying open, and from 4:30pm there will be Prosecco and a ‘Name the Reindeer’ competition, where you could win a £50 voucher for Tangerine in Leigh.
Niche Jewellery (6 Broadway) will be celebrating the festivities from 5:30pm with drinks, nibbles and a free prize draw.
Castle Lawson Design (11-13 Elm Road) will be open until 8pm and are offering visitors a mince pie and a glass of Baileys, alongside 10% off everything in store.
Pop by Zabrano's (127 Leigh Road) and grab yourself a hot portion of Fish & Chips 2 go while enjoying Leigh Lights! Served from 5.30pm-7pm, £2.50 per portion & Chips for £1.95.
Join the Leigh Lights Celebrations at Space282 (282 Leigh Road) from 4.30 to 7pm - with a face painter for children and mulled wine for adults. All profits going to Hatties Heros
So no matter what you're after, you're sure to have some fun festivities at Leigh Lights. See you there!