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Maisie Summers-Newton to turn on Kettering’s Christmas lights

Parks, sports and leisure

19 November 2021

Maisie Summers-Newton holding a gold medal and small toy

North Northamptonshire Council are proud to announce that double Paralympic champion para swimmer, Maisie Summers-Newton, will kick off this year’s Christmas in Kettering celebrations by turning on the town’s lights!

On Thursday 25 November, Maisie will take to the stage alongside the Leader of North Northamptonshire Council, Cllr Jason Smithers, and the cast of Cinderella from the Masque Theatre at the eagerly anticipated Big Switch On event which will start at 4pm.

I’m so delighted I have been asked to turn on the Kettering Christmas Lights! Christmas is my favourite time of the year, so I can’t wait!Maisie Summers-Newton

Kettering’s festive celebrations on Thursday will also include live performance from local singer Beccy Hurrell, The Tenor Joshua Daniel, The Touch, and Costello’s Irish Dance School all hosted by Shire Sounds Community Radio. There will also be a funfair, fire engine, Kettering Lions’ Santa Sleigh, street performers, and Christmas gifts, food & drink market, Festive Fair at St. Peter and St. Paul’s church from 3pm - 8pm and much more!

Find out more about the event and Christmas in Kettering.