Late Night Shopping and

Christmas Lights Switch-On 

Thursday 28th November 2019 5 – 8pm

Festival of Christmas Trees in St Mary’s Church
Best dressed shop window competition 

Children can take part in the Westerham Town Partnership’s FREE Christmas Trail along the High Street.
Collect your entry form from Barbers of East Street and return completed entries to the Church to receive your prize

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At 6.30pm the Christmas Tree will be switched on by Father Christmas!

Free parking from 5pm.

Kings Arms Mini Christmas market
Traditional carols and festive music will be provided by the Churchill School Choir and The Westerham Sea Cadets Band will be playing.

Weather permitting there will be fun fair rides and street entertainment.

Organised by Westerham Town Council and community partners


Report From 2017….

Westerham’s Christmas Lights will switched on by Father Christmas supported by his trusty Elves in their vintage car which has been dusted down and spruced up for the occasion!

Fun for all the Family!

Shops feature special offers and festive fare

Street & Food Stalls; hot chestnuts

Historic church’s Festival of Christmas Trees

Children’s Entertainment & Westerham Fire Engine


Shop Window

west-heightsWesterham’s late night shopping event promises a raft of festive entertainment. The shops – mostly small independent retailers – will be filled with unusual gifts, special offers and

festive cheer, and will remain open until 9pm.

There will also be children’s entertainment, costumed characters, hot chestnuts, food and market stalls.


Report From 2015

lns17TV Broadcaster, Devoted Husband, Father And Farmer JB Gill (of boy-band JLS) accompanied Father Christmas and Westerham’s new Vicar, Rev. Kevin Barnard, switched on the lights on The Green a little after 6.30pm. He arrived in Westerham with Father Christmas on a Dray pulled by horses from Hurst Green Shires.

Click here to see the 2015 Photo Album (many thanks to Stuart Barnes, Philip Hoath, Stuart Merrylees and Richard Banister and others, for contributing).

Watch the BBC video of the event.

Report from 2014

Susannah ReidJournalist and TV Broadcaster Susanna Reid, accompanied by the WADS cast of Snow White & the Seven Dwarves, switched on the lights on The Green at 6.30pm. She arrived in Westerham with Snow White and Father Christmas on a Dray pulled by horses from Hurst Green Shires.

Click here to see the 2014 Photo Album (many thanks to Sarah Fleet Photography, Philip Hoath, Stuart Merrylees and Richard Banister and others, for contributing).


Report from 2013

Dr HilaryJournalist and TV broadcaster Dr Hilary Jones, accompanied by the WADS cast of The Wizard of Oz, switched on the lights on The Green at 6.30pm. He arrived in Westerham with Dorothy and Father Christmas on a dray pulled by horses from Hurst Green Shires.

Click to view Sevenoaks Chronicle article & Photo Album 2013.

Photos of Late Night Shopping 2012
Photos of Late Night Shopping 2011


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