Christmas Light Switch On Event 2014
On Friday November 28th the town came together on the square to take part in the switching on of the Christmas Tree lights. Thousands turned out to the event. The Towns Christmas Tree has been decked out with new lights this year, and the trees around the square have also been decorated. There were also lots of stalls offering festive goodies and craft items. The event was oganised by The Market Harborough Building Society, together with Harborough District Council and HFM. Entertainment was provided on the stage by performances from the Meadowdale Primary School, the Welland Park Academy and the Robert Smyth Academy. Local entertainer Robin Maughan took to the stage to perform some festive songs including a duet with Eleanor Shepherd. Local girl Geogia Whittle had the task of throwing the switch and illuminating the towns lights.