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Lighting Up Brentwood 2013

Phoenix FM once again hosted the festivities at Brentwood’s largest annual event, Lighting Up Brentwood. Thousands of people braved the cold to watch the switch on of the Christmas lights and there were large crowds during the day to enjoy the entertainment provided throughout the whole of the centre of Brentwood.

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Rob Jelly and Tony Smith took over duties on the Main Stage and Bob Simpson and Bryan Powis were in charge of the entertainment in Crown Street. A number of other Phoenix FM presenters were on hand to help out the stages and ensure everyone appeared on time.

2013-11-30 060 Lights

Those present at the switch on included the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Reed; Peter Linnecar, Minister of Churches Together in Brentwood; Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman and The Snowdog; Father Christmas; 7 year old James Malby from Ingatestone Primary School, the winner of the Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition, with his family; and Lynda Brown from Cooperative Funeralcare, Brentwood, the Event Sponsor.

And of course we took a ton of photos!

Click here to see our photos from the Main Stage

Lighting Up Brentwood Main Stage Photos

Click here to see our photos from Crown Street

Lighting Up Brentwood Crown Street Photos

The timetable for the entertainment at this year’s event:

Main Stage

12.00-12.15 Churches Together
12.15-13.00 The Digby Fairweather Premium Trio
13.00-13.15 Marilena Gant
13.15-13.30 Dreams Theatre School
13.30-13.45 Brentwood Songsters
13.45-14.00 Hogarth School Choir
14.00-14.15 Theatretrain Brentwood
14.20-14.35 Sparkle Dance
14.40-14.55 Hansel and Gretel
15.00-15.15 Funky Voices
15.20-15.35 Royal British Legion band
15.40-15.55 Rock Choir
16.15-16.30 The Popettes
16.35-16.50 Churches Together
16.50-17.00 SWITCH ON
17.00-17.20 Tiger Lilly
17.20-17.40 Rajiv

Crown Street Stage

13.00-13.20 Churches Together
13.30-13.50 Matthew Shepherd
14.00-14.20 Lorretta Boutwell
14.30-14.55 Brentwood Songsters
15.00-15.20 The Popettes
15.30-15.50 Edd Coates
16.00-16.20 Milton-Farrow

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Lighting Up Brentwood 2013

Phoenix FM once again hosted the festivities at Brentwood’s largest annual event, Lighting Up Brentwood. Thousands of people braved the cold to watch the switch on of the Christmas lights and there were large crowds during the day to enjoy the entertainment provided throughout the whole of the centre of Brentwood.

2013-11-30 056 Crowd

Rob Jelly and Tony Smith took over duties on the Main Stage and Bob Simpson and Bryan Powis were in charge of the entertainment in Crown Street. A number of other Phoenix FM presenters were on hand to help out the stages and ensure everyone appeared on time.

2013-11-30 060 Lights

Those present at the switch on included the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Reed; Peter Linnecar, Minister of Churches Together in Brentwood; Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman and The Snowdog; Father Christmas; 7 year old James Malby from Ingatestone Primary School, the winner of the Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition, with his family; and Lynda Brown from Cooperative Funeralcare, Brentwood, the Event Sponsor.

And of course we took a ton of photos!

Click here to see our photos from the Main Stage

Lighting Up Brentwood Main Stage Photos

Click here to see our photos from Crown Street

Lighting Up Brentwood Crown Street Photos

The timetable for the entertainment at this year’s event:

Main Stage

12.00-12.15 Churches Together
12.15-13.00 The Digby Fairweather Premium Trio
13.00-13.15 Marilena Gant
13.15-13.30 Dreams Theatre School
13.30-13.45 Brentwood Songsters
13.45-14.00 Hogarth School Choir
14.00-14.15 Theatretrain Brentwood
14.20-14.35 Sparkle Dance
14.40-14.55 Hansel and Gretel
15.00-15.15 Funky Voices
15.20-15.35 Royal British Legion band
15.40-15.55 Rock Choir
16.15-16.30 The Popettes
16.35-16.50 Churches Together
16.50-17.00 SWITCH ON
17.00-17.20 Tiger Lilly
17.20-17.40 Rajiv

Crown Street Stage

13.00-13.20 Churches Together
13.30-13.50 Matthew Shepherd
14.00-14.20 Lorretta Boutwell
14.30-14.55 Brentwood Songsters
15.00-15.20 The Popettes
15.30-15.50 Edd Coates
16.00-16.20 Milton-Farrow

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Lighting Up Brentwood 2013

Phoenix FM once again hosted the festivities at Brentwood’s largest annual event, Lighting Up Brentwood. Thousands of people braved the cold to watch the switch on of the Christmas lights and there were large crowds during the day to enjoy the entertainment provided throughout the whole of the centre of Brentwood.

2013-11-30 056 Crowd

Rob Jelly and Tony Smith took over duties on the Main Stage and Bob Simpson and Bryan Powis were in charge of the entertainment in Crown Street. A number of other Phoenix FM presenters were on hand to help out the stages and ensure everyone appeared on time.

2013-11-30 060 Lights

Those present at the switch on included the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Reed; Peter Linnecar, Minister of Churches Together in Brentwood; Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman and The Snowdog; Father Christmas; 7 year old James Malby from Ingatestone Primary School, the winner of the Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition, with his family; and Lynda Brown from Cooperative Funeralcare, Brentwood, the Event Sponsor.

And of course we took a ton of photos!

Click here to see our photos from the Main Stage

Lighting Up Brentwood Main Stage Photos

Click here to see our photos from Crown Street

Lighting Up Brentwood Crown Street Photos

The timetable for the entertainment at this year’s event:

Main Stage

12.00-12.15 Churches Together
12.15-13.00 The Digby Fairweather Premium Trio
13.00-13.15 Marilena Gant
13.15-13.30 Dreams Theatre School
13.30-13.45 Brentwood Songsters
13.45-14.00 Hogarth School Choir
14.00-14.15 Theatretrain Brentwood
14.20-14.35 Sparkle Dance
14.40-14.55 Hansel and Gretel
15.00-15.15 Funky Voices
15.20-15.35 Royal British Legion band
15.40-15.55 Rock Choir
16.15-16.30 The Popettes
16.35-16.50 Churches Together
16.50-17.00 SWITCH ON
17.00-17.20 Tiger Lilly
17.20-17.40 Rajiv

Crown Street Stage

13.00-13.20 Churches Together
13.30-13.50 Matthew Shepherd
14.00-14.20 Lorretta Boutwell
14.30-14.55 Brentwood Songsters
15.00-15.20 The Popettes
15.30-15.50 Edd Coates
16.00-16.20 Milton-Farrow

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Lighting Up Brentwood 2013

Phoenix FM once again hosted the festivities at Brentwood’s largest annual event, Lighting Up Brentwood. Thousands of people braved the cold to watch the switch on of the Christmas lights and there were large crowds during the day to enjoy the entertainment provided throughout the whole of the centre of Brentwood.

2013-11-30 056 Crowd

Rob Jelly and Tony Smith took over duties on the Main Stage and Bob Simpson and Bryan Powis were in charge of the entertainment in Crown Street. A number of other Phoenix FM presenters were on hand to help out the stages and ensure everyone appeared on time.

2013-11-30 060 Lights

Those present at the switch on included the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Reed; Peter Linnecar, Minister of Churches Together in Brentwood; Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman and The Snowdog; Father Christmas; 7 year old James Malby from Ingatestone Primary School, the winner of the Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition, with his family; and Lynda Brown from Cooperative Funeralcare, Brentwood, the Event Sponsor.

And of course we took a ton of photos!

Click here to see our photos from the Main Stage

Lighting Up Brentwood Main Stage Photos

Click here to see our photos from Crown Street

Lighting Up Brentwood Crown Street Photos

The timetable for the entertainment at this year’s event:

Main Stage

12.00-12.15 Churches Together
12.15-13.00 The Digby Fairweather Premium Trio
13.00-13.15 Marilena Gant
13.15-13.30 Dreams Theatre School
13.30-13.45 Brentwood Songsters
13.45-14.00 Hogarth School Choir
14.00-14.15 Theatretrain Brentwood
14.20-14.35 Sparkle Dance
14.40-14.55 Hansel and Gretel
15.00-15.15 Funky Voices
15.20-15.35 Royal British Legion band
15.40-15.55 Rock Choir
16.15-16.30 The Popettes
16.35-16.50 Churches Together
16.50-17.00 SWITCH ON
17.00-17.20 Tiger Lilly
17.20-17.40 Rajiv

Crown Street Stage

13.00-13.20 Churches Together
13.30-13.50 Matthew Shepherd
14.00-14.20 Lorretta Boutwell
14.30-14.55 Brentwood Songsters
15.00-15.20 The Popettes
15.30-15.50 Edd Coates
16.00-16.20 Milton-Farrow

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