THE timetable has been announced for Christmas Lights switch on in St Helens town centre this weekend.

Britain’s Got Talent 2012 finalists The Loveable Rogues and The Mend, along with local favourites the Lancashire Hotpots, are among the musical acts performing in Victoria Square this Saturday, (November 17).

Former X factor finalist Bradley Johnson, of Rainford, is a late addition to the line up and he will be joined by Rainhill singer/songwriter Sophie Morgan and tenor Tom Loughlin.

Rainhill High School Dance Troupe, Trinity Girls Brass Band and Broad Oak and Queens Park Primary Schools will perform a host of traditional carols.

Two of the town’s biggest sporting personalities - heroic fundraiser Steve Prescott and boxer Martin Murray – will also be interviewed on stage.

The event, supported by Merseytravel, gets underway at 4pm and also includes a seasonal programme with stars from the borough’s two pantomimes, Cinderella (Theatre Royal) and A Christmas Carol (The Citadel).


16:00 - The Lancashire Hotpots

16:30 - Queens Park Primary School Choir

16:40 - Broad Oak Primary School Choir

16:50 - Citadel Pantomine - A Christmas Carol

17:00 Rainhill High School Dance Troupe

17:05 - Trinity Girls Brass Band

17:15 - Sophie Morgan (singer)

17:25 - Theatre Royal Panto - Cinderella

17:30 - The Lovable Rogues

17:55 - Martin Murray Interview

18:00 - Father Christmas Interview

18:05 - Tom Loughlin (tenor)

18:10 Bradley Johnson (singer)

18:20 - The Mend

18:35 Steve Prescott Interview

18:40 - Lights Switch On & Special Effects Show