The Christmas lights in Dartford High Street will be turned on by Denise Van Outen who has had international starring roles on film, stage and TV; as well as being a successful fashion clothes designer, author and passionate fundraiser. 

Also making a special appearance will be The Worshipful Mayor of Dartford, Father Christmas and our colouring competition winner who will all be helping to switch on the lights at 5.20pm. 

From 2.15pm, the build up to the grand finale will see performances from The Soundcasters, A Tribute to JoJo Siwa, Lee Jackson and the Country Jukebox Band, Che Chesterman (The X Factor) and Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions winners Twist & Pulse as the countdown to switching on Dartford’s Christmas lights begins.

In addition to the acts and entertainment on stage in the High Street, there will be lots of family entertainment and giveaways around the town centre.


2.15pm Adam Hoffman

2.25pm The Soundcasters

3.00pm A Tribute to JoJo Siwa

3.45pm Lee Jackson and the Country Jukebox Band

4.15pm Che Chesterman

4.45pm Twist & Pulse

5.00pm Denise Van Outen 

5.10pm The Worshipful Mayor of Dartford

5.20pm The Big Christmas Lights Switch On

Programme may be subject to change