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Ilkley's Christmas lights switch on moving online due to Covid-19

Like many Christmas lights switch on events around the country, Ilkley's won't be going ahead in its traditional format due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

For 2020, you'll be able to watch the event at the end of November online from the comfort of your own home.

In a statement on the Ilkley Town Council Facebook page, Team Sparkle confirmed the news:

"Ilkley Town Council is moving with the times and this year due to our uninvited guest Covid-19 our Christmas light switch on is moving on online.

Yes, we are going digital this year and Ilkley Christmas lights switch-on is coming to you from the comfort of your own home.

Christmas has not been cancelled, more details to be released over the next couple of months

Team Sparkle is still working hard to bring some sparkle to Ilkley this Christmas, lets have something to look forward to it."


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