Haywards Heath Christmas Festival: Live Music, Magic & Dancing at Orchards Shopping Center
The full-day event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., features live music, magic and dancing.
The mayor will also deliver a speech before the Christmas lights come on.
The festival itinerary for 2021 is as follows:
10 am-10.30am: Sarah Rolfe and the St Josephs and Lindfield choirs.
10.30-10.45am: Break (clear staging).
10:45 am-11:15am: Dance with Emily.
11:15-11:45 am: Cylvian performs.
11:45 am-12pm: Break (clear staging and setting up of Rock Choir).
12 p.m.-12.30 p.m .: Rock Choir.
12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m .: Sussex Supremes.
12.50pm-1pm: Break (Marco installation).
1 p.m.-1:30 p.m .: Marco the Magician.
1.30pm-1.45pm: Break (clear staging – setting up).
1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m .: Adur Orchestra.
2.15pm-2.30pm: Break (setting up the group).
2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m .: Oahall School.
3 pm-3.15pm: Break (clear staging).
3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m .: Carey School of Irish Dancing.
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m .: Sussex Harmonisers.
4:15 p.m. – 4:50 p.m .: Josefa and her Spanish dancers – Alegria.
4:50 p.m. – 5 p.m .: Uckfield Performance Ensemble set up only.
5 p.m.-5:25 p.m .: Mayor’s speech – countdown to ignition. UPE will play we wish you a merry Christmas and some other numbers.
5.25 p.m.-5.30 p.m .: Clear staging.
5.30pm-6pm: Tania Rodd (ends with Oh Holy Night).