Pixie Lott will perform at this year’s Manchester Christmas Lights switch-on event this weekend.
Pixie will join global superstar DJ Sigala and boy band Yes Lad at the huge outdoor party in Albert Square, on Saturday, November 4, from 7.30pm.
The show will also see a host of performances from a dazzling array of stars of stage and screen, including lead cast members of Elf: The Musical, Shrek, and Guys and Dolls.
Key 103’s breakfast hosts Mike Toolan and Matt Haslam will compere the show with help of Coronation Street’s Brooke Vincent.
The event will be rounded off with a fireworks display.
In Stockport, three members of Nineties pop group S Club 7 will be headlining the event in Merseyway on Wednesday, November 15.
S Club Party are three-fifths of the original line-up – Jo, Bradley and Tina.
S Club Party will be joined by recent Big Brother star Amelia Lily, X Factor star Lucy Spraggan, swing sensation Alexander Stewart and soulful singer/songwriter Ewan Sim.
Kicking off at 3.30pm, shoppers and residents can enjoy performances from local acts Jack Woodward, Scarlett Quigley and acoustic performer Roy Bennett, with S Club Party’s due to perform at 6.35pm.
Brendan Webb, Centre Manager at Merseyway, said: “We’re thrilled S Club Party will be headlining this year’s line-up.
“We’re confident this year’s event will cause great excitement for the festive season and will be a real treat for Stockport.”