Ashington Christmas Light Switch-On

30th November 2023 15:30 - 30th November 2023 17:22


Event Details

Ashington YMCA & Station Road (one way section), North View
NE63 9XQ

Ashington RSV Social Care - are running a FREE Hamper Raffle on behalf of Asda, and they will also have knitted baby items and cakes available for a donation to raise funds.

William Purvis Funeral Directors - Remember loved ones by writing a Christmas message for the Memorial/Remembrance Tree.

Northumberland Communities Together - Join carla in the YMCA lounge for festive facepainting.

Wansbeck Community Links - Meet the Social Perscribing Team who will have Christmas colouring sheets and wellbeing activities.

Ashington Co Op - Staff from Ashington Co Op will be giving away free mince pies and non alcoholic mulled wine.

Friends of Ashington Community Woods - Reindeer & Snowmen tree decorations & Christmas table decorations.

Northumberland Communities Together - Meet Carla from Northumberland Communities Together for facepainting. 

The Sewing Machine Guy - Ellen will be helping create personalised Christmas baubles using glitter, confetti, feathers, fill your own clear baubles, beads, ribbons and sharpie pens.

Mortal Fools - Papercraft festive house-making with Mortal Fools artist Mack Sproates, exploring what makes somewhere feel like home and using lots of fun festive papers and decorations to bring the houses to life. Ideal for families and young people of all ages.  

Citizens Advice Northumberland - with festive games, including a Christmassy wordsearch. 

Cambois Rowing Club - Come along and meet Cambois Rowing Club and have a go on a rowing machine.

Real Deal Plus - Have a go at making Reindeer and Santa masks.

Team Susie - Have a go at the free name the cuddly toy or guess the number of sweets in a jar. Team Susie will also be providing information on cancer awareness/prevention, promoting their free wellbeing walks and walking challenge event that are being held next year. 

Wansbeck Climate Action - Make a Christmas Card with Lynn and Margaret from the Wansbeck Climate Action Team.

ESCAPE Family Support - the team are coming along to do a FREE Tombola. 

Pride Action North - stop by and decorate a gingerbread man to take away for tea.

Ashington Hirst Running Club - Festive Fun Fitness. Running based exercises to festive music. 

Reiverdale Scout Group - Join the Scouts for some fun giant floor games.

NCC’s Sports Development Team - the team will have some fun indoor games for everyone to take part in.

Koast Radio will be in the YMCA with some Christmas Tunes throughout the event as well as the Newbiggin by the Sea Salvation Army band and choir singing Christmas carols.

The following shops are remaining open late during the event.

L A Clothing

Salvation Army



The Card Factory

The Sewing Machine Guy

The Little Tearoom

Sweet Memories

Hog Roast Deli

Tony Joshua Courture


Mind, Body and Spirit


M&H Bakes





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