Elves, Santa, panto stars and singers entertained the crowd at the Ramsgate Christmas light switch-on event today (November 25).
Organised by Ramsgate Town Team and Ramsgate Town Council the event included Santa’s train, craft fair, elves from Looping The Loop theatre company and an inflatable helter skelter.
Entertainment came from the Paul Dryden roadshow, Off The Hook theatre school, Hotsy Totsy and the Kent Show Choir with Stagedoor Arts.
There were also performances from Make Me A Star winner Shane Turner, Dominique Simpson, Bradley Bisset, Frank Tucker, Robbie White and The Seaside Sisters and Emma Jane.
Other guests included Jacquie Walker-Kemp, mayor Trevor Shonk, host Ralph Hoult and cast members from the Granville’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves panto.
@BrendaBlethyn Thank you for taking the time out to have a photo with Madison at the #Ramsgate #Christmas light switch on this afternoon. She desperately wants to follow in your footsteps and be an #actress ????????????❤ @PQAThanet @StageDoorArts @BizzykidzAgency @spotlight @kjbailes pic.twitter.com/RpYdDdVkRS
— Kelly McCone (@kmccone) November 25, 2018
Actress Brenda Blethyn also popped by and took time out for pictures with the crowd.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will hi-ho their way to the Granville Theatre in Ramsgate from December 20 to January 2. The Granville production features extra characters and scenes and delivers a colourful spectacle, high quality singers and musicians, an enchanting story, fun and laughter and audience participation.
Ticket prices vary according to chosen show times. Find out more by calling 01843 591750 or go to granvilletheatre.com
Photos and video by Brian Whitehead