First Bus backs Bramley Christmas lights show as Santa gets on board for ‘unique’ children’s  experience


FAO: News editors, picture editors and producers

First bus is backing organisers to bring back a much-loved Bramley Christmas lights show after a 3-year break due to the pandemic.

A double-decker bus transformed into Santa’s Grotto in a first for event organisers is among attractions including a stage show by local school choirs, dance groups and a special appearance by Leeds Rhinos players to mark the return of the event after four years.

You are invited to send reporters, photographers and camera crews to cover the event and lights switch on.

Interviews available: Organiser Helen Garrand and local councillor Caroline Gruen.

When: Monday 27 November

Where: Bramley Shopping Centre, Bramley, Leeds LS13 2ET

What: Christmas lights show returns after 4-year break

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm:

5:00pm Christmas show with choir performances

6:00pm Christmas Lantern parade arrives

6:00pm Leeds Rhinos players Jack Sinfield and David Fusitu’a arrive

7:00pm Christmas lights switch on and firework display


Notes to editors

For media enquiries and to arrange filming please contact Richard Harrison, PR Manager for First Bus North & West Yorkshire 07973 668116.

On the day: Kesley Salvatore 07812 788744 or Lucy Mottram 07967 797738