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2014
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THE annual Christmas lights switch-on is set to take place on Saturday, 29 November marking the start of a month-long programme of festive events: Make Hackney Sparkle.

Kojo and Jade from Capital XTRA radio and characters in this year’s Hackney Empire panto ‘Mother Goose' will join Cllr Sharon Patrick, Speaker of Hackney, to flick the switch at 5pm in Hackney Town Hall Square.

The tree is one of five created by local designers – James Long, Lou Daulton, Craig Green and Princess Julia – to add a bit of glamour to Hackney's festive illuminations. Look out for them in Hackney Central (pictured), Dalston, Shoreditch, Stoke Newington and Hackney Wick.

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