Twitterers Invited to Switch on Covent Garden Christmas Lights

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ReindeerCovent Garden is offering one lucky tweeter the unique chance to turn on the Christmas lights and launch Covent Garden’s A Very Merry Christmas this Monday 9 November.

All you need to do is to follow Covent Garden on Twitter @CoventGardenLDN and tweet your “Covent Garden Christmas wish” with the tag #averymerrychristmas! For example: “I wish that Santa Claus would land his sleigh on the Covent Garden Market Building! #averymerrychristmas”

Those who tweet with the tag will be entered into a draw for the chance to turn on the lights. The Covent Garden Christmas lights are by renowned British creative collective UnitedVisualArtists. Head to the Market Building to see what promises to be a “unique, sculptural light installation featuring four large-scale interactive chandeliers”.

Come down to the launch of A Very Merry Christmas on Monday 9 November at 5.30pm on the West Piazza to enjoy choir performances, falling snow, genuine reindeer (both real and topiary!), free mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and much more.