Christmas tree arrives in Peterborough's Cathedral Square ahead of big lights switch on

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Tree arrived from farm in Solihull early this morning ahead of Friday’s light switch on

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on after the Cathedral Square tree arrived in Peterborough city centre today (November 20).

Staff will decorate the tree this week with lights ahead of the big light switch on, which takes place on Friday evening.

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The Christmas Tree in Cathedral SquareThe Christmas Tree in Cathedral Square
The Christmas Tree in Cathedral Square

Other city centre decorations are already up ahead of the party later this week.

After the switch on, work will begin to create the new outdoor ice rink, which will be located in Cathedral Square throughout December. For information about the rink, or to book tickets go to

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