added: 31 Oct 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Regent Street, London, W1 is thrilled to announce that Leona Lewis, Passenger and Eliza Doolittle will perform at the Regent Street Christmas Lights switch on celebrations on Saturday 9 November.
Breakfast presenters Jamie Theakston & Emma Bunton from London's Heart 106.2 will head a star-studded line up leading into the big switch on moment where Regent Street will be lit up by the amazing Christmas lights and a spectacular pyrotechnic display to launch Christmas in London's West End.
This year's Regent Street Christmas lights will be switched on by Emmy Award® Winning actor Ty Burrell and Hollywood film director Rob Minkoff. The lights depict the forthcoming DreamWorks Animation film Mr. Peabody and Sherman, an all-new comedy adventure for the whole family directed by The Lion King's Rob Minkoff, which will be released by Twentieth Century Fox in the UK and Ireland on 7 February 2014.
Mr Peabody, voiced by Ty Burrell (Modern Family), is a business titan, inventor, scientist, Nobel Laureate, gourmand, two-time Olympic medallist, and genius.who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman, voiced by Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man), hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, our two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future, while Mr. Peabody may face his biggest challenge yet ' being a parent.
On Saturday 9 November, Regent Street will be traffic-free all day. There will be catwalk shows to get the party started, featuring many of the famous Regent Street fashion brands, including Jaeger, Austin Reed, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Juicy Couture, Hawes & Curtis, Brooks Brothers, Sebago and Camper. Starting at 3pm, there are several opportunities throughout the afternoon to enjoy the fashion shows, leading up to the stage entertainment and switch on moment.
This year Glasshouse Street, the pedestrianised area in the recently developed Regent Street Quadrant, will also have Christmas decorations.
Plan your visit to Regent Street by visiting RegentStreetOnline.com to check out the schedule for the exciting day's activities on Saturday 9 November for Christmas on Regent Street.
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