Kerry Katona to switch on Lincoln Christmas lights

Television star Kerry Katona has been announced as the celebrity guest at the Lincoln Christmas lights switch on in November.

The Atomic Kitten star and former Queen of the Jungle in ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!’ will perform the main switch on for free at just after 7pm on Thursday, November 17.

Celebrations will start on Lincoln High Street from 5.30pm, with singing, entertainment and characters from both Lincoln pantomimes.

Kerry will also be starring in pantomime at the Theatre Royal as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella between Monday, December 5 and Saturday, January 8 in 2017.

Kate Fenn, civic and international partnerships manager at City of Lincoln Council said: “We are delighted to welcome Kerry to the city over the Christmas period, and are pleased she has agreed to be part of the Christmas lights switch on.

“This will be a fun family event that kicks off the festivities, and we hope that everyone will join us as we light up Lincoln for Christmas.”