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Corrie star to switch on Crich Starlight Spectacular


The Starlight Spectacular at Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire running Monday 23 to – Saturday 28 October, is an opportunity to see the Village illuminated and ride vintage trams running in the dark.

The official Lights Switch On will take place on 23 October at 19.00 with Coronation Street actor Oliver Farnworth, who plays Andy Carver in the popular soap. Oli’s first feature film – Love Type D – is due out on release soon.

Event organiser Alison Isaacs says: “The Starlight Spectacular has proved so popular over the years that we are repeating it and adding more activities each year. We’re delighted that Oliver Farnworth has agreed to perform the official light switch on for us.”

There are various activities throughout the week, with look-a-like characters from Harry Potter and Hermione on Monday and Tuesday to Superheroes such as Spiderman, Batman, Joker and Cat Woman look-a-alike actors on Thursday and Starlight Wars on Friday and Saturday. Children dressing in Super Heroes costumes will get free admission on Thursday 26 October.

Trams will run until 20.00 on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and until 19.00 on Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be Starlight themed buffets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 16.30 to 19.00. Pre-bookings are required by 16 October for these by calling: 01773 854349.

On Saturday and Sunday there will be a craft market in the Exhibition Hall alongside the Century of Trams exhibition.

Visitors who have already purchased their tickets offering 12-month free return, may use their tickets for this event as many times as they wish.


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