Christmas comes to Thatcham
THATCHAM’S mayor, Mike Cole, wished everyone a Merry Christmas as he turned on the town’s lights this evening (Fri).
Helped by six-year-old Thomas Read and three-year-old Lizzie Read, he pushed the plunger to switch on the town’s eco-friendly solar lights.
Beforehand there was an evening of entertainment with performances from local schools, a panto by KATS, carols with Jamie Read and St Mary’s Choir and a performance by Cold Ash Brass.
There were also dozens of stalls on the Broadway hosting fun and games.
After the switch on Mr Cole said: “There was a traditional mix for us of school performances and local groups, ...