In a few hours Regent Street will welcome in the festive season by switching on the Christmas lights. Retailers have just begun showcasing their Winter collections on a large catwalk on Burlington Street, before a concert later this evening.
The show will kick off at 5pm and will include performances from Leona Lewis, Passenger, Eliza Doolittle, Emma Bunton and Melanie C, Imagination, MKS, Gabrielle, Richard & Adam, Only The Young and Jahmene Douglas.
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