Christmas Lights 2017 - Early Sightings...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by perplexed, 12 Oct 2017.

  1. perplexed

    perplexed Guru

    I don't know if I can claim the first, but I reckon I have a good punt...

    Driving through Ashbourne yesterday I spied my first lot of Christmas decoration/lights...

    Anyone else spotted any yet!?
  2. Drago

    Drago Guru

    In the middle
    August 2017, Thorplands, Northampton.

    Hanslope, near Milton Keynes, there's a house where they haven't taken them down for 12 years. They simply switch them off at the end of the season and hope no one notices.
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  3. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    First Sunday in October the local lights go up. Bradford have had some in place for two months now. Clearly Santa on a sleigh.
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  4. Beebo

    Beebo Firm and Fruity

    Some of the local authority lights are for other religious festivals as well as Christmas.
    The ones in Plumstead high street are in place now for Diwali.
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  5. Drago

    Drago Guru

    In the middle
    Those Diwali Christmas stress and Santa sleighs are marvellous!
  6. Some people never take them down, they just switch them off and leave them on the roof. Saw some at the weekend - does that count?
  7. tyred

    tyred Legendary Member

    Bah! Humbug!
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  8. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

    On 3 Wheels
    Certainly they're stressful
  9. wheresthetorch

    wheresthetorch Dreaming of Celeste

    West Sussex
    Saw some in January. That was pretty early.
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  10. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy Veteran

    Yep saw some lit up last night on a night ride
  11. TVC

    TVC Guest

    Happy Diwali
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  12. NorthernDave

    NorthernDave Never used Über Member

    Are you in Leeds?

    There have been some of the official council ones on lamposts on Great George Street for a couple of weeks now - not turned on, but they're there, ready and waiting...for the first Thursday after Bonfire Night when it's the big switch on. :rolleyes:
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  13. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Used to be in't Halifax in Leeds.
  14. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    Wellingborough have put them up in the last couple of days
  15. OP

    perplexed Guru

    It does if they're switched on! Scores a couple of points that does...
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