Golden tickets up for grabs for lights gig

CHRISTMAS will come early for lucky X Factor fans - we have 20 golden circle wristband tickets to be won to see Matt Cardle and other stars at the Meadowhall Christmas lights switch on.

Our winners will get access to an area right in front of the stage.

The Star is giving away these money-can’t-buy tickets after teaming up with our pals at Meadowhall and Hallam FM, who are bringing the acts and managing the entertainment.

But hurry.

Meadowhall Shopping Centre and Hallam FM’s outdoor Christmas Lights Switch-On Charity Concert is tomorrow night, Thursday, November 3!

Also on the bill with X Factor winner and When We Collide star Matt are MOBO award-winner Tinchy Stryder, Britain’s Got Talent finalist Ronan Parke, pop dance outfit SixD - featuring Chesterfield’s Casie Macmillan - Bajan band Cover Drive and local hip hop theatre company Rationale.

Hallam FM’s breakfast show presenter Big John is the host.

General wristbands, restricted to four per person, are £2.50 each, with proceeds to Meadowhall’s Charity of the Year, Helen’s Trust and Hallam FM’s Cash for Kids. For aged restrictions and to buy visit

Darren Pearce, centre director at Meadowhall, said: “It’s terrific to team up with Hallam FM and have such a brilliant line-up. We’re sure people will have a great evening and raise money.”

Hallam FM station director Anthony Gay said: “This is a big occasion and we’re proud to be involved.”

■ For the chance to win a pair of gold ticket wristbands, enter our free draw by tomorrow, Thursday, November 3, at 10am.

Email your name and details, including a mobile number, with Meadowhall Christmas Lights Competition in the subject bar, to

Winners will be informed by noon. Usual SNL rules apply. For data protection details see P2.