The Vamps and Fleur East announced for Merry Hill Christmas Light switch on

Pop sensations, The Vamps, have been announced as this years headline act, joining Fleur East at the intu Merry Hill Christmas light switch on.

In an exclusive after-hours gig, The Vamps will kick-start the countdown to Christmas at the centre's big switch-on event on Saturday 18 November. The internationally acclaimed boy band, who've notched up five top ten singles, will headline the ticketed event with support from X Factor star, Fleur East. 

However the event will have a different setup to previous years, with 400 ticket-holders experiencing the unique gig, which will take place from 8pm.

Anyone who purchases £50 worth of intu Gift Cards at the centre from tomorrow will be entered into a prize draw to win one of 200 pairs of tickets, with winners drawn throughout October. Tickets will also be awarded to young heroes in the local area who deserve recognition for selfless acts, such as charity and community work. 

Rob Pickersgill, marketing manager at intu Merry Hill, said: “We are always looking for new ways to make our shoppers smile and bring them something unexpected.

"We’re thrilled that the UK’s biggest boy band is joining us for what promises to be an unmissable Christmas lights switch-on event - we'll be looking to give some tickets out to really deserving local people."

To get your name into the draw, you can visit the customer service desk on the lower mall near Ernest Jones to purchase intu Gift Cards. Visit for more details and terms and conditions.

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