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Join Donatello for their Xmas light switch on!

Donatello is very excited to announce their Christmas light switch on event taking place on Thursday 14th November, alongside the 2019 launch of the incredibly popular Santa Bus with Brighton & Hove Buses.

As there is not an official Brighton Christmas light switch on event taking place this year (usually organised by Brilliant Brighton – an organisation formed of 517 businesses, within the city centre, including Donatello and Brighton & Hove Buses – and who collectively pay the £75,000 per year to light up the city during the festive period), but with the city’s lights sparkling for all to enjoy from 14th November, Donatello has decided to team up with Brighton & Hove Buses to create their own magical festivities in The Lanes to celebrate the start of Christmas!

This spectacular evening will be full of merriment and joy with the famous Donatello Christmas display outside the restaurant and with Santa himself making a special appearance from the North Pole to count down the switch on of the impressive light display at Donatello atop the Santa Bus.

Brighton & Hove Buses will also be announcing the 10 local charities that the Santa Bus will be collecting for, alongside The Martlets, on the twenty nights it travels around Brighton and Hove in the lead up to Christmas.

This evening is the perfect excuse to book a cosy table inside Donatello for dinner as families will be busy meeting and greeting some of the cast from the Pantomime Peter Pan, partake in their Christmas colouring competition, receive a fun take-home balloon from a balloon artist as well as a special appearance by Santa Claus himself inside the restaurant after the switch on.

Family tables are already booking up from 4.30pm with the switch on scheduled for around 5.45pm. Please call Donatello on 01273 775477 or book your table through the website on .