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Annan High JinksHigh Jinks in Annan!

Annan High Jinks Committee consist of a group of like minded people who enjoy organising events for the town.

If you are interested in joining us or helping with any of the events, please contact High Jinks Chairman Neil Macintyre,

The Christmas Light Switch-on

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Annan Xmas Lights Switch On Party

Annan Xmas Lights Switch On - Carol Singing

Annan Xmas Lights Switch On - Parade

Annan Xmas Lights Switch On - Santa

Annan Xmas Lights Switch On

Be a part of it!

Photographs courtesy
of DNG Media.

The Big Christmas Light Switch On

This event takes place every year on the first Friday in December.

The christmas light switch-on takes months of organising and the group are always looking for ways of raising funds.

The shops and businesses in the town are supportive in helping out with the purchase of gifts for the small children who come to see Santa  and the choirs from the primary schools, boys brigade and the pipe band.

Local groups join in the procession to the town hall to see Santa and the Annan Young Citizen of the year who together switch on the lights.

Without the support of the Area Committee, the Common Good Committee, and the Annan Community Council we could not achieve this annual event.

The Big Beacon Event

The group also organised The Big Beacon Event at the Watchhall Annan to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee in 2012. This was very well received by the folks of Annan.

The Homecoming Year

In the Homecoming year, High Jinks organised concerts and lots of events to celebrate our national bard Robert Burns 250 years anniversary.

Recent Work

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Annan we now have a sleigh for Santa. A million thanks to Jimmy Steel for the renovation work.

Santas sleigh

High Jinks could do more and would like to do more but in order to achieve that we need more people to become involved. We meet regularly at the Bluebell Inn in Annan.

So come along ...

For more details or a friendly chat contact Chairman Neil Macintyre,

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