Celebrating 25 Years in Christmas Lighting

This year sees Gala Lights mark a significant milestone – 25 years in the Christmas lighting industry. Gala Lights was founded in 1994 and we joined the global Leblanc Illuminations Group in 2009. Together we have gone from strength-to-strength and we now work with parishes, towns, cities and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), as well as…

The Countdown to Switch-on Has Begun

We see thousands of families enjoying their local Christmas light switch-on every year.  Next weekend is one of the most popular times for lights to be switched-on, after Remembrance Sunday and before Advent. It’s great for us to see people gathering to soak-up the atmosphere, relax and spend time with friends and family at this…

Things to Remember when Putting out a Tender

Some Christmas lighting tenders commence in November, so interested companies can review the existing lighting display when it appears for the final time prior to submitting their tender in early spring. However, most tenders are put out at the start of the financial year, or when a BID is established. Every location is different, but…