Garstang’s new Christmas Lights will be switched on at an event 6pm on Monday November 26. Fundraising events have been held throughout the year to pay for the lights and it is hoped to extend the twinkling display in future years. And there’ll be more festive jollity in town for the Garstang Victorian Festival on December 10 and 11. Expect music, carols, entertainment and a visit from Santa. lovely walks by both river and canal, and it’s possible to hire canal boats to see the glorious countryside from a different perspective. And there’s floral beauty in the town too – the beds, pots and planters have earned the town scores of regional, national and even international awards.