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Olympic Gold Medallist Callum Skinner announced for Light Night Switch-On

4th Oct 2016

We're excited to reveal that Olympic gold medallist Callum Skinner will switch on Edinburgh's Christmas lights on 20 November as part of the Light Night celebrations. Callum said: '2016 has been an incredible year for me winning gold and silver in the Olympics! I’m proud to be returning to start Edinburgh’s Christmas in the city I grew up in and where I first discovered track cycling. Light Night is a terrific community celebration bringing everyone together in a free fun and spectacular event in the centre, and it’s also a chance for me to highlight the great work that the Jabulani do for township children in South Africa. The charity is run by the popular former James Gillespie’s Head Teacher, Alex Wallace. Many S6 students partake in an annual trip to support Gillespie’s partner schools in the Umlazi Township.'

Find out more about Light Night here

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