The countdown to Christmas has begun at Swansgate Shopping Centre, with plenty of festive fun taking place throughout December.
Families can make the most of Swansgate’s Late Night Shopping, with the centre welcoming entertainment, treats and festive fun!
- Saturday 8th and 15th December (10am – 3pm) Father Christmas
- Thursday 13th December (4pm – 7pm) Giant inflatable Santa Chair, Land Train plus Swansgate’s Late Night Shopping entertainment
- Wednesday 19th December (4pm – 7pm) Animatronic Polar Bear, Land Train plus Swansgate’s Late Night Shopping entertainment
- Thursday 20th December (4pm – 7pm) Animatronic Polar Bear, giant inflatable Santa Chair plus Swansgate’s Late Night shopping entertainment
- Friday 21st December Palm Beach’s kids Christmas party (5pm – 7.15pm) plus Swansgate’s Late Night Shopping entertainment (4pm – 7pm)
Swansgate will also be welcoming live music, Christmas crafts, a balloon maker, and a caricaturist. Families can also enjoy Thomas Cook’s Treasure Hunt and also stop-off for refreshments and a mince pie!
Stores at Swansgate will remain open at the centre until 7pm on Thursday 13th December, Wednesday 19th December, Thursday 20th December and Friday 21st December.
To kick start the Christmas fun, on Saturday 8th and 15th December Father Christmas will be taking a trip from the North Pole to come and visit the children of Swansgate. Little ones can visit Santa outside New look from 10am to 3pm and will also receive a free gift! Families can also have their favourite characters made with Swansgate’s balloon modeller.
And the fun doesn’t stop there! Swansgate is bringing the festive fun to Wellingborough with the following events:
Giant inflatable Santa Chair plus Land Train
On Thursday 13th December, families can pose for pictures on the giant inflatable Santa Chair and hop aboard the festive land train for a ride around the centre. The giant Santa Chair will be located in the Community Lounge and the land train will be located by Argos.
Giant animatronic Polar Bear plus Land Train
On Wednesday 19th December, from 4pm to 7pm families can meet the impressive giant animatronic Polar Bear and take a ride in the land train. The Polar Bear will be greeting shoppers outside Clintons and the land train will be located by Argos.
Giant animatronic Polar Bear plus inflatable Santa chair
Swansgate will be welcoming back the animatronic Polar Bear and the giant inflatable Santa chair on Thursday 20th December from 4pm – 7pm. Families can meet the Polar Bear outside Clintons and take a selfie on the giant Santa Chair located in the Community Lounge.
Palm Beach’s Kids Christmas party
With just a few days to go until Christmas, On Friday 21st December families can make the most of Swansgate’s late night shopping and drop the little ones off at Palm Beach’s kids Christmas party from 5pm – 7.15pm.
Lindsay Tickner, Centre Manager at Swansgate Shopping Centre, says: “Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year, that’s why we’ve launched our late night shopping to help shoppers avoid the last minute panic! It’s great to be able to offer free entertainment during our late night openings, and we hope to see lots of families enjoying themselves whilst stocking up with their Christmas gifts.”
Families can get into the Christmas spirit at Swansgate Shopping Centre and enjoy all the free entertainment on offer. For more information on stores and opening times, please visit www.swansgateshoppingcentre.com
If you’re making a list and checking it twice, everything you need is under one roof at Swansgate, from clothes stores to bookshops and banks to jewellery stores.