Friday, 4 November 2011
Make your Christmas a Basingstoke Christmas, this year!
What’s On Guides: Festival Place shopping centre Christmas activity
Hampshire-based shopping centre, Festival Place, is gearing up for the Christmas season this year with a ho ho host of events for all the family!
Christmas Light Switch On 18 November from 5pm Hosted by TV presenter Olly Smith and featuring Hollywood stars Alvin & The Chipmunks and music by Fil Straughton and friends, this star-packed event is a great start to the festive season.
Santa Parade and Fun with Santa 4 December
Santa will be the star of the parade driving the smallest car in the world, accompanied on his journey by music, comedy and Christmas characters.
Santa’s Grotto 8 November - 24 December
Santa will be waiting in his Grotto ready to receive Christmas wishes from local children.
Nativity Petting Farm 10 & 17 December 11am - 3pm
A charming scene including animals from the traditional Nativity Story, all gathered in a special petting farm.
Christmas Storytelling and Nativity Treasure Hunt 22 & 23 December
Live Nativity 24 December midday
After a small parade, local church groups (and live animals!) will hold a live dramatisation of the Christmas story, followed by carol singing.
Further details of all events can be found on Festival Place’s website, as well as information on gift wrapping services, ticket lines and Christmas opening hours.
To find out more just visit www.festivalplace.co.uk