Santa’s magical sleigh a hit at Warrington Golden Square shopping centre

Hundreds of youngsters have been queuing to see Santa on his magical sleigh, and have a S-Elfie taken on their mobile phone, at Warrington Golden Square shopping centre. The giant red sleigh is a new addition to Golden Square this year, enabling Father Christmas to make regular tours around the shopping centre, so few people […]

Director of Fun launches Rochdale Exchange Christmas grotto in aid of children’s home

SANTA’S grotto was officially launched at Rochdale Exchange, by the shopping centre’s Director of Fun, nine-year-old Sam Doherty. Families visiting the grotto will help raise funds for the Rochdale Moorland Children’s Home, which provides activity breaks for children from difficult backgrounds. Meanwood primary school pupil Sam cut the ribbon to officially welcome Father Christmas to […]

Get ready for Santa Elfies at Golden Square

Youngsters can grab an Elfie photo with Santa at Warrington’s Golden Square Shopping Centre this Christmas. Santa’s sleigh, driven by his Elf Chauffeur, will be touring the centre from December 5 and every weekend throughout the month, then up until December 23. The sleigh will stop outside Debenhams, where youngsters can hop aboard to have […]

Santa’s Elves get set for Christmas fun

Santa’s Elves are heading to St Helens to bring some Christmas fun to Church Square Shopping Centre. The mischievous Elves will be in the centre on Saturday December 5 from 11am to 4pm, and again on December 12 and December 19 to lend a helping hand to shoppers – all for free. They will be […]

Reindeer fashion takes over with antler making lessons for children at Crompton Place

ANTLERS are all the rage at Crompton Place shopping centre, as staff are getting in the Christmas spirit ahead of a weekend of special appearances by Santa and Rudolph the red nosed reindeer. Everyone from the security guards to the cleaning staff will be sporting reindeer antlers throughout the mall’s Big Reindeer Weekend, on December […]

Toy soldier parade helps Santa launch magic castle grotto at Stretford Mall

CHRISTMAS shopping was given a new twist when a battalion of toy soldiers went on parade at Stretford Mall. Colourful characters led children, and some adults, on a march around the shopping centre, as families joined in a mission to find Santa Claus in his ‘magic castle’. The Toy Soldiers Training session heralded the official […]