The festive season is finally here and we couldn’t be more ready for it!
Throughout November we’ve seen characters at Christmas Lights Switch-on events up and down the country… from Hey Duggee in Oldham Town Centre to The Snowman™ and The Snowdog in Bangor, Northern Ireland and even the Minions at The Friary Shopping Centre in Guildford!
intu Trafford Centre and intu Merry Hill also held their annual Christmas Parades where family favourites including Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, The Clangers and Peter Rabbit™ joined Santa to greet excited shoppers around each centre.
Plus, the heroic PAW Patrol pups were ready for action when they brought their Pup Pup Boogie activity to the Bullring & Grand Central in Birmingham.
Let’s take a look at the events we have lined up for December, as we continue to spread some Christmas cheer in a town near you:
1st December: PAW Patrol’s Chase will be on the case at Hamley’s Regent Street.
1st December: Gumball & Darwin from three time nominated Amazing World of Gumball, will be attending the BAFTA Children’s Awards in London.
1st December: The Gruffalo will be leaving the deep, dark wood and heading to John Lewis in Manchester. Spot him at John Lewis in Welwyn (8th Dec) and Oxford Street (15th Dec) too.
2nd December: Catch the PJ Masks at Tesco Extra Bolton Horwich, before they continue on the last leg of their ‘Be a Hero’ Tour visiting Tesco Extra Middleton (3rd Dec), Southside Wandsworth (7th Dec), Tesco Extra Bournemouth (8th Dec) and Centrale Croydon (14th Dec).
7th December: The Square Shopping Centre in Birmingham welcome festive favourites, The Snowman™ and The Snowdog.
7th December: Everyone’s favourite cheeky little piggy, Peppa, will be meeting fans at Market Place Derby.
7th December: Head to the Cath Kidston store in Piccadilly to meet Snoopy.
14th & 15th December: Visit the River & Rowing museum in Henley on Thames to meet The Snowman™ and enjoy special screenings of the classic animation.
21st December: Madagascar Penguins’ Skipper, Private and Kowalski will be enjoying a day at the races in Ascot.
21st & 22nd December: Africa Alive! in Lowestoft have invited The Snowman™ to join them for the weekend before Christmas!
24th December: If you’re travelling through Heathrow Airport’s T4 on Christmas Eve, be sure to keep an eye out for Mr. Adventure!