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Have a holly jolly Christmas at Queensgate starting next month

Enjoy seasonal offers, the big light switch-on, Santa’s grotto, fun with festive friends and more at the shopping centre this Christmas

Deck the halls, pick up your mince pies and get your wish list in order! As the Christmas we’ve all been waiting for gets closer, the magic of the festive season returns to Queensgate Shopping Centre from November.

Officially kick-starting Christmas is the light switch on event on Saturday 20 November. Father Christmas will be landing in North Square, near Superdrug, for the official festive countdown at 2pm, as the mall comes to life with entertainers, Christmas characters and plenty of festive fun for all the family to enjoy.

On the same day, his Elves will be there to celebrate the grand opening of the centre’s Magical Grotto, giving little ones a chance to meet Santa himself and find out which list they’re on this year. Great news, visits will be pre-bookable at with walk ins welcome on the day (subject to availability).

With the shopping centre in full yuletide swing, customers can look forward to a three-day festival just two weeks later, beginning on Friday 3 December in Westgate Arcade.

Selected independent shops and businesses within the arcade will be running their own in-store activities and exclusive discounts for this weekend only. More details will be revealed on the centre’s website and social media channels soon.

Queensgate’s Christmas Giving Tree will be back for another season too, this year proudly supporting Barnardo's Children’s Charity. Visitors can pick up a ta
The Grotto opening hours are as follows:

20 November – 1 December (open Thursday – Sunday only)
Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10.30am – 4.30pm

2nd – 24th December (open daily)
Monday to Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Christmas Eve (24 December): 9am – 4.30pm
Queensgate Shopping Centre, Long Causeway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 1NT
Sat 20 Nov 2021 to Fri 24 Dec 2021
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