Following the launch event, The Brewery Quarter will be welcoming a variety of entertainers, acts and the main man himself – Santa – back to the scheme, with a variety of fun events every weekend.  For ticketed events, advance booking is essential, as many are likely to sell out.

Events include:

26 November – meet Princesses roaming round The Brewery Quarter 11am – 1pm, along with Ola Samba’s Silver Sambista drummers, on the High St and in front of Cupola Tower from 12:30pm – 1:30pm.  Check out the Facebook event page for further details here.

3rd December – Meet Santa and his Elves at The Play Farm in their morning session from 10am – 12pm.  This will likely sell out, to book visit The Play Farm’s booking page and book their Saturday morning session.  Find out more here.

3rd December – Meet Santa at Starbucks – who will be popping into Starbucks after the Play Farm for a quick coffee and will posing for photos and talking with kids about their Christmas wishes, from 12:30 – 2pm.

7th –  Christmas Wreath Making at The Botanist – 5:30pm – 8pm.  Tickets are priced at £65 and include wreath making with professional florists Kopend Creations, a main Botanist meal and glass of mulled wine.  For more details contact Elysia at or call 01242 895 165.  More details can be found here.

10th December – Enjoy Desserts with Anna and Elsa at Creams – 10am – 12pm.  Tickets cost £10 for adults and children and include a choice of cookie dough, sundae, waffle or crepe with a hot or cold soft drink.  To book visit Creams Cafe or call 01242 583 222.  Check out the Facebook event page for further details here.

11th and 18th December – Enjoy Brunch with Santa at The Botanist – 10am – 12pm. For a set price, you can enjoy one of The Botanist’s delicious brunches, along with hot drink for the adults and small gift for the child.  Get to meet Santa and enjoy some quality time with him and the family, in The Botanist’s beautiful garden room.  Tickets cost just £10 per child, and £15 per adult. Call 01242 895 165 to book.  Find out more here.

17th December – Spot Santa and Elves roaming round various venues in The Brewery Quarter between 12 and 3pm.

18th December – The Choir Factor will be singing carols round the Christmas Tree from 2-3pm