Join us for our big Christmas lights switch on event from 11am until 6pm on Saturday 19 November.
Pete Wicks calendar signing (Level 2, 12:00pm and 2:30pm)
The Only Way Is Essex's Pete "The Pirate" Wicks will be live in centre on 19 November on Level 2 outside Lacoste. At 12pm and 2:30pm he will be signing copies of his must-have 2017 calendar. Please note only calendars purchased on the day can be signed and proof of purchase may be required.
Festive food sampling (Level 2, 11am - 5pm)
Treat yourself to top-of-the-tree tastes from our mouth-watering cafes and restaurants at our delicious sampling area on Level 2 from 11am until 5pm. Samples will change every thirty minutes to one hour giving Christmas customers the perfect pick-me-up during their shopping trip.
Christmas character visits (Level 1 and 2, 11am - 5pm)
Look out for fantastic giveaways from our festive friends across Level 1 and Level 2. There will be stilt walking candy canes and roller skating Robins roaming around the centre from 11am - 5pm spreading Christmas joy and delivering a Santa's sack-load of festive fun.
Christmas crafts (Level 2, 11am - 5pm)
There is nothing we love more than a bit of Christmas crafts with our little shoppers. Kids can enjoy creating their own Christmas decorations on Level 2 between 11am - 5pm, which they will be able to take home or place on our community Christmas tree to help bring an extra dose of Christmas magic to the centre.
Light switch on (Level 2, 5pm - 6pm)
Our light switch on spectacular will begin at 5pm with our very special Christmas star turning on our Christmas lights at 5:55pm. The switch on will celebrate the amazing achievement of our Christmas star as well as the brilliant work so many of you in the local area do for our local community. Over the course of the hour we'll have beautiful renditions of your favourite Christmas songs from two Christmas choirs, dance groups performing live for cheery Christmas shoppers and good girls and boys will also see the stars of Derby LIVE's Cinderella pantomime performing a song from the highly-anticipated show.
For full timings of our 5pm - 6pm light switch on performances please see below:
Please note cast of Cinderella pantomime performance subject to change.