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The Start of Christmas

Join us for The Start of Christmas here at intu Lakeside!

Christmas is almost here and this year it will be bigger and better than ever!

This year, we are launching our brand new Aurora Explore themed grotto located in The Quay which you can book tickets for here. Plus our brand new Christmas trees (one of which, you can walk through)🎄.

To celebrate, we are inviting you down to our Start of Christmas on Saturday 16th November between 12pm and 6pm. The event will include Santa, elves, an animatronic polar bear, a multi-sensory sound and light installation, roaming acts, a character parade, Christmas goodies, snow and more!

We will have a character parade at both 2pm and 5pm including your favourite store characters, and roaming acts. The parade will be on level 2 and will begin by Debenhams.

You can also enjoy a few extra special offers from some of our retailers, including:

  • A gift with purchase at Calvin Klein*
  • Enjoy a mince pie and a glass of bubbly when you enquire on the 16th November at Kuoni between 12pm - 6pm plus, receive a complimentary bottle of champagne and a women beach tote for customers that book
  • Free steamed bun, juice, edamame, or gyoza starter at Wagamama when you purchase a main dish*

*T&C's apply

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