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Keep the children entertained throughout the holiday season with a host of festive activities exclusively for little ones.


Visit Father Christmas
Join Bentalls in their award-winning toy department to see Father Christmas in his grotto located in Childrensworld on the third floor. It’s free to visit Father Christmas, or you can receive a special gift with your visit for £4.99 per child which includes a £1 donation to local charity Momentum.

See the Bentall Centre Bears
This Christmas, the famous Bentall Centre bears are taking a trip to Alice’s Winterland at the Rose Theatre to create a magical exhibition, complete with a royal throne for the perfect photo opportunity!

Letter to Santa Competition at Eden Walk
Tell Santa what your favourite part of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are and why. Every letter will receive a reply and small gift (while stocks last) but be sure to put your name, age, address and telephone number on your letter. Pop your letter in Santa’s special post box in Eden Walk by 16 December. Visit for full details, terms and conditions.

Post your letter to Father Christmas at John Lewis
Head to the Toy Department on the first floor of John Lewis and post your letter to Father Christmas. Whilst he’s very busy at this time of year, he’s promised to reply to every letter so be sure to add your name and address!

Creative Crafts at Kingston Museum
Get crafty this Christmas with free crafts for children in the Activity Corner of the Kingston Museum throughout December. Make a decoration to add to the Museum Christmas tree and more!

Find the Seven Kings
With Christmas magic in the air, we’ve hidden not three, but seven kings around the town centre. Find them all and you could win an iPad!
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Discover Candy Cane Forest
A new addition for 2017 is Candy Cane Forest, a dedicated children’s entertainment area with festive fairground rides and a few surprises!


See the magical Alice in Winterland at Rose Theatre

This dazzling festive new stage production is based on Lewis Carroll’s timeless books, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Step through the Looking Glass with Alice this Christmas and join her on this glorious adventure.
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Singalong to Frozen
Experience Frozen on the big screen at Rose Theatre with the opportunity to meet Queen Elsa and Princess Anna before the screening and have your photo taken with them. Come dressed as your favourite character and sing your heart out!
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