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The magic of Christmas arrives in Woking town centre

Date: 

Thursday, 18 November, 2021

Woking Shopping has revealed its upcoming plans for the festive season, which are sure not to disappoint! From Saturday 20 November, Woking will be filled with festive cheer as we welcome the big man in red himself along with his cheeky elves. In addition, there will also be an enchanting gingerbread house and Surrey’s newest real ice rink. 

The ice rink will open in the new Victoria Square at the end of Commercial Way on Saturday 20 November and run until Sunday 9 January. So, whether it’s a perfect day out for all the family, or a special treat after a long day of Christmas shopping, the ice rink is sure to bring a smile and a lot of wintery fun.

Plus, Woking Shopping will be running a fantastic promotion over the festive period, offering customers the chance to skate for free as part of a Christmas giveaway of 1,000 ice rink tickets worth £12 each. Customers just need to spend £50 at Woking Shopping on a single day to take part. Full details and T&C’s can be found at www.woking-shopping.co.uk/Christmas
 
No Christmas is quite complete without a visit to Santa. Little shoppers will be able to meet him and his reindeer for free in Central Square, Wolsey Place every day from 10am to 5pm between Saturday 20 November and Friday 24 December. 

If that’s not enough, Woking shoppers will be able to continue the free family fun with a visit to an enchanting pedal-powered gingerbread house in Jubilee Square between 20 November and 3 January, where with a bit of pedalling, the magical house will come to life. 

After a fun-packed day of festive activity and Christmas shopping, a pitstop to refuel is sure to be needed. With lots of fabulous eateries on offer, customers can indulge in a tasty bite. Plus, shoppers can top it all off with a festive flick at Nova Cinema or a visit to see this year’s Woking Panto featuring Gok Wan in ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ at The New Victoria Theatre. 

Rowen de Grauw, Customer Experience Manager, Woking Shopping said: “We are very excited to be hosting Surrey’s newest ice rink this year, and welcoming back our wintery grotto. We can’t wait to share these delights with all our shoppers and with a fantastic variety of shops, cinema and places to eat, as well as festive fun, Woking Shopping is sure to offer something for everyone this year.”

Find out more about Woking Shopping's Christmas events

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