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Santa's Grotto 

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa's in Swindon!

Christmas in Swindon
And you won't find no grey-bearded, cigarette smokin', boozin' santas in our town!

It's only the best for our boys and girls - and here's where you'll find him.

Swindon Town Centre
Brunel Centre
Until 24 December
 
Santas Grotto Brunel Shopping Centre
Brunel Centre
Find Santa sitting on his sleigh in his Grotto - with elves & polar bears! - on the top floor of the Brunel Plaza between Boots and Marks & Spencer.
 
And it's FREE!
 
Times:

14th November 12pm – 5:30pm
15th November 10:30am – 4:30pm
19th November 12pm – 7pm
21st November 12pm – 5:30pm
22nd November 10:30am – 4:30pm
28th November 11am – 5:30pm
29th November 10:30am – 4:30pm
3rd December 12pm – 5:30pm
4th December 12pm – 5:30pm
5th December 11am – 5:30pm
6th December 10:30am – 4:30pm
10th December 12pm – 5:30pm
11th December 12pm – 5:30pm
12th December 10am – 5:30pm
13th December 10:30am – 4:30pm
14th – 18th December 11am – 6:30pm
19th December 10am – 6pm
20th December 10:30am – 4:30pm
21st – 23rd December 10am – 6:30pm
24th December 10am – 3pm
 
Just turn up or book in advance via The Brunel's website.
 
 
Roves Farm
Sevenhampton, near Highworth
From Saturday 05 December
 
Roves Farm in Swindon
Roves Farm
Join the festive fun down on the farm! Christmas activities on the farm start from Saturday 06 December, when Father Christmas will take up residency in his grotto.
 
Delight in Roves Farm’s very own unique Christmas Nativity Story - complete with four legged farmyard friends!

The Elves' Workshop will be open for children’s Christmas crafts. Children can also visit Mrs Christmas' Post Office to write and post their letters to Father Christmas OR they can give them to the man himself, when visiting his grotto!
 
Please note that season tickets are not valid for this event.
 
For more details and times please click on the link below.

 
Arkell's Christmas Fair
Arkell's Brewery, Kingsdown
Saturday 12 December
 
In addition to a myriad of stalls selling gifts, a special Santa's Grotto has been built for Father Christmas himself and his reindeer.
 
 
 
Christmas at STEAM Museum
05 & 06 December
 
In a cosy fireside setting inside STEAM's Hawksworth Hall, children will love to hear delightful festive tales at Santa's Storytime sessions before receiving a special wrapped gift.

Please note, there is also an admission fee for entry into the STEAM museum.
 
 
HO! HO! HO! - SPECIAL SANTA EVENTS
 
Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Santa Specials
 
Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Santa Specials at the
Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Santa Specials offer the chance to take children for a ride on a steam train and meet Santa in his Grotto!
 
There will be presents to suit all ages from toddlers to early teens.
 
Special trains will be running EVERY WEEKEND plus other days from Saturday 28 November.
 
Please see the Swindon & Cricklade Railway website for more information on dates, times and tickets.
 
 
Santa Claus & The Special Adventure
Swindon Arts Centre
12-24 December 2015
 
A fun-filled show at Swindon Arts Centre this Christmas where everything is ready to go at Santa’s HQ in the North Pole. The Reindeer Sat Nav is programmed, the toys are piled high on the sleigh and Santa is ready to go when suddenly… chaos strikes! Rudolph is missing and the Elves are up to no good. Will Santa ever deliver the presents to all the boys and girls?!
 
 
 
Wyevale Garden Centres
 
There are Santa's Grotto at Wyvevale's two Swindon garden centres + Lechlade.
 
 
Santa at Swindon Libraries
 
Santa will be appearing at libraries across Swindon throughout December for special storytelling sessions aimed at under 5s.
 
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