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The most wonderful time of the year is here!

From 26 November, W5 are decking the halls for some magical family fun this Christmas. On selected dates across the festive period, you can step into Santa Square and meet the Big Man himself, be transported to another world with The Storyteller's Winter Tales, enjoy a reading of The Night Before Christmas and How the Grinch Stole Christmas in our Theatre Space, plus lots more!

Find out what's happening this Christmas at W5 below.

Santa Square

Feel the magic of Christmas come to life with a visit to Santa Square.

Located on the fourth floor, W5’s mezzanine has been transformed into a town square housing Santa’s workshop. Enjoy the festive window displays, twinkling lights and life-size nutcrackers waiting to greet you before you meet the Big Man himself.

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The Storyteller’s Winter Tales

Step into our AMAZE space on level 4 and become immersed in a magical theatre show for all ages. Our storyteller invites you into his frozen world where he will narrate the tale of how the Robin got a red breast, use the magic of sound to take you on an imaginary walk in the woods and reveal the secret of how the mystic northern lights were created.

With an exciting mix of live theatre, puppetry, engaging soundscape technology and original animation, this captivating experience is sure to leave you in a merry mood.

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T’Was the Night Before Christmas

Enjoy a reading of The Night Before Christmas and How the Grinch Stole Christmas in our Theatre Space.

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Family Drop-In Sessions

Snowball Fight:

Do you like snowball fights but don’t like getting frozen fingers? Ever wonder what it would be like to have a snowball fight indoors? Well, now you can! Our snowballs look and feel like real snow but are dry, soft and warm. They’re really cool but not in a cold way. Let the fun begin and the snowballs fly! Snowball Fight is a walk-up experience from 11am-5pm everyday!

The North Pole Post Office

Pop up to the level 3 mezzanine and take part in our Christmas theme papercraft activity. Write your letter to Santa before posting it in Santa’s Magic Post Box.

Christmas Climbit

The atrium at the heart of W5 is brimming with light, sound and cheer this season. Climbit, our multi-storey climbing structure, has been wrapped in thousands of twinkling lights and shines as bright as a star.

Jingle All The Way Cafe

If you prefer to keep your feet firmly planted on the ground, then warm up with a seasonal drink and treat at our Jingle all the Way café, found at the foot of Climbit. The perfect way to enjoy some festive fare in the form of Yuletide drinks and snacks.

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