Christmas at Guildhall Shopping & Dining Centre

Guildhall Shopping Centre, 40 High Street, EXETER, Devon, EX4 3HP

Tel: 01392 201910

Christmas at Guildhall Shopping & Dining Centre


Join Guildhall Shopping & Dining for a series of free festive events this December.

Over three consecutive Saturdays, Guildhall Shopping & Dining will be entertaining families & shoppers with a series of free events, set to get you feeling festive in the run up to Christmas.

These fun-filled FREE events are guaranteed to spread seasonal cheer, starting on a high note at 11am on Saturday 7th December where shoppers are invited to join the Frozen characters in Market Square for a festive frozen sing-a-long. Registered shoppers will also have the opportunity to meet & greet their favourite Frozen character after the performance for the coolest experience in town!

Animal lovers – get your cameras ready and make your way down to Guildhall Shopping & Dining for a paw-some selfie opportunity on Saturday 14th December as we welcome a furry friend to the Shopping Centre for the first time! Join us at intervals between 11-4pm to meet a life like polar-bear who will be roaming amongst our shoppers, resting for photos and the odd cuddle or two!

But that’s not all – fancy meeting Santa? Yes, Santa will be making an appearance at Guildhall Shopping & Dining on Saturday 21st December where shoppers can pre-register online for a chance to join him as he takes to the reigns ahead of his busiest night of the year! Shoppers can expect to be wowed by our epic virtual reality sleigh ride transporting you through the twinkling December night skies. You can find Santa and his sleigh parked up in Market Square between 11-4pm.

Guildhall Shopping & Dining’s Centre Director, Andrew McNeilly, commented “The Christmas period is one of our favourite times of year as the Shopping Centre fills with so much joy and happiness. Shoppers bustle and browse whilst our diners retreat to their favourite Queen St Dining eatery to indulge in a delicious festive feast – it really is a lovely atmosphere. This year we are particularly excited to host a schedule of free events over three consecutive Saturdays in December. From sing-a-longs to meeting Santa, there is something for everyone to enjoy”.
For more information on our free Christmas events and to for the meet & greets please visit

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Join Guildhall Shopping & Dining for a series of free festive events this December.



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