Sat, Nov 16, 2019 · 11:00

Santa Claus will be landing at St Tydfil Shopping Centre on Saturday 16th November to open his grotto and settle in to listen to children’s Christmas wishes throughout the festive season.

Arriving at 11am, Father Christmas will be getting the whole town ready for Merthyr’s Christmas lights switch-on extravaganza which will take place later in the day. The free grotto will be open until 4pm, then from 11am to 4pm every Friday and Saturday between 22nd November and 21st December. Every child who visits will receive a goody bag.

A balloon modeler will also be entertaining young visitors on the launch day and the popular Llwydcoed Brass Band will be playing festive tunes throughout the morning.

At 4pm, Father Christmas will be leading a procession from the shopping centre to the Redhouse where the town’s festivities will take place.
The day will also see the first of three pop-up Christmas Fayres taking place in the shopping centre giving visitors the chance to purchase unique and handmade gifts from local crafters and suppliers, as well as enjoy delicious food from south wales based vendors, including wood fired pizza company Dough to Go. Further fayres will take place on Saturday 30th November and Saturday 14th December.

General Admission: GBP 0.0

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