Warwick Davis and Snow White enter the Land of Enchanted Dreams this Christmas at thecentre:mk

Published: Friday, 01 November, 2013
On Friday 15 November at 4.30pm thecentre:mk will officially celebrate the opening of Christmas in Milton Keynes. The regional shopping destination will be transformed, welcoming Snow White to ‘The Land of Enchanted Dreams’ while Warwick Davis, one of the stars of this years Milton Keynes Theatre’s pantomime, Snow White and The Seven Dwarves will be leading the parade! The parade will kick off at Door 2 at 4.30pm, proceeding down Midsummer Arcade to reach Middleton Hall. Santa’s Grotto in the fairytale castle will be open following the procession right through til 6pm on Christmas Eve. 
 
Throughout Middleton Hall visitors can see Snow White and her friends in a range of different scenes, marvelling at the gem tree overlooking the show from the centre of the hall. Visitors can also enjoy a ride through the display on the Heart Radio train, donate coins to this year’s wishing pool, and browse the cabins for gift ideas and stocking fillers for their loved ones. The traditional carousel is also back and there will be interactive mirrors and games for families to try their hand at.
 
Sue Anderson – Brown, Interim Centre Director at thecentre:mk commented “thecentre:mk is the heart of Milton Keynes and last year we welcomed over 2.5million visitors to the Christmas show. This year we hope to do the same, attracting visitors from all over the region to share in the wonder of our award winning display.”
 
To visit Santa’s Grotto or book a ride on the train visit thecentremk.com or call 0843 178 1304. Santa’s Grotto closes at 6pm on Christmas Eve, and Snow White’s Land of Enchanted Dreams, which includes the train, closes on 2 January 2014.
 
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For further information about thecentre:mk or to interview our spokespeople, please contact Helen Powell on 07768613291.

Notes to Editors
thecentre:mk is a regional shopping centre situated in the heart of Milton Keynes. With over 170 stores and over 1,000 brands, cafes and restaurants all under one roof, it is anchored by John Lewis, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer and Next.

As the premier shopping destination in the region between London and Birmingham, Cambridge and Oxford, thecentre:mk enjoys around 24 million visits every year and is unrivalled in its customer service.

Included in the overall proposition are civic spaces and events venues; City Square, Queens Court and Middleton Hall which offer a varied programme of free events throughout the year, including fashion shows, motor shows, summer beach and the award winning Christmas display.