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Christmas celebrations start here Saturday 13th November!

Santa’s flying into town to open his magical Winter Woodland Grotto at the Belfry on Saturday 13th November! 

Bring the family to enjoy lots of free festive entertainment, exciting giveaways and traditional Christmas food carts on the day, with celebrity stars from this year’s Aladdin panto at The Harlequin Theatre joining in all the fun! 

Santa’s Grotto will be open at weekends and then every day from Saturday 11th December until Christmas Eve. Children will journey through a snowy woodland scene with Santa’s friendly elves to safely meet the big man himself by a log fire amongst the sparkling fir trees and receive a wrapped gift. There will also be the option to purchase souvenir photographs.

 All tickets must be pre-booked online in advance. Click here for Grotto bookings!


Prize Elf Hunt!

For even more fun and the chance to win £50 of Belfry shopping vouchers, join in the exciting elf hunt to find Santa’s elves hidden around shops in the Centre until Christmas Eve! 

Ding-dong merrily on high, in the Belfry choirs are singing! – Saturday 4th December

Join us for a day of beautiful Christmas music from Redhill’s amazing choirs, including the Rock Choir, Copthorne Prep Choir, St Matthews Choir and the Renewed Hope Choir, whose volunteers will be at the Centre if you would like to make a monetary donation towards supporting East Surrey’s homeless, vulnerable and isolated.

Late night shopping 

Our spectacular Christmas lights and seasonal music will bring a festive sparkle to your shopping right up to Christmas Eve, with late night shopping until 6pm from Thursday 16th – Saturday 18th December, and until 7pm from Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd December. You can see all the store opening hours on our website.

Great parking!

Parking is just £1 for the first hour and £1 all day on Sunday at our award-winning car park, which has dedicated parking spaces for people with disabilities and shoppers with young children, ShopMobility services and free electric charging.


For more about Christmas at the Belfry, see FacebookTwitter and Instagram and our posters around the Centre. 

The health and wellbeing of everyone who visits remains our highest priority and the Belfry continues to make sure that the latest government COVID guidelines are followed.