IT isn’t tinsel and seasonal cards arriving on the shelves of department stores in August that signals the arrival of Christmas, but rather the opening of the annual display in thecentre:mk
And the festive delight opens in Middleton Hall tomorrow.
This year, shoppers will be celebrating An Olde English Christmas with a Dickensian theme.
At 4.30pm tomorrow afternoon, the most famous red suited man in history will be visiting the shopping centre to launch the show with plenty of sparkle.
Santa will be joined on his festive parade by schoolchildren and the Milton Keynes City Orchestra who want as many voices combining in festive sing-song.
Santa’s grotto and the seasonal train will then be declared open.
Monies raised from the Christmas Wishing Pool will this year be donated to the MK Play Association.
>At 7.30pm tomorrow, a spectacular ice rink will open in Queens Court aiding the festive treats this yuletide.