Family Festive Fun

Radio Exe is the radio station for Christmas in Exeter, Mid & East Devon...
We are proudly supporting the Guildhall Shopping Centre this festive season!

The Guildhall Shopping Centre have a packed season of events this Christmas. Why not start the fun by visiting Santa in his grotto? This year you can book on line by going to book Father Christmas and filling in your details. Or pop in to see him when you are shopping - he will be opening his Grotto on the 24th November and will be here until Christmas Eve.


Packed Full of Christmassy Events for Everyone...
Below is day by day run down of what they have planned for this festive season.

Thursday November 22nd - Lights On!


Join us for the BIG Christmas Lights switch on. Events start at 2.00pm. Come along and meet Chris Dinnis and Ashley Jeary... the Exe-Team will be on hand as well with lots of giveaways!



Father Christmas will pop in after 4.30pm and will be handing out free pressies for good children!



And our 'Lights On" will begin with a bang at 6.30pm with glitter and snow! Transforma man will also be popping in to say "hello"! Lots to do for children with free balloon modelling and magic during the evening and the chance to listen to carol singing.



Saturday November 24th - Grotto Opens Today! Visit Santa and his Reindeers!


Santa will be busy in his fantastic Christmas Grotto from today - book on line to see him.



Also come along and meet our real Reindeer between 11.30 and 3.00pm as they visit the centre for the day.



There is also the chance to enjoy free balloon modelling and see some magic from 11.00am until 4.30pm, meet Radio Exe and watch Majorettes performing.



Sunday November 25th - World of Country Life and Uncle Bobby!



Come and meet the World of Country Life who will be here all day. They will be bringing along some fantastic animals - including the beautiful baby goats! And, of course, our fantastic Uncle Bobby will be here, from 12.00am to 3.00pm, balloon modelling again.



Thursday November 29th to December 9th - Christmas Market



The start of our fantastic Christmas Market. This runs until December 9th and will be a great array of lovely stalls and tasty foods. We also have carol singing with Exeter Police and fun with Uncle Bobby with his magic and balloons during late night shopping.

Saturday December 1st - Uncle Bobby, Carol Singing and Christmas Market!



Don't miss the chance to meet Uncle Bobby from 11.00am until 4.00pm and his balloon modelling and magic and see the 39th Exeter Guides carol singing. And check out the Market if you haven't already been!



Sunday December 2nd - Christmas Market and Uncle Bobby



Our Christmas market is still here with great stalls and tasty treats, and Uncle Bobby is here from Noon until 3.00pm with his fantastic balloons!



Thursday December 6th - Christmas Market, Uncle Bobby and Carol Singing!



Visit the Christmas Market if you haven't already and meet Uncle Bobby with his balloon modelling from 5.30pm until 8.30pm. We also have the Big Noise Chorus visiting with their choir in the evening.



Saturday December 8th - Christmas Market, Uncle Bobby and Entertainment!



It is nearly time for the Market to leave, so if you haven't been already don't forget to pop along today. We also have entertainment and Uncle Bobby here from 11.00am until 4.00pm with his balloons and maybe a magic trick or two!



Sunday December 9th - Last day of our fantastic Christmas Market!



Don't miss our Christmas Market - this is the last day you will get to come and browse and buy some lovely gifts.

Thursday December 13th to Christmas Eve - Children's' Rides and Lots of Fun!



We have children's rides today starting today and here until Christmas, carol singing and Morris dancing! We also have Uncle Bobby popping in during the evening with his balloon modelling and a magic act or two!



Saturday December 15th - Hug a Husky!



Come and Hug a Husky! You can have your photo taken with Santa's favourite dogs. There will also be talks on the breeds throughout the weekend. We also have the Salvation Army carol singing, 39th Exeter Guides singing, the Radio Exe Team will be visiting too.



Sunday December 16th - Hug a Husky... again!



Come and Hug a Husky! If you missed seeing them on the 15th December they are here for one more day. You can have your photo taken with Santa's favourite dogs. There will also be talks on the breeds throughout the weekend.

Thursday December 20th to 23rd - Street Food Market and Carol Singing - not to mention Uncle Bobby again!



We have our fantastic Street Food Market opening today for the weekend. Come and taste some great food. Don't forget to see Uncle Bobby doing his balloon modelling from 5.30pm until 8.30pm and listen to the Devon and Somerset Band in Market Square.



Friday December 21st to Sunday 23rd December - Street Food Market!



More Street Food - come along for a tasty treat.

Saturday December 22nd - Carol Singing!



Come along and listen to the Mark Marshall Youth Fund (Sainsburys Charity of the Year) singing - and even join in!

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