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Santa’s Grotto Makes Christmas Magic at The Harlequin

The Harlequin, Watford has once again gone all out for Christmas this year as it makes a home for Santa in the Christmas Grotto. From Friday 12 November to Christmas Eve, shoppers can wander through the magical grotto, meet Father Christmas himself and receive a gift to take home and all of this is absolutely FREE for the under 12s!

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Santa’s little elves are already working away, getting organised to deliver toys to all of the good girls and boys. So start writing your Christmas wish list and be on your best behaviour, then head down to the Grotto to see Father Christmas and his jolly jelly-like belly!

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Pippa Stennett, Acting Marketing Manager at The Harlequin, commented: “We love Christmas at The Harlequin and really enjoy providing our shoppers with plenty of FREE festive fun. Now that the Christmas lights are up, our extended weekday shopping hours are in place and Santa is back in his Grotto, we know that Christmas is just around the corner. Let me be the first to wish you all a very merry Christmas!”

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The free Christmas Grotto is open everyday from 10 am – 6 pm on weekdays, 9 am – 6 pm on Saturdays and 10am – 5pm on Sundays, until Christmas Eve when Santa is needed elsewhere. Shoppers can pre-book tickets online at to avoid the queues, or they can simply turn up at the Grotto on the day.

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The Harlequin is a premier shopping centre, open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Thursdays 9am – 9pm, Saturdays 9am – 7pm and 11am – 5pm on Sundays. There are over 140 stores, including many of your favourite high-street names, plus special one-off stores. At The Harlequin, you will find facilities for those of differing abilities, children and parents - including toilets, baby change area, allocated parking spaces and a Shopmobility Scheme. For more information please call 01923 250 292 or visit

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