Search

Free photos and festive fun coming up at the Stratford Centre

16:43 26 November 2012

Letters to Santa workshop in Stratford Shopping centre. 
Akshaya Shrweram, 4 makes a Christmas cookie.

Letters to Santa workshop in Stratford Shopping centre. Akshaya Shrweram, 4 makes a Christmas cookie.

Archant

Good girls and boys have got just over two weeks to post their Christmas Lists to Santa at a magical postbox in Stratford.

Letters to Santa workshop in Stratford Shopping centre. 
Tomas Korbans, 5 writes a letter to Santa.Letters to Santa workshop in Stratford Shopping centre. Tomas Korbans, 5 writes a letter to Santa.

Father Christmas returned to the Stratford Centre on Broadway on Saturday to launch Santa’s Letters again this year for children.

The snowy red postbox can be found in Central Square and, if you send your letters before Dec 9, Santa will write you a personalised one back before he prepares for his big night on Christmas Eve.

Santa danced around the centre at the weekend with his friends the snowman, Rudolph the reindeer, the nutcracker, and Mrs Santa who was busy decorating festive treats with little shoppers in her Christmas kitchen.

This Saturday, from 11am to 5pm, the Stratford Centre are providing props and face-painting for families to pose for a free festive photo that they can take away or print off from the centre’s Facebook page.

Shoppers can also enjoy the jolly return of the Carribean Christmas steel band who will be playing in Central Square all weekend.

Santa has also left a video message with more information on how to write to him for web-savvy Christmas kids.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

19:00
Paralympic athlete David Weir

The biggest names in Paralympic sport will return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer and six-time champion David Weir cannot wait to revisit the memories of 2012 .

Elizabeth Olympic Park
15:56
The Business Show at the ExCeL arena

More than 25,000 people descended on the ExCel Arena last week for the country’s biggest business exhibition.

Europe
Ellie Simmonds teaches children from Carpenters Primary School to swim at the London Aquatics Centre. Photo credit: John Walton/PA Wire

Four-time gold medal winner Ellie Simmonds made a splash on Wednesday when she treated pupils to a special swimming lesson.

London Aquatics Centre
People taking part in Edible Bus Stop® community planting days

Would-be gardeners are being invited to use their green fingers tomorrow by helping to plant what could be London’s very first edible postcode.

London

Most read news

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Read more
Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder