Hats off to Christmas with Castlepoint

Join us for our family friendly festive events this Christmas. All activities will be held in our Christmas Centre next to JD Sports.

See below for all the details.

Our NEW Christmas decorations are up and sparkling away. Please tag us in any photos you share on social media.


12 Dates of Christmas - free events!

Join us for our 12 dates of Christmas activities in the Christmas Centre next to JD Sports. 

Activities include:
Sat 3rd Dec – Festive Arts & Crafts / decorating wooden & ceramic tree decorations.
Sun 4th Dec – Wreath Making sessions – please note this requires pre-booking 
Sat 10th Dec – Christmas Card Calligraphy workshops, please pre-book your space here.
Sun 11th Dec – Christmas Bauble Decorating workshops, please pre-book your space here.
Sat 17th Dec – Castlepoint’s Christmas Carolathon (outside M&S).
Sun 18th Dec – Knitting decorations and Festive Arts & Crafts
Mon 19th Dec – Frozen characters, Anna and Olaf, will be visiting Castlepoint. & Festive Arts & Crafts.
Tues 20th Dec – The Grinch and Cindy Lou walkabout characters & Festive Arts & Crafts
Wed 21st Dec – The famous Polar bear walkabout from last year will be back and Festive face painting & Arts & Crafts.
Thurs 22nd – Gingerbread decorating and Festive Arts & Crafts.
Fri 23rd Dec – Festive face painting, cracker making Arts & Crafts.
Sat 24th Dec – Make & take home magic reindeer food ready for Santa and his reindeers arrival.
Location: Castlepoint Christmas Centre (the unit next to JD Sports – where Ukraine Relief is housed).
When: Selected dates in December including; 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th and 19th to the 24th December.
Time: 10am – 4pm

Charity Gift Wrapping Service

Christmas With Kindness

From the 1st December – 24th December we will be wrapping your Christmas gifts for a small donation in aid of Ukraine Relief.
Come along to our Christmas unit and let our friendly volunteers wrap your presents.
Location: Castlepoint’s Christmas Centre (the unit next to JD Sports where Ukraine Relief are housed)
When: 1st – 24th December. 
Time: 10am – 5pm
For a small donation.

Castlepoint's Christmas Carolathon

Join us on 17th December for our Christmas Carolathon. 

With live music from local performers, we will be spreading Christmas cheer, singing loud for all to hear.

Location: Outside M&S

When: 17th December

Time: 10am – 4pm

Free Extended Parking this Christmas

The four-hour maximum car park stay has been lifted over the Christmas period. 

Visit Castlepoint for all your Christmas shopping and park for free in our car park with over 2000 parking spaces.

From 25th November 2022 until Wednesday 4th January 2023 you can enjoy extended free parking.

The four-hour maximum stay will be reinstated on Thursday 5th January 2023.