Camberley town centre is set to be a magical place this winter with an array of special events taking place every weekend through November and December until Christmas.
A Nutcracker Ballet themed weekend is taking place in Cambridge Square (outside House of Fraser), The Square shopping centre on 3 and 4 November. See dance performances with dancers from Camberley’s Bluebell Ballet School. Your child will have the opportunity to take part in dance workshops to learn ballet steps and take part in the final show at 4pm. There will also be storytelling and a special craft session making mice ears.
The popular Christmas lights switch event on will take place on Saturday 17 November. Join in from 10am for Camberley’s Christmas market, festive entertainment and special guests, followed by the switching on of the lights, live music and fireworks at 4.30pm, even Peppa Pig is travelling to Camberley to see this show! You can see Peppa at intervals throughout the day in The Square shopping centre.
Eight unique reindeer are coming to Camberley town centre in December. The reindeer have all been decorated by local schools and nurseries and will be positioned around town, can you spot them? Pick up a form from The Square or The Atrium to record your reindeer sightings. Prizes to be won if you find them all.
Get even further into the Christmas spirit with live music in The Square. During late night shopping on Thursday 13 December there will be an evening of Christmas Carols, led by the Surrey Heath Singers, before a weekend of free Christmas concerts across Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December featuring a mixture of professional artists and local community groups.
The Atrium are running an Elf School on 8 and 9 December. Enrol and get trained up to be one of Santa’s little helpers.
Is that all? Oh no it’s not! Camberley theatre has its panto! This year ‘Sleeping Beauty’ – a brand new adaptation of the classic fairy-tale. This spell-binding production features singalong songs, high energy choreography, beautiful scenery and a host of side-splitting jokes! Find out more and book your tickets https://www.camberleytheatre.co.uk/events/sleeping-beauty
Councillor Richard Brooks, Deputy Leader, Surrey Heath Borough Council said;
“As part of our investment in Camberley town centre we are supporting our local retailers and businesses by working with our town centre partners; including The Square, Camberley Theatre, The Atrium and Collectively Camberley to organise some fantastic events. These events also provide wonderful free entertainment for our local families and communities. We hope everyone has fun in Camberley this winter.”
Karen Whelan, CEO, Surrey Heath Borough Council said;
“Camberley is all set to be an amazing place as we lead up to Christmas. This events programme has been carefully designed to provide something for everyone, but in particular families and children as Christmas is such a magical time for this age group.”