1. Darlington Winter Wonderland - this weekend
THE Darlington Winter Wonderland is now on.
Visit the Winter Wonderland this weekend in the Market Square (Friday 12th - Sunday 14th, 10am - 5pm) for Christmas gifts and decorations along with fantastic fun, entertainment and shopping for all the family.
2. Last chance for ride on 'Darlington's Big One'
'DARLINGTON'S Big One', the giant ferris wheel in Joseph Pease Place, will close this Sunday evening. If you have not a ride on the ferris wheel yet, come along to the town centre this weekend.
3. Santa Specials at the Head of Steam - this weekend
SANTA Specials at Head of Steam, Darlington Railway Museum this weekend, December 13th & 14th, from 10am to 4pm.
Admission includes a mini train ride, Santa in his grotto, arts and crafts, face painter and children will receive a special Christmas gift. Tickets are £5.50 child, £3.50 adult for non- members, free adults and £3.50 per child for members. Some sessions are now fully booked, for further information or to book, contact 01325 460532 or visit the Head of Steam website.
4. Santa in the Park - Sunday December 21
TAKE time out from your last minute Christmas shopping and come to South Park for some festive fun on Sunday December 21.
Visit Santa for an early Christmas present and listen to Hummersknott Theatre group singing Christmas Carols and the Cockerton Prize Silver Band.
Join in with the Christmas craft activities we have to offer and see the magician and entertainers.
The cafe will also be open offering a lovely Christmas menu.
£3 to visit Santa including gift. Sunday December, 12.30pm - 3pm.
For more information contact the South Park team on (01325) 383099.
I cut and paste this from the Council's own bullietin, because I know from my tracking software that quite a few people stumble across this blog looking for information about Santa in Darlington and the like.
I've got some pictures and film from the 'Big One' taken at dusk last weekend, which I'll post as soon as I've managed to load the BlackBerry software onto this PC...