Transforming the popular destination in Cheltenham town centre into a winter wonderland, The Brewery Quarter's Christmas Launch Party takes place on Saturday 25 November 2023.
Throughout the afternoon, local bands RIVES, Crispin and The Mark Walby Band take to the stage to play pop songs and Christmas covers to get everyone in the mood for a party; with the Lakeside Primary School's Young Voices choir performing Christmas hits, the Love Cheltenham Choir singing Christmas carols and the Variations Dance Academy performing songs from Wicked, too.
Costumed characters from Trolls, Paw Patrol and Star Wars join Disney princesses to keep little ones entertained, while Brewery Quarter favourite, Thomas Trilby, shows off his circus skills and stilt walking.
The star of the show, Santa Claus, will also be making special appearances throughout the event so children can share their Christmas wishes with the big man himself — and for a dusting of festive magic, there'll even be guaranteed snow showers, too!
The Brewery's plethora of restaurants and bars will be open throughout the event with seasonal and festive menus on offer at many of them — and advance booking highly recommended, as it's bound to be busy.
There's also the chance to win fantastic prizes from Brewery Quarter venues throughout the night with compère Nick Marshall.
The evening marks the official start of the festive season at The Brewery Quarter, with plenty more Christmas activities taking place in the run up to the main event, including appearances from Father Christmas on Saturday 2, 9 and 16 December 2023, with chances to meet him and his festive friends at Hollywood Bowl, The Botanist and Creams Cafe.
The Christmas Launch Party takes place from 2pm on Saturday 25 November 2023 and is free to attend.