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Christmas in the Village 2021
December 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This annual day of festive fun, food and shopping in Wimbledon Village is packed with activities and goodies to appeal to the whole family – all wrapped up with carols around the Christmas tree!
A not-to-be-missed event in your 2021 Christmas calendar.
WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE DAY….
10 am – 4.30 pm: Santa’s Grotto. No need to book. Just turn up and queue to visit Santa. You’ll find him at the heart of the Village outside The Dog & Fox, 24 High Street
10 am – 3 pm: Christmas Market. A selection of festive food, drink and gifts stalls along the West section of the High Street.
10 am – 5 pm: Fairground Rides
10.30 am – 4.30 pm: Face Painting. No need to pre-book, just turn up and queue on the day. Hosted by Andrew Scott Robertson, 24 High Street
10.30 am – 11 am: FREE Christmas Crafting Workshop for 5 – 11 year olds with Mind The Education at The Coach House, Dog & Fox, 24 High Street. This activity MUST be pre-booked on Eventbrite. Click on the red link to reserve your spot.
11.15 am – 11.45 am: FREE Christmas Crafting Workshop for 5 – 11 year olds with with Mind The Education at The Coach House, Dog & Fox, 24 High Street. This activity MUST be pre-booked on Eventbrite. Click on the red link to reserve your spot.
10.30, 11 & 11.30 am: FREE Storytime with Wimbledon Babysitting at Day True, 19 High Street. Each session lasts for approximately 20 minutes. The first two storytime sessions are appropriate for 0-4 years old while the final session is for 4-8 year olds. This activity MUST be pre-booked. Click on the time of your preferred session to reserve your spot via Eventbrite.
12.30 pm: FREE 30 minute Ballet Taster Class for 3-6 year olds with The Village School of Dance at Day True, 19 High Street. This activity MUST be pre-booked on Eventbrite. Click on the red link to reserve your spot.
1 pm – 4.15 pm: Balloon Modelling, sponsored by Peacock & Co, at The Coach House, Dog & Fox. Show times 2 pm and 3 pm. Click on your preferred show time to pre-book your spot via Eventbrite.
1.30 pm: Santa’s Horseback Parade. Gather outside The Dog & Fox next to Wimbledon Village Stables for a chance to see Santa and his Elves arrive on horseback and parade up and down the High Street.
2 pm & 2.40 pm: FREE Monkey Music Taster Session, at Day True, 19 High Street. This activity MUST be pre-booked. Click on the time of your preferred session to reserve your spot via Eventbrite.
3.30 pm: FREE 30 minute Modern & Jazz Taster Class for 5-8 year olds with The Village School of Dance at Day True, 19 High Street. This session MUST be pre-booked on Eventbrite. Click on the red link to reserve your spot.
5 pm: Switching on the lights and singalong carols with complimentary mince pies and mulled wine. Held at The Village War Memorial.
SPECIAL STORE DISCOUNTS AND PROMOTIONS:
You can also enjoy these special treats and discounts being offered by a number of our Village stores on the day….
Senti, our fantastic independent retailer, creator and supplier of luxury home fragrances will be offering customers:
- 20% off all Senti products
- A chance to win a FREE GIFT in a lucky dip on purchases of over £55
- HOT OF THE PRESS, sample their fabulous NEW FRAGRANCE which launches next month: AMBER & OUD – an intense and opulent woody oriental scent combining exotic spices with warm, musky notes of Amber and the woody aroma of Oud
- And there will be festive treats for the little ones!
Senti is located at 23 Church Road. The store will be open from 11 am – 4 pm.
Drop by Mary’s Living & Giving to browse their fabulous range of women’s, men’s and children’s clothes, accessories and home items, and enjoy complimentary mince pies, cupcakes and non-alcoholic Fizz. There’s also treats for the dogs! The store, located next to the Christmas Market at 38B High Street, will be open from 10 am – 4 pm.
Friarwood Fine Wines, the Village’s only boutique wine merchant, invites you to step inside and explore their range of fine wines and spirits, and between 1 & 5 pm will be offering free tastings of Classic Bordeaux wines. Friarwood is located at 31 High Street.
Colette, our gourmet deli, located at the heart of the Village at 77 High Street, will be offering visitors free mulled wine from 2 – 5 pm
Fine specialist food purveyor Table@ Vallebona has teamed up with luxury goods provider, ki:ts, who will be selling a selection of luxury bags, accessories and Japanese & British lifestyle items in Vallebona’s Vineria courtyard wine bar. Table@Vallebona will also be offering customers a choice of two special dishes on the day: Japanese Chicken Karaage Burger and Ramen Noodles. Vallebona is located at 70A High Street, right across the road from Santa’s Grotto.
Day True, experts in the design and creation of beautiful living spaces, will tempt you through their doors with the aroma of delicious freshly made gingerbread and mulled wine which they will be offering free to visitors throughout the day from 10 am – 5 pm. Every visitor will also receive a Collected postcard with a discount for Day True’s new online platform Collected, while dog lovers will adore Day True’s charity Dog Calendar which will be for sale in store. Anyone who buys a calendar on the day will receive a complimentary bag of homemade dog biscuits. You’ll find Day True at 19 High Street.
Leading hair salon Pose Wimbledon will be serving up complimentary Champagne and mince pies throughout the day, as well as offering 20% off all Oribe body care and WeDo natural origin hair care products. Join their newsletter mailing list before 5th Dec for a chance to win a luxurious Blow Dry and Oribe gift along with complimentary Champagne / drinks. Pose is centrally located in the Village at 76 High Street.