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Arc’tic TiPi Heads to Shopping Centre this Christmas

Get together whatever the weather in arc Shopping Centres Arc’tic Tipi which opens on 13th December.

The giant TiPi will be sited on Charter Square for seven days and will host a series of free events and activities for all ages to get involved in.

Abbie Panks, arc Shopping centre Manager said “The Tipi us a great way for us to host activities in the lead up to Christmas whatever the weather. We have some fantastic sessions lined up where participants of all ages can get creative and make decorations and gifts and try their hand and some new art and craft techniques, we also have storytelling an eco glitter bar and In addition, we are delighted to be holding a Christmas songs silent disco on 14th which is guaranteed to get everyone into the festive spirit.

All activities and sessions are free to attend with full details available on the website and social media.

The Tipi is open 10-5pm each day (10-7pm on Saturday 14th) so whether you want to participate in activities or stop by and put your feet up for a while during Christmas shopping, everyone is welcome. 

The closing event in the Tipi on Saturday 21st will see The St Nicholas Hospice Choir perform

Activities

Friday 13th December 

11am - 1pm - Papercut Lantern workshop 

Drop in and make a beautiful papercut lantern decoration for your home, or as a gift for a loved one. 

2pm - 4pm - Eco Cracker Making. 

Join us and make your own eco Christmas cracker to accompany your Christmas day lunch!

These sessions are suitable for all ages.

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Saturday 14th December 

10am-12pm - Storytelling 

Drop in for a morning of storytelling from two very special guests. 

11am - 1pm - Eco Glitter Bar 

Our luxury eco glitter bar is a great way to add some sparkle ahead of our Christmas Songs Silent Disco. 

We love glitter, but we also love our planet! All of the glitter we use is made from eucalyptus leaves which is therefor 100% biodegradable!

1pm - 6:30pm - Christmas Silent Disco 

Join us in dancing the afternoon away to festive Christmas classics! 

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Sunday 15th December 

10am - 11:45m - Mini Christmas Trees

Join us for this festive Christmas tree workshop. Children can create a tree table centre with fabulous foliage, baubles and lollipops. 

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults do not need to book tickets to accompany). Please book a slot here - https://bit.ly/34XjJ9G

3pm - 5:30pm December - INFORMATION COMING SOON! 

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Monday 16th December 

10-12.30pm - Upcycled Mini Wreaths

Do your bit for the planet this Christmas and join us in making mini wreath decorations for your home out of recycled materials and saving them from going to landfill

This session is a drop in 

1.30-4pm - Upcycled Mini Wreaths

Do your bit for the planet this Christmas and join us in making mini wreath decorations for your home out of recycled materials and saving them from going to landfill

This session is a drop in 

Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Tuesday 17th December 

INFORMATION COMING SOON! 

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Wednesday 18th December 

11am - 1pm December - Paper Printing Workshop. 

Drop in and try your hand at paper printing. This session will create beautiful results.

1pm - 5pm - An Introduction to Felting

Come along and create a gift/decoration. Suitable for adults and older children accompanied by an adult

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Thursday 19th December 

10am and 11am December - Eco Cracker Making

Join us and make your own eco Christmas cracker to accompany your Christmas day lunch! 

This session is suitable for adults and accompanied children aged 3 and up. One cracker per booked place). Please book a slot here - https://bit.ly/2OKhEbL

2pm - 4pm - Personalised Baubles

Drop in an create your own magical, personalised Christmas bauble to take home. Suitable for adults and accompanied children aged 3 plus. 

One bauble per participant

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Friday 20th December 

10am and 11:30am - Fairy and Elf making

Join us and make your own magical winter fairy or elf to take home to sit atop your tree. 

This session lasts one hour and is suitable for adults and accompanied children aged 3 and up. 

One Fairy or Elf per booked place

Please book a slot here - https://bit.ly/34L3FIf

2pm - 4pm - Personalised Baubles

Drop in an create your own magical, personalised Christmas bauble to take home. Suitable for adults and accompanied children aged 3 plus. 

One bauble per participant

Saturday 21st December

St Nicholas Hospice Choir 


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