Winchester Magazine Christmas Issue 2017 Winchester Magazine Christmas Issue 2017 - Page 17

CITY CHRISTMAS HO HO HO Fabulous places to find Father Christmas IN THE ELF INVENTION STUDIO Enjoy a new Christmas experience at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium as Santa’s elves invite children and their families to join them on a special tour of the Elf Invention Studio and a new Christmas-themed Planetarium show. All-inclusive tickets include general entry to the Science Centre, the Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience and a Planetarium show on selected dates from 1 to 23 December. 01962 863791 | www.winchestersciencecentre.org AT THE ZOO Take a journey with the elves through Marwell Hall at Marwell Zoo up until Christmas Eve, meet Mrs Claus and enjoy a Christmas story and crafts. Every child gets a one-to-one with Father Christmas and a special gift. 0844 736 4200 | www.marwell.org.uk OVER BREAKFAST Meet Father Christmas over breakfast at the Good Life Farm Shop in Headbourne Worthy, where you can tuck into croissants or the whole works before meeting the big man for a Christmas gift. 01962 889000 | www.goodlifefarmshop.co.uk ON A TRAIN See Father Christmas on a steam train ride on the Watercress Line on selected dates through December. Father Christmas and his jolly helpers will be on board Santa Specials running from Alresford or Alton stations. 01962 733810 | www.watercressline.co.uk ON THE RUN See hundreds of Santas take to the city streets in Naomi House & Jacksplace’s annual Santa Fun Run, which starts from Guildhall, on 9 December. The charity cares for local children and young adults with life-limiting illnesses. Entry fees for the 5k route include a Santa suit for every runner. 01962 760060 | www.naomihouse.org.uk www.winchestermag.com 17