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Metrocentre’s Winter Wonders

Immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas at Metrocentre! With a variety of activities on offer, don’t miss the chance to make unforgettable memories with your little ones.

Winter Wonderscape: A journey to the North Pole!

Step into a world of wonder, where the magic of Christmas comes to life through our interactive, immersive projection experience. Join the cheerful company of Santa’s elves and embark on a whimsical adventure through a snowy, twinkling landscape. Have a boogie to your favourite Christmas classics, and celebrate with the elves in a land where Christmas dreams come true.

20 November 2023 to 7 January 2024 (except 25 Dec and 1 Jan)
11:00 – 19:00 Daily (11:00 – 17:00 on Sundays)
Exhibition Square (outside Primark)

Meet Father Christmas:

Don’t miss the chance to create treasured moments with your little ones. Have a stockings load of fun at the Father Christmas Grotto Experience, with a dose of holiday magic and joy that will stay with your family throughout the festive season.

As you step into the grotto, you’ll enter a world that seems to have been plucked from the pages of a storybook, with its twinkling lights, festive decorations, and the unmistakable atmosphere of festive cheer. 

20 November to 24 December
Wednesdays – Saturdays 11:00 – 19:00 (11:00 – 17:00 on Sundays)
Exhibition Square (outside Primark)

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Arctic Experience Ice Rink:

This year, Metrocentre are bringing the wonders of the outdoors, indoors, with their synthetic ice rink. This 10m x 6m rink promises to be an absolute delight for visitors of all ages. It’s a winter wonderland that’s perfect for both the little kids, and the big kids!

By signing up to the centre’s mailing list, you can enjoy the ice rink for free. Or, you can also join in the fun by making a £2 donation to Gateshead Foodbank. It’s a heartwarming opportunity to have a great time while giving back to the community.

13 November to 31 December

From 13 November: 16:00 – 19:00 weekdays, 09:00 – 17:00 Saturdays, 11:00 – 17:00 Sundays. 
From 18 December: 10:00 – 19:00  
The Forum (first floor Green Mall opposite Next)

Click here for more info and booking details.