New for Christmas 2018! Penguins: A LEGO® brick trail
Santa has called on all of his Penguin helpers this year, including the Rockhoppers and the Emperor Penguin, to help him spread some Christmas magic over Plymouth!
Why not join in with our brand new family fun trail for the festive season. All you need to do is find the names of 20 life-sized LEGO® brick penguins which will be hidden in selected shops and businesses across the city centre and you could win some fantastic prizes, including a weekend family trip to LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, or a Penguin Feeding Experience at Living Coasts for four people.*
You will need to follow the trail map to find all 19 life-sized Rockhoppers and 1 impressive Emperor Penguin, collect the name of each penguin and note it on the special entry form. Trail cards and entry forms will be available to download or collect at participating shops. Whilst you are looking for the penguins, keep an eye out for the fantastic LEGO® brick Santa Express at the Old Town Street entrance fo Drake Circus.
The trail runs from 3rd December 2018 to 3rd January 2019. Only fully completed entries will be considered and only one entry is permitted per person. Terms and conditions apply. All entries must be received by Monday 14th January 2019.
*The weekend family trip to LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort will take place on Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd June 2019, courtesy of Plymouth City Coach. The prize is for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 years) sharing a family room, with return coach travel from Plymouth and one night's dinner, bed and breakfast at the 4-star Crowne Plaza Heathrow Hotel plus the two day entry passes to the resort.
Thank you to our sponsors Plymouth City Coach and Living Coasts.
Plymouth Market will be running children's Make and Take workshops every Saturday in December to build a LEGO® brick penguin or mini Santa by their fabulous new Christmas grotto. A Golden Ticket to be part of the Make and Take is just £5 and also includes labelling your own reindeer food, ready to take home for Santa's sledge team on Christmas Eve.
To add a little more festive fun to your shopping there will also be face painting, a children's entertainer and seasonal songs from the amazing Ocean City Sounds choir every Saturday before Christmas as well as the chance to meet the dreamy Upon a Wish princesses on Saturday 1st December, or hope the Empire doesn't strike back when the characters from Star Wars invade the Market on Saturday 8th December.
Santa and his elves will be taking a break from his busy worldwide delivery schedule and spending Saturday 15th and 22nd December in the Market. It's just £3 to visit Santa. To see Santa and add a Make and Take Golden Ticket for a LEGO® brick penguin or mini Santa is £6.
Drake CIrcus will be bringing the magic of Christmas alive at Santa's Smeaton's Tower-style grotto with his team of elves from 17th November to 24th December. Pre-booking is available on the Drake Circus website.