Get in the Spirit… Christmas 2017

Wow, the year’s flown by and it’s already Christmas, but don’t worry we’ve been busy planning here at Princesshay HQ!

There’s so much going on at Princesshay with a whole programme of entertainment. Not to mention over 70 of your favourite brands and restaurants all in one place.

Here’s our top 8 things NOT to miss!

(Oh and find a quick link to our extended opening hours here!)


‘My Princesshay Wish…’

One lucky person’s dream could come true. Enter Princesshay’s brand new festive competition by making a ‘wish’ for your ultimate Christmas present from Princesshay. Whether it’s a new handbag, sparkly piece of jewellery or a winter coat, the winner will receive their wish from Princesshay in time for Christmas Day. Terms and Conditions apply. Follow us on Facebook to find out more! Enter here – good luck 🙂

Christmas Lights Switch On

The annual Christmas Lights Switch On will officially kick-start Princesshay’s late night shopping evenings on Thursday 16th November in Princesshay Square. Expect Christmas carols, live music and festive entertainment from 4pm – 7.30pm. Find out more here.

 Hope and Clarence

Meet Princesshay’s very own Polar Bears, Hope and Clarence, who will be in Princesshay Square from Thursday 16th November. And of course experience the magical Christmas lighting throughout the scheme with thousands of sparkling LED lights, a walk through lit bauble 8 metre Christmas Tree. #haychristmas


Enjoy a spectacular fifteen minute display of acrobatics performed from a 12m high inflated arch by talented team, Arco. Show times are at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 30th November in Princesshay Square. Find out more about our festive events programme here.


‘Spark!’ is a mesmerising thirty minute performance that combines high impact drumming with kaleidoscopic lighting. Shoppers can expect three separate shows at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 7th December starting in Princesshay Square. Find out more about our festive events programme here.

Charity Car Raffle

Princesshay’s Charity of the Year, Children’s Hospice South West, are hosting a Charity Car Raffle throughout December, and the winning tickets will be drawn on 23rd December for the brand new Toyota C-HR. Tickets are £2 and every penny will help to improve the lives of young people in the South West. Buy your lucky ticket from the volunteers located between Debenhams and Reiss in Princesshay.


Lloyd’s Lounge Opening

December will see the opening of Lloyd’s Lounge, a cosy new venue where visitors can enjoy a light bite or a festive drink with friends or family.


Charity Christmas Tree Festival

The Roman Walk will feature a special Charity Christmas Tree Festival, officially opened by the Lord Mayor on Friday 17th November at 5pm. The festival will include thirty-five trees decorated by various local charities and will stay in place until Christmas Eve. Visit Roman Walk to view the beautiful display and stop for a coffee and cake in Chandos or Coffee#1.

As always, the 70+ stores and restaurants will be bursting with festive décor and the spirit to match.

The Princesshay Gift Card is the perfect way to give a gift of choice this Christmas, and can be spent in any of the shops and restaurants in Princesshay.