Meet Santa and his friendly polar bear at Salford Shopping Centre this Christmas

21st October 2019

Families in Salford are in for an extra special treat this November, when a festive Christmas event – with an exciting twist – comes to town!

On Saturday 30 November at various intervals from 11am – 4pm, Santa and his elves will be visiting the Salford Shopping Centre to pose for photos with families, joined by a very special guest… Bjorn the animatronic polar bear.

Together with his Arctic conservationist companion, Bjorn the bear will be part of a magical and interactive performance where shoppers will find out about how polar bears survive in the Arctic and have the opportunity to interact with Bjorn himself, who will be roaming the centre for three twenty-minute intervals at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

Centre Manager at Salford Shopping Centre, Nick Pitt said “We are really looking forward to welcoming families to Salford Shopping Centre this Christmas. We know that our friendly polar bear will bring an extra special touch this year, and whilst like our other events this remains free for everyone, donations are welcome for our charity of the year; Salford Survivor Project.”

On behalf of everyone here at the centre, we would like to thank you for your continued support throughout 2019, and wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.”

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