Come and Meet Santa

A visit costs £4 per child. Our festive photographer will be on hand to capture your visit to see Santa and provide a free framed photo! Santa will be settling into his Grotto on the lower level of the Darwin Shopping Centre on the following dates:

Wednesday 28th November 1pm – 7pm
Saturday 1st December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday 2nd December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Wednesday 5th December 1pm – 7pm
Saturday 8th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday 9th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Wednesday 12th December 1pm – 7pm
Saturday 15th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday 16th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Monday 17th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday 18th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Wednesday 19th December 1pm – 7pm
Thursday 20th December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Friday 21st December 110.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday 22nd December 10.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday 23rd December 10.30am – 4.30pm

Lantern Making Workshops


Bring the little ones to make lanterns with Maggie Love in preparation for our Lantern Parade on Wednesday 14th November, when we light up Shrewsbury for Christmas!

The workshops take place from 11am – 3pm on Saturday 10th November on the middle level, next to Poundland in the Darwin Centre.

The Lantern Parade on 14th November will leave from the same place at 6pm to join the town centre lights switch on celebrations.

Shop ‘til 8pm Wednesdays until Christmas

To give our customers a little helping hand, we’ve extended our shopping hours ‘til 8pm Wednesdays in the run up to Christmas as well as 7pm the week before Christmas*. For our full list of opening hours, see below!

*excluding Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th December.

Wednesday 14th November 2018  9am – 8pm

Wednesday 21st November 2018 9am – 8pm

Wednesday 28th November 2018 9am – 8pm

Wednesday 5th December 2018 9am – 8pm

Wednesday 12th December 2018 9am – 8pm

Monday 17th December 2018 9am – 7pm

Tuesday 18th December 2018 9am – 7pm

Wednesday 19th December 2018 9am – 8pm

Thursday 20th December 2018 9am – 7pm

Friday 21st December 2018 9am – 7pm

Saturday 22nd December 2018 9am – 7pm

Sunday 23rd December 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm

Monday 24th December 2018 9am – 5.30pm

Tuesday 25th December 2018  CLOSED 

Wednesday 26th December 2018 9am – 5.30pm

Thursday 27th December 2018 9am – 5.30pm

Friday 28th December 2018 9am – 5.30pm

Saturday 29th December 2018 9am – 5.30pm

Sunday 30th December 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm

Monday 31st December 2018 9am – 5.30pm

Tuesday 1st January 2019 CLOSED

Wednesday 2nd January 2018 9am – 5.30pm