Special festive train on way to Scarborough this Christmas

Santa’s elves are coming to Scarborough this Christmas with a special festive experience that will allow children the chance to send their Christmas wish lists straight to the North Pole.

By Duncan Atkins
Tuesday, 1st December 2020, 2:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st December 2020, 2:20 pm

The free interactive experience is perfect for young families and offers residents a reason to visit their high street and support local businesses this Christmas.

Each magical session on the Christmas Express will last 20 minutes and the festive fun, open Tuesday – Fridays from this Friday (Dec 4) to December 19 with timeslots from 10am to 4pm.

Families can enjoy writing their letters to Santa with the Christmas elves and watch as they fly off to the North Pole.

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All aboard the Christmas Express.

Time slots are limited.

To keep in line with social distancing measures, numbers will be limited for each session and pre-bookings will need to be made in advance with a maximum party of five from the same household / support bubble.

All the elves will be wearing full PPE and face masks will be required for visitors in line with Government guidelines with full clean down between each experience.

To bring some festive cheer and support to town centres this Christmas, the Yorkshire Coast BID team has partnered with City Dressing to provide the fully decorated train carriages and really bring the Christmas Express to life.

The Christmas Express

Clive Rowe-Evan, Chairman of Yorkshire Coast BID, added: “This year has been particularly difficult and has hit everyone, including our local residents and businesses.

"As a BID we want to do anything we can to make the festive period special for the community and bring new experiences to and support the town centres in a safe way that has been made possible with the support of Scarborough businesses.”

Click here to book a place on the Christmas Express.

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