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Barking Mad About Christmas

Saturday 30 November

11am to 5pm

Barking Town Square

Join us for the Christmas tree lights switch on with live entertainment and fun activities.

Come meet Santa at Santa's Grotto and meet real reindeer and the Snowman and the Snowdog.

Booking is required to meet Santa, so please visit Eventbrite to book in your slot - only one slot is required for up to three children to meet Santa.

Get festive creative with festive arts and crafts workshops.

Donate a Christmas gift for local children in need

Please take an unwrapped child's gift to the drop off points at any of the borough's council libraries by Sunday 15 December.

Christmas leaflet (PDF, 2.7 MB)

Programme Toggle accordion

11:30am - Carlie Townsend

12noon - Nicola Jude 

12:10pm - Afro Fusion Dance Crew

12:20pm - Marsh Green Primary School Choir

12:35pm - Carlie Townsend

1pm - Logann Knight

1:15pm - Young and Talented

1:30pm - Lose Control Dance

1:45pm - Event 2 Empower

2pm - Games and Carol-oke

2:20pm - Carlie Townsend

3:05pm - Katie B

3:20pm - Jordan Academy of Irish Dancing

3:40pm - Carlie Townsend

4:15pm - S3A Choir

4:30pm - Mayor's speech and prize giving

4:40pm - Lit Youth

4:50pm - Christmas Tree lights switch on with The Snowman and The Snowdog

Strollers and Meet and Greet Toggle accordion

11:30pm - The Snowman and The Snowdog Meet and Greet

12 noon - Jack Frost stroller

12:40pm - The Snowman and The Snowdog Meet and Greet

1:50pm - The Snowman and The Snowdog Meet and Greet

2:45pm - Jack Frost stroller

3:10pm - The Snowman and The Snowdog Meet and Greet

4:15pm - Jack Frost stroller

Workshops Toggle accordion

11am to 5pm

12 noon - Make a Christmas card with the BLC Library

1pm - Ginger biscuit decoration with the BLC Library

2pm - Ginger biscuit decoration with the BLC Library