Magenta Star is the leading provider of dedicated grotto services from Santa recruitment to gift selection and performance analysis. We create and manage a bespoke event to suit your needs, working together as a partnership to ensure a financial return for both parties.

We have long term business relationships with all the leading shopping centres in the UK.

Magenta Star Shopping Centre Christmas Grottos

Our dedicated grotto service includes staff recruitment and vetting processes, costumes, selection of gifts and full operational management. We create and manage a bespoke event to suit your needs, working together as a partnership to make the event financially viable for both parties.

  • Gifts - Great care is taken in the selection of all our gifts which are chosen for educational merit and perceived retail value. All have safety certificates and carry the European CE mark of approval.
  • Photography - We can provide instant, sharp, high quality prints in seconds. Quality photo merchandise is a great reminder of any special event and you can choose from a wide range of highly saleable gifts that can be produced on-site, branded or themed to suit your requirements.
  • Costumes - Our costumes are hand sewn to an extremely high quality. Our designers create magical costumes from traditional elves to outfits which match the theme of your grotto. They not only look fantastic but are also practical to wear.
  • Strolling Santa - Meet and greet on the malls – branded Shopping Centre give-aways can be provided.
  • Storytelling - Entertain children with Christmas stories and interactive storytelling techniques.
  • Christmas Themed Entertainers - Themed stilt walkers, mix and mingle entertainers, fairies, jesters, elves, jugglers, face painters, balloon modellers.
  • Family Fun Days / Launch Days - Entertainment packages culminating in the Christmas lights being turned on by Santa.
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