Giant penguins at Christmas launch

Giant penguins at Christmas launch

Kids will have fun trying to p.. pick up these giant penguins at the enchanting 'Next Stop Christmas' lights switch-on event at Platform Ruskin Square in Croydon this Thursday afternoon (November 12).

The six-foot-plus walking and talking penguin family is just part of the amazing festive fun, food and entertainment organised by White Label Creative at developer Schroders and Stanhope's event space next to East Croydon station from 12noon onwards.

Santa's real reindeer will be paying a visit , plus there will be music, games and face painting for the little ones. The Christmas Street Food Market will be serving delicious festive fayre throughout until 8pm.

The big Next Stop Christmas at Platform lights Switch On will be held at 6pm to coincide with the main Town Centre Christmas switch on in the High Street.

Christmas Street Food Markets will continue every Thursday until December 17, with more special events planned. Check out for more details