Ho, ho, ho...did you know we've got a very special guest joining us at a number of True North venues later this year?
Father Christmas himself will be travelling to Yorkshire this December for our very exciting Breakfast with Santa events. Kids and adults alike will be able to enjoy breakfast and festive crafts, before meeting the man in red!
The whole family will get to have their photo taken with Father Christmas and younger visitors can give him their Christmas list. Plus, if they've been extra good, he might even have some Christmas presents to give out.
Tickets are just £15 per person and include a breakfast and a drink, take a look at his planned tour of True North venues below and click on your favourite venue to book your tickets:
Advanced bookings only. Alternatively, you can call 0114 280 8222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment is required in full at time of booking.
This year we want to give back and we would like to invite anyone attending our Breakfast with Santa events to get involved! On the day, our venues will be taking gift donations for Sheffield and Barnsley Children's hospitals to be given to children spending their Christmas in hospital.
We hope these will help to bring some Christmas cheer for them at a time when we all like to be at home with our families.
Gift donation guidelines
The best kinds of presents for children who are in hospital over Christmas should be at a low cost of around £7 each. This is so the Play Specialists can fairly distribute gifts, as it's difficult if one child gets a relatively low cost gift and the child in the next bed gets an expensive one.
For health & safety reasons, gifts donated cannot be wrapped; all presents need checking before they are given out to patients, and it is a shame when the Play Specialists have to unwrap beautifully wrapped gifts! However, it would be helpful to donate the wrapping paper etc along with the gifts so that staff are able to wrap the gifts once they have been checked.
The very young, (e.g. babies) and older children (e.g. teenagers) are the ages that tend to get most overlooked at Christmas, so we would appreciate gifts for these age ranges; these could include rattles etc for the young babies and toiletries for older kids. Gift vouchers for teenagers are also an ideal gift.
Please do not buy make up for girls in case they have allergic reactions or skin conditions which means they can't be used. Nail varnishes etc are great gifts for girls.
Toys or Gifts: Please note, we are unable to accept second hand toys or books in any condition due to the need for high standards of infection control in hospital. All donations must be unopened and in their original packaging