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Name that Christmas penguin and win with Solihull's Touchwood Centre

With Christmas just around the corner, Touchwood is preparing for the arrival of three very special guests.

For the first time ever, Touchwood shopping centre is inviting young shoppers to meet and greet three cute and cuddly real-life penguins, who will be flying in with Santa and his reindeer at 1pm on Saturday, November 17 to officially open Santa's grotto.

Furthermore, to kick-off the festive celebrations, the centre is giving three local children the opportunity to name Santa's penguins, win some fabulous Touchwood goodies, and more importantly, jump the queue on the grotto launch day to be the very first to meet Santa's special friends!

To enter the competition, visit before November 9. Terms and conditions apply.Touchwood houses some of the best UK and international childrenswear and toy stores including, The Entertainer, The Disney Store, Build-A-Bear and John Lewis. Guests can also enjoy a relaxing shopping experience this Christmas thanks to extended opening hours during December until 8pm on weekdays, 9pm on Thursdays and 7pm on Saturdays.

And for an extra special treat, parking from Thursday, November 29 and throughout December there will be free on weekday evenings for cars entering after 6pm. For further information, visit or telephone 0121 709 6900. Follow @TouchwoodTweets or log onto



Cathrina Hulse
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