It's not every day you discover snakes and lizards in a shopping centre. It happens in Kennet Shopping. Other visitors you might know; Postman Pat, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam plus Easter egg hunts, Father Christmas and you'll never believe this, David Beckham rolled up one day. Ok, it wasn't the real David Beckham but you would have never noticed.



Back by popular demand! Titan will be here for 3 short shows throughout the day!
Times: 10.30am, 12 noon and 2.30pm.


An interactive, educational, jungle-themed animal display! Come along and join in our jungle fever and monkey around with the animals on show. Times from: 11.30am - 3.30pm.

Come and see Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol!  The heroic pups will be alternating appearances at intervals throughout the day - don't miss out! Times: rotating between 11am - 4pm.






Paddington is visiting The Kennet Centre!  Come and see him during Story Time sessions, led by a narrator, at 11am, 12noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm


It's that time of year! Trick or treat? It's definitely a treat in The Kennet Centre with our LEGO Halloween  Workshops! Kids can come and build their very own scary LEGO character and... take it home!

10:30-3:30 each day

Join us for our polar bear puppet shows! Accompanied by an Inuit style handler who will lead interactive style shows in which children learn about the polar bear's habitat and ecology.
Times: 11am - 12.30pm - 2.30pm.

Father Christmas will arrive in style on 9
th December, with a fleet of film cars and lots of other noisy, fun entertainment. The parade will start at 10am and make its way through the town (Parade on the 9 th only) Father Christmas will see Children from 11am - 4:30pm on the 9 th and 10 th .  All Children 10 and under will receive a free gift! Plus free face painting and lots of entertainment on both days.