National Elf Day is Here!

National Elf Day

The 2010 Christmas campaign is being funded by Hull BID, the 3 shopping centres along with additional support from Hull City Council and the Bondholder Scheme.

The family of elves will be available to meet and have photographs taken with families and children, there is also elf helpers, balloon modelling, face painting, giant stilt walking elves and Christmas trees, Christmas carol singing, pipe band, brass band and live music from great local acts.

There is also a fantastic Christmas market on King Edward Street selling the best of local produce and Christmas gifts.

Highlights of the day include:

(St Stephen’s, Ferensday)

Festive face painter and balloon modeller 10am – 4pm

Solo artist Lucy Rhodes 12noon – 3.30pm

Stilt walking Christmas tree 12noon – 4pm

String Quartet 2pm – 3pm

Scottish Pipe band 11am – 1pm (playing at Shine Bar, Jameson Street)

Queen Victoria Square

Brass Band 12noon – 2pm

Solo artist Beth O’Grady 1pm – 3pm

Face painter 10am – 4pm

Stilt walker/balloon modeller 10am – 4pm

Pipe band 10am – 2pm


  • Free Millies Cookies cookie decorating workshop in Princes Quay 11am – 2pm
  • Santa’s World at Prospect Centre open 11am – 4pm
  • Enchanted Hollow and ice fairy at St Stephen’s – all day
  • Hull FC Airlie Bird will be roaming around the city centre between 11.30am – 1.30pm – Hull FC have sponsored this years Elf Trail map which is already proving popular so let kids know that Airlie Bird is around and if you see him interact with him and entertain families and children.

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