Posted on 27th November 2014

The Ark Christmas Grotto Is Now Open!

The Ark have created a one-off event and transformed Poole Park’s cricket pavilion into a magical winter log cabin, home to Father Christmas and his elves from 27th November to 24th December 2014. Funded by The Ark, the grotto is operating as a not-for-profit initiative, with all profits benefiting Fernheath Play, a local charity which provides specialist free play and short play breaks to fully able and disabled children.

Billed as an enchanting, quality, Christmas grotto experience, The Ark is aiming to put the magic back into Christmas for local youngsters. Children visiting the grotto will meet Father Christmas and his elves, receive a special Penguin soft toy and enjoy a supervised craft activity such as creating magical reindeer food.  

The Ark Christmas grotto: tickets cost £12 per child. Pre-booking is recommended.

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