• Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday 9am - 6pm
  • Sunday 11am - 5pm
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Discover Christmas Magic at Fishergate

7 months ago

The festive season is approaching, which means there’s a whole host of Christmas shopping to be done! Although a lot of shopping is done online nowadays, there’s nothing better than supporting your independent retailers and local high street stores. Fishergate Shopping Centre offers a varied selection of shops, catering to all your festive needs and desires, so if you’re looking to go Christmas shopping in Preston, make sure you give us a visit. Whether you’re searching for the latest fashion trends, hunting for the perfect gift, or simply soaking up the festive atmosphere, our shopping centre provides a balanced blend of high-street favourites and unique boutiques. In this blog, we will guide you through a few of the different shops at Fishergate, the Christmas events that we’re putting on, and highlight the special touches that make shopping here a magical experience.

Card Factory

The first thing to get sorted on your Christmas to-do list is, of course, Christmas cards. Card Factory has an array of options, from affordable Christmas card packs for those looking to buy in bulk, to more personal cards for your close ones, pick up all the cards you need in Card Factory, Preston. As well as beautifully designed cards, they also have a selection of small gifts and 2024 calendars to choose from!


Christmas jumpers, sparkly dresses, or cosy pyjamas for those cold nights – Primark has it all. Dive into the winter collection and discover charming home décor, great kids’ clothes, and amazing stocking fillers. At prices that won’t break the bank, Primark ensures that everyone on your list is covered.

TJ Hughes

If you’re looking for quality gifts without the hefty price tag, TJ Hughes should be on your radar. With an array of branded goods, from kitchen gadgets to cosmetics, you’re bound to find the perfect gift. And don’t forget to check out their festive decorations to make your home twinkle.

TK Maxx

For the fashion-forward and home enthusiasts in your life. TK Maxx offers top brands at unbeatable prices. Be it designer handbags, gourmet chocolates, or chic homewares, TK Maxx’s eclectic range promises to have something for everyone. Plus, don’t forget to check out the TK Maxx xmas cards!

Fragrance Shop

There’s nothing like the gift of a fragrance to make someone feel truly special. The Fragrance Shop showcases an extensive collection of popular scents and premium perfumes, ensuring you find that signature scent for your loved one. And with their Christmas gift sets, you can give a little extra sparkle.

H Samuel

Jewellery is the perfect Christmas gift, and you can’t go wrong with the amazing quality of H. Samuel.  Whether you’re thinking of a glittering necklace, a sleek watch, or a personalised trinket, H. Samuel’s expertly curated collection promises to make your Christmas gift unforgettable.


Dive into the world of cruelty-free beauty and amazing bath bombs at Lush. Their ethically sourced, handcrafted products, from dreamy bath oils to luscious lip balms, promise to pamper. And with their festive range, Christmas cheer comes in vibrant colours and delightful scents.

The Joy of Relaxed Festive Dining

Shopping can work up an appetite! The good news is that the Fishergate Centre isn’t just about retail therapy. Check out the festive drinks in Starbucks or indulge in the Christmas specials at McDonald’s! Take a look at our food and drink options here at Fishergate to plan your pit stops.

Christmas Competitions and Events

At Fishergate Shopping Centre, we believe in making your Christmas shopping experience as memorable and festive as possible. That’s why we have a delightful line-up of Christmas events to add a touch of magic to your visit. Don’t miss out on Preston’s Christmas Light Switch on Trail happening on the 18th of November. This much-anticipated event gives you and your little ones a chance to meet some of their favourite characters, we will be joined by The Snowman and The Snowdog, Shrek, and Santa!

Immerse yourself in the enchanting sounds of the season with Magio Strings, a string quartet performing live on the 8th and 14th of December. Their beautiful melodies will fill the air, creating a serene backdrop for your shopping adventure. For the little ones, the magic of Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Santa. He will be making special appearances at Fishergate on the 9th, 16th, and 23rd of December. It’s a wonderful opportunity for children to share their Christmas wishes and capture a festive photo to cherish.

And that’s not all – keep an eye on our social media channels for monthly competitions. It’s your chance to win fantastic prizes and make Christmas 2023 even more magical.

Wrap Up Your Christmas Shopping at Fishergate

With such a diverse array of stores and amazing Christmas events, Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston is undeniably the place to be for all your Christmas shopping needs. So, why wait? Dive into the festive spirit, grab a hot chocolate, and let the magical aisles of Fishergate guide you to the perfect gifts this season.



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