The countdown to Christmas starts at Coopers Square this Sunday

The countdown to Christmas officially starts at Coopers Square this Sunday, and the Burton upon Trent shopping centre is doing it in style with its special Wishmas Wagon along with a host of festive fun activities.

From 11am to 4pm on Sunday 25 November, the Wishmas Wagon will be spreading joy across the centre offering families the chance to win top prizes.

Santa’s elves will also be adding to the merriment and handing out Christmas leaflets to shoppers. All customers have to do is scan the QR code on each leaflet to find out if its WIN or LOSE. For those lucky enough to get a WIN code can then select a prize from three mystery boxes. To round off the day and in anticipation of the Burton Christmas light switch on that evening, festive fairies will be adding their magical touch as they stilt walk through Coopers Square.

Coopers Square Centre Manager, David Chadfield, said he was looking forward to Sunday. “Our Wishmas Wagon is going to be a cracking day of Christmas fun,” said David. “We’ve got plenty of prizes to give away throughout the day and our Festive Trail aimed at children means there is something for everyone to take part in.

“Burton’s Christmas light switch on is always an extremely popular event in the town and we’re going all-out to give shoppers that festive feeling in the build-up to the evening. Our stilt walkers are going to wow, and it will be great having Santa and his helpers in Coopers Square.”

The Coopers Square Wishmas Wagon will be in the centre from 11am to 4pm on Sunday 25 November, with a wide range of prizes to be won across the day. For more information about the event, along with the latest news from the centre, head to and like and follow the centre’s social media pages at and