The Wishing Tree At The Harpur Centre, Bedford

Christmas Shopping

Donate a gift at the Wishing Tree and give a child in Bedfordshire a magical Christmas this year!

Tis the season to start shopping! Whether it's for Christmas presents or for the perfect party outfit, Harpur Centre in Bedford has everything you need for a festive shopping spree.

The Wishing Tree is back at the shopping centre now and right up to Wednesday 20th December, giving children across Bedfordshire a better Christmas.

So while you're choosing presents for your family why not add an extra gift to your basket to pop under the tree to make a child's day extra special?

All the gifts collected will be distributed by organisations that support underprivileged children and families in Bedfordshire and delivered in time for Christmas Day.

How does it work?

1. Head to the Wishing Tree in the Harpur Centre, Bedford.

2. Choose one of the 100's of the 'Boy' or 'Girl' tags.

3. Have fun selecting an appropriate gift from the Harpur Centre's stores.

4. Wrap the gift and attach the tag.

5. Drop the gift back at the tree by Wednesday 20th December.

6. Enjoy the warm feeling from making a child's Christmas more special!

The Wishing Tree with The Harpur Centre,
give a child in Bedfordshire a magical Christmas

The Harpur Centre is Bedford's premier shopping centre and is home to well-known high street names where you're sure to find the perfect presents, with everything you need under one roof to make Christmas shopping easier, not to mention warmer!

With gifts to buy and social gatherings to attend - not to mention the feast of all feasts to plan for, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of the preparations for Christmas Day. The Harpur Centre can make the pre-Christmas rush that bit easier - with shopping ‘til 8pm Thursdays from 23rdNovember and every night from 18th – 22nd December plus 6pm on Saturdays. As an early gift, the Harpur Centre is offering free parking in their basement car park from 6pm on late nights and all-day every Sunday.

With a handy collection of fashion, beauty and lifestyle stores, and a real family atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to kick start your Christmas.

The Harpur Centre is easy to find, open seven days a week, just metres from the bus station, a 10 minute walk from the train station plus they have lots of parking spaces, which are FREE on Sundays!

Have a Magical Christmas at Harpur Centre!


Harpur Centre, Horne Lane, Bedford MK40 1TJ