Light projection on Royal Avenue

Prepare to be enchanted this festive season with the Christmas adventures of Soda and Champ!

This special animated story tells the tale of Soda the cat and Champ the dog – an unlikely pair who embark on an exciting journey to make it home on time for Christmas.

The animated adventure will be projected onto the buildings opposite CastleCourt from Saturday 16 November, with the show repeated daily (every 15 minutes) from 4pm.

An accompanying soundtrack has been specially curated for the festive tale and a new episode will be shown every Saturday, culminating in a screening of the entire Christmas adventure on Saturday 14 December which will then be shown daily until 10 January.

Meanwhile little ones can enjoy seasonal crafts, puppet shows, colouring-in and get started on those all important letters to Santa in Soda and Champ’s Activity Den in the former Nationwide building on Royal Avenue. Soda and Champ's Activity Den will be open from 16 November until 24 December. Santa’s elves will also be on hand to give letters the North Pole seal of approval at Santa’s Post Office!

Soda and Champ's Activity Den opening hours :-


Wednesday-Friday 12pm-6pm

Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm


Wednesday-Friday 12pm-7pm

Saturday and Sunday 10am-7pm

While you're there, why not check out the festive Soda and Champ window display? Take a sneak peek through the window at a scene from Soda and Champ’s Christmas Adventures as they make their way home to Belfast in time for Christmas! You can view this delightful display at any time but it looks extra special at night. This window display will be available to view from 16 November until 24 December.