Published: 9th March 2015
Author: Bethanie Lunn


The Cinderella film, directed by Kenneth Branagh, recently enjoyed its premiere and will be released on March 27th.  Following the fortune of young Ella (Lily James),whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother, and then experiences the unexpected death of her father, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new stepmother (Cate Blanchett), and stepsisters (Holliday Grainger and Sophie McShera). Despite being relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, Ella is determined to honour her mother’s dying words and to “have courage and be kind”…and so it unfolds.

“Cinderella” brings to life the timeless images from Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation and now Churchill Square Shopping Centre is bringing the story to life for you too…

Churchill Square is partnering with Disney to offer a very special day of Cinderella themed activities and fun on Saturday 21st March from 11am-4pm. Cinderella costumed characters will be offering free Magic Wand making workshops to every aspiring Fairy Godmother. There will be colouring in activities, the chance to meet
Cinderella herself plus Cinderella’s very own fabulous glass slipper will be on display in a special glass case -giving everyone the chance to see a true fairy tale icon brought to life.

If you want to get in on the action now, bring a little fairytale magic into your children’s lives with these gorgeous Cinderella-inspired outfits.  All I’m left wondering is if they do them in my size?..

Little girls can cast magic spells in this starry Monsoon Sitra dress, £46 in 3-13 years while teeny tiny ones will dazzle in the extra special Monsoon Baby Estella Flower Crochet Dress, £43 in 0-3 years.  Finish the look with River Island Mini Girls Pink Sparkle Ballerina Shoes, £14 0-3 years – fit for any mini Princess.


mini girls RI shoe
For budding Fairy Godmothers, the Monsoon Ice Princess Cape and Wand Set, £12 will equip them in style, bibbety-bobbety-boo!
Little Prince Charmings can some to the rescue with the Monsoon Liam Linen 4 Piece Navy Waistcoat Set, from £50 in 3-11 years or H&M Kids Classic Blazer, 19.99 ages 1.5-8.

For more information on the Cinderella Day, check Churchill Square’s Facebook page and Twitter feed or the events section on this website for details.

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