Support us this Christmas

Help us light up Christmas for children across the UK. Whether you send a Letter from Santa or join us at one of our magical events, your support will help give children a brighter future.

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Buy our festive Christmas cards

Send a merry message to your loved ones with our range of festive Christmas cards.

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Sparkle with a star pin badge!

NSPCC star pin badge

Join a host of celebrities and show your support with an NSPCC star pin badge. Get yours from:

  • Halfords in the UK and Northern Ireland
  • Matalan in the UK
  • Rowland’s Chemists in England, Scotland and Wales
  • Barclays branches in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Blakemore Retail SPAR stores in England and Wales
  • and many other stores, hotels and shops across the country.

You can also buy an exclusive gold badge on London's Oxford Street from selected retailers including John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and Primark.

Pick up a Paddington book!

Make Christmas magical with 'Paddington and the Christmas Visitor', a very special book we've created with support from Marks & Spencer and PaddingtonTM. Available from M&S online or in store for £3 with all profits going to the NSPCC.

Buy your book today

Join us at a Christmas light switch on

We're excited to be supporting Oxford Street's world-famous Christmas lights display, as well as a host of dazzling events across the country. Join us at your free local switch on and help us light up Christmas for children around the UK.

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Cambridge

Where: Market Square, city centre
When: Sunday 19 November
Lights are on! #LightsOn

London

Where: Oxford Street 
When: Tuesday 7 November 2017
Lights are on! #LightsOn

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Newcastle 

Where: Grey's Monument, Grey Street
When: Tuesday 14 November 2017
Lights are on! #LightsOn

Sunderland

Where: Keel Square
When:
Thursday 23 November 2017
Time:
4.30pm - 7pm (switch on at 5.45pm)

St Helens

Where: Town Hall Square, St Helens Town Centre
When: Saturday 18 November
Lights are on! #LightsOn

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Birmingham 

Where: Victoria Square
When: Thursday 16 November 2017
Lights are on! #LightsOn

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Edinburgh

Where: Edinburgh City Centre – George Street
When: Sunday 19 November 2017
Lights are on! #LightsOn

South Ayrshire

Where: Ayr Town Centre
When: Sunday 19 November 2017
Lights are on! #LightsOn

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Belfast

Where: Victoria Square
When: Friday 10 November
Lights are on! #LightsOn

Other ways to light up Christmas

Merry Little Christmas Concert

Get into the festive spirit at Childline’s Merry Little Christmas special fundraising event.

Buy your tickets

Christmas Raffle 2017

Enter our Christmas Raffle today and you could win £10,000 or a dream holiday!

Enter now

Cymru / Wales Carol Concert

Get into the festive spirit at our carol concert in the magical surroundings of Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff.

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