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A fun day out for the whole family.

  • Festive season

    A Wonderful Christmas at IKEA

    To make your festivities even more wonderful, we have lots of events happening through the winter season at IKEA. Enhance your traditions, or even create new ones, with our expert advice and fun-filled workshops.

    Treetorial 
    IKEA FAMILY exclusive
    Join our interior designers for a Christmas Treetorial. We’ll show you clever tips and ideas to create a tree that’s perfect for you. Old decorations or new, no matter your style or budget, you’ll be a decorating-whizz in no time.

    Lynne Lambourne: Preparing for Christmas
    IKEA FAMILY exclusive
    Join local Interior Designer and recent winner of Grand Designs Live, for a workshop combining design & sustainability. Learn how to style a Christmas Wreath using the wonderful array of IKEA Christmas decorations available in store. Sure to be an evening of creativity, everyone will go home with a finished wreath to decorate their front door with this festive period.

    More activities, information & timings here!

    • A Wonderful Christmas at IKEA

      Enhance your traditions, or even create new ones, with our expert advice and fun-filled workshops between 23rd November - 21st December

      Treetorial 
      IKEA FAMILY EXCLUSIVE
      Join our interior designers for a Christmas Treetorial. We’ll show you clever tips and ideas to create a tree that’s perfect for you. Old decorations or new, no matter your style or budget, you’ll be a decorating-whizz in no time.
      Tuesday 27th November
      Tuesday 4th December 
      Tuesday 11th December 

      Each workshop runs from 18:30 – 19:30 
      Book Here!

      Lynne Lambourne: Preparing for Christmas
      IKEA FAMILY EXCLUSIVE
      Join local Interior Designer and recent winner of Grand Designs Live, for a workshop combining design & sustainability. Learn how to style a Christmas Wreath using the wonderful array of Ikea Christmas Decorations available in store. Sure to be an evening of creativity, everyone will go home with a finished wreath to decorate their front door with this festive period.
      Thursday 29th November 
      19:00 – 20:00
      Book Here!

      Making Christmas Cards
      Fun & festive arts & crafts activity for children of all ages to get involved with.
      Wednesday 5th December
      Wednesday 12th December
      Wednesday 19th December

      15:00 – 19:00
      Drop in 

      Giant Snakes & Ladders 
      The traditional game as you know it, but bigger!!
      Friday 23rd December
      Friday 30th December
      Friday 7th December
      Friday 14th December
      Friday 21st December

      15:00 – 19:00 
      Drop in 

      LUSTIG floor game 
      It’s new, it’s fun and it’s here for you to try out! Come see if you can win this fun IKEA original activity
      Monday 26th December
      Monday 3rd December
      Monday 10th December 

      15:00 – 19:00 
      Drop in 

  • event

    SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO IKEA READING

    Santa’s Grotto drop in 
    Living Rooms department 
    Saturday 15th December, 11:00-17:00
    Sunday 16th December, 11:00-16:00
    Saturday 22nd December, 11:00-17:00
    Sunday 23rd December, 11:00-16:00

    Meal with Santa bookable
    IKEA FAMILY EXCLUSIVE 
    The Christmas Holidays have arrived! Why not kick them off with a festive trip to IKEA Reading celebrating over a warm meal while Santa Claus will be going around meeting all the wonderful children in our restaurant. 

    Supper with Santa - Thursday 20th December
    17:00-21:00 customer restaurant
    Book here!
    Breakfast with Santa – Friday 21st December
    9:30-11:00 customer restaurant 
    Book here!

     

  • Santa Lucia

    Warm up at our celebratory Swedish feast

    The Santa Lucia buffet


    On one of the longest nights of the year, the whole of Sweden brightens up by celebrating Santa Lucia. Join in the festivities and come in store on 13th December to enjoy a Smörgåsbord of Swedish treats.

    Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Restaurant:
    - IKEA FAMILY members £6.75
    - Regular price £9.50
    - Children under 12 £4.50

    Not yet a member? Join IKEA FAMILY now.

  • Christmas trees

    A Christmas tree offer full of festive joy

    Coming soon

    Receive a £20 voucher when you buy a real Christmas tree from IKEA for £25. Voucher redeemable in store in January.

    Pick up your Christmas tree from 22/11/18. While stocks last

    See terms and conditions

    Find out how to care for your tree

    • Buy a Christmas tree from IKEA for £25 between 22nd November 2018 and 24th December 2018 and receive a £20 voucher, which can be redeemed in a participating IKEA store between 14th January 2019 and 3rd March 2019.

      This offer is open to residents of the United Kingdom, aged 18 and over.

      This offer is valid when you buy an ABIES NORDMANNIANA Christmas tree [Article number: 80228363] for £25 in a single transaction from an IKEA store and is subject to availability.

      Upon purchase of the Christmas tree you will then receive a £20 voucher to spend in a participating IKEA store at a later date. This offer is valid for use within IKEA stores in the UK with the exception of IKEA Stratford Order and Collection Point and IKEA Tottenham Court Road Planning Studio. Offer is also valid in IKEA Norwich and IKEA Aberdeen Order and Collection points.

      The £20 coupon will only be issued when you buy a Christmas tree for the full sale price of £25 between 22nd November 2018 and 24th December 2018.

       

      This voucher is only valid for use within participating IKEA stores and Order and Collection Points in the UK with the exception of IKEA Stratford Order and Collection Point and IKEA Tottenham Court Road Planning Studio.

      This voucher can be redeemed between 14th January 2019 and 3rd March 2019 only.

      This voucher cannot be used towards purchases from IKEA Shop Online, IKEA Restaurant, IKEA Swedish Food Market and IKEA Bistro.

      This voucher cannot be used towards the purchase of Home delivery, Kitchen Planning, Installation or Pick and Delivery services or any other service offered by IKEA.

      This voucher can only be used once per customer.

      This voucher must be presented before purchase.

      This voucher has no cash value and no change will be given.

      Damaged, defaced, illegible, copied or altered vouchers will not be accepted.

      This voucher is, and remains the property of IKEA Ltd. IKEA Ltd reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without prior notice.

      This offer and these terms and conditions are governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of English courts.

  • Cinnamon

    FESTIVE FOOD

    Try some small seasonal samples of some of our delicious food range every weekend. Perfect for any winter evening. 

    Warm & Fresh Cinnamon Buns 
    Saturdays - 13:00-17:00

    Building & Decorating ginger bread houses
    Sundays - 11:00-15:00 

    These activities will run between the 10th November & 23rd December in our kitchens department

    Find out more and see more food

  • customer

    Mystery Home

    10 clues. 1 key. Think you have what it takes to escape one of IKEA Readings roomsets? Book you’re slot if you fancy your chances – warning: not for the faint hearted!

    This challenge is free for IKEA FAMILY members, includes a treat in our restaurant and if you’re lucky enough to escape within the time frame – a special prize. 

    Book your place now

     

  • Children's activities in store

    IKEA Reading presents The Wonderful Cinema Evening

    IKEA FAMILY MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

    A trip to the cinema is always a hit with the little ones! And sometimes an hour or so of quiet shopping time is a hit with the adults! Why not combine the two?!

    Each week we host 2 cinema evenings in SMÅLAND, our free instore crèche for 3-10 year olds.

    To see what films are showing this week and to book your place click the book now button below.

    This activity is exclusive to IKEA FAMILY members that have reserved a place.

    Not yet a member? Join IKEA FAMILY now, it's free.