Arighi Bianchi unveils 110ft high advent calendar as part of store’s Christmas festivities

Homewares retailer Arighi Bianchi is once again sprinkling some festive magic over the North West after unveiling what is believed to be the region’s biggest advent calendar at 110ft high. The advent calendar has quickly become one of the area’s must-see festive decorations!

Arighi Bianchi’s iconic Silk Road store in Macclesfield has been transformed into a 110ft high and 45ft wide advent calendar that lights up the skyline throughout December The famous arched shaped windows on the landmark building have been brought to life for the festive period, bringing Christmas cheer to one of the town’s busiest routes.

The Advent by Day

Sarah Bianchi, Arighi Bianchi’s Managing Director, said: “We absolutely love getting into the festive spirit at Arighi Bianchi. Christmas is such a special time for our family-run-business, and we love to share that magic and goodwill with our customers too.

“Of course it wouldn’t be Christmas without our now famous window display, and we have once again pulled out all of the stops to surprise and delight shoppers and passers-by. Our advent calendar has really captured the hearts of people in the town and it is fantastic that is has become so integral to creating some Christmas magic in the local area.”


Also taking place at the store in December:



Expanding on its popular visit from Santa last year, Arighi Bianchi will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa event, giving local children the chance to meet Father Christmas and his mischievous elf.

The fun-filled morning will take place on Sunday 10th December from 9:30am inside Caffè AB (on the second floor of the Arighi Bianchi store). Included is breakfast, a meet and greet with Santa, Christmas gift goody bag and festive fun and games. Tickets are £14.95 per child and can be pre-booked here.



Arighi Bianchi will also be giving away £3,000 worth of prizes in December with an online advent draw. Prizes include Le Creuset cookware, throws and a selection of accessories for the home. To enter keep an eye on Arighi’s social media channels (@arighibianchi), go online at or visit the store.


Sarah continued: “Our breakfast with Santa event is set to be hugely popular and we are honoured to welcome such a special guest into the store. For anyone who misses out on a ticket, he will be walking around the store during the afternoon so there will be ample opportunity to say hello and let him know why you deserve to be on the ‘good list’.

“Within our store, and online, we have gifts galore and some beautiful home accessories to help make a house a home this Christmas. We look forward to welcoming visitors throughout the festive period.”