Is the Coca Cola Christmas truck visiting your town this year?

In the 21st century, Christmas hasn’t really started until the Starbucks cups have gone red, the Pret turkey sandwich is on sale and the Coca-Cola truck rolls into town.

If you’re waiting for the last of these in particular, then we have news – the festive lorry’s 2017 tour dates have been announced.

From Glasgow to Bristol, Cardiff to Ipswich, Southampton to Newcastle, the truck – which is covered in 8,772 festive lights – will be turning up in 42 cities and towns the length and breadth of Great Britain between November 11 and December 17.

Visitors will get mini cans of Coke and be given the chance to project festive selfies on to the side of the truck. There’ll also be screenings of a special animation and what Coca-Cola describes as a “recycling call-to-action”.

And it looks like the lorry may have some of Santa’s magic on its side as well, given that on some days it has to be in places as far apart as Bradford and Plymouth on the same day.

Here’s the full list of dates:

Glasgow, Silverburn Centre – November 11
Glasgow, Asda Robroyston – November 12
Newcastle, Asda Bolden Collery – November 13
Newcastle, Tesco Extra – November 15
Swansea, Tesco Extra – November 16
Northumberland, Sanderson Arcade – November 16
Northumberland, Sanderson Arcade – November 17
Bristol, The Mall – November 18
Newcastle, Intu Metrocentre – November 18
Newcastle, Intu Metrocentre – November 19
Cardiff, Queen Street – November 19
Plymouth, Drake Circus Shopping Centre – November 21
Bradford, Morrison’s Victoria Street – November 21
Pudsey, Asda – November 22
Gainsborough, Marshalls Yard – November 23
Bournemouth, The Triangle – November 23
Bournemouth, The Triangle – November 24
Leeds, Whiterose Shopping Centre – November 24
Hull, St Stephens Shopping Centre – November 25
Southampton, Westway Shopping Centre – November 25
Southampton, Westway Shopping Centre – November 26
Doncaster, Lakeside Village – November 26
Sheffield, Fox Valley – November 28
Leyton, Asda – November 28
Huddersfield, Mccaulay Street – November 29
Southend-on-sea, Victoria Circus – November 29
Bolton, Middlebrook Retail Park – November 30
Harlow, Market Square – November 30
St Helens, Tesco Extra – December 1
Ipswich, Asda – December 1
Peterborough, Tesco Extra – December 2
Manchester, Intu Trafford – December 2
Manchester, Intu Trafford – December 3
Mansfield, Tesco – December 3
Liverpool, Liverpool One – December 5
Liverpool, Liverpool One – December 6
Baldock, Tesco Extra – December 6
Watford, Asda – December 7
Telford, Telford Shopping Centre – December 7
Wembley, London Designer Outlet – December 8
Nottingham, Victoria Retail Park – December 8
London, Jingle Bell Ball – December 9
London, Jingle Bell Ball – December 10
Birmingham, Edgbaston Street – December 9
Birmingham, Edgbaston Street – December 10
Coventry, Broadgate – December 11
Reading, Riverside Shopping Centre – December 13
Rushden, Waitrose – December 14
Milton Keynes, Xscape – December 15
Essex, Lakeside – December 16
Essex, Lakeside – December 17

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