Xmas Bling

It’s that time of year: we all want something a little special for our festive gatherings. We’ve discovered that, where Christmas was once the preserve of the BLBD (blingy little black dress), there’s now a much more exciting choice of styles. In 2018, anything goes, so here’s our somewhat musical take on this year’s Christmas styles. Yes, it’s still all …

Stuck for Christmas stocking fillers?

christmas present

Stockings are an age-old tradition, often filled with traditional gifts such as fruit, small wooden toys or coins. So how come we struggle each year to know what to fill them with? There’s an old custom which says you should fill a Christmas stocking with gifts that appeal to each of the five senses: sight, taste, touch, sound, smell. What …

2019 Lifestyle trends just around the corner

It’s nearly the end of 2018 and, as ever, so much has happened in a year that’s positively whizzed by. We’ve seen a landmark decision on animal skins as major fashion houses choose fake over fur; social media is awash with horrific accounts of plastic pollution, advancing the sustainable agenda yet further; and October saw a hugely impactful report on …

November: Rain Or Shine?

rain, umbrella and wellington boots

So far, we’ve had a warmer than average October, but this season’s wet weather gear is simply too good to save for a rainy day. Check out the fabulous colours and styles on offer and get yourself decked out for some outdoor fun! It’s not as if we needed proof that, for fashionistas in 2018, anything goes, but here’s some …

Christmas Party – 17th November

Pavilions Christmas party

Join us for our Christmas party on 17th November. The deputy Mayor will be switching on the Christmas lights at 11:00am and there will plenty of different activities throughout the day guaranteed to entertain. We’ve got a giant snow globe where you can have a festive photo taken, an Elf Yourself workshop, live DJ, Santa’s Grotto and a magician. As …

Halloween at Pavilions

halloween flash mob

On Saturday 27th Ocotber there was a spooktacular Halloween event at Pavilions Shopping Centre. We had a squeamish scavenger hunt, creepy arts and crafts, face painting, cupcake decorating and a Halloween hamper giveaway.

Time for a little retail therapy?

shopper

It’s a well-worn phrase but why do we refer to shopping as ‘therapy’? Aside from the obvious outcome of new clothes or shoes, there are many reasons we love to shop. With busy lives and constant connection, we sometimes need to take time out to recharge our batteries. For many people, being mindful is about blocking out life’s ‘noise’ and …

Where will you put your pumpkin?

There’s an interesting new trend for Halloween 2018…Check out Instagram, and you’ll find a range of orange glitter-painted pumpkin butts! According to an article in Metro recently, making your best asset into a sparkly, painted pumpkin is this year’s spooky thing to do….but we’re not sure it’ll work out well as a trick or treat costume in your local neighbourhood! For those …

Halloween Event – Saturday 27th October

Pop Saturday 27th October in your diary as Halloween is almost upon us! What could be better than another spooky spectacular from your favourite shopping centre? With a squeamish scavenger hunt, creepy arts and crafts, face painting and cupcake decorating, there’s something for all ages! You could even win our huge hamper of Halloween goodies from our lovely retailers! Click …