Family Fun And Free Parking As Flemingate Celebrates First Birthday

Family Fun And Free Parking As Flemingate Celebrates First Birthday

’s centre is gearing-up to celebrate the first anniversary of its opening with a fun-packed schedule of activities.

The centre’s first birthday will be celebrated over the weekend of Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6.

As part of the celebrations, is offering free car parking in its 500-space multi-storey car park from 8am on Saturday, November 5, until 5pm on Sunday, November 6, to encourage as many as possible to join in with the anniversary festivities and enjoy giveaways and retail promotions.

East Riding of Yorkshire’s Town Crier, , will lead the celebrations on Saturday, November 5, in his unique, ear-splitting style as master of ceremonies.

Children’s entertainer Bobby Bubbles will delight the young ones with dazzling displays of balloon modelling and the Gorgeous Girls stilt walkers in mirrored outfits will amuse the crowds in their hilarious pursuit of the perfect selfie.

’s popular Artisan and Craft Fair is also making a welcome return on Sunday, November 6, from 11am to 3pm, with more than 20 indoor stalls featuring a wide selection of local and regional artists and craftspeople.

, Centre Manager, said: “We’re excited to be marking our first anniversary and celebrating all that has been achieved at over the past year.

“It’s amazing to think that 12 months has passed since we welcomed the first visitors to the centre, but so much has happened in that time.

“We want to take the opportunity to celebrate the success of the operators who have been with us from the start as well as all the exciting additions we have seen in recent months.”

has brought a host of leading high street fashion brands to , including the anchor department store, H&M, Peacocks, River Island and, most recently, multi-brand retailer Outfit, which features fashion must-haves from the likes of Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis, Miss Selfridge and Burton. Flemingate also offers a range of independents such as fashion store Bolo, jeweller and homewares retailer Baytree Interiors.

In addition, Flemingate offers a great range of eating options to whet your appetite. Deli No. 1, Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Riva Lounge are great places to enjoy something to eat, in addition to national outlets, Patisserie Valerie, , Greggs, Subway and the latest big-name brand to join the Flemingate line-up, Starbucks, which opens on Friday, October 28.

The anniversary celebrations will be a springboard for the busy shopping season in the run-up to and will showcase the big retail brands, high-quality independent retailers and great selection of dining options now available to visitors to Flemingate.

Mr Tait added: “Flemingate has really come into its own in 2016. We’ve welcomed a succession of leading high street brands, high-quality independent retailers and fantastic eateries to the centre.

“Now we want to celebrate our first anniversary in style as we head into the festive shopping season when we are expecting the centre to be really buzzing.”

Developed and owned by Hull-based regeneration company Wykeland Group, the £120m is ’s largest ever regeneration scheme.



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  1. The place always looks empty apart from students from the college. Bringing in Costa Packet & Starmuck coffee houses, opening smaller independent units and now lots of theme days looks to be a bit of desperation to get foot traffic down there. Free parking wow that will really get them in. Would like to see photos of all the people down there when it is really busy… but I have my doubts.
    How long will the empty business last?
    Let’s face it the place at the moment is a white elephant struggling to survive.
    The internet shopping are taking the best slice.

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