NEWS AND EVENTS: JULY 2015
BELLA THE BEE KIDS CLUB
In 2013, 11yr old Millie Raines won the centre’s ‘Design a Mascot’ competition with her winning design of Belle the Bee. Since then Bella has represented the centre at all events and in 2015, we have now created the Bella the Bee Kids Club and are inviting all children to join. It is free to join in and there are some great reasons why you should;
- A Bella the Bee personalised membership certificate.
- Advanced notice of any children’s events.
- A birthday card from Bella.
- Relevant offers and promotions from retailers.
- Exclusive members discounts from retailers – subject to availability.
All you have to do to join is ask for a membership form from any member of customer service staff or they will be available at all events held in the centre.
LIVE PERFORMANCE ARTIST
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd August
A talented caricaturist and portrait artist will be in the centre creating wonderful drawings of shoppers.Shoppers can buy a caricature or portrait of themselves with a percentage of proceeds going to Zoe’s Place, Belle Vale Shopping Centre’s chosen charity.
This event will be held in the central mall area.
Saturday 1st August – Saturday 22nd August
Shoppers are invited to share photos of their gardens on Facebook to win a hamper of gardening goods from retailers.
Bella’s Busy Bees – Share your Kid’s Creation Competition
Saturday 22nd August – Saturday 5th September
Proud parents are invited to post photos of the plant pots and bird feeders made at the workshops, in situ in their own gardens. The winner will receive a back to school hamper.
Full information of these competitions will be advertised on the centre’s Facebook page. Therefore, if you would like to be in with a chance to win any of the Facebook competitions, like our page now so that you don’t miss out.
SUMMER CRAFT WORKSHOP
Saturday 8TH August 2015
Continuing with our summer themed activities, children will have the opportunity to decorate their very own plant pot or bird feeder.
Also, as part of the workshop, there will be photosynthesis charts and wildlife food chains designed by Shoppertainment’s creative team. Children will have the opportunity to colour these charts in and take home with them, which gives them the chance to learn something new . This workshop will be located in the central mall area, is FREE to participate and all children are welcome.
BLOSSOM BUDDIES APPEARANCE
Throughout the summer holidays, Belle Vale Shopping Centre will be hosting interactive activities for the whole family including; character appearances, workshops and competitions.The theme of this summer’s campaign is ‘Bella’s Busy Bees’; that is aimed at encouraging children to explore and learn new skills as well as inspiring adults to makeover their homes and gardens with inspiration from the centre’s retailers.
The first event is on Saturday 25th July which features a visit from a pair of colourful petal people. These have proven to be a big hit with children and adults alike and fit perfectly with the theme of this summer’s events. They perform a generous five 30 minute walkabouts in the centre, so there will be entertainment out on the mall all day. They will also be handing out entry forms to Bella the Bee’s kids club to encourage children to join the club.
FATHERS DAY COMPETITION
For Father’s Day 2015, Belle Vale Shopping Centre’s Facebook page hosted a fun and simple competition which was suitable for shoppers of all ages.
The giveaway took the form of a ‘Like and Share’ competition and shoppers had the chance to win a watch, courtesy of Discount Gold. The competition encouraged shoppers to interact and leave comments on why their Dad deserved to win and resulted in over 100 Facebook users talking about the competition.
The winner was Ellie Murray, from Belle Vale who left a heartfelt message for Dad, thanking him for all his support.