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A summer of spontaneity in Plymouth starts here

Three quarters of people in Plymouth promise to be more spontaneous this summer, as they say they’re more likely to live life in the moment following the pandemic, and over three quarters (77 per cent) want to make lots of plans while they can.

As the summer holidays begin for families across the city, new research by Drake Circus reveals that people in Plymouth are planning to make...

Drake Circus set to welcome Tommy Hilfiger this summer

Drake Circus will soon be home to a new Tommy Hilfiger store, which is set to open its doors this summer.

Creating 15 new jobs at the centre, the new Tommy Hilfiger store will offer a range of men’s and women’s clothing, footwear and accessories from the brand’s Fall 2021 range.

The announcement follows the news that three luxury watch boutiques, Omega, Breitling and Tag Heuer...

Father's Day at Drake Circus and The Barcode

Father’s Day is just around the corner and many of us will be looking forward to spending the day celebrating with family.

If your dad or father figure is notoriously difficult to buy for, head to Drake Circus and The Barcode for a great range of gift options and plenty of fun ways to spend the day.

For the foodie

A personalised food hamper is sure to be...

Drake Circus joins the Great British Spring Clean

Volunteer litter pickers from Drake Circus recently joined the Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean in a bid to help tidy up Plymouth.

A team of four volunteers joined forces on 28th May for the first of two community litter picks, where they conquered the stretch from Civic Square to Plymouth Hoe.

In a team effort, Sylvia Hamilton, James Farley, Joe Meakin-Scott and...

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Al fresco dining at Drake Circus and The Barcode

Spring is finally upon us, lockdown restrictions are beginning to lift and Drake Circus can’t wait to welcome its customers back.

From 12 April, restaurants and cafés at the centre are able to offer outdoor dining for two households or a group of up to six people in line with Government guidelines.

Here’s a round-up of the most popular restaurants now offering al fresco dining...

Drake Circus prepares to welcome back shoppers

Drake Circus prepares to welcome back shoppers

Drake Circus is preparing to welcome visitors back from next week, as the Government confirms that the country will move into Step 2 of its roadmap out of lockdown.

From Monday 12th April, non-essential stores such as JD Sports, Primark and New Look will be open once again, while restaurants such as Five Guys, Nando’s and Zizzi at The Barcode will be offering socially distanced...

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Drake Circus launches giant giving box to raise funds for local charities

Drake Circus has installed a giant giving box to help give back to those most impacted by the pandemic in the local community.

Located at its Cornwall Street entrance, visitors can use contactless payment to easily donate £3, £5 or £10 to Macmillan Cancer Support, Andy’s Man Club, Plymouth Domestic Abuse Services and Woodside Animal Welfare Trust. The giving box will light up in...

Drake Circus and The Barcode reopens non-essential stores today

In line with Government guidance for Tier 2 areas, non-essential stores at Drake Circus will be welcoming shoppers once again from today (Wednesday 2nd December), and cafes and restaurants will be offering both a dine-in and take away service.

This includes The Cosy Cub, Nando’s, Five Guys and Zizzi in The Barcode, as well as Paradise Island Adventure Golf.

To help keep...

Boux Avenue reopens all stores following lockdown

Boux Avenue , the UK's go-to lingerie, swimwear and nightwear destination, has confirmed opening dates for the remainder of its 31 stores.

The shop in Drake Circus, Plymouth will open on Saturday 11th July with safety measures in place.

Due to the nature of Boux Avenue's product and Government social distancing guidelines, the boutique-style fitting rooms and expert bra...

Domestic abuse service named as Drake Circus’ chosen charity

Plymouth Domestic Abuse Services (PDAS) is expected to see a boost in fundraising after being named one of Drake Circus shopping centre’s four chosen charities for 2020-2021.

The Sanctuary Supported Living service, operated by PDAS, offers a wide range of help to individuals and families in the Plymouth area, including confidential advice, one-to-one and group support sessions, safe...