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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...

Drake Circus' student night returns

With a new term upon us, Plymouth’s most popular shopping destination, Drake Circus, is hosting the ultimate student shopping event. Drake Circus Student Night, which runs from 6:30pm until 9pm on Tuesday 12th February, promises a whole host of live music from The Swing Kings, as well as the infamous ‘Golden Giveaway’ where you could win your purchase simply by shopping on the night!


Get gaudy for a good cause at Drake Circus

Plymouth is about to be overrun by garish pullovers as Drake Circus hosts its annual Christmas Jumper Day – all in aid of local and national charities.

Whether it’s sparkly snowflakes, twinkling trees or bold baubles – it doesn’t matter what they’re decorated with so long as they’re out in force on Saturday December 8.

The event, now entering it’s fifth year, has been gaining...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Drake Circus

Santa’s sleigh is packed and he’s preparing for another Christmas to remember in Britain’s Ocean City with it’s dazzling illuminations, great shopping and delicious food.

Father Christmas will arrive at Drake Circus on November 15 to kick off festivities with the launch of his Smeaton’s Tower lighthouse grotto and the Centre’s light-switch on.

The annual event also marks the...

Drake Circus helps young people kick-start their career with free training programme

Drake Circus is calling for young people in Plymouth to take the first step in their retail careers by registering for its free training programme, Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail.

The five-week programme starts on the 10th September and will give young people in Plymouth access to high quality training, including advice from industry experts, support with interviews and CV...