Drake Circus

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...

Help is on hand for a New Year and a brand new you

Drake Circus is holding its popular Wellness Week from January 22, with health experts and fitness gurus on hand with the latest tips on getting in shape.

There will be free interactive events in the main atrium including eye tests and healthy living advice, beauty demonstrations and detox suggestions to help everyone feel great in 2018.

The week of wellness also includes free...

Drake Circus helps Plymouth residents get a foot on the career ladder with free training

Drake Circus is giving people in Plymouth the chance to embark on a free five-week training programme, designed to provide them with the skills they need to build a successful career in retail or hospitality.

The ‘Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail and Hospitality’ programme gets underway in February and will combine classroom teaching alongside work placements at one of Drake Circus...

Shoppers urged to get out their Christmas jumpers for charity

They’re the jumpers we all love to hate – and love to wear as the festive fun begins in earnest.

Plymouth is about to turn into a city of gaudy Christmas pullover lovers – all in aid of local and national charities.

It doesn’t matter what they’re festooned with, from reindeer to robins, snowflakes to Christmas trees – as long as jumper wearers turn out in force on Saturday,...

Drake Circus retailers to support Sensory Hour

Plymouth retailers are to introduce a regular adapted shopping event to support customers living with autism and dementia.

Businesses and shops in the South West's leading shopping centre Drake Circus are to follow National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism Hour guidelines and combine them with dementia-friendly shopping to create a regular Sensory Hour for shoppers.

Following on...

Late night Christmas shopping begins at Drake Circus

Plymouth’s premier shopping venue is set to get people in the festive spirit this Christmas.

With everything from real snow, local choir performances and Santa’s very own grotto Drake Circus has everything you’d expect of Christmas and more!

Every Thursday, from November 16, Drake Circus will be open until 9pm – giving everyone the chance to experience not only the shopping...

Garden Games at Drake Circus go down a storm!

On Tuesday 22nd August Drake Circus hosted their very own Garden Games which encouraged children to take on their parents with a family day of giant garden games! With Jenga, Connect Four, and Bowling the day proved a hit with everyone who attended!

This was part of the Summer events at Drake Circus to get families participating in activities together during the summer holidays....

Roaming Freestylers take over Drake Circus

Roaming Freestylers took over Drake Circus on Saturday!

The team of roaming sport freestylers got heads turning at Drake Circus at the weekend as they showcased their skills. The freestyler’s who display tricks, flicks and kicks with footballs did not disappoint as the crowd cheered them on. Visitors of Drake Circus got involved and even learned some moves of their own.


Drake Circus launches virtual egg hunt

Drake Circus has launched a new virtual reality egg hunt for families to enjoy this Easter.

The free Gnomee’s Egg Hunt game takes shoppers on a quest around the centre to find golden eggs stolen by a group of gnomes, which must all be collected in order to complete the hunt. To play, shoppers simply have to download the free app to a smartphone or tablet, and follow a trail around...