Media Release: The Avenue launches its first farmers’ market


THE Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns launches its first ever farmers’ market with a feast of fun activities for all the family to enjoy from 11am – 4pm on Sunday 27 March.

The farmers’ market at The Avenue will feature a range of market stallholders offering a variety of produce including everything from Danish pastries, balsamic vinegars, smoked fish, oysters, langoustines, seasonal fruit and vegetables, breads, scones, meats and flavoured chilli sauces.

Michelle McCabe, centre manager at The Avenue, said: “To help celebrate the launch of our first farmers’ market, we’ll have a range of free activities on hand to entertain visiting families.

“That means everything, from balloon modelling to face painting, caricaturists to magicians – so come along; you’re sure to have a fun family day out!”

The Avenue’s farmers’ market will take place in the car park at Marks & Spencer from 11am – 4pm on the fourth Sunday of every month.

The Avenue Shopping Centre offers shoppers an alternative to sprawling trolley-dash shopping culture with a comprehensive range of outlets offering a warm and welcoming shopping experience conveniently located on the outskirts of Glasgow city centre.

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For further information please contact Susan Christie on tel 0141 561 4018

Issued on behalf of The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns by Liquorice Media www.liquorice-media.ocm

Date 21st March 2011

Notes to Editors

  • The Avenue is open until 7pm every Thursday with 1,000 free car parking spaces (including underground) seven days a week.
  • The Avenue is home to 44 different retailers including: banks/post office; books; children; clothing/fashion; food and drink; health and pharmacy; jewellery and gifts; mobile phones; newsagent and cards; opticians; perfumery/beauty salon; restaurant and coffee; shoe and repairs; handbags/ luggage and travel.
  • The Avenue is situated at Mearns Cross on Ayr Road just 15 minutes drive from Glasgow City Centre – along the M77 on to the A77 and you’re there.

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Contact: Susan Christie
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