Media Release: Discover the magic of a good story at The Big Read at The Avenue

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TAKE your kids down to The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns on Saturday 22nd June to discover the magic of a good story at The Big Read from Singing Kettle founder Artie Trezise.

Artie’s Tartan Tales, a wonderful collection of interactive storytelling adventures, will have kids of all ages laughing and singing along.

Michelle McCabe, centre manager at The Avenue, said: “As every parent knows, kids of all ages love The Singing Kettle, so it’s a real pleasure to bring Artie and his Tartan Tales to The Avenue for a series of free reading sessions.

“And to make the day extra special, there’ll be a free goody bag for every child who takes part!”

Four reading sessions of The Big Read will take place at The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns throughout the day on Saturday 22nd June, at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 13.30pm and 15.30pm.

The Avenue Shopping Centre, managed by commercial property consultancy BTWShiells, 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

Date: 17th June 2013

Notes to editors:

  • 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 open until 7pm every Thursday with 1,000 free car parking spaces (including underground) seven days a week.

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Contact: Susan Christie
Phone: 01415614018