Media Release: Celebrate British Grand Prix at The Avenue with free Scalextric events

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KIDS of all ages can celebrate the week of the British Santander Grand Prix at The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns with free four car four track interactive Scalextric events in the mall from Monday 30th June through to Thursday 3rd July.

Kicking off the popular mall’s series of free entertainment activities as part of Scotland’s summer of sport from Mondays through to Thursdays from 12pm till 4pm for six weeks, kids of all ages can race against each other in one of the best loved and enduring children’s games of all time.

Michelle McCabe, centre manager at The Avenue, said: “Racing car fans will just love our free Scalextric events – whether it’s discovering the joys of their youth or experiencing the thrill of Scalextric,  nothing beats passing the chequered flag ahead of your competitors!”

The Avenue’s series of free weekly themed summer entertainment events run Monday to Thursday from 12pm till 4pm. The Scalextric sessions are followed the next week by carpet curling on Monday 7th July till Thursday 10th July and Glasgow Science Centre Fit Labs will be at the mall from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th July.

The second half of the school summer holidays will see a series of fun free events taking place at The Avenue’s new public realm space on Ayr Road. A crazy golf course offers fun for all the family to compete against each other from Monday 21st through to Thursday 24th July followed by donkey rides on the week beginning Monday 28th July till Thursday 31st July.

The final week of free summer fun culminates with an al fresco funzone, including four bed trampoline, slide, softplay and featuring the Irn Bru bus and other activities with AG Barr, from Monday 4th till Thursday 7th August.

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For further information please contact Susan Christie on tel 0141 297 1699

Issued on behalf of The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns by Liquorice Media

Date: 23rd June 2014

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