Star Robots

Star Robots visit Freshney Place this Saturday!


If you are a sci-fi enthusiast, then don’t miss your chance to see the Star Robots who will be visiting Freshney Place on Saturday 20th August. The life like, instantly recognisable characters will be roaming the shopping centre between 11am and 3pm to entertain the crowds and pose for pictures.


The entertainment, which is part of the shopping centre’s summer family activity will include a fabulous craft event  available which will be located near Card Factory between 11-3pm for children. The ever popular free face painting will also be available between 11am-3pm on Saturday and visitors are encouraged to visit early to avoid disappointment. On Sunday 21 August there will also be a circus skills workshop, where children can join in and learn new skills!


“We know how popular our interactive events are at the shopping centre and we are sure this one will be an event not to be missed! If you enjoy Star Wars then you’re in for a treat this Saturday when the iconic Star Robot characters ‘will be with us’ ” says Amanda Austin, centre director at Freshney Place, “we also have a brilliant free crafting activity so children can use their imaginative flair. We know how important it is to keep the family entertained and these free events will provide the perfect solution over the summer holidays.’


On the following weekend Saturday 27 and 28th August Freshney Place will play host to more free face painting (Saturday) as well as live music from the hugely talented local artist Marty Clarke. Sunday will feature a number of Punch and Judy shows featuring traditional jokes and family fun.