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Family Fun at Princes Fayre 27th and 28th May, Glasgow

By Emma @glasgowfoodie

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Are you looking for some family friendly fun for the holiday weekend next week?  Then Princes Square can help with their Princes Fayre.  Part of Glasgow Style Mile Shopping Festival, Princes Square are holding a traditional style fete inside the square (well you know our summer!!)

There will be Postman Pat, face painting, nail painting and the chance to make your own bunting in special classes.  There will also be a stall run by the award-winning Three Sisters Bake and  you can have a shot of the indoor coconut shy!

The free ‘Princes Fayre’ event will run on the 27th and 28th of May

Claire Wilkinson from Princes Square said: “Princes Square is well-known for being a must visit shopping destination that always offers something different for visitors so as part of the city’s Glasgow Style Mile Shopping Festival we wanted to put on something that was exactly that.  We’ve never had a coconut shy or a visit from Postman Pat before so we’re sure it’s got the makings of a fun event.

“As well as coming to Princes Square for retail therapy lots of people enjoy visiting our restaurants, bars and coffee shops so the Princes Fayre event will make the visit even more special.”

As part of the celebrations, an eye-catching Festival Hub will be constructed at the bottom of Buchanan Street offering an informative and experiential environment. As well as being a place where people can pop in and find out what’s on, the Hub will feature a packed programme with takeovers from some of the city’s top retailers.

Princes Fayre Timetable (subject to change)

Friday 27th – Postman Pat ® Story Time

Come and help sort all of the Princes Square post and parcels while you wait to see everyone’s favorite postie, Postman Pat!

Postman Pat will be appearing during story time sessions, led by a narrator, at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 3pm & 4pm.  Bring your little ones to listen to tales of his postie adventures.  There will also be opportunities to meet him, so don’t forget to bring your camera!

(Space will be limited for these sessions so please arrive early to avoid disappointment)

Saturday 28th – Face Painting Factory

A kids face painting factory complete with a nail technician, kids hair stylist and two face painters.

There will also be a bunting crafty station and games while you wait.

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th

Enjoy some village fayre style games including a coconut shy.

Visitors can also visit the cake stall run by the award winning Three Sisters Bake

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th May – 11am – 5pm – Princes Square Lower Courtyard

Glasgow Style Mile Shopping Festival is the result of a collaboration between Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) and City Centre Retail Association (CCRA).


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