Archive for September, 2017

Hundreds attend The Rock’s Student Savings Night

Hundreds of students descended on The Rock for its third annual Student Savings Night.

Students from Bury College, Holy Cross, Hopwood Hall, Bolton University and the University of Manchester, enjoyed exclusive shopping discounts and offers from the centre’s retailers including H&M, River Island, The Perfume Shop, Oasis, Debenhams and more.

Plus there was upto 40% off at Pizza Express and Subway as well as savings on cinema tickets and bowling.

As well as special offers within the stores a number of activities were held in St John’s Square at The Rock including a free photobooth, inflatable twister, a spin the wheel game and £100 cash prize for the person who managed to stay on the surfboard simulator for the longest – Chad Meadows from Bolton bagged the cash after managing to say on for 72 seconds.

The evening culminated with students having the chance to meet Ex on The Beach star Ross Worswick and enjoy performances from the Carol Godby Theatre Workshop.

The Rock’s centre director, Arnold Wilcox-Wood, said: “Our Student Savings Night continues to go from strength to strength and has become a firm fixture in our events calendar.

“It was wonderful to see so many students here at the centre and making the most of these fabulous discounts and the free activities which ran throughout the evening.”

Independent womenswear store opens at The Rock

Independent womenswear store, Acacia Style, has opened at The Rock.

The store is located close to St John’s Gardens and has been opened by Katie Brown.

To mark the official opening shoppers were treated to bucks fizz and chocolate brownies – there was also goody bags for the first 20 customers.

Reality star to make appearance at The Rock’s student night

The countdown is on for this year’s Student Savings Night at The Rock.

Taking place on Thursday, September 28th from 3pm until 7pm the shopping and leisure destination is promising exclusive discounts from more than 40 brands, competitions and a personal appearance from Ex on the Beach star Ross Worswick.

Now in its third year, the Student Savings Night is becoming a firm fixture in The Rock’s event calendar. Stores including H&M, Topman, Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Oasis are offering upto 20% off. Plus there’s 40% off at Pizza Express and Subway as well as savings on cinema tickets and bowling.

As well as discounts, there’ll be a free photobooth, inflatable twister, a spin the wheel game and £100 cash prize for the person who can stay on the rodeo bull for the longest.

Students attending are reminded to bring a valid student or college ID to ensure they are able to benefit from the exclusive, one night only offers.

Plus there’s 100 goody bags up for grabs for the first 100 students who show up and have pre-registered on The Rock’s website.

The Rock’s centre director, Arnold Wilcox-Wood, said: “Our Student Savings Night continues to go from strength to strength and we’re thrilled to be hosting it once again this year.

“This year’s event is set to be bigger and better with more prizes, freebies and offers for students to enjoy.”

Visit www.therockbury.com/studentsavings  to find out more, pre-register for a goody bag and the chance to win a Nando’s feast for you and three friends.