White Rose marks Eid al-Fitr with free crafting activities & late-night openings

White Rose Shopping Centre will host a series of free crafting activities alongside late-night openings ahead of Eid al-Fitr this year.

On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April, free crafting events will be held in White Rose’s Central Atrium from 11am to 5pm, where children and families are invited to make their very own Eid money boxes and take part in a variety of moon and star-themed crafts. The crafting events are free and will be open to all.

As well as free crafts to keep families entertained, up to 40 brands across the centre will extend their opening hours, giving guests extra time to prepare for the Eid al-Fitr celebrations. All participating brands will open until 10pm on weekdays between Monday 17 and Friday 21 April with well-known brands such as Zara, Next, JD and Primark taking part.

The centre will also be hosting a variety of pop-up stores during the events, including local fashion retailer Aroush Designer Studio, offering Pakistan’s leading brands, and popular luxury brand Janan, showcasing a range of gorgeous fragrances.

Steven Foster, Centre Director at White Rose, said:

“We are pleased to be marking Eid al-Fitr with a variety of crafting activities and extended opening hours this year. It is an important date in our community’s calendar, and we hope our guests will enjoy the activities that we are hosting here.”

Other activities taking place across the centre during April include a free Burrowing Bunnies Trail, where families are invited to find eight mischievous bunnies hiding around the centre until Sunday 16 April. Guests are invited to collect a free map so they can locate and tick off the bunnies to receive an Easter treat and a pair of adorable ears.

White Rose boasts more than 100 shops including Flying Tiger, The Entertainer, Build-a-Bear Workshop, and more, plus family-friendly restaurants such as Five Guys, Fridays, and Nando’s – all under one roof. With more than 5,000 free parking spaces and long opening hours, from 10am–9pm weekdays, 9am–8pm Saturdays and 11am–5pm Sundays, it’s easy to plan a day out to keep the family entertained.

For more information and opening hours, visit www.white-rose.co.uk 


This post is based on a press release issued on behalf of White Rose Shopping Centre


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