ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINS FOR THISTLES, STIRLING

SHOPPING CENTRE ACHIEVES HIGHEST LEVEL GOLD RECOGNITION FOR GARDEN WITH BEES INITIATIVE AND RECYCLING IMPROVEMENTS, PLUS SILVER AWARD HONOUR FOR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling is celebrating after winning two Scottish Green Apple Awards in the annual campaign to find the country’s greenest companies, councils and communities. The Scottish Green Apple Awards is one of the most high-profile platforms for recognising green endeavour, and Thistles has beaten off comp... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING ENJOYS SWEET SUCCESS WITH THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Thistles, Stirling was turned into a chocolate wonderland for five tantalisingly tasty days. Based on the yummiest book ever written, The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, Thistles Chocolate Factory offered free chocolatey goodness and unmissable treats for eager youngsters and their families. These included Chocolate Creator and Crazy Cookie Creations Stations, Story Telling and Chunk the Chocolate Monster Wooden Spoon Crafts as well as Sweetie Jar Decorating and Ice Cream Making. Co... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING LAUNCHES THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

TANTALISINGLY TASTY FREE CHOCOLATEY GOODNESS STARTS TOMORROW AND RUNS FOR FIVE DAYS Thistles, Stirling will be turned into a chocolate wonderland starting tomorrow (Thursday 5th April) and running for five tantalisingly tasty days. Based on the yummiest book ever written, The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, visit Thistles Chocolate Factory for five full days of FREE chocolatey goodness! Located outside Boots, and taking place 11am – 4pm, the unmissable treats include: Thursday 5t... Find Out More...

RENTON, BEGBIE, SICK BOY, SPUD…WHO IS WEARING DEAD MEN’S TROUSERS?

THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES IRVINE WELSH BOOK SIGNING AT WATERSTONES THE FINAL NOVEL IN THE TRAINSPOTTING STORY Thistles, Stirling is delighted to announce Irvine Welsh will be signing copies of his forthcoming new book, Dead Men’s Trousers, at Waterstones from 3pm on Saturday 24th March. Fast and furious, scabrously funny and weirdly moving, the book is the final novel in the Trainspotting story and sees a spectacular return of the crew from Trainspotting. The book will be availab... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING LAUNCHES THE WOLF PACK KIDS’ CLUB FOR 2018

HOWLINGLY GOOD IN-CENTRE ENTERTAINMENT WILL OFFER FREE, FUN-PACKED SESSIONS TO ‘THE WOLF PACK PUPS’ WITH STORYTELLING, GAMES, DRAWING, SINGING AND DANCING Thistles, Stirling has launched The Wolf Pack, an entertainment-filled kids’ club, taking place once a month throughout 2018. A fantastic range of themes including Teddy Bears Picnic, Nature Detectives, Super Heroes, Dino Dig, Kung Fu Crazy, Wizarding School and Musical Madness, will guarantee younger visitors – The Wolf Pack Pups - a... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING MOTHER’S DAY PAMPER EVENT THIS SATURDAY 10TH MARCH 11AM – 4PM

Ahead of Mother’s Day this Sunday, Thistles, Stirling is inviting all mums to join a host of retailers and brands on Saturday 10th March for the perfect mum and daughter day out. A number of free beauty demonstrations and pampering stations from brands including MAC Cosmetics, Kiehl’s, Urban Decay and Clarins will be located outside HMV between 11am – 4pm. What’s more, visit the special Mother’s Day interactive vending machine and receive a fantastic free beauty gift courtesy of Debenha... Find Out More...

CUPID CALLS ON THISTLES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

Love was in the air at Thistles, Stirling at the weekend ahead of Valentine’s Day this Wednesday. Cupid called on shoppers from a Valentine’s Telephone Box within the centre with an array of romantic compliments and on-the-spot prizes given to those who were lucky enough to pick up incoming calls when passing. Two real-life cupids were also on hand to keep shoppers entertained with love-themed sweet treats, retailer prizes and naughty but nice compliments. Speaking about the weekend,... Find Out More...

THE BASTION JAIL REOPENS WITHIN THISTLES, STIRLING

RESTORATION AND IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETE ON POPULAR VISITOR ATTRACTION The Bastion and Thieves’ Pot, the 16th century jail located within Thistles, Stirling has reopened following a number of improvements and restoration. The Bastion was a 16th century defensive tower, originally guarding an angle of Stirling’s Town Wall. The Thieves' Pot was a dank cell beneath The Bastion. Now beautifully restored, the popular family and tourist attraction contains a superb display of the Bastion’s histo... Find Out More...

THISTLES APPOINTS NEW CENTRE DIRECTOR

Thistles, Stirling has appointed Gary Turnbull to the role of Centre Director. He brings a wealth of experience in facilities and operational management, as well as a strong background in improving customer service. Prior to joining Thistles, Gary worked at intu Braehead in Glasgow for 19 years where latterly he was General Manager. Gary oversaw the delivery of operations for five different and highly busy segments of the business including the main centre, the adjacent retail park, the ar... Find Out More...

THE THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF QUIET HOUR WITH INITIATIVE CONFIRMED TO NOW RUN ONCE A MONTH FOLLOWING POSITIVE FEEDBACK

The Thistles in Stirling has announced that due to the success of the first Quiet Hour which took place in October, the initiative will now become a regular fixture in the centre. Aiming to make the shopping experience less stressful for autistic customers, and following the positive feedback received from both customers and retailers, Quiet Hour will now take place in the centre on the first Sunday of every month between 10am – 11am beginning Sunday 4th February. Stores in the shopping... Find Out More...