THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE SNUG AND POP-UP CINEMA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

Thistles, Stirling has announced a pop-up cinema and a community hub named ‘The Snug’ will be launching in the centre. The exciting new attraction, presented in partnership with Macrobert Arts Centre, will see the former Quiz unit, located between Oasis and Barrhead Travel, transformed into a must-visit destination for Christmas. Shoppers who spend £10 in Thistles at any store or who have bought a Thistles Gift Card and keep a copy of their receipt, between 1st November and 14th Decembe... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING TO WELCOME THE WILLIAM HILL SCOTTISH CUP

Football fans are in for a treat as the William Hill Scottish Cup is set to arrive at Thistles, Stirling. The stopover at Thistles takes place 10am – 4pm on Saturday the 16th and 11am – 4pm on Sunday the 17th of November and is part of a nationwide tour that aims to promote the William Hill Scottish Cup, as well as the Hampden Football Museum. Bringing the Cup to its fans, the tour encourages fans to reminisce on their own Scottish Cup memories, and get their picture with the prestigiou... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING DRAWS THE CROWDS TO DR. FRANKS LABORATORY AND SETS THE SCENE FOR THE WOLF PACK KIDS’ CLUB THIS WEEKEND

Thistles, Stirling was the scene of fang-tastic fun as over 700 budding young scientists descended on the centre across the October break. For five action-packed days, kids were invited to grab a coat and goggles and enjoy a range of monstrously good, free fun including face painting makeovers, creepy cookie-making classes, crazy professor lab experiments and slimy science concoctions. What’s more the spooktacular success continues this weekend as The Wolf Pack kids’ club return on Sund... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING CELEBRATES NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY WITH BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH PARTY

Thistles, Stirling celebrated National Grandparents Day with a special Bottomless Brunch (tea, of course!) in the centre. Grandchildren were invited to BYOG (Bring Your Own Grandparent) to the party where they designed their own greeting cards whilst grandparents enjoyed free tea and cupcakes. Entertainment was provided courtesy of a live band who played tea dance music. Amongst the guests were grandmother Moira Porteous with granddaughter Rachel King (aged 6) from Polmont, Falkirk. ... Find Out More...

STIRLING GAELIC CHOIR THRILL SHOPPERS WITH EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE AT THISTLES, STIRLING

Thistles, Stirling was the scene of a rousing music performance at the weekend as the Stirling Gaelic Choir treated shoppers to a live performance in the centre. The award-winning choir presented an exclusive preview of some of the songs they have prepared for the Royal National Mod, which takes place in Glasgow later this month, as well as some old favourites. These included Sine Bhan (a soldier thinking about Jane, his sweetheart), Gradh Geal mo Chridhe (the well know Eriskay love son... Find Out More...

CHAMPION STYLE!

TENNIS STAR ROSIE STERK ANNOUNCED AS LATEST TALENTED RECRUIT FOR THISTLES #STIRLINGSHINES CAMPAIGN Thistles, Stirling has announced Rosie Sterk, the young Scottish tennis player hailed as the country’s most exciting new talent, as the latest star recruit to its #STIRLINGSHINES campaign. The 16-year-old has had a meteoric rise over the last two years culminating in her biggest career win to date this summer; winning the Scottish Junior Open Championship. Three hundred of the most talente... Find Out More...

DO YOU REMEMBER THE SPIDER SLIDE?

THISTLES, STIRLING AND CREATIVE STIRLING LAUNCH A CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A NEW DESIGN AND A NEW HOME FOR THE CENTRE’S LEGENDARY WOODEN SCUPLTURE SLIDE Thistles, Stirling in partnership with Creative Stirling has announced the centre’s legendary spider slide is being redesigned and the finished sculpture gifted to a new home in the city. As part of the design competition, an invitation is being extended to the local community to become part of a ‘people’s history’ timeline by sharing their m... Find Out More...

WISH YOU WERE HERE!

BEACH VIBES AT THISTLES, STIRLING THIS MONTH WITH THE WOLF PACK KIDS’ CLUB It’ll be beach vibes all round at Thistles, Stirling when The Wolf Pack kids’ club arrives in the centre on Sunday the 25th of August. This month’s theme is Thistles Pier and will guarantee lots of all-ages summer family fun between 11am and 4pm. There will be games galore including a parents v kids limbo competition with beach balls as prizes. A craft station is sure to prove popular too with Wolf Cubs invite... Find Out More...

COMING SOON

Krispy Kreme is bringing sweet treats to Stirling! Over 12,000 complimentary doughnuts to be dished out in the town ahead of opening Krispy Kreme will be opening its first Stirling store at 10am on 22nd August, and you dough-not want to miss it! In the shape of the iconic doughnut dozen box, the store will open its lid to customers at Thistles Shopping Centre. For the first time ever in the town, Krispy Kreme will be bringing joy-filled moments to local fans, with plenty of surprises... Find Out More...

SCHOOL’S NOT OUT FOR SUMMER AT THISTLES, STIRLING

School may be out for the summer but the fun is only beginning as Thistles, Stirling announces School’s not out for Summer! Now live in the centre and taking place daily between 12pm and 4pm until Sunday the 28th of July, the free classroom-themed event offers a timetable of everyone’s favourite subjects…with a sprinkle of all-ages silly added for good measure. Over the course of the next four fun weeks, kids can take part in PE, Cooking, Gardening and Science classes with a whole host ... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING TEAM TRANSFORM GARDEN OF YOUNG ALLOA MAN ROSS DAVISON

Kind hearted staff and management from Thistles, Stirling have transformed the garden of young Alloa man Ross Davison. Initially approached by Ross’s support workers from Scottish Autism with a request for a raffle prize to raise funds to buy items for the 19-year-old’s garden, the Thistles team, led by Centre Director Gary Turnbull, decided to volunteer to transform the space. The centre committed £2,500 and over the course of one action packed day created a fantastic adult swing and n... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING DAD CAVE PROVES A SUCCESS FOR FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND

A Dad Cave within Thistles, Stirling proved a popular attraction across the weekend as male shoppers took some time out in the specially designed retreat. The cave, located within the centre, invited dads to kick back and relax on comfy armchairs with the tv remote control firmly in hand and a range of retro games ready to play. Table football and darts also added to the entertainment. Commenting Gary Turnbull, Centre Director, Thistles, Stirling said, “It was great to see the Dad Ca... Find Out More...

ONE GREAT DAY FUNDRAISER BY THISTLES, STIRLING GENERATES OVER £785

Thistles, Stirling was the scene of fundraising fun at the weekend as part of the nationwide One Great Day initiative. Taking place within the centre, the day included face painting, balloon modelling and an afternoon tea party and raised over £785 with proceeds benefiting Aberlour Children’s Charity and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Thistles Centre Director Gary Turnbull swapped his suit for sportswear as he ‘pedalled for proceeds’ on static bikes courtesy of Pure Gym in Paisley, with ... Find Out More...

FASHION KICKS

SCOTTISH FOOTBALLER FIONA BROWN ANNOUNCED AS LATEST STAR RECRUIT FOR THISTLES #STIRLINGSHINES CAMPAIGN Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling has announced top Scottish footballer Fiona Brown as the latest star recruit to its #STIRLINGSHINES campaign which celebrates the achievements of inspirational talent. One of the country’s most established female players, the 24-year-old who grew up in Dunblane, now lives in Malmo, Sweden where she plays for the internationally renowned FC Rosengard. ... Find Out More...

ONE GREAT DAY FUNDRAISING EVENT ANNOUNCED BY THISTLES, STIRLING

Thistles, Stirling will this Saturday, the 1st of June, be staging a day of fundraising as part of the nationwide One Great Day initiative. Taking place between 11am and 4pm, One Great Day will include face painting, balloon modelling and an afternoon tea party in the centre with proceeds benefiting Aberlour Children’s Charity and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Furthermore, as an additional fundraiser, Gary Turnbull, Centre Director of Thistles will be cycling 100 miles in one day from B... Find Out More...

AUTISM FRIENDLY AWARD WIN FOR THISTLES, STIRLING

SHOPPING CENTRE ACHIEVES RECOGNITION FOR  QUIET HOUR INITIATIVE Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling is delighted to announce it has been awarded an Autism Friendly Award. The prestigious accolade has been accorded to the centre by the National Autistic Society and is in recognition of its Quiet Hour initiative. Initially trialled once a month just over a year ago, the centre took the decision to create a Quiet Hour as a permanent weekly fixture following a well-received response by cu... Find Out More...

MANY OF SCOTLAND’S MOST POPULAR SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS ATTEND THE LAUNCH OF THE FASHION GARDEN PARTY AT THISTLES, STIRLING

A raft of Scotland’s most popular social media fashion influencers have helped launch Thistles, Stirling’s Fashion Garden Party. The must-visit destination for all of the new season’s hottest trends, the Fashion Garden Party is now live in the centre…and everyone is invited! Access to the Fashion Garden Party is free and runs until Sunday the 12th of May, 9am – 5pm daily (10am - 5pm on Sundays). Set within a beautiful floral set, shoppers have the opportunity to enjoy a free one-on-o... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING TO HOST FASHION GARDEN PARTY

Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling is hosting a Fashion Garden Party…and you are invited! Running for ten days between Friday the 3rd and Sunday the 12th of May, the Fashion Garden Party will showcase the new season’s must-have spring summer trends 9am – 5pm daily (10am - 5pm on Sundays) and access is free. Set within a beautiful floral set, shoppers are invited to browse key pieces from Thistles retailers and take part in an interactive style quiz to receive a discount voucher to redee... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING INVITES LITTLE SHOPPERS TO SHOW THEIR MUMS THE LOVE THIS WEEKEND AT SECRET MUM SHOP

Mums are the best, and this weekend Thistles, Stirling will be showing them! The centre is inviting little shoppers into its Secret Mum Shop which will be located outside Boots from 11am – 4pm on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March. Inside the Secret Mum Shop, kids will be greeted by Mother’s Day present experts to help them pick a free gift from the shop. Little ones can then choose their gift bag, write a tag and take it away ready to give to their Mum as a gift. While the Mums ... Find Out More...

LEADING SCOTTISH DESIGNER IONA CRAWFORD ANNOUNCED AS LATEST STAR RECRUIT FOR THISTLES #STIRLINGSHINES CAMPAIGN

REVEAL IS TIMED AS PART OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling has announced top Scottish designer Iona Crawford as the latest star recruit to its #STIRLINGSHINES campaign which celebrates the achievements of inspirational talent. The reveal is timed as part of International Women’s Day which is celebrated globally on Friday the 8th of March. One of the country’s most exciting designers, the 33-year-old who grew up on the family farm in Stirling, specialise... Find Out More...

LAUNCH OF THE WOLF PACK WITH PROFESSOR WIZZPOP DRAWS THE CROWDS TO THISTLES, STIRLING

Thistles, Stirling was the scene of great excitement as the centre launched The Wolf Pack for 2019, with special guest Professor Wizzpop. Returning to the centre by popular demand and following the huge success it enjoyed throughout 2018, the kids club takes place in the centre once a month, on the last Sunday, 11am – 4pm. Promising another exciting, entertainment-packed programme for kids between now and November, a fantastic range of themes will feature engaging characters such as the... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING LAUNCHES THE WOLF PACK FOR 2019 WITH PROFESSOR WIZZPOP

IN-CENTRE ENTERTAINMENT RETURNS AND WILL OFFER FREE, FUN-PACKED SESSIONS OF STORYTELLING, GAMES, DRAWING, SINGING AND DANCING Thistles, Stirling will this weekend launch The Wolf Pack for 2019. Taking place once a month, on the last Sunday of each month 11am – 4pm up to and including November, The Wolf Pack kids club returns to the centre by popular demand and follows its huge success throughout 2018. Promising another exciting, entertainment-packed programme for kids, a fantastic ra... Find Out More...

LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS WEEKEND AT THISTLES, STIRLING WITH FREE FRENCH FANCY MAGIC

Sweet love will be in the air at Thistles, Stirling this weekend as two delectable ladies, Madam Fondant and Mademoiselle Patti Cerie, bring a touch of French Fancy magic to shoppers. There ain’t nothing sweeter than a French Fancy and whether the search is for the perfect Valentine’s gift ahead of the big day next week or just doing some general shopping, the two fancy madams will be gifting individually boxed French Fancies on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th February for lucky recipients to... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING DUO CONGRATULATED FOR 20 YEARS SERVICE WITH THE CENTRE

Congratulations have been extended at Thistles, Stirling as two members of staff have reached a landmark 20 years of service with the centre. Allan Main, a CCTV Controller who lives in Stirling and Willie Nielson, a Resource Operative from Raploch both joined Thistles in January 1999. Initially starting in a security capacity, Allan was then offered a Controllers position, based in the centre’s control room. During his time he has been a Training Officer and a Team Leader and enjoys the... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING TO HOST A QUIET HOUR EVERY SUNDAY FROM THE 20TH OF JANUARY, 2019

Thistles, Stirling has confirmed it will now host a quiet hour in the centre every Sunday beginning on the 20th of January, 2019. The move follows a well-received response by customers affected by autism to the centre’s existing quiet hour which currently operates once a month. Stores in the centre will participate in the new weekly quiet hour between 10am and 11am by adjusting their lighting where possible and turning off in-store music. Thistles has been working alongside national cha... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING WELCOMES THE ENTERTAINER

AWARD-WINNING RETAILER ATTRACTS THE CROWDS TO THE OPENING DAY OF ITS NEW STORE The Entertainer, the UK’s fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, has launched a new store in Thistles, Stirling. Founded in Buckinghamshire in 1981 by husband and wife team Gary and Catherine Grant, the award-winning, family-run operation offers the latest in-demand toys at fantastic prices. These include big-hitting brands such as Lego, Disney, Star Wars, PAW Patrol, Marvel, Funko,... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING LAUNCHES TOY TOWN LIVE!

CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE GUARANTEES THE MOST TOY-TASTIC FREE FESTIVE FUN WITH THE TOY TOWN CHARACTERS PLUS SANTA Christmas, it’s the most magical time of the year and Thistles, Stirling was the scene of much excitement as the centre launched TOY TOWN LIVE; this year’s in-centre festive activity. Guaranteeing an unmissable experience for children and families, Thistles has pulled out the stops to ensure the most toy-tastic experience in Scotland this Christmas. TOY TOWN LIVE transports child... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND

Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling has welcomed the opening of a new branch of Royal Bank of Scotland in the centre. Located across two units at the Murray Place entrance, the branch offers a space where customers can bank traditionally as well as learn how to use the bank’s award-winning digital and telephony platforms with the support of full trained staff. Free Wi-Fi is available for customers as well as access to iPads so customers can register and access online banking services. ... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING JOINS PURPLE TUESDAY CAMPAIGN

Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling took part in Purple Tuesday, the UK’s first-ever national, accessible shopping day. The nationwide initiative aims to make customer-facing businesses more aware of the opportunities and challenges disabled customers experience when shopping, and to inspire change. Nearly one in every five people in the UK has a disability or impairment, and over half of households have a connection to someone with a disability. Their collective spending power – the Pur... Find Out More...

THE GREAT THISTLES BAKE OFF

PUDDINGS, PASTRIES AND PATISSERIE PUT TO THE TASTE TEST AS CENTRE RETAILERS AND STAFF FUNDRAISE IN AID OF MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT It was a battle of the bakers at Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling as aspiring cake makers from the centre’s retailers and management team took part in a fundraiser for MacMillan Cancer Support. From Victorian classics to fondant favourites to chocolate temptations, tastebuds were tantalised and creative skills deployed as the bakers had to whisk, knead, ic... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES THE CHRISTMAS MARKET

LIVE MUSIC, FESTIVE FOOD & DRINK AND HANDMADE CRAFTS WILL TRANSFORM THE CENTRE, WITH EXTENDED CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS ALSO ADDING TO THE ATTRACTIONS Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling today announces The Christmas Market, an exciting new offering run by The Crafters Roadshow, running daily until Sunday 30th December. Aiming to spotlight the next generation of great makers, the market promises to bring extra cheer and choice to what is already shaping up to be the best ever Christmas... Find Out More...

PREPARE FOR THE MOST TOY-TASTIC CHRISTMAS

THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES TOY TOWN LIVE! UNMISSABLE CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE PROMISES FREE FESTIVE FUN WITH THE MAGICAL TOY TOWN CHARACTERS PLUS MEET SANTA IN HIS GROTTO Christmas, it’s the most magical time of the year and Thistles, Stirling is guaranteeing a truly unmissable experience for children and families next month with the announcement of TOY TOWN LIVE, this year’s in-centre festive activity. Pulling out the stops to ensure the most toy-tastic experience in Scotland this Chr... Find Out More...

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES

MUSICIAN CHRIS RUSSELL TUNES INTO THISTLES #STIRLINGSHINES CAMPAIGN Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling has announced musician Chris Russell as the latest star recruit to its #STIRLINGSHINES campaign which celebrates the achievements of inspirational talent. The 30-year-old who lives in Stirling is no stranger to the spotlight. As the resident pianist of Rusty’s Travelling Piano Bar, the UK’s first ‘musical reception on wheels’ which he founded with wife Billie, a professional chef and m... Find Out More...

COOKING UP A WINNING STYLE

SCOTLAND’S INSPIRATIONAL ‘CHEF OF THE YEAR’ LORNA McNEE STEPS INTO THISTLES FASHION FLASHBULBS AS PART OF #STIRLINGSHINES CAMPAIGN Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling has announced Scotland’s ‘Chef of the Year’ Lorna McNee as the latest recruit to its #STIRLINGSHINES marketing campaign which celebrates the achievements of inspirational talent. One of the most exciting rising stars on the UK’s culinary scene, the 31-year-old who grew up in Forres and now lives in Auchterarder in Perthshir... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF NEW ‘MADE IN STIRLING’ STORE

EXCITING POP-UP WILL RUN FOR THREE MONTHS AND INVITES SHOPPERS TO INVEST IN HANDMADE, CONTEMPORARY ART, DESIGN AND CRAFT FROM LOCAL TALENT Thistles, Stirling has announced the launch of Made in Stirling, an exciting new pop up store which aims to support local talent within the creative industries. Presented in collaboration with Creative Stirling, the not-for-profit community arts organisation working towards making the city a lively and culturally diverse place to live, work and visit, ... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING WELCOMES NEW RETAILER

JOULES, THE PREMIUM BRITISH LIFESTYLE BRAND TO OPEN ON WEDNESDAY 15TH AUGUST AT 9.30AM Thistles, Stirling has confirmed that Joules, the premium lifestyle brand will open a new store in the centre on Wednesday 15th August in the former Ann Summers unit. Established by Tom Joule nearly three decades ago, Joules creates clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men and children, as well as an expanding range of homewares, toiletries and eyewear collections. The arrival of this high-p... Find Out More...

Boots UK Unveils its Brand New Store in Stirling

New 11,205 sqft store has been designed using feedback from customers to offer the very best feel good experiences. The Stirling Boots UK team are celebrating the opening of their brand new, relocated store in the Thistles Shopping Centre, with an official ribbon cutting ceremony alongside Bruce Crawford, the local MSP, and Elizabeth Fagan, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Boots. The 11 and a half week relocation project has created a beautiful new Boots of the future, off... Find Out More...

FREE PARKING EVERY SUNDAY IN JULY AT THISTLES, STIRLING

Thistles, Stirling has announced it will offer free parking every Sunday for the entire month of July. In a move sure to prove popular with customers the free parking will apply on the 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of July. Thistles has two safe and secure car parks and over 1,300 spaces. Both car parks are easy to access, are clean and well-lit with regular security patrols and 24-hour CCTV monitoring. Disabled and family parking bays are available for customers. The car parking is easy ... Find Out More...

THISTLES SUMMER OF SPORT

MONDAY 9TH JULY - SUNDAY 5TH AUGUST FREE DAILY ENTERTAINMENT TENNIS MINI LESSONS AND TOURNAMENTS WIMBLEDON FINALS LIVE BROADCAST MINI GOLF * BASKETBALL GAMES * ARCHERY FUN Summer just got a whole lot more fun as Thistles, Stirling announces its month-long Summer of Sport…and everyone is invited! Taking place outside of Boots between 12pm and 4pm daily, Summer of Sport will give budding champions the chance to take on four different sports, completely free, throughout the action-... Find Out More...

SUPER HERO SUCCESS AT THISTLES, STIRLING

Thistles, Stirling welcomed a Batman lookalike into the centre as part of its Wolf Pack Kids’ Club. The free event saw the caped crusader fly in to the delight of scores of super hero fans who enjoyed a rare photo opportunity with the elusive hero. Commenting about the activity, Gary Turnbull, Centre Director, Thistles, Stirling said, “It is not every day we have the opportunity to welcome a super hero to the centre and there was great excitement when he made a flying visit to Thistl... Find Out More...

RETURNING DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

WATERSTONES ANNOUNCES THE GRUFFALO TO VISIT THISTLES, STIRLING ON SUNDAY 8TH JULY The Gruffalo, one of the world’s best loved monsters, will make a very special return visit to Thistles, Stirling on Sunday the 8th of July, 2018. Due to unprecedented demand and following the popularity of its previous appearance last year which saw hundreds of children descend on the store, Waterstones announces The Gruffalo is coming back! The free event, which this time will take place within the ce... Find Out More...

DISCOVERING THE UNDISCOVERED

THISTLES, STIRLING ANNOUNCES YOUNG ICE SKATING TALENT BRODIE SNEDDON FOR #STIRLINGSHINES CAMPAIGN Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling has announced one of the country’s most promising young ice skating talents, 12-year-old Brodie Sneddon, as the latest recruit to its #STIRLINGSHINES marketing campaign for 2018. Aiming to discover the undiscovered, #STIRLINGSHINES celebrates the achievements of local talent. From undiscovered photographers, designers and artists, to chefs, musicians and s... Find Out More...

DISCOVERING THE UNDISCOVERED

THISTLES, STIRLING LAUNCHES #STIRLINGSHINES WITH AIM OF PUTTING THE SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL TALENT ACROSS 2018 Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling today launched its retail marketing campaign for 2018, #STIRLINGSHINES, with the help of one of Scotland’s most inspirational young talents,13-year-old Lee Welsh. Aiming to discover the undiscovered, #STIRLINGSHINES will celebrate the achievements of local talent and give them the chance to shine. From undiscovered photographers, designers and arti... Find Out More...

THISTLES, STIRLING PRESENTS WARDROBE GOALS – AN EXCITING TEN DAY INTERACTIVE SPRING FASHION EVENT

PLUS WIN THE WARDROBE OF YOUR DREAMS! Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling will be the country’s most fashionable destination next week with the arrival of Wardrobe Goals, a unique and exciting fashion event guaranteed to wake up your wardrobe for spring 2018. Launching on Friday 4th May and running for ten days until Sunday 13th May, Wardrobe Goals is an unmissable, free interactive fashion consultation located outside Boots between 9am – 5.30pm. Take a trip to the wardrobe of your dr... Find Out More...

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...