Pop-Up Cinema at Thistles Shopping Centre

19th November 2019

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We're delighted to be joining forces with Thistles, Stirling this Christmas with a pop-up cinema in their community hub named ‘The Snug.'

The exciting new attraction 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 December, will be able to enjoy a festive-themed film screening free of charge on the following dates:

23rd November – The Grinch

30th November – Home Alone

1st December – Polar Express

7th December - Elf

8th December – It’s a Wonderful Life

14th December – It’s a Wonderful Life

To redeem a free place, simply visit Thistles website and book the showing of your choice. Showings will be at 11am or 2pm and will be on a first come, first served basis.

Outwith the film screenings, the unit will transform into ‘The Snug’; a relaxation area with a range of attractions including a book swap club, gift wrapping by local charity and community groups, interactive workshops, choir performances and games.

Commenting about the launch, Gary Turnbull, Centre Director, Thistles, Stirling said;

We are excited to be partnering with our friends at Macrobert Arts Centre on this new pop-up cinema. The screenings of these most loved Christmas classics are sure to bring added festive cheer to Thistles over the coming weeks. What’s more, ‘The Snug’ will provide a welcome and relaxing area with plenty of attractions and entertainment, and we look forward to welcoming everyone.

Kathryn Welch, Operations Director, Macrobert Arts Centre added;

“We are delighted for Macrobert Arts Centre to be bringing a Christmas film programme to Thistles this year. Christmas is always full-to-bursting here at Macrobert, with Panto and a live show for younger children, as well as our handmade exhibition and a full festive film programme. Popping up with a cinema screen at Thistles allows us to spread this Christmas cheer right into the heart of Stirling, reaching new families and audiences with a delightful addition to their Christmas plans. We can’t wait!”


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