Join us at Monks Cross over the festive season and take part in our FREE events, taking place in the centre throughout December.


Gingerbread cookies

3 for 2 gifts at Debenhams


Find all you need this season with Debenhams 3 for 2 on gifts offer. Mix and match their wide range of products in store.

 

T&C’s apply.

Halloween Top Picks


The season of scary is upon us and we want to help you celebrate this eerie Halloween holiday in the most thrilling way you can. Starting with this ultimate Halloween gift guide.

Whether you’re thinking of doing something different this Halloween, or maybe you want to surprise your co-workers, friends and family. We want you to keep on trend and stay ahead of the fun.

Looking to wear a killer face for a night out? Head into Boots and shop till you drop with their Rimmel London Halloween glam products to really sleek those scary faces. Awaken your look from the dead with Rimmel London’s Waterproof Eye definer and if you’re wanting to really look your best, check out their Rimmel Jesterina make-up tutorial.

Discover the accessories that’ll really make your Halloween party outfit pop! Like getting your hands on this blood dripping chocker necklace decorate with a sparkling finish from Accessorize!

We can’t forget the little ones, let them join in on the Halloween fun with these cute Halloween pumpkin all in one! Scarily cute and perfect for a first Halloween, you can find these at Mothercare.

And for a bit of added action and adventure, why not pop WHSmith for their Press out and Decorate Halloween book. Get creative and banish those spooky skeletons and ghoulish ghosts.

Haunted by the ghosts of Halloween parties past? Hobby Craft can change that and make you the host with the most! Get creative and set the scene for a spooky celebration with Hobby Craft’s haunting Halloween range! From edible sugar eyeballs to bat shaped cookie cutters and pumpkin shaped cake moulds, their Halloween range includes Halloween baking and more!

If you’re wondering what more you could do at Monks Cross… dare to join us for a ghoulish day full of FREE Halloween fun at Monks Cross! Show off your scary face with our Face Painting and get those hands goopy with our free Slime Making Workshop. Don’t forget to take your best pictures with our Stilt Walkers Jack Skellington and Sally Nightmare.And for a much deserved break, stop by Costa Coffee and enjoy their Spider Mallow Shortcake with a nice hot drink.

There’s plenty to find here at Monks Cross that can make for an extra celebration this Halloween.

 

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Photo Credit: Costa Coffee, Hobby Craft, Boots, Mothercare, Accessorize, WHSmith (Press Out and Decorate: Halloween – Kate McLelland)]

Haunting Halloween at Monks Cross


Halloween at Monks Cross

MONKS CROSS SHOPPING PARK SET FOR DAY OF SPOOKTACULAR FUN THIS HALLOWEEN

York’s Monks Cross Shopping Park will be hosting a series of free spooktacular activities this Halloween set to entertain families, children and new visitors to the shopping park.

Halloween at Monks Cross Shopping Park will be taking place on Saturday 26th October 2019 and will include the following activities; slime making workshop, face painting and spooky stilt walking characters Jack Skellington & Sally Nightmare.

Several of shops at the park will also have a variety of Halloween costumes to get the little shoppers ready for trick-or-treating.

Katherine Sharp, Centre Manager of Monks Cross, comments “We absolutely love this time of year and we are excited to host yet another Halloween event here at Monks Cross. We hope that it will be a great event to get children ready for Halloween the following week, and we hope to see you all in your best spooky outfits”.

Monks Cross is located on the north east outskirts of the city centre offering free parking and includes anchors Primark, Boots, River Island, Debenhams.

Find out more about the event here: https://bit.ly/2MGOXu1.

Hobby Craft FREE Summer Workshops


Have you checked out Hobby Craft’s FREE kids’ in-store events taking place throughout the summer holidays?

Book now via Eventbrite

One Great Day!


Join us at Monks Cross on 22nd June, from 11am – 4pm, for the return of One Great Day and help with us with fun raising for kids!
There will be:
Face Painting
Kids Rides
FREE Cupcake Decorating Work Shop
Craft Stall
And watch some of York’s famous Mascots battle it out in a not to be missed Dance Off, with Minster FM.
All money raised will go towards S.N.A.P.P.Y. (Special Needs Activity & Play Provision for York) & Great Ormond Street Hospital and Children’s Charity.

CALLING ALL MASCOTS


We are looking for Mascots to join a dance off and be crowned the best Mascot in York as part of One Great Day on the 29th June. Not only will you have great fun, but you’ll also be supporting a wonderful charity and will benefit from brand/club exposure through Monks Cross Shopping Park & The Snappy Trust’s social media pages and website.

Proceeds from this event will go towards The Snappy Trust to support young people in York with disabilities!

For more information or to register your place:

Call: 01904 640 562
Email: office@snappyyork.co.uk

 

Halloween Spooktacular at Monks Cross


Join us Monks Cross Shopping Park & friends at Minster FM this Halloween for our big Halloween day.

We have tons of free activity for all the kids to enjoy

Be brave enough to hold a spider or snake at the reptile roadshow

Have a photo taken with birds of prey..straight out of Hogwarts

Get a spooky face painted

Marvel at the Halloween stilt walkers.

Come and get crafty and make spooky masks with Hobbycraft in our information centre

And kids come dressed in your scariest outfit and enter the fancy dress competition at noon and win £50 worth of vouchers from a Monks Cross retailer of your choice.

What’s more all activity is FREE!

Workshops at Hobby Craft


Join us at Hobby Craft for a range of amazing workshops the whole family will enjoy in the build up to Christmas!

To find out more about which workshops are available, go to their website: https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/store-events

*Booking is required via Hobby Craft’s site.

Hobby Craft Kids Craft Club


Free weekly workshops, to keep the kids entertained over the Summer

Slime making is held every Saturday from the 28th July – 1st September

A range of activities are available mid-week, such as foam mask making, decorating decopatch animals, making your own dream catcher and ceramic animal painting.

Full class details and times can be found at https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/store-events along with booking details.