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COMIC CON EK Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March

BGCP Comic Con will welcome cosplayers, comic art classes, special guests and traders of fantasy, sci-fi and pop culture.

Cute Cupid, Valentine’s Day Competitions

To celebrate the most romantic day of year we are giving away a total of £500 in three dreamy Valentine’s competitions.

Quiz Night @ The Hay Stook

Quiz Night every Thursday @8pm at The Hay Stook

Christmas Crackers Competition!

We have a total of £1000 to give away in four cracking competitions in the run up to Christmas Day.

FESTIVE TRADING HOURS!

Check out the festive opening hours at EK East Kilbride for the run up to Christmas and the New Year!

A FLURRY OF FESTIVE FUN!

If you’re looking for that perfect festive family photo, then EK, East Kilbride’s life size snow globe is a must visit this Christmas.

TOWN CENTRE GETS SET FOR A CHRISTMAS CRACKER

EK, East Kilbride will be sparkling this festive season as Santa, elves, glittering decorations and a winter wonderland grotto combine to create a cracking Christmas atmosphere across the town centre.

GET SET FOR A FANGTASTIC EK HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE

Visitors to East Kilbride town centre are in for a spooky surprise this October as a spine-tingling array of ghouls and spectres descend on the malls to celebrate Halloween.

EK Comic Con ‘Meet and Greet’ times

BGCP Comic Con will welcome cosplayers, comic art classes, special guests and traders of fantasy, sci-fi and pop culture.

BOLD VISION FOR NEW TOWN

The masterplan for EK envisages radical changes to respond to the rapid decline of in-person shopping that has blighted town centres across the country.

Mini golf raises major amount for kilbryde hospice

Tee-riffic East Kilbride shoppers have raised over £5,500 for Kilbryde Hospice by playing a round of mini golf during the holidays.

COMIC CON EK Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September

BGCP Comic Con will welcome cosplayers, comic art classes, special guests and traders of fantasy, sci-fi and pop culture.

Sensory Hub – 26th August 2023

Agape Sensory hub is having a funday on the Saturday 26th August – 10am to 1pm

EE and BT are part of the same family

So together, they can bring you better deals. They’ll be on-site with their Full Fibre pop-up stand between 7-11 August.

Win brunch at Rico’s

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday (18th) so why not treat him to a day out at EK, East Kilbride with a visit to a movie and a bite to eat?

From 27th June – Drive into summer with our incredible mini golf experience.

EK, East Kilbride is pushing the boat out this summer with an action-packed programme that promises fun and excitement for the entire family over the holidays.

SUMMER ADVENTURES… HOLIDAY FUN AT EK, EAST KILBRIDE

EK, East Kilbride is pushing the boat out this summer with an action-packed programme that promises fun and excitement for the entire family over the holidays.

Father’s Day competition

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday (18th) so why not treat him to a day out at EK, East Kilbride with a visit to a movie and a bite to eat?

MATALAN IS ADDING MENSWEAR TO ITS BUSY EK STORE

The ever-popular Matalan is bringing its menswear offer to EK, East Kilbride.

NEW SOFT PLAY OPENS AT THE HUB

Soft Play East Kilbride has opened at EK, East Kilbride and is now welcoming young visitors.

NEW FREE TABLE TENNIS INITIATIVE SERVES UP FUN FOR SHOPPPERS

The first Pop In & Play table tennis venue in South Lanarkshire has opened in Centre West and shoppers are being invited along for a smashing session!

AMAZZZZZING COMPETITION!

To celebrate our Amazing Honey Bees exhibition we are giving away two prizes of a beautiful silver bee pendant from Beaverbrooks and a scented Tranquil Garden candle from Yankee.

SKYE FROM PAW PATROL SET FOR EK, EAST KILBRIDE VISIT

The very popular ‘Skye’ from the successful Paw Patrol series is coming to The Entertainer on the 15th of April, in the Plaza for a special visit to meet her fans!

TRANSFORMERS, SNAKES AND HONEYBEES MAKE FOR A CRACKING EASTER AT EK

Running until the end of May, the display will include a host of honeybee facts and figures, giant bees, and mammoth flowers – ideal for a quick selfie. There will also be a full size empty hive that will allow visitors to get a up close view of where the bees live.

EK, EAST KILBRIDE CHOSEN FOR POPULAR LEGO EASTER EVENT

Customers will be able to build their own LEGO Easter Egg and take it home for free (while stocks last).

KILBRYDE HOSPICE OPENS NEW FLAGSHIP STORE

The new store has a huge range of items for sale including furniture, clothing, books and games.

EK NERF FANS SET TO BATTLE WITH ZOMBIES!

‘Terminal Infection’ is coming to Centre West for the first time and tickets are going fast!

COMIC CON EK Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March

BGCP Comic Con will welcome cosplayers, comic art classes, special guests and traders of fantasy, sci-fi and pop culture.

CUPID’S VALENTINE’S DAY COMPETITIONS

Cupid’s Valentine’s Day competitions at East Kilbride Shopping Centre…

EK TOY TESTER COMPETITION WINNERS

Congratulations to Zoe and Brodie who won our Toy Testers competition. The intrepid youngsters had a ball testing all the top toys for Santa at The Entertainer this week.

KILBRYDE HOSPICE LIGHT A LIGHT SERVICE

Kilbryde Hospice will be hosting their Light a Light service on Friday December 16th at 3pm.

EK CHRISTMAS KINDNESS CAMPAIGN

The Share Alike EK Christmas Kindness campaign will ensure the most vulnerable members of the community receive a gift this Christmas.

EK TOY TESTER COMPETITION

If you like playing with toys, then you could be the ideal candidate for the best Christmas job ever!

COMPETITION TIME – BE FIRST IN LINE TO SEE SANTA!

Enter for a chance to win a fab VIP festive prize PLUS a family ticket to the ODEON Luxe.

SPARKLING FOREST GROTTO SET TO SHINE IN EK THIS CHRISTMAS

Snowmen, Christmas trees, candy canes, illuminated reindeer, festive music and even polar bears are set to WOW visitors in Santa’s new home in Centre West…

NEW MATALAN STORE OPENING IN EK

We are excited to be welcoming Matalan to EK. on Friday the 4th of November

COMIC CON EK Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November

BGCP Comic Con will welcome cosplayers, comic art classes, special guests and traders of fantasy, sci-fi and pop culture.

LITTLE SHOP OF HALLOWEEN HORRORS SELFIE COMPETITION

A spooky surprise, Starts Saturday 8th, as a fangtastic selection of ghouls and ghosts take centre stage in Centre West.

GHOSTLY GOINGS ON AT EK, EAST KILBRIDE

A spooky surprise, Starts Saturday 8th, as a fangtastic selection of ghouls and ghosts take centre stage in Centre West.

Creating a Buzz

EK, East Kilbride has become a hive of activity with the launch of a special exhibition…

Macmillan cancer support service is back!

Find them located in Ek Central Library.

Connected east kilbride – now open

Find them located in the upper level of The Hub.

Community fund award for local gymnastics club

East Kilbride Gymnastics Club receives £250

New residents making a real buzz

There is a buzz going around EK town centre and it’s all down to the arrival of over 200,000 very special visitors

Welcome rooftop elc

The former Shenanigans pub has been converted to a nursery.