Hop to the West End this Saturday

Spring Celebration - THE DETAIL

Saturday, 8th April // 12 – 4 pm // Byres Road and The Lanes

Stilt walkers, face painting, treasure hunt, outdoor play and general good fun. There will also be volunteers giving out promotional booklets with lots of discounts and offers for over sixty participating shops, bars and restaurants.

JOIN IN OUR SPRING CELEBRATION THIS SATURDAY, 8th APRIL

Stilt walkers, outdoor play, face painting and two for one brunch are just a few of the surprise activities in store if you head west this Saturday for the Visit West End Spring Celebration on Byres Road.

The family activity, which begins at 12 until 4 pm, launches their little book of BIG promotions to celebrate the start of a month-long campaign for Byres Road, to encourage the public to shop locally. Organised by Byres Road and Lanes Business Improvement District (BID) – the team behind Visit West End, you will find a feast of offers available from Saturday through April in over 60 participating bars, restaurants, shops.

Download our Spring Promotions Booklet here

Casual dining eatery The Parlour (previously Vinyard21 /Booly Mardy’s) will be joining the spring party and offer 241 for foodies on their newly launched delicious brunches all weekend. There’s also a 20% off available at the stylish restaurant The Hill who specialise in mouth-watering cocktails and Scottish fare.

While West End institution, Nancy Smilie will be offering an impressive 20% off their hotly anticipated clothing range by local and international designers.

Or why not stroll through Ruthven Mews Arcade to pick up a bargain on antiques, interiors and the latest arts and crafts? You can also bag £100 off beach holidays and up to £300 off tailor made packages from The Flight Centre if you’re in the mood to soak up some summer sunshine.

If that’s not enough and if you needed more encouragement to head west throughout the Easter holidays, if you spot a Visit West End wrapped black taxi cab you could win one of three, £100 shopping sprees.

 

When you spot the cabbie on the road, snap a picture safely for your chance to win £100. Whether you want to spend your cash on a holiday, a slap-up meal or perhaps on a new summer look it’s entirely up to you!

Spot the Cab Competition Entry Process

1.    Spot the Cab

2.    Snap a Picture Safely

3.    Upload Your Snap To The Visit West End Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VisitWestEndGlasgow/  with the hashtag #SpotTheCab

Three winners will be chosen at random to win a £100 West End gift card that can be redeemed in over 60 bar, restaurants, shops in the West End. You can enter up until April 30th.

David Howat, Chair of the Byres Road & Lanes BID Company Ltd, said:

“Everyone wants to have a cracking time over Easter and what better way than to celebrate with the full family in your local area with our big spring celebration? It’s the season for family, and our event is for the kids to enjoy, while the adults can take full advantage of our promotional offers.

“With the rise of online shopping and out-of-town shopping centres, it can be a struggle for High Street businesses, and we want to champion their uniqueness and showcase what’s on your doorstep to Glasgow. From our retailers, bar and restaurants, there really is something for all, and we hope to encourage people to wander west, explore your local shops in the sunshine, spot our cabbie and embrace everything the West End has to offer.”

Saturday, 8th April marks the start of a month-long promotions period for Byres Road, which encourages the public to shop local and the launch of their Spot the Cabbie competition where you can win a £100 Shopping Spree.

Keep updated, for more information please visit www.visitwestend.com

Spring Celebration Event Detail

Saturday, 8th April

12 – 4 pm

Byres Road and The Lanes

Stilt walkers, face painting, treasure hunt, outdoor play and general good fun. There will also be volunteers giving out promotional booklets with lots of discounts and offers for over sixty participating shops, bars and restaurants.

Alternative Easter Egg Hunt – Spot Their Cabbie to WIN A Shopping Spree

No spring celebration would be complete without competition, and if you’re looking for an alternative Easter egg treasure hunt for the big kids, we may have found it.

Spot Their Cabbie

It’s a well-known fact that Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids. A change from the traditional treasure hunt is this spin-off from Visit West End, and they are encouraging all of Glasgow to take part in their off-the-wall, Spot the Cabbie competition.

Want to enter?

Head West throughout the Easter holidays and be sure to keep your eyes peeled to spot their Visit West End cab. When you see it on the road, snap a picture safely for your chance to win one of three, £100 shopping sprees. Whether you want to spend your cash on a holiday, a slap-up meal or perhaps on a new summer look it’s entirely up to you!

Spot the Cab Competition Entry Process

1.    Spot the Cab

2.    Snap a Picture Safely

3.    Upload Your Snap To The Visit West End Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VisitWestEndGlasgow/ with the hashtag #SpotTheCab

Three winners will be chosen at random to win a £100 West End gift card that can be redeemed in over 60 bar, restaurants, shops in the West End. You can enter up until April 30th.