Ghostbusters Takeover – Event Extravaganza at Eastgate!

📅 Date: February 17th

📍 Location: Eastgate Shopping Centre

Hold onto your proton packs because Eastgate is turning into Ghostbuster Central this February 17th! 🚫👽 Join us for an unmissable event day packed with paranormal thrills and family fun.

👻 Meet the Ghostbusters Trio:

Catch not one, not two, but THREE Ghostbusters patrolling Eastgate! Complete with the iconic Ecto-1 car, these fearless defenders will be ready to snap pics, share spooky stories, and spread ghost-busting cheer.

🚗 Ecto-1, Slimer, and the 15ft Marshmallow Man:

Snap selfies with the legendary Ecto-1, say hi to the mischievous Slimer, and stand in awe of the towering 15ft Marshmallow Man. It’s a photo opportunity like no other!

🎩 Props Galore:

Experience the thrill firsthand with props like ghost traps, proton packs to try on, ghost binoculars, and more. It’s not just an event; it’s a Ghostbusters adventure for all ages!

👻 Half Term Fun Day:

With half term in full swing, Eastgate is the ultimate destination for a day of family-friendly fun. Join us for a spine-tingling, laughter-packed Ghostbusters experience that’ll make this half-term one for the books! Can’t make the 17th? We also have a Superhero Sensation Day on the 22nd of February for the little ones to enjoy!

Don’t miss out on the action – mark your calendars and bring the whole family for a day of ghostly excitement at Eastgate! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👻

Win with Eastgate

Win with Eastgate

This Valentines, seize the opportunity to win dinner, bed, and breakfast at the luxurious 5-star ‘The Grove Hotel.’

Escape to the serene Hertfordshire countryside at The Grove Hotel in Chandlers Cross – a luxurious retreat perfect for a romantic getaway. Blending historic charm with modern comfort, it’s an ideal setting for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day experience.

Eastgate Basildon Shopping Centre is offering you a chance to win a dreamy Valentine’s dinner, bed, and breakfast. Picture yourself and your loved one immersed in refined comfort and enjoying exquisite cuisine – a celebration of love that will create lasting memories.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your Valentine’s Day extra special. Enter our prize competition for a chance to escape to The Grove Hotel and create cherished moments with your significant other. Good luck!

For more details on The Grove – visit: https://www.thegrove.co.uk/

How to participate:

Complete the FREE entry form, agree to the term’s conditions, and see if you win!

We will select a winner based on personalised entries received to our Valentines question:

Share with us, in 100 words or less, why winning this Valentine’s 5-star hotel getaway would be a cherished experience for you and your partner. What makes this break so special, and how would it enhance your lives? We’re eager to hear the heartfelt reasons that make this getaway more than just a stay – a memory to be cherished.

Competition deadline: 6th February 2024, at 11:59 PM.

Don’t forget to mention us in your social media posts!

: Eastgate Shopping
: @EastgateTweets
: @eastgatebasildon
This competition is now closed

  1. The competition closes at 11:59 pm on 6thFebruary 2024.
  2. This competition prize is 1 night at The Grove, a 5* Luxury Hotel, Golf & Spa in Hertfordshire, including dinner (8.30pm), bed and breakfast on 14th February 2024.
  3. Participation is open to all individuals aged 18 or above, residing in the Basildon area with postcodes SS and CM. Proof of address from our selected winner will be requested to prove residence within the postcode catchment.
  4. The promotion excludes Eastgate employees and immediate family members, its agents, suppliers, or anyone else professionally connected with the giveaway.
  5. To enter, complete the entry form, and agree to these terms and conditions.
  6. The winner will be notified by email by 7thFebruary 2024.
  7. The winner will have until 23.59 pm, February 8th, 2024, to accept the prize; otherwise, the prize may be awarded to another entrant.
  8. There is a total of 1 prize to be won in this competition.
  9. The prizes are non-transferable and may not be sold or advertised for sale. It cannot be changed for an alternate date either.
  10. No cash or alternative option will be provided for prizes. However, Eastgate Basildon reserves the right to substitute it with similar prizes of equal or greater value should it become necessary for reasons beyond their control.
  11. Eastgate Basildon accepts no liability for extra expenses when attending the hotel besides Bed, Breakfast, and Dinner.
  12. Please be advised that transportation to and from the hotel is not part of the provided package.
  13. By entering, you agree to the use of your personal data for the sole purpose of processing and performing this offer, for (direct) marketing and quality control analysis, and for conducting market research. You also consent to your messages being anonymously featured in a social media post as part of our ‘Valentine’s Share the Love Campaign’.
  14. By entering this competition, you agree to subscribe to and receive a newsletter from Eastgate Basildon.
  15. Eastgate Basildon is responsible for storing, processing, and transferring the participant’s personal data and for registering the participant’s consent to this. Participants have the right to obtain information about their data and – if necessary – request rectification or removal of their data by writing to Eastgate Shopping Centre, Southernhay, Basildon, SS14 1EB.
  16. By entering this competition, you agree to these terms and conditions, which will at that time become binding between you and Eastgate Shopping Centre. In the event of circumstances outside the reasonable control of the promoter, or otherwise where fraud, abuse, and/or an error (human or computer) affects or could affect the proper operation of this promotion or the awarding of prizes, and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, Eastgate Basildon reserves the right to cancel or amend the promotion or these terms and conditions, at any stage, but will always try to minimise the effect on participants to avoid undue disappointment.
  17. Eastgate Basildon reserves the right to verify all entries and winners and to refuse to award a prize or withdraw prize entitlement and/or refuse further participation in the promotion and disqualify the participant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotion’s entry requirements or otherwise where a participant has gained an unfair advantage in participating in the promotion or won using fraudulent means. Eastgate Basildon will be the final arbiter in any decisions, and these will be binding.
  18. Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on English law, and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Eastgate Shopping Centre!

Join us for a vibrant and festive Chinese New Year celebration at Eastgate Shopping Centre, where we’ll be ushering in the Year of the Dragon with exciting events and performances.

Lion Dance:
Get ready for an inspiring performance as the lion dancers bring the mythical creatures to life with their mesmerising dance. The lion dance is a symbol of good luck and prosperity, and you won’t want to miss out.

Martial Arts:
Experience the grace, discipline, and strength of traditional Chinese martial arts in a spectacular showcase by talented performers. Marvel at the precision and skill demonstrated as our martial artists take the stage to captivate and entertain audiences of all ages.

Festive Atmosphere:
Feel the festive spirit as Eastgate Shopping Centre transforms into a lively hub of celebration. It’s an immersive experience that will transport you to the heart of Chinese New Year festivities.

Event Details:
Date:
10th February 2024
Time: 11am – 12:30am
Location: Eastgate Shopping Centre – Basildon
Admission: Free for all! Bring your friends and family for an unforgettable celebration.

Join Us in Celebrating Unity and Prosperity:
Eastgate Shopping Centre invites you to join hands with the community in celebrating the Chinese New Year. Embrace the cultural diversity that makes our community special, and let’s welcome the Year of the Dragon with joy, laughter, and a sense of unity.

Mark your calendars and come share in the festivities at Eastgate Shopping Centre – where traditions come to life!

Gong Xi Fa Cai! (Wishing you prosperity and good fortune!)

Saturday 16th December – Special Event

LED Drummers Take Over Eastgate

Get ready to witness a spectacular and electrifying performance as the mesmerising LED drummers take center stage at Eastgate Shopping Centre on Saturday, December 16th, starting at 11 am. This highly anticipated event promises to be an extraordinary experience for shoppers and visitors of all ages.

The LED drummers are a world-renowned act that combines the power of percussion with cutting-edge LED technology. Dressed in illuminated costumes, they create a visually stunning display of rhythmic precision and dazzling lights. As they move in perfect synchrony, their LED drumsticks leave streaks of vibrant colors in the air, mesmerizing the audience and turning the event into a sensory delight.

These performers bring a unique blend of music, light, and dance to the shopping center, making it an event that transcends traditional entertainment. Their high-energy drumming and choreography will have the audience on their feet, clapping and cheering for more.

As the drummers perform, the atmosphere will become charged with excitement and Christmas spirit. Families, friends, and shoppers alike will be drawn to this captivating show, making it a perfect prelude to the holiday season.

The LED drummers’ special event on December 16th at Eastgate Shopping Centre promises to be a showstopper, a magical moment that will leave a lasting impression on everyone fortunate enough to attend. Don’t miss this extraordinary performance that fuses technology, music, and visual artistry into a one-of-a-kind Christmas spectacle.

Christmas Family Fun Day With Eastgate Shopping Centre

Saturday 18th November 11am – 3.30pm

*This is a free event, no tickets are required, just turn up and enjoy!*

Step into the enchanting world of Christmas wonder on Saturday, November 18th, as Eastgate Shopping Centre transforms into a magical haven for families. This festive extravaganza promises a day filled with joy, laughter, and enchantment for all.

As you stroll through the centre, you’ll be captivated by the roaming entertainers who bring the Christmas spirit to life. Towering above the crowd, stilt walkers dressed as candy canes will amaze both young and old with their moves and sweet presence. Usherette elves will be on hand, offering delectable candy canes to shoppers, spreading the warmth of the season one treat at a time.

But that’s not all! The mischievous Grinch himself will make an appearance, adding a touch of delightful naughtiness to the festivities. Keep an eye out for him as he mingles with visitors and shares his unique brand of holiday cheer.

And let’s not forget the walking, talking nutcrackers, straight out of a fairytale. These towering sentinels of the season will engage with the crowd, ensuring everyone feels like they’ve stepped into a winter wonderland.

11AM – 3.30PM – performances around the centre

  • Usherette elves
  • Candy cane stilt walkers
  • The Grinch
  • Walking talking nutcrackers

It’s a day to create cherished memories with loved ones, as you shop for that perfect gift or simply revel in the holiday atmosphere. The magic of Christmas comes alive at Eastgate Shopping Centre on November 18th, offering a delightful, festive kickoff to the holiday season that your family will treasure for years to come. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this extraordinary celebration of joy and togetherness.

A sneak peek into who will be roaming around Eastgate on the 18th!

Santa’s Grotto – Book Your Tickets Now

Lastly, don’t forget to book your FREE visit to see Santa this Christmas at Eastgate. Click here.

 

Santa Claus is coming to town! Basildon town!

Get ready for the most magical time of the year as Santa’s Grotto arrives at Eastgate Shopping Centre from Saturday 18th November!
Mark your calendars and bring the whole family for an unforgettable FREE visit with Santa Claus himself! 🤶👼
Secure your spot now by booking here.
Hurry as spots will fill up fast and you don’t want to miss out!

 

Capture the Spirit of Halloween and Win Big! 

Are you ready for a spooktacular Halloween adventure? This Halloween you can turn your favourite Halloween selfie into a chance to win a £100 voucher to be spent in the centre!

How to enter:
Simply send us your favourite Halloween selfie, fill in your contact details and agree to the T&Cs.

Struggling for inspiration? Come and visit the centre and snap your selfie with our Martha the Mummy and friends!

Competition runs until 23:59 on 31st October – Happy Halloween!

Be sure to tag us in your social media posts!
Facebook: Eastgate Shopping Centre
Twitter: @EastgateTweets
Instagram: @eastgatebasildon

     

    Terms and Conditions
    The competition opens at 9am on 18/10/2023 and closes at 23:00pm 31/10/2023.

    1.This competition prize is 1 x £100 voucher to spend at the winner’s choice of retailer at the Eastgate Shopping Centre, subject to availability.

    2.Entry is open to all customers aged 18 or over (‘the participant’).

    3.The promotion excludes Eastgate employees and immediate family members of the Promoter, it’s agents, suppliers or anyone else professionally connected with the promotion.

    4.To enter provide your contact details, share your Halloween selfie and agree to the T&Cs.

    5.In the event of a tie, the winner will be chosen by random selection.

    6.The winner selected will by selecting the correct answer from the multiple-choice question.

    7.The winner will be notified by email by Friday 3rd November 2023.

    8.The winner will have until 10th November to accept the prize, otherwise, the prize may be awarded to another entrant without compensation.

    9.There is a total of 1 prize to be won in the promotion, a £100 voucher the retailer of the winners choice in Eastgate Shopping Centre.

    10.The prize must be claimed and collected by the prize winner within one week of accepting and used by the prize winner within 6 months from the date of our first e-mail telling them they’ve won. Please collect your prize from the centre manager at Eastgate Shopping Centre, Southernhay, Basildon, SS14 1EB

    11.All images are for illustrative purposes only.

    12.The prizes are non-transferable, and it may not be sold or advertised for sale.

    13.No cash or alternative option will be provided for prizes. However, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute it with similar prizes of equal or greater value should it become necessary for reasons beyond their control.

    14.The Promoter accepts no liability whatsoever for any losses of damage to the claimed prizes. This does not affect the user’s statutory rights.

    15.Except as otherwise required by law, the Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for lost, late, damaged, corrupted, or misdirected entries or claims and The Promoter is not responsible for any late or misdirected delivery of communications (email or otherwise), except in the event of wilful intent on the part of the Promoter or its agents.

    16.By entering you agree to the use of your personal data for the sole purpose of processing and performing this offer, for (direct) marketing and quality control analysis, for conducting market research, and improving the Promoter’s products and/or services.

    17.By entering this competition, you agree to subscribe to and receive a newsletter from the Promoter.

    18.The Promoter and its agents are responsible for storing, processing, and transferring the participant’s personal data and for registering the participant’s consent to this. Participants have the right to obtain information about their data and – if necessary – request rectification or removal of their data held by the Promoter by writing to Eastgate Shopping Centre, Southernhay, Basildon, SS14 1EB.

    19.By entering this competition, you agree to these terms and conditions, which will at that time become binding between you and The Promoter. In the event of circumstances outside the reasonable control of the promoter, or otherwise where fraud, abuse, and/or an error (human or computer) affects or could affect the proper operation of this promotion or the awarding of prizes, and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the promotion or these terms and conditions, at any stage, but will always endeavour to minimise the effect to participants in order to avoid undue disappointment.

    20.The Promoter reserves the right to verify all entries and winners, and to refuse to award a prize or withdraw prize entitlement and/or refuse further participation in the promotion and disqualify the participant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements or otherwise where a participant has gained unfair advantage in participating in the promotion or won using fraudulent means. The Promoter will be the final arbiter in any decisions, and these will be binding, and no correspondence will be entered into.

    21.Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on English law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction. Promoter: Eastgate Shopping Centre, Southernhay, Basildon, SS14 1EB.

    Now that all the dull stuff’s out of the way, good luck!

     

    Eastgate’s Halloween Extravaganza

    Join us for a spooktacular day of family fun!


    Eastgate’s Halloween Extravaganza

    Saturday 28th October 11am – 3pm

    Join us on Saturday 28th October for a one-day extravaganza filled with:

    • Arts and Craft Activities
    • Face Painting
    • Little Monsters Disco
    • Halloween-themed Stilt Walkers
    • The Pumpkin King

    Event Timings:

    • Little Monsters Disco: 11:00- 11:30am / 12:00- 12:30pm / 1:00- 1:30pm / 2:00- 2:30pm
    • Stilt Walkers: Roaming the centre between 11:15am – 3:15pm
    • Face Painter: 11am – 3pm
    • Arts and Craft Activities: 11am – 3pm
    • The Pumpkin King: 2-3pm

    Feel free to dress up and get in the Halloween spirit!

    This event/promotion is now closed.

    Back-to-School with Eastgate’s Maths Trail!

    Are you up for a maths challenge with the chance of winning a prize?

    Your task: Use the map below to locate the posters in our participating retailers where you can tackle the 8x maths questions and win with Eastgate. Each question is split into 3 age groups, so your little ones can learn and explore at the same time. Solve the maths question and using the alphabet code below to align letters with numbers, discover the secret word. Once you’ve completed the trail and spelt out the winning word, revisit this page and submit your entry for a chance to win some fabulous prizes!

    You only need to scan the QR code once, at your chosen retailer starting point – Use the same page to fill out your answers below, before submitting.

    See the competition terms and conditions

    Alphabet Code:

    Letter Number Letter Number
    A 1 N 2
    B 8 O 16
    C 12 P 4
    D 15 Q 11
    E 5 R 17
    F 14 S 19
    G 7 T 20
    H 21 U 6
    I 24 V 13
    J 3 W 9
    K 10 X 22
    L 25 Y 26
    M 23 Z 18

    This event/promotion is now closed.

    Eastgate’s Enchanted Garden

    Step into the Eastgate’s Enchanted Garden this August!

    Unleash your artistic flair as you venture into garden filled with crayons and colouring materials during your visit to the centre. You’re open to visit the garden as you please throughout August!

    Please note the garden may be occupied with different events throughout the month, so please keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information on those dates!

    Facebook: Eastgate Shopping Centre
    Twitter: @EastgateTweets
    Instagram: @eastgatebasildon


    One-day Extravaganza

    Wednesday 16th August 11am – 4pm

    Join us on Wednesday 16th August for a one-day extravaganza filled with:

    • Fairy appearances
    • Storytelling sessions
    • Glitter tattooing
    • Arts and crafts workshop

    Event Timings (Wed 16th August):

    • 11.00 – Glitter Tattoo & Craft Workshop Open (Open all day)
    • 11.30 – Story Telling – 30 Min Session
    • 12.15 – Fairy appearances – 30 Mins
    • 13.00 – Story Telling – 30 Min Session
    • 13.45 – Fairy appearances – 30 Mins
    • 14.30 – Story Telling – 30 Min Session
    • 15.00 – Fairy appearances – 30 Mins
    • 15.30 – Story Telling – 30 Min Session
    • 16.00 – Event closes

    For the story telling sessions, please arrive 5 minutes prior to the arranged time to make sure you’re all set and cozy for the incredible tales awaiting you!

    Let’s dive into a world of excitement together!