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15 favourite finds at arc

We’re celebrating our 15th birthday on the 5th of March! 

We opened our doors 15 years ago on the 5th of March 2009. A lot has changed since then and we have had plenty of new arrivals- our latest being Primark which opens its doors on the 6th of March, just in time for the start of the celebrations. To mark our birthday milestone we’ve decided to spread the joy by sharing with you 15 of our absolute favourite things available at arc right now.

1)The LEGO Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat is now available at Starlings for £85. Simply tilt the hat or wear it to activate the Sorting Hat’s voice and discover your destined Hogwarts house. Keep an ear out for the Sorting Hat Song that surprises you from time to time.

2) The Big City Chocolate Bunny from Hotel Chocolat. Wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, this Easter bunny is all dolled up and ready to go to the big city. Donning a bow tie and polished buttons, he is dressed to impress. This adorable fella looks almost too good to eat – almost! 

3) This 2-in-1 Knit Vest and Shirt from FatFace. Stay stylish and cosy versatile knit vest and shirt combo, ideal for layering up in this transitional weather. 

4) Let your little one roam the jungle of dreams in this adorable leopard print sleepsuit from JoJo Maman Bebe, combining comfort and cuteness in one.

5) Fame by Paco Rabbane from The Perfume Shop. Treat yourself to a scent that exudes sophistication and allure with this uniquely designed bottle. 

6)Make a statement with Accessorize‘s chic green nylon bag, combining practicality with a pop of colour to elevate any outfit.

7) Spice up your lunchtime routine with Slim Chickens‘ mouthwatering buffalo chicken sandwich, guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

8)Make a bold fashion statement with Hobbs London’s striking yet simple red bag, adding a touch of sophistication to any outfit.

9) Dive into the literary world with timeless cloth-bound classics from Waterstones, adding a touch of elegance to any bookshelf.

10) The iconic and oh-so-yummy Yorkshire pudding wraps at Muffin Break. Available in Pulled Pork & Apple Sauce, Chicken Tikka, Breakfast, Greek Gyros, Chicken Roast Dinner and Cauliflower Cheese & Caramelised Onion.

11) A classic graphic hoodie by The North Face is available at our JD Sports. Stay cosy and stylish on your outdoor adventures with this hoodie, designed for maximum comfort and durability.

12) We love River Island’s springtime twist on the classic leather jacket with this Cream Aviator Style Jacket. A great addition to your wardrobe to take your spring dresses from day to night. 

13)  Stay snug and stylish with Superdry‘s pink knit jumper, featuring a playful twist on classic winter wear.

14) The Herbae Collection from L’Occitane: Immerse yourself in the delicate floral scents of L’Occitane’s Herbae collection, a true indulgence for the senses.

15) Last but not least! Our 15th favourite thing at arc is the comfy seats at our brand-new Everyman cinema. 

We have an exciting 15th birthday celebration coming up too! We’re inviting YOU to show us what you think the centre will look like in another fifteen years! Look into the crystal ball and unleash your creativity! We want to see what you think arc will look like in the year 2039. We’ll select 20 of our favourite drawings, and each winner will receive a £10 gift voucher to spend at a retailer or restaurant of your choice! Plus, join us on the 30th of March 2024 between 11 am and 3 pm for our special birthday celebration event! You can find out more here

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