Foyleside Shopping Centre in Derry is offering customers the opportunity to put their stamp on their new school supplies at its pop-up “Naming Station” ahead of the return to school.

From school bags to pencil cases, at the “Naming Station” you can make these items a little bit more unique by stopping by and availing of this free embroidery service!

By getting your name embroidered on your new school accessories, you can make sure you stand out in the school yard come September. is service will be available in the centre this Saturday 17th August from 11.00am until 5.00pm and Sunday 18th from 1.00pm until 6.00pm, as well as the following Saturday 24th from 11.00am until 5.00pm and Sunday 25th August from 1.00pm until 6.00pm.

With 50 stores available in the centre, Foyleside is helping parents beat the return to school rush by offering everything required under the one roof. Big-name retailers Debenhams, Dunnes Stores, M&S and Next all stock the necessary pieces to complete the school uniform. r shoes there is trusty brands Clarks, Office and Schuh to choose from. Plus , Smiggle and Eason are the centre’s go-to options for stationery and books for the new academic year with a vast array of fiction and non-fiction publications available.

Fergal Rafferty, Foyleside Shopping Centre Manager, says: “This is a really great opportunity that we are offering to get parents and their children excited for going back to school. They can avail of the chance to have their school supplies personalised, meaning that it will add a personal touch to the pieces they will be using every day, allowing them to enjoy the unique experience of having something made specially for them. With the many stores available in the centre, parents are sure to find everything they need for September in Foyleside.”

Foyleside Shopping Centre is open seven days a week. For further information on stores and opening times visit www.foyleside.co.uk.

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