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Get ready to party like it’s 1979 at Charlestown Square

Charlestown Square is getting ready to turn back the clock to the heady days of the 1970s to celebrate its 40th birthday.

Kicking off from July 1, this isn’t any ordinary birthday party either with celebrations lasting for 40 days giving visitors the chance to experience a range of 1970s-themed activations throughout the square as well as some truly mega giveaways.

“This 40-day long party is all about celebrating with the generations of shoppers that have gathered here over the years,” Charlestown Square Centre Manager Mardi Ashkine said.

“We wouldn’t be here without you, so this July we invite all our customers to step back in time with us and enjoy the good old days with friends and family.”

Prizes, prizes, prizes

Remember those cute little lolly bags you took home from friends’ birthday parties? Well Charlestown Square is offering some great birthday take-homes with their Spend and Win campaign.

Kicking off from July 1, the campaign will see a whopping $40,000 in giveaways including daily instant win prizes such as gift cards movie tickets and more.

Oh, and one lucky customer will win a $10,000 holiday to the destination of their choice!


Fun, fun, fun

If it’s birthday fun you’re looking for, then Charlestown Square certainly has you covered.

The good times will keep rolling with a specially built Roller Skating Rink that will be located in the Centre Court for the entire length of the July school holidays (July 6-21). Tickets are $5 for a 45-minute session and can be purchased here.

If you like a bit of disco with your skating, well the Square will also be hosting a 70s roller skating disco party on Saturday 13 July, that will also feature ’70s-inspired makeovers, Charlie’s retro lolly bar, roller skating performances and funky DJ beats.

If you like things a little more stable, but no less funky, the ’70s Disco Lounge is the perfect alternative. Boasting a pop-up Insta-room with ’70s costumes, disco balls and ’70s music, this is the perfect place to turn back time.


Walk down memory lane

Throughout the celebration, visitors will also have the chance to take a look at Charlestown Square through the ages with a 2m x 2m photo cube timeline, located on Level 1, featuring pics of the Square over the last 40 years.

Visitors are also encouraged to share their fond memories of the Square on social media using #charlieturns40 and @charlestownsquareofficial


For more information on Charlestown Square’s 40th Birthday Celebrations, head here.

Written by Newcastle Live

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