Green Ginger Shopping Arcade in Tynemouth is extending its shopping hours for the summer by opening late on a Thursday.
The Summer of Love experience kicks off on Thursday, August 1, for five weeks and all 12 retailers will be open.
At the launch next Thursday there will be pop-up shops and live music, along with a tarot reader, up to 20 per cent discounts, free goody bags, complimentary drinks and a specialist food and drinks menu.
There will also be a prize draw for all those attending on the evening to enter with 12 prizes to be won, including a campervan experience, lunch for two and a number of vouchers.
In 1980 the old church was converted into ‘The Land Of Green Ginger’ shopping mall and today, The Green Ginger Shopping Arcade has a variety of shops to suit all tastes.