ShopFest, the St George’s Shopping Centre student event, has confirmed fashionista, presenter and personality, Gok Wan, as its headline act.
The award-winning TV presenter and fashion expert will be guest of honour and play a live DJ set at the tenth annual event on Tuesday, October 3 from 6pm-9pm.
Renowned for his work in the fashion field, Gok’s name is synonymous with offering straightforward fashion advice and boosting confidence. His personal charm has enabled him to build a reputation as one of the UK’s most loved personalities.
Many of Gok’s fashion and style TV series have been aired worldwide, making him internationally recognisable.
In addition to playing his DJ set, Gok will complete a special meet and greet and hand over £1,000 to one lucky student shopper.
Andrew Stringer, centre manager at St George’s Shopping Centre, said: “The event is always a firm favourite in the calendar, offering students the chance to get savvy with their spending – taking advantage of the massive discounts, while making the most of the freebies and competitions on offer on the night.
“With Gok on board for our tenth annual event, and of course the chance to win £1,000, this year’s ShopFest is set to be an unrivalled experience. It’ll make a real buzz in the city.”
Fresh from filming, with two hit-shows running on TV, Gok has confirmed his excitement in heading the St George’s event, saying: ‘‘I’m really looking forward to coming to ShopFest and meeting loads of the city’s fab students. I can’t wait to play some absolute classics for you and have a great time together.”
ShopFest is expected to attract thousands of student shoppers from across the North West, with retailers offering special discounts to attendees in addition to live music, celebrity guests, competitions and freebies.
To attend the event and enter the competition, registration must be done prior to the event. Tickets are free of charge to students and available from www.ShopFestPreston.co.uk.
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