- Winners of ITV’s Love Island set to attract thousands of students to shopping centre for annual Student event
- Nathan Massey and Cara de la Hoyde take part in a celebrity meet and greet on stage and present one lucky student with £1,000 cash prize
- Evening to include exclusive discounts, special offers and promotions to city’s students
The winners of this year’s Love Island will take centre stage at the Student Lock-In at St George’s Shopping Centre in Preston this month.
Stars Nathan Massey and Cara de la Hoyde will be guests of honour at the ninth annual event on Tuesday, September 27 from 6pm-9pm.
The pair were crowned the winners of the ITV show in an emotional final this summer. Cara, a circus performer, and carpenter Nathan, have also made a guest appearance on The Only Way is Essex since winning the show.
This year’s event, which runs from 6pm until 9pm, is expected to attract thousands of student shoppers from across the North West with retailers offering special discounts and guest companies offering giveaways and entertainment.
In addition to a special meet and greet, the celebs will also choose and handover £1,000 to one lucky student shopper.
To attend the event and enter the competition registration must be done prior to the event via http://studentlockin.com/preston
The Lock-In will also include live entertainment, a photo booth and goody bags. To keep up to date with all the discounts follow @StGeorgesSLI on Twitter.
General manager of St George’s Shopping Centre, Andrew Stringer, said: “Our student shopping event is returning for its ninth year and will be bigger and better than ever before, with exclusive discounts, promotions and of course the chance to win £1,000.
“We’re very much looking forward to welcoming new students to the city to enjoy our Lock-In which is now a firm fixture in the student calendar in Preston and we’re sure people will turn out in full force to make the most of the bargains, entertainment and the chance to see this year’s special guests Nathan and Cara.”