Student Lock Down Event

9 September 2018

Student Lock Down event returns for second year in Swindon town centre.

Students from across Swindon and Wiltshire are invited to the second exclusive Student Lock Down Event in Swindon town centre on Monday 1st October from 6-8pm.

Sign up for FREE at The Crossing in the Brunel Shopping Centre from 5.30pm. Just bring along your student badge/ID card.

The 2017 event attracted almost 200 students, all bagging bargains from stores across the town centre as well as goody bags and the chance to enjoy some live entertainment from local acts.

Topshop Store Manager, Tanya Peters said “The students loved the competitions in store and the whole evening was buzzing last year. We can’t wait to do it all again this year!”

For 2018, all students who attend will receive a wristband which entitles them up to 20% discounts in participating stores across the town centre, plus the first 300 to register on the night will receive a FREE student goodie bag!

inSwindon BID CEO, Di Powell said “We’re so excited to be bringing back the Student Lock Down event for a second year. This is a chance for students to get together and take advantage of some fantastic offers right here in Swindon town centre and really make a night of it.”

Participating stores include:

Blue Banana

Burton Menswear


Dorothy Perkins


H & M

JD Sports






Something Different

The Fragrance Shop

The Perfume Shop

Topshop / Topman

And there’s more. A Live DJ, live music acts, freebies and prizes will feature across the night, all in the name of fashion. Why not shop ‘til you drop then recharge with a meal and drinks at one of the participating restaurants and outlets with friends. The Crossing food outlets & Regent Circus restaurants will be open.

Jane Stewart, Acting Centre Manager at The Brunel said “The Brunel and Crossing businesses are looking forward to being part of the Student Lock Down event and welcoming students to the centre on October 1st.”