Press Releases

Original Penguin New Store

Original Penguin New Store

Posted: 22nd June 2017

The UK’s first ever shopping outlet, Clarks Village, unveils the latest store to join the Village in the heart of Somerset: Original Penguin, opened on 15 June 2017, with a celebratory launch event with the public planned for the weekend of 30 June – 2 July 2017. About An Original Penguin® by Munsingwear® In 1955, Minneapolis-based […]

Hotel Chocolat Coming Soon

Hotel Chocolat Coming Soon

Posted: 18th May 2017

A treat for Chocoholics:  Hotel Chocolat is coming to Clarks Village The UK’s first ever shopping outlet, Clarks Village, announces British chocolatier and cocoa grower, Hotel Chocolat, as the latest exciting brand to open at the shopping outlet, in July 2017. Hotel Chocolat creates “house-grade” chocolates, using cocoa grown on its own plantation in Saint Lucia, […]

Millfield Pre-Prep School study at Clarks Village

Millfield Pre-Prep School study at Clarks Village

Posted: 03rd April 2017

Located in the heart of Somerset, Clarks Village, welcomed local pupils from Millfield Pre-Prep School to its all-new play park, King Arthur’s Forest, to undertake an investigative science lesson this month. Sixteen school children, aged six and seven, took the opportunity to explore the new and exciting equipment. They discovered how different forces affected performance […]

Egg-cellent fun this Easter holidays at Clarks Village

Egg-cellent fun this Easter holidays at Clarks Village

Posted: 21st March 2017

Join Clarks Village for some “Egg-cellent” fun this Easter holidays Located in the heart of Somerset, Clarks Village, has put together a cracking line-up of free activities for children and families, this Easter holiday – from 1 Saturday to 23 Sunday April 2017. Join Clarks Village for 3 weeks of egg-citing activities for all the […]

King Arthur’s Forest’ branded “the best play park ever!”

King Arthur’s Forest’ branded “the best play park ever!”

Posted: 07th March 2017

Located in the heart of Somerset, Clarks Village, officially opened its exciting new play park this weekend (Saturday 4 March 2017), with a big celebratory children’s party. Hosted in the Village from 11am, families were invited to the shopping outlet to celebrate the opening of “King Arthur’s Forest” – named by the public through social […]

Clarks Village’s ‘King Arthur’s Forest’ undergoes rigorous VIP testing with local schools

Clarks Village’s ‘King Arthur’s Forest’ undergoes rigorous VIP testing with local schools

Posted: 01st March 2017

The UK’s first outlet shopping centre, Clarks Village, unveils its exciting new play park, with feedback from some local schools – who rigorously tested the apparatus at King Arthur’s Forest today, (Tuesday 28 February 2017). “The best play park ever!” New play park at Clarks Village officially opens on Saturday 4 March 2017 Schools from […]

Hermes reports strong performance across its premier outlets

Hermes reports strong performance across its premier outlets

Posted: 14th February 2017

Hermes Investment Management, the £28.6 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, has reported a significant increase in sales and footfall in 2016 across its three leading outlet malls. Clarks Village in Somerset, Freeport Braintree in Essex, and Junction 32 in West Yorkshire, collectively saw sales increase […]

New Charity Partners for 2017

New Charity Partners for 2017

Posted: 03rd February 2017

Clarks Village is proud to announce its two Charity Partners for 2017: Cancer Research UK, and Somerset Wildlife Trust. As an integral part of the community, Clarks Village strives to facilitate and support local activities and families, and the chosen charities will form part of its fundraising work for 2017. Throughout the year, Clarks Village […]

Help us choose the name for our new play park

Help us choose the name for our new play park

Posted: 20th January 2017

Clarks Village invites visitors to help name its new play park Located in the heart of Somerset, Clarks Village, invites the public to join in the with the naming of its highly-anticipated new play park with an exciting competition, launching tomorrow (Saturday 21 January 2017). In advance of the launch of its brand new play […]

Isla Inspired Opens new store @ Clarks Village

Isla Inspired Opens new store @ Clarks Village

Posted: 13th December 2016

Opening on Saturday 17 Dec – New eco-friendly children’s clothing store at Clarks Village. Isla Inspired is a new eco-friendly children’s clothing company, giving customers the best quality clothes for their babies, made from organic materials which are kinder to young skin. Baby grows, sleep suits, coats, t-shirts and accessories will all be available to […]