Out & About

Severn Quay sponsor Beatles tribute band

From 4th June through to 27th August 2017, The Bandstand at Chepstow Riverside Gardens will play host to this years ‘Bands on the Bandstand’ music concerts. The free concerts presented by Chepstow Town Council are on Sundays from 2.30pm – 5pm.

Performing on the 9th July are the fantastic Beatles tribute band, ‘The Beatles Go On’, sponsored by Severn Quay.

All are invited along to enjoy over twelve concerts and are welcome to bring chairs, picnics etc.

Wet weather alternatives are available for some dates. Any changes will be tweeted by @chepstowfest

Marks & Spencer Arrives in Chepstow

Along with more than 5,800 food and drink lines, the 9,000 sq ft M&S store features an in-store bakery along with a 50-seat café.

Also on offer is a food ordering service and the popular Shop Your Way service, giving customers the choice to order from the M&S catalogue in-store or online, with free next day in-store delivery and collection.

Store manager, Jenny Hall said: “We’re absolutely delighted to have opened our new Foodhall in Chepstow and can’t wait to welcome customers to see all we have to offer.”

Cribbs Causeway

Just 17 minutes away from 7Q is Cribbs Causeway, a large out-of-town shopping centre, including retail parks containing brands such as Argos, Currys PC World Megastore, Harveys, Magnet Kitchens, Next Home, Oak Furniture Land, SCS, Smyths and Wren Kitchens. Nearby is Centaurus Retail Park containing Carpetright, Dreams, Halfords, Hobbycraft, Maplin Electronics, T.K. Maxx, B&M and The Range. Cribbs Causeway is also home to an enclosed shopping centre known as The Mall.

The Mall comprises 130 shops on two levels with some of the larger stores occupying more levels. Major stores include John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, plus BHS, Boots, H&M, Next, River Island and Topshop/Topman. Global corporations such as Apple, Samsung, Bose and Tesla Motors are also present. In the atrium on the upper level of the Mall is the dining court which is home to various restaurants. The Mall has over 7000 parking spaces which are free to use. There are also large car parks at the retail parks and supermarkets.

The Venue at Cribbs Causeway is an entertainment complex featuring a 12 screen Vue cinema, Hollywood Bowl a ten-pin bowling alley, Anytime Fitness and many popular eateries.

The Cribbs Causeway area has become home to many car dealerships in recent years including Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, McLaren, Lamborghini, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz/Smart, BMW, Audi, Ford, Nissan, Honda, Mini and Peugeot.