Urban Wilderness Studio

Visit the Urban Wilderness studio in Longton Exchange Shopping Centre to take part in creative activities that support wellbeing and mental health. Join in with artist-led workshops, with art and craft materials, digital equipment, refreshments and snacks provided. Weekly sessions are led by Laurel Gallagher (visual artist and qualified teacher), Isla Telford (published writer) and […]

Longton Exchange has appointed a new centre manager

Longton Exchange Shopping Centre welcomes a new Centre Manager. Chris Ward has joined as Centre Manager following on from his previous role at The Woolshops Shopping Centre in Halifax. Chris previously held roles across the North West including New Mersey Shopping Park and Belle Vale Shopping Centre before moving to Woolshops Shopping Centre in the […]

Ryman Activity Club

Are you looking for something different to keep everyone entertained on rainy days or something to help you to wind down after a busy day at work? Ryman Activity Club is full of great ideas, colouring sheets, crafts and games – there’s something for everyone, it’s not just for little ones. Choose from colouring sheets […]

Get more rewards with Superdrug!

If you haven’t already, check out the My Reward app where you can unlock rewards the more you shop – exclusively for Health & Beautycard members at Superdrug! How does it work? 1. Register. Become a Health & Beautycard member in-store at Longton Exchange. 2. Download the Superdrug app and tap My Card. 3. Shop. […]

Cricut. What is it?

You’ve probably heard about Cricut, especially if you follow Ryman Stationery on social media. But what is it and what can it do?   Cricut is an American brand of cutting plotters, or computer-controlled cutting machines, designed for home crafters. The machines are used for cutting paper, felt, vinyl, fabric and other materials such as […]

Are you considering the flu jab?

Should I get the flu jab every year? The best way to help protect yourself and others from flu is to have the flu jab every year. Over time, protection from the flu jab gradually decreases and flu strains can change, which means last year’s jab may not protect you from this year’s strains. There […]

It’s Time For Ping Pong

Have you missed your Ping Pong? Or always wanted to give it a go? The Parlour will re-open on 12th April at Longton Exchange Shopping Centre! In conjunction Ping! And Table Tennis England, Ping Pong Parlours are ‘pop-up’ spaces (usually empty shop units), filled with table tennis tables to provide a fun, accessible venue for […]

The Magic Is Still Alive At Potteries Potions

Are you a fan of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts? Potteries Potions first joined the retail line-up at Longton Exchange last year! This magical shop is well worth a visit whether you’re a Potter-head or not… Everyone who works at Potteries Potions is a family member or friend and all believe in the wonder and […]

How To Cook Steak Like A Pro!

Here’s a really easy way to cook steak that really makes the most of a good steak from Steve’s Quality Meats. Basting with garlic-thyme infused butter as the steak is cooking adds flavour and luxury to the steak. You’ll feel like a total pro cooking it and it will rival a night out at your […]

A Guide To Healthy Eating

How to have a happy and healthy immune system Our immune system is a wonderful thing, made up of cells, tissues and organs that all work together to help keep our bodies in tip-top condition. It’s the body’s defence against illness and infection, and works by destroying any unfamiliar cells such as viruses and bacteria. […]

Creative Space at Longton Exchange

Dave Hawkins - Creative Space

At the end of 2019 we welcomed a vibrant new creative space to Longton Exchange Shopping Centre. The creative hub is the brainchild of Dave Hawkins who has spent almost two decades buying and selling vinyl records. On the wall he has created a mini gallery of unusual art work from album covers and prior […]