Vangarde 5th Birthday Easter Celebrations

Vangarde Shopping Park in York is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a weekend of special events over Easter and a four-foot tall chocolate sculpture.

TV chocolatier Ashley McCarthy will unveil the edible creation on Thursday 18 April in the entrance of John Lewis at Vangarde. It will be in place for public viewing before being donated to and auctioned off by York Against Cancer on Easter Monday.

Local chef and chocolatier Ashley McCarthy features on Channel 4’s new series ‘Extreme Chocolate Makers’ which is set to air over Easter.

Thursday 18 April
Unveiling of the chocolate sculpture in John Lewis.

Friday 19 April
Chocolate sculpture on display in John Lewis.

Face painting, balloon modelling and The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust children’s craft activities in Next from 11am-3pm.

Facebook competition to win £500 voucher to spend at Vangarde.*

Saturday 20 April
Chocolate sculpture on display in John Lewis.

Chocolate demos by TV chocolatier and chef, Ashley McCarthy upstairs in John Lewis at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Face painting, balloon modelling and The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust children’s craft activities in Next from 11am-3pm.

Facebook competition to win £500 voucher to spend at Vangarde.*

Sunday 21 April
All your favourite restaurants will still be open at Vangarde on Easter Sunday: Nando’s, Frankie & Benny’s, Prezzo, Giraffe and Costa Coffee (check on line for opening times).

Facebook competition to win £500 voucher to spend at Vangarde.*

Monday 22 April
Chocolate sculpture on display in John Lewis.

Facebook competition to win £500 voucher to spend at Vangarde.*

Easter offers and competitions will be running in Nando’s, Frankie & Benny’s, Prezzo, Giraffe and Costa Coffee throughout the Easter weekend (see in store for details).

*See Facebook for details.