Eat Street for Foodie Fortnight
7TH MAY 2014

The Foodie Fortnight festivities will be getting under way in Talisman from Wednesday 7th May 2014 with the first instalment of Eat Street. Eat Street, a world food market, will be operating on Wednesday 7th and 14th of May. The market will be opening at 10am and closing at 4pm, so come down to Talisman and get involved in Foodie Fortnight.

Football Fun Day
6th April 2013

In aid The Alzheimer's Society on Saturday April 6 we will be celebrating the life of former Coventry City, Chelsea and Manchester United manager Dave Sexton.

We will be hosting a football fun day with a football freestyler holding sessions at 10am, 11.30am and 1pm on Saturday, with children also encouraged to have a go at showing of their skills.

So come down to Talisman on Saturday and get involved.

Get into the Christmas Spirit
8th December 2012

Come down to Talisman on Saturday and get in the Christmas spirit, with carols in the square between 2pm and 5pm.

The University of Warwick's Wind Orchestra will be performing, so come down to Talisman and enjoy the festivities.

Kenilworth Christmas Lights Switch On
30th November 2012

Friday 30th November will see the Kenilworth Christmas lights switch on. Lots of festivities are going on around the town, with Talisman hosting a stage with various music acts from the Kenilworth Centre to keep you entertained.

The following stores will be extending their opening hours, so come to Talisman for a mince pie or a spot of shopping:
The Rocking Horse Cafe - Serving Mince Pies and Turkey and Cranberry Panini's; Something Special; Thomas Cook; Kenilworth Books; Kenilworth Wines; and Costa.

Independents' Day
4th July 2012

Talisman Square is flying the flag for local retailers in Kenilworth and supporting diversity on the high street.

On 4th July 2012 across the country, the public will be encouraged to buy at least one item from their local, independent shop to celebrate Independents' Day 2012.

The national campaign, organised by Skillsmart Retail and the National Skills Academy for Retail, champions the local retailers who make the UK's villages, towns and cities so special.

So come down to Talisman Square on 4th July and support your Local Independent Retailers.

Talisman Art Competition

Children and Adults across Kenilworth are being encouraged to get their creative hats on this month.

Children and Adults in the town are being invited to paint a picture about what they feel best depicts Kenilworth during an event being held in the square at Talisman centre on Saturday 21st August from 11am until 3pm.

The most imaginative designs will be picked out by a panel of judges and then displayed prominently on the blank space on the Hoarding for all to see.

This event is free and all art equipment is to be provided on the day.

World Cup Charity Penalty Shootout

Footballs fans in Kenilworth will be put on the spot when a World Cup penalty shoot-out competition is held in the town centre to raise money for charity next month.

The penalty tournaments, which will take place at Talisman shopping centre on Saturday, July 3, will give adults the chance to win a 32 inch HD ready television while under-XXs could take home a Nintendo Wii console with a football game.

Both competitions get underway at 10am and will cost 1 for four shots at goal with all proceeds raised to be donated to Scope - the leading UK disability charity for children and adults with cerebral palsy.

All those successful with all four penalties will then progress to the final and the chance to win the top prizes.

Hugo Hawkings, chief executive of Talisman developers Discovery Properties, said he expects the competitions to be keenly contested.

"It is not often penalty shoot-outs are popular in England with the track record the national team has had in major championships in recent years," he said.

"I'm sure the adult and junior competitions will be well contested though, especially with the great prizes on offer and with all proceeds going to a special cause like Scope."


Demolition has started on the Northside in Talisman. A new Hoarding has been put up in its place.

New Shops in Talisman

Talisman is proud to welcome two new openings to the area: Joe Richards Greengrocer and The Orangery Flower Shop. We wish them every success.

St. George's Day

We celebrated a great St. George's Day in Talisman.

Everything that had been put on grew great attention and it worked really well in the square - lots of giveaways from the side attractions and people were having a go on the pole lathe wool looming and weaving.

The birds of prey as always drew a lot of attention from both young and old being able to handle them and the bouncy castle as with the childrens entertainer giving making and giving away balloons and circus skills never stopped all day which enabled the adults to have a look around and get involved with the other attractions.

St. George's Day

MEDIA RELEASE The sights and sounds of Medieval Britain will be able to be taken in by visitors to Talisman shopping centre in Kenilworth next month. A family fun day has been organised to celebrate St George's Day at the centre on Saturday, April 24 organised by site owners Cobalt Estates. A birds of prey display and music from medieval band Brandywine Bridge will be among the entertainment taking place, along with demonstrations from a working pole lathe turner, spoon carver and basket weaver. Children will also be able to enjoy use of a bouncy castle, face painting and have a go circus skills sessions from 10am until 3pm. Hugo Hawkings, chief executive of Talisman developers Discovery Properties, said: "St George's Day is always a special occasion and following the popularity of the entertainment we put on last year we thought it would be great to hold a similar event again. "This is the first of many fun days we are going to be holding in the square this year and should be a great day that all the family can enjoy." PICTURE CAPTION- Visitors to Talisman in Kenilworth enjoy last year's St George's Day event.

St. George's Day

Talisman will be holding a St. Geroge's Day Event for all the family on Saturday 24th Arpil, 2010 between 10am - 3pm. Please see the "Events" section for more details.

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