THERE is an opportunity to take selfies with your sweetheart, ahead of Valentine’s day, this weekend.

This Saturday, Friars Walk, in Newport, will be providing a backdrop for couples to take stunning selfies (or professional photos) against the shopping centre’s beautiful flower wall.

Running from 11am to 4pm, there will be plenty of props and fashion accessories to pose with to capture a memorable moment, with a photographer also on-hand to snap the perfect picture.

Plus, to ensure the perfect picture, there will be free mini-makeovers, courtesy of Debenhams and The Body Shop.

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(Picture: Andrew Perkins)

Shoppers can share their photos on social media using the hashtag #sweetheartselfie for the chance to win some awesome prizes, including a range of freebie-filled goody bags.

Friars Walk centre director Simon Pullen said: “With it being the final weekend before Valentine’s Day, we’re expecting a busy Saturday as the people of Newport try to find a great gift. We hope our Sweetheart Selfie event provides the inspiration to find that ideal treat.

“It will be great to have the teams from The Body Shop and Debenhams involved on the day, as we’ve got a brilliant beauty offering in Friars Walk.

“The experts from both stores will be providing mini-makeovers and makeup and skincare advice for our shoppers. We can’t wait to see how many people get involved and take advantage of all the fantastic things at the event.”


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All these activities, on February 9, are free. Friars Walk is extremely close to Newport Bus Station, making this an ideal destination for those using public transport.

To find out more about Friar’s Walk you can check out their website: