7 Decades of Love – 2 min read

Posted on September 6th, 2017

At Drakes, Plymouth we are so proud of our story. Drakes was founded back in 1950 by the late Harry Hirshman and has continued as a family run business in our beloved City of Plymouth ever since. Now overseen by Harry’s son John, John’s son Andrew and daughter Monique, Drakes continues to be as dedicated to our customers as we were on our very first day of trading. The ethos and values which underpin what we do have remained the same which is something we are particularly proud of for a business which has now spanned 7 decades!

In honour of our heritage and legacy we are celebrating with our “7 Decades of Love” Competition!

Drakes Plymouth are looking for 7 couples who purchased their wedding rings from us, one for every decade Drakes has been trading. We will pick one winning couple from each decade and these 7 winning couples will then be invited to a Drakes VIP in-store shopping experience!

So did you or someone you know purchase their weddings rings from our very first store on Cornwall Street in the 50’s? Maybe your parents or even your grandparents? Did you pay a pre-wedding visit to our New George Street store in the 80’s? Or have you or someone you know purchased your wedding rings from our beautiful store in Drake Circus Mall which opened in 2006?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

To enter simply send us a message with your story along with a photo of your wedding day to our Facebook page or email us events@drakesgroup.co.uk 

Good luck! We cannot wait to read all about some of our lovely customers!

Terms and Conditions
*One entry per couple.
*Couples must have purchased their wedding rings from Drakes or had them refurbished at our Drakes Jewellery Hospital.
*Send a short paragraph explaining your story along with a photo from your wedding to either Facebook message or events@drakesgroup.co.uk
*Entries close on 30th September 2017.
*You must be available on Wednesday 11th October to attend our VIP evening if you are picked as a winner.
*The Directors of Drakes will be picking one couple from each decade to enjoy a VIP evening at Drakes. Their decision is final.
*By entering you allow us to use your story and wedding pictures as part of our promotion around this campaign.
*Winners must be happy to be filmed and photographed on the night, these will be used on Drakes social media and website.
*No cash alternative

*In total there will be 7 winning couples. One from each of the following decades: 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, 2000’s, 2010’s

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