The grand opening of Appleis new U.K. retail store at the Bentall Centre in Kingston upon Thames will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 17. In addition to the standard amenities, including the Genius Bar, this store will feature The Studio where customers can get one-on-one training from creative experts. Apple is planning a week long series of events to celebrate the Grand Opening, free training events and free prizes including T-shirts for the first 1000 visitors.
One lucky winner will walk away with the grand prize, a "Digital Lifestyle Collection" valued at over ?1,700, including a 2.0GHz black MacBook, a one year ProCare membership, a one year .Mac membership, a 4GB silver iPod nano, an iPod Hi-Fi, iWork, and an AppleCare protection plan.
For a complete list of events, and directions to the new store at Bentall Centre, visit the Apple Retail Web site.