Playmobil readies Christmas Grotto experience

Jade Burke

By Jade Burke

November 2nd 2016 at 11:59AM
UPDATED November 2nd 2016 at 12:09PM
Playmobil readies Christmas Grotto experience

The toy firm has partnered with shopping centre owner and manager intu to launch the grottos.

Playmobil is partnering with shopping centre owner and manager intu to bring fans a Christmas Grotto experience.

Kids will be able to meet Santa alongside large Playmobil figures inside the grotto, plus children over the age 18 months will leave with a Playmobil gift.

“Christmas is a special time of year and we’re really excited to be working with intu to bring a unique Playmobil experience to shopping centres across the country this festive season,” said Jamie Dickinson, marketing manager at Playmobil.

“We look forward to welcoming children into the Grotto, we know it’s going to be a magical experience for them.”

Each grotto will boast separate themes from winter wonderlands to polar expeditions and will be available at:

intu Trafford Centre, from November 7th

intu Braehead, from November 9th

intu Merry Hill, from November 10th

intu Metrocentre, from November 12th

intu Lakeside, from November 13th

intu Watford, from November 14th

intu Derby, from November 14th

intu Broadmarsh, from November 18th

Trevor Pereira, intu’s commercial director, added: “Thanks to intu’s nationwide scale and consumer facing brand, we’ve been able to team up with one of the world’s best known toy manufacturers to make our centres must-visit destinations for families over the festive season. We can’t wait for children to see what we have in store.”