Playmobil and Hamleys’ summer roadshow hits stores

Playmobil is joining Hamleys to host its summer roadshow, travelling to six toy stores located in the UK.

Kicking off this July, the Playmobil roadshow began its tour of the Hamleys store in Glasgow before heading to the Trafford Centre in Manchester for this weekend.

The next stop will see the roadshow travel to St David’s Centre in Cardiff over the weekend of July 15th and 16th, Lakeside in Essex on July 22nd and 23rd, Regent Street, London, on July 29th and 30th.

The tour will come to a close in Hamleys Dundrum on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August.

“Our partnership with Playmobil grows from strength to strength every year. The roadshow event travels the length and breadth of the country visiting six of our flagship stores in major cities in the UK and Ireland,” said Grant Yuill, senior marketing manager from Hamleys.

“Our aim is to bring the Playmobil brand to life, providing children and families who visit us with a fun-filled day out during the school holidays.”

During each event, guests will be able to meet the Twinkle Playmobil Fairy, take part in games, a colouring competition and more.

Jamie Dickinson, marketing manager from Playmobil, added: “We always enjoy visiting Hamleys stores and this event allows us to bring our toys to life for the youngsters. There is always much excitement when Twinkle is about as well so the events will definitely bring a smile to all visitors.”

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