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Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

  • Date: 28th November–24th December
  • Time: 11am-8pm
  • Where: Hamleys Party Room!

Join Father Christmas and his lovable elves at The Finest Toy Shop in the World! for fun, magic and theatre at this very special time of year. I Met Father Christmas at Hamleys! is an extra special experience where children will enjoy up to 1 hour with Father Christmas, take part in seasonal activities, enjoy delicious snacks and receive a special gift bag from Father Christmas to take home.

  • Each session is 1 hour long.
  • Breakfast: 11am–12pm (21st–24th Dec only)
  • Brunch: 12pm–1pm (Sat & Sun, 12th & 13th Dec) & 1pm–2pm (19th–24th Dec)
  • Lunch: 2pm-3pm (Sat & Sun, 28th Nov–13th Dec) & 3pm-4pm (Mon–Fri, 7th–18th & Sat–Thurs, 19th–24th)
  • Tea: 4pm–5pm (weekends) & 5pm–6pm (weekdays)
  • Late Tea: 7pm-8pm (21st–23rd Dec)

During this group session each little guest will hear magical stories of Christmas, sing festive songs, enjoy Christmas games, write their own Christmas wish list and enjoy special time with Father Christmas himself all surrounded by the finest toys in the world!


Marvin’s Magic Tricks at Hamleys!

  • Date: Mon-Fri, 1st September–23rd October
  • Time: 12pm-4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin!

Hamleys have been captivating children for generations with their exciting and innovative magic tricks from Marvin’s Magic!

To celebrate 255 years of creating memories, the Hamleys Experience Team will be in store throughout September and October to dazzle you with mesmerising magic tricks. Watch as we bring magic to life!

Celebrate 255 years of Magic at Hamleys this autumn!

Additional Information:Standard T&C’s apply.

Leapfrog Out & About Tour with Scout at Hamleys!

  • Date: Tuesday 27th October
  • Time: 12-4.30pm
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin!

Come along to Hamleys for the ultimate play date as LeapFrog presents the Out & About with Scout Tour!

Meet and play with LeapFrog’s loveable puppy pal Scout and join in a magical story time like no other. Have a go on the ultimate active educational gaming system to become a LeapTV champion and win amazing LeapFrog prizes! There are plenty of LeapFrog toys to trial and win, and exclusive one day only offers - come along to Hamleys Dublin on Tuesday 27th October to see for yourself!

  • Leapreader Story time with Scout – 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
  • Character Meet & Greet – 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:15pm, 4:15pm
  • LeapTV Demonstration – 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm

Additional Information: Hamleys customers should expect queues at all free events held in their local Hamleys Toy Shop. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes at the time advertised. Party room has maximum capacity limits, when reached admittance will be refused. Screening places only valid with confirmation message from Hamleys. Hamleys Standard T&C’s apply.

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Ben & Holly - Elf & Fairy Parties at Hamleys!

  • Date: Thursday 29th October
  • Time: 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin!

Calling all Ben and Holly fans! Hamleys have teamed up with your favourite elf and fairy for a chance to attend a special Elf & Fairy craft party in store this October!

Come and enjoy a private Ben & Holly party at Hamleys Dublin where each little guest will get to enjoy lots of fun filled Elf and Fairy activities!

To secure your place at one of the three parties simply message us on the Hamleys Dublin Facebook page! Please let us know which session you would like to attend and how many people you would like to bring!

Additional Information: Session booking only valid with an RSVP from Hamleys via our Facebook page. Places are limited and given out on a first come first serve basis. Hamleys customers should expect queues at all free events held in their local Hamleys Toy Shop. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes at the time advertised. Hamleys Standard T&C’s apply.

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Spooky Storytime at Hamleys!

  • Date: 26th – 31st October 2015
  • Time: 12pm and 12.30pm!
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin Ground Floor Book Section!

You won’t need to go door to door this Halloween to find frightening fun! Hamleys are the only stop you will need this Halloween!

Throughout October Half Term we will be telling terrifying tales and creepy chronicles which will send shivers down your spine!

Meet at the book section for some freaky fiction every day this Halloween week.

Hamleys Monster Mash!!

  • Date: 26th – 31st October 2015
  • Time: 1pm and 1.30pm!
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin Ground Floor!

Do the monster mash this October Half Term at Hamleys Dublin!

Dance dance dance along with our Hamleys Movers and Shakers and Halloween Teddy Bears! The Hamleys Experience Team will be there to help you showcase your most mysterious moves!

Listen out for your favourite trick or treating tunes and get in to the spooky spirits this Halloween week!

Meet and Greet with Hamley Bear!

  • Date: 26th – 31st October 2015
  • Time: 2pm and 2.40pm
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin Ground Floor!

A trip to Hamleys is never complete without a hug or a high five from Hamley Bear!

He can’t wait to see you all this October Half Term! So pop in to take a selfie with Hamley Bear, our Hamleys Experience Team or your friends and family with our Instagram frame!

He will also be there on October 31st to see you all in your trick or treating costumes! He may even let you see his before anyone else on the day! Hamleys will be full of all sorts of Hocus Pocus throughout Halloween, so make sure you keep your eye out for ghoulish goings on!

Arts and Crafts!

  • Date: 26th – 31st October 2015
  • Time: 3pm–4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin Ground Floor!

It’s time to Get Creative this Halloween with the Hamleys Experience Team!

Every day from 26th – 31st October, we will have Halloween arts & crafts workshops taking place in store. Our Hamleys Demonstrators will also be there to show you just how to use our amazing arts and crafts sets!

You can even take what you make home with you to decorate your house just in time for Halloween night!

Hamleys Halloween Fun Day!

  • Date: Saturday 31st October 2015
  • Time: 3pm–4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Dublin Ground Floor!

On top of all of the other freaky fun taking place all week, we have also teamed up with Mao Restaurant to bring you the ultimate Halloween family fun day! Pop in from 12-4pm to have your face painted before you go trick or treating!

Or, come in and show us your creepy costumes, for your chance to win an amazing prize! Mao have given us a family meal voucher AND we have a family bowling pass for Leisureplex to give away for best dressed. But, the fun doesn’t end there!

The Mao team will also be in store offering scarily scrumptious samples of their latest Thai treats. We’ll be sure to have you ready to step out in to the witching hour in style at Hamleys Dublin

Have your Dream Birthday Party!

  • Date: Your Birthday!
  • Time: Every day!
  • Where: Hamleys Party Room!

Your exclusive Hamleys birthday party can take place at one of our six locations across the UK and Ireland - London, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin & Lakeside. From the moment you book your birthday party at Hamleys the fun, magic and theatre begins!

Hosted by the Hamleys Entertainers, our special guests will enjoy an action packed time including activities, games & lots of fun. From treasure hunts and arts & crafts to dancing and party games, the birthday child and their friends will get to enjoy a truly magical experience. Each child will even get to take away a gift bag exclusive to Hamleys!

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