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Meet Captain America at Hamleys!
Date: Sunday 16th March
Time: 12pm – 3pm
To celebrate the release of Marvel’s Captain America: the Winter Soldier, the world’s first Avenger is visiting Hamleys toy shops all across the UK and Ireland!
You and your friends can join us for this exclusive event and enjoy the fun, magic and theatre at the finest toy shop in the world!
This event is completely FREE! Make sure you bring your camera as this is a memory you will want to re-live again and again
Captain America will be available for photographs for 30 mins at a time. Exclusive Priority meet and greet for competition entrants will take place in the first 30 mins of the event.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier – UK Release Date March 26th 2014.
As Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he's reunited with James 'Bucky' Barnes, who is now a brainwashed Russian assassin known as the 'Winter Soldier'.
Visit HERE to find out more.
Additional information: By entering the Hamleys Ultimate Friend competition you may be invited to this event with a priority place to meet Captain America. Maximum of 50 priority places available. Hamleys will contact all priority customers prior to the event. All customers who do not have a priority place can still meet Captain America on the day. All customers should expect queues at this event. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes on at the time stated above.
WIN! Tickets to the Captain America: The Winter Soldier Premiere!
Date: Thursday 20th March
Prize: Tickets for two children and one adult to attend the London Premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Accommodation for one night in Central London. Travel from selected city to London. Hamleys goody bag filled with exclusive Captain America merchandise!
WIN! Tickets to the Captain America: The Winter Soldier Premiere in London on Thursday 20th March! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this amazing prize is tell us why your friend is the Ultimate Best Friend!
Top 50 entrants will be invited to their selected Hamleys Store Event as we unveil who will be going on this epic adventure. The most interesting and exciting friendship will be crowned the winner. The winning application will be chosen by the Hamleys Events Manager and a panel of judges.
The Hamleys Manchester Store Event will take place on Sunday 16th March at 12pm – 3pm.
Visit HERE to find out more.
Additional information: Even if you are unsuccessful in winning the overall Hamleys Ultimate Friend prize, you will still have the opportunity to meet Captain America in our exclusive meet and greet.
Meet Pedro and Nico from Rio 2 at Hamleys!
Date: 23rd March
Time: 11:30am - 5:30pm
To celebrate the release of 20th Century Fox/DreamWorks Rio 2, Pedro and Nico are flying in to visit our Manchester store! We have FREE Rio 2 activity sheets to give away and lots of exciting merchandise to be won.
This event is completely FREE! Come and meet the characters!
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids in RIO 2, after they venture from that magical city into the wilds of the Amazon for a family reunion. Out of his element in a land he doesn't know, Blu must face his most fearsome adversary - his father in law - while evading Nigel's fiendish plans for revenge. All your favorite RIO characters are back, and they’re joined by Oscar® nominee Andy Garcia, Grammy® winner Bruno Mars, Tony® winner Kristin Chenoweth and Oscar/Emmy®/Tony winner Rita Moreno. RIO 2 also features new Brazilian artists and original music by Janelle Monae and Wondaland.
Additional information: All customers should expect queues at this event. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes at the time stated above.
Have A Hamleys Magical Birthday Party!
Date: From February 2014
Hamleys Manchester will be launching Birthday Party's in-store from February 2014. You can enquire online now for your party at the finest toy shop in the world. For more information visit the Hamleys Manchester party page.