Every day is a magical day at Hamleys

By regularly visiting our Manchester Store page you'll never miss any of the action!

Thomas & Friends Movie Screening!

  • Date: Saturday 6th September 2014
  • Time: 1.00pm
  • Where: Party Room

To celebrate the release of the new Thomas & Friends movie “Tale of the Brave” we are giving you the chance to see ‘Tale of the Brave’ at the Finest Toy Shop in the World! Join the Hamleys Entertainment Team for fun, arts and crafts and even some scrumptious popcorn. It’s all completely free so grab your friends and join us!

Screening will be taking place on Saturday 6th September at 1.00pm

Thomas and his friends face their fears in their boldest adventure yet! After a monstrous storm on the Island of Sodor, a landslide unearths some very unusual footprints. Thomas and Percy are eager to find out what could have made these marks but obstacles and danger seem to appear around every bend in the track. With the help of new friends, a little digging, and a heap of courage, they discover the surprising answer and, along the way, uncover the true meaning of bravery.

*No booking necessary. Places will be given on a first come first served basis. Screenings will take place in Hamleys Party Room.* *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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Manchester Recruitment Event!

  • Date: Saturday 20th September 2014
  • Time: 11am - 6pm
  • Where: INTU Trafford Centre - Orient

Would you like to join the team here at Hamleys Manchester? Well now is your chance, we have Helper, Demonstrator and Entertainer job roles available now! Come along to our recruitment event with a copy of your CV on Thursday 18th September! Orient – INTU Trafford Centre 11am -6pm!

Exclusive Doctor Who Poster Give Away!

  • Date: Saturday 20th September 2014
  • Time: All Day
  • Where: Shop Floor

ATTENTION Doctor Who fans!! As the Time Lord has returned to our screens, Hamleys is celebrating with an exclusive Doctor Who Collector’s poster event! We have 250 Limited Edition Posters to give to some lucky fans! These are so exclusive that your poster will be the only one of its kind in the world…just like the Doctor himself! Each poster is numbered and a true collector’s item.

Head in store to pick up your poster which is the first and only that details the entire collection of 3.75-inch action figures to date.

Be on the lookout for the Special Sets and ultra-rare figures such as the Black Dalek or Transparent Angel!

If you are a fan of Doctor Who, then this is an opportunity that you do not want to miss out on. We also have 25 goody bags to giveaway per store for super fans who come dressed as a Doctor Who! Only the best dressed will be eligible so good luck!

To get your hands on these unique posters come in store and purchase any Doctor Who toy!

Additional information: We will be giving one limited edition poster to anyone that purchases any Doctor Who toy. There is no minimum spend. One poster will be distributed per transaction. Posters are subject to availability and can only be redeemed when a Doctor Who toy has been purchased. Posters are numbered 1 – 250. We cannot guarantee a specific number to anyone. Posters will be distributed on a first come first served basis. Customers will not receive a poster for any toy purchased prior to the date stated above. Poster cannot be purchased separately. Posters are exclusive to Hamleys Toy Shops in the UK and Ireland.

Baby & Toddler show – Event City!

  • Date: 26th - 28th September 2014
  • Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Where: Shop Floor

Join the Hamleys Entertainers at this year’s Baby & Toddler show! Hamleys & Hattie bear will also be making an appearance in the Hamleys fun zone!

  • 12pm – Meet all of the Hamleys entertainers and play with your favourite toys!
  • 1pm – Meet and greet with Hamley or Hattie Bear!
  • 2pm – Party games with the Hamleys entertainers!
  • 3pm – Story time with Hamley or Hattie Bear!

*Timings and activities may change due to unforeseen circumstances; 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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

  • Date: Saturday 4th October 2014
  • Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Where: Shop Floor

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are coming to meet all of their fans at Hamleys Manchester! This event is completely FREE; make sure you don’t miss out!

*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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Have a Real Good Time with Steffi!

  • Date: Saturday 11th October 2014
  • Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Where: Shop Floor

To celebrate the release of Steffi’s new hit single ‘Real Good Time’, we have an extra special LIVE performance at Hamleys! Not only that but you will also have a chance to meet Steffi, get an autograph and have your photograph taken!

Steffi will be performing and meeting fans in Hamleys Manchester at the following times: 2.00pm – 2:45pm, 3pm – 3:45pm, 4:15pm – 5pm.

It gets even better for Steffi fans as all Steffi dolls will have a discount of 50% off for the entire weekend!

Make sure you come along and take advantage of this incredible offer!

*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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Hamleys Fun Zone!

  • Date: 25th -26th October 2014
  • Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Where: Shop Floor

Join the Hamleys Entertainers at this Family Pet Show! Hamleys & Hattie bear will also be making an appearance in the Hamleys fun zone!

  • 12pm – Meet all of the Hamleys entertainers and play with your favourite toys!
  • 1pm – Meet and greet with Hamley or Hattie Bear!
  • 2pm – Party games with the Hamleys entertainers!
  • 3pm – Story time with Hamley or Hattie Bear!

*Timings and activities may change due to unforeseen circumstances; 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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Visit the Optimus Prime Truck!

  • Date: Sunday 26th October 2014
  • Time:
  • Where: Outside the great hall

Optimus Prime is coming to Manchester, Come and visit the full size truck from the Transformers movie outside the Great hall! You can even meet Optimus Prime himself in-store on the day!

*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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Meet Optimus Prime!

  • Date: Sunday 26th October 2014
  • Time:
  • Where:

Optimus Prime is coming to Manchester, Come and the Transformers hero at Hamleys Manchester! You can even see the Optimus Prime truck outside the great hall on the day!

*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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.

Meet Fireman Sam!

  • Date: Wednesday 29th October 2014
  • Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Where:

Fireman Sam is coming to meet all of his fans at Hamleys Manchester! This event is completely FREE! Make sure you don’t miss out!

*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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups..

The Elf Factor!

  • Date:Sunday 2nd November 2014
  • Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Where:

We are offering a group of lucky people the chance to become part of Hamleys North Pole Elite by auditioning at Elf Factor 2014 The Orient Main Stage, INTU Trafford Centre. Each person will have 90 seconds to show Father Christmas, Hamleys Head Elf and the Hamleys Marketing & Events Manager why they should be hired this Christmas. If you are successful you will then be invited to Elf Camp the following week where you will perform in store during a working day. The successful candidates will be given a Christmas contract to work at Hamleys Manchester. If you really impress Father Christmas there might even be a chance to become a permanent member of the Hamleys Events Team – just maybe!! For application details please email you CV to mevents@hamleys.co.uk.

Meet The Fat Controller!

  • Date: Sunday 9th November 2014
  • Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Where:

The Fat Controller from Thomas and Friends is coming to meet all of his fans at Hamleys Manchester! This event is completely FREE! Join this iconic character for a meet and greet and storytelling! Make sure you don’t miss out!

*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. Activities are created to suit a wide age range, although some activities may only be suitable for certain age groups.*

Meet a WWE Superstar!

  • Date: Saturday 8th November 2014
  • Time:
  • Where:

ATTENTION WWE UNIVERSE!! We are giving 300 fans the chance to meet a WWE Superstar at Hamleys Manchester on Saturday 8th November. The name of the WWE Superstar will be confirmed at a later date. To be in with the chance of attending this incredible event LIKE us on the Hamleys Manchester Facebook page. More details of how to get your hands on these exclusive tickets will be released in the coming weeks!

Have a Hamleys Birthday Party!

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

This year why not treat your little one to their dream Party at the The Finest Toy Shop in the World!

Choose from a range of Party themes including Pirate and Princess, Super Heroes, Teddy bears Picnic and much more. The fun, magic and theatre begins as soon as you walk through our doors as you are joined by the Hamleys Entertainment Team for a fun filled Party!

For more information on each of the different parties and how to book Click here

 

What's On at Your Local Hamleys