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I Met Father Christmas Tickets

  • Date: Friday 18th September
  • Time: TBC
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Can’t wait to meet Father Christmas at Hamleys this year? Well, you don’t have long to wait to secure your place at this special Christmas experience at the Finest Toy Shop in the World!

Tickets will be available to the general public on Friday 25th September- BUT those customers who sign up to our newsletter database, can book from Friday 18th September! To sign up to the Hamleys newsletter, please submit your email below. For more information, search your local toy shop on Facebook.

Hamleys 255th Birthday Party!

  • Date: Sunday 4th October
  • Time: 12-4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

WE ARE HAVING A PARTY AND YOU’RE ALL INVITED!

Join Hamley and Hattie Bear and the Hamleys Entertainers as we celebrate Hamleys turning 255 years old! WOW that’s old!

There will be yummy sweets, treats, party games, music, dancing, magic and lots more!

This is a party for everyone! Bring your friends, brothers, sisters, mums, dads and anyone else who likes to have lots of fun! This party is completely FREE so what are you waiting for!

Come along and create memories as you experience fun, magic and theatre at the Finest Toy Shop in the World!

Everyone that attends our 255th Party will also get a FREE Balloon and Sticker! But wait! There’s more…

If you book a Hamleys Birthday Party on this day the birthday child goes FREE! Ask a Hamleys Entertainer for more information!

Additional Information: Discount only applicable on Sunday 4th October, deposit must be placed to secure booking. 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

Experience a Hamleys Birthday Party!

  • Date: Every Sunday in September
  • Time: 12-4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Hamleys turned 255 years old this year and we are having a party to celebrate. Are you having a party this year too? Bet you’re not as old as we are!

Have you ever imagined having your birthday party surrounded by some of the most amazing toys in the world?

Well now you can! If you want a sneak peek of how much fun you and your friends can have at a Hamleys Birthday Party come in and meet the team.

We’ll be easy to find as we’ll be dressed up to match our party themes! Keep your eyes peeled for Pirates, Princesses, Superheroes, Safari Explorers and Hamley and Hattie Bear as they show you what your Dream Party could look like!

Come along and find out about Hamleys Dream Birthday Parties at your local Hamleys Toy Shop!

Marvin’s Magic Tricks at Hamleys!

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

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

Meet Bing & Flop at Hamleys!

  • Date: 26th September
  • Time: 12 noon–4:30pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Round the corner, not far away, come and meet Bing and Flop today!

Bing, the playful and lovable character from the CBeebies TV series, is coming to Hamleys Toy Shop with a whole range of Bing things from plush toys to play sets and puzzles. The popular Bing TV series celebrates the joyful – and often messy reality of pre-school life through everyday adventures at home, at the shop and in the park. And here’s a chance for you and your Bingster to come on an adventure to meet Bing and Flop at Hamleys – woo hoo!Meet Bing and Flop at your local Hamleys Toy Shop, the characters will be available for meet and greet at the following times:

  • 12:00 – 12:30pm
  • 1:00 – 1:30pm
  • 2:00 – 2:30pm
  • 3:00 – 3:30pm
  • 4:00 – 4:30pm

PLUS each child can take away a free Balloon and sticker!

Additional Information: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. Promotional giveaway while stocks last. Hamleys Standard T&C’s apply, Acamar T&C’s apply.

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Fireman Sam Heroes of the Storm Premier at Hamleys!

  • Date: Saturday 12th September
  • Time: 12pm-4pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Calling all Fireman Sam fans, Hamleys will be hosting premiers of the all new Fireman Sam Heroes of the Storm in our Party Rooms!

If you would like the chance to attend one of these exclusive events at your local Hamleys Toy Shop simply contact us via our Facebook page. Bookings will open from Tuesday 18th August, Premier times at 1:30pm, and 3:30pm!

Simply send us a message letting us know how many people you wish to bring to your desired time slot. Visit our Facebook page NOW!

To celebrate the premier screenings at Hamleys, Fireman Sam himself will be visiting your local toy shop to meet all his fans!

Fireman Sam will be available for meet & greet at the following times –

  • 12pm-12:30pm
  • 1pm-1:30pm
  • 2pm-2:30pm
  • 3:30pm-4pm

Fireman Sam Heroes of the Storm – releases on DVD Monday 21st September!

Fireman Sam and the team are on a mission to save Pontypandy! Just as the brand new fire station opens and two new recruits arrive, an approaching hurricane threatens the town! As the wind whips up and the rain lashes down, the crew must jump into action in order to save the residents of Pontypandy!

It’s action stations as Sam has to rescue Penny and the children, who are pot-holing in the mines – will he make it in time to save them? Meanwhile, with Sam gone, Elvis takes charge and helps get the other residents to safety, and Station Officer Steele gathers everyone at the new fire station. But when a fire breaks out at the new station, it’s a race against time as Sam has to hurry back to Pontypandy to help the rest of the team – will he save the day?

Find out in this all-new action-packed adventure!

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. Facebook booking only valid with an RSVP message. Limited spaces to all premiere screenings. Newsletter booking only valid with RSVP message from Hamleys. Hamleys Standard T&C’s apply

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Barbie™ Rock & Royals at Hamleys!

  • Date: Saturday 19th September
  • Time: 11am-4:30pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Hamleys are celebrating the release of Barbie’s new movie, Barbie™ Rock & Royals with free screenings in the party room, Karaoke fun and a chance to meet Barbie™ herself at your local Hamleys Toy Shop!

Join a world of rocking fun at Hamleys this autumn, start the day by dropping into the Barbie™ Rock & Royals karaoke session where you can sing along to the official soundtrack and enter an exciting singing competition!

You can also enjoy some popcorn and snacks by booking into one of the free screenings of Barbie™ Rock & Royals in the party room, please visit our Facebook page for more details on how to book your place.

The one and only Barbie™ will be joining the party on the day to meet all of her fans, make sure you get a free photograph when you come along!

Meet Barbie at the following times –

  • 12:00pm-12:30pm
  • 1pm-1:30pm
  • 2pm-2:30pm
  • 3pm-3:30pm
  • 4pm-4:30pm

Karaoke Session – 11am

Whether you are an aspiring princess or rockstar there is bundles of fun to be had by all at Hamleys, so don’t miss out!

Barbie Rock & Royals available from August 2015!

Get ready to rock! In this upbeat musical, Barbie™ stars as Princess Courtney, a modern princess whose world is turned upside down when she switches places with Erika, a famous rockstar. Two very different worlds collide when a mix-up sends Princess Courtney to Camp Pop and Erika, to Camp Royalty. While the leaders of the rival camps try to correct the mix-up, both Courtney and Erika learn to adjust to the different worlds and have fun while making new, unexpected friends. When the girls learn both camps are at risk of shutting down, they must embrace their differences, find their true voices, and come together for an epic sing-off that shows anything is possible when you dare to dream big!

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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Hamleys Billion Bubbles Parade!

  • Date: 21st July–28th August(Mon-Fri)
  • Time: 12:45pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Join the Billion Bubbles Parade this summer as Hamleys Brings Toys to Life!

Hamley bear and all the Hamleys toy characters invite you to join their Bubble filled parade every day during the summer holidays. Follow the trail of bubbles from the Hamleys Bubble-ator, Billion Bubbles Wand, Spaghetti Bubbler, Bubbling Animals and Bubble Mower to see how many you can pop along the way!

The parade begins at the front of the Hamleys store and will finish at the party room for anybody who would like to join in the Moov’ ngo Active Workshop!

Additional Information: All Hamleys customers should expect queues at free events, customers should arrive early to avoid disappointment. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes on time. Standard Hamleys T&C’s apply, competition T&C’s apply.

Hamleys Teddy Bear Work Out!

  • Date: 21st July–28th August(Mon-Fri)
  • Time: 3pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Hamley Bear is inviting you to join him for a fitness workshop that is exciting and energetic and will encourage children to get active and have fun while participating in musical fitness activities.

Would your child like to experience a Workout with Hamley Bear? Not a problem, come and join in the fun at your local Hamleys toy shop!

Additional Information: All Hamleys customers should expect queues at free events, customers should arrive early to avoid disappointment. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes on time. Standard Hamleys T&C’s apply, competition T&C’s apply.

Snap It Challenge!

  • Date: 21st July–31st August
  • Time: All Day
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Snap It with this unique catching ball game! Pass the ball between opponents by laying the ball in the bat, then open as fast as you can to catapult the ball into the air. It’s then up to your opponent to catch the ball.

Join us this summer to learn new tricks as the Get Active Team challenge you to try the behind the back shot, over the shoulder shot and turn around & jump shot! This game is not only fun but a great way to exercise for all ages!

Play with an opponent or against a wall. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, so you can play whatever the weather!

Additional Information: All Hamleys customers should expect queues at free events, customers should arrive early to avoid disappointment. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes on time. Standard Hamleys T&C’s apply, competition T&C’s apply.

Street Glide Crew!

  • Date: 21st July–31st August
  • Time: All Day
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

The Original clip-on skates with light-up LED wheels! Features: ABEC 5 Bearings, rear braking system and exclusive Hamleys tongue. One size fits all!

Come and join Hamleys Street Glide Crew as they give you a master class in gliding!

Every day during the summer holidays! Simply ask a member of the Hamleys team for a demonstration.

Check them out online NOW!

Additional Information: All Hamleys customers should expect queues at Free events, customers should arrive early to avoid disappointment. Queues will be cut to ensure the event finishes on time. Standard Hamleys T&C’s apply, competition T&C’s apply.

Get Creative at Hamleys!

  • Date: 24th August–6th September
  • Time: All Day!
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Join the Hamleys Experience Team and Get Creative as you draw, colour, stick and paint your way around Hamleys! Come in and enjoy our demonstrations with our toy experts as they show you how much fun you can have with Arts and Crafts! You can even try them out for yourselves!

Get Creative at Hamleys this Summer!

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. Hamleys Standard T&C’s apply.

Get Creative Workshops at Hamleys!

  • Date: 24th August–28th August
  • Time: 1pm
  • Where: Hamleys Manchester!

Join the Hamleys Experience Team and Get Creative with our exciting workshops this Summer!

Come and try out the Hamleys Art’s and Craft’s range in the party room, You can create magical drawings with Hamleys Magic Pens or perhaps make your very own sticker to take home with Hamleys Sticker Scratchers!

Get Creative at Hamleys this Summer!

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. Activities may differ per session due to stock availability. Hamleys Standard T&C’s apply.

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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We are always having a great time at the Finest Toy Shop in the World! To make sure you don’t miss out on the fun, magic and theatre join us on Facebook by clicking on the link below and LIKE your local page. This means you will never miss out on special events, character visits, special offers, competitions and lots more!

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