Welcome to the Rainbow Productions Blog. Here you can find our latest news. Discover what events our licensed characters will be attending each month. Meet the latest licensed properties to join our portfolio of characters offered for personal appearances. Find out more about projects to bring to life mascot costumes for brands, venues and organisations.

The Easter holidays certainly weren’t short of highlights when it comes to licensed character events. Peppa Pig was plastered across cinema screens nationwide for the release of ‘Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience’ and PAW Patrol’s Chase and Marshall put smiles on many a face as they embarked on a tour of Intu shopping centres […]

On Thursday 20th April 2017, the mascots for the 2017 World Championships were unveiled on BBC Breakfast. Hero and Whizbee were chosen as the winning designs of the Blue Peter mascot design competition, beating over 4000 other entries. Whizbee the Bee will be the official mascot of the World Para Athletics Championships, and Hero the […]

  Spring is here at last which means the temperatures are (slowly) rising, the days are getting longer and Easter is finally upon us, bringing with it a ton of licensed character events! The Easter holidays are usually a busy time for Peter Rabbit and this year is no exception, he will be appearing at […]

  February was a busy month of half term licensed character events managed by Rainbow Productions, featuring everyone from PJ Masks to Peppa Pig. But the fun didn’t stop there, the Teletubbies celebrated their 20th birthday and Scooby-Doo and Shaggy embarked on a tour of Halifax building societies to celebrate being unveiled as the stars […]

  With February Half Term around the corner, many attractions, shopping centres and retailers will be putting on extra events to help parents keep the kids entertained during the school holiday period. Branch and Poppy from the hit movie Trolls will be appearing at Sainsbury’s Sydenham on 13th February and HMV Poole on 18th February […]

Taking a glance at the year ahead, 2017 will see the Teletubbies turn 20, with increased activity in the pipeline around their 20th Anniversary.  Meanwhile, ‘Paddington 2’ is slated for UK cinema release in November. In 2017 Rainbow Productions is set to manage the personal appearances of over 100 licensed children’s characters within a broad […]

  Christmas Lights Switch-On events at UK High Streets and shopping centres started last month and continue into December. Last month, on November 20, Rainbow Productions managed the presence of 44 licensed children’s characters at the Hamley’s Christmas Toy Parade along London’s Regent Street – the world’s largest toy parade. During December there is set to be more […]

  Here at Rainbow HQ the month of November keeps us even busier than usual, co-ordinating the presence of famous children’s characters at festive events up and down the country.  Christmas Lights Switch-ons within shopping centres.  Family-orientated activities on High Streets organised by local councils and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs).  Retailers unveiling their Christmas window […]

During November, planning turns towards Christmas, as retail and leisure destinations secure family entertainment as part of their festive programme line-ups. Character Meet and Greets, story-telling sessions and mini shows are scheduled across the UK – with examples featured in the listing, below. Rainbow Productions is also all set for the 2016 Hamleys Christmas Toy […]

The summer holidays may be over but that certainly doesn’t mean our Licensed Character appearances have slowed down! We’re gearing up for Half-Term at the end of October, with activities in the pipeline including PAW Patrol visits to retail and shopping centres on behalf of Spin Master Toys. The annual Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) exhibition […]

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