Blogs

JUBILEE EVENTS TO MARK THE QUEEN’S 70 YEAR

May was packed with joy and excitements! At the beginning of the month, Midco Toy Planet has invited Blue from Blue’s Clues, CoComelon’s JJ and Pokemon’s Pikachu as special guests to their shop opening in Derby, while hero pups Chase & Marshall visited Epping Ongar Railway at North Weald station, bringing the passengers a memorable […]


Rainbow Productions takes on bushtucker trials challenge to help local community!

  Simon Foulkes, managing director of RAINBOW PRODUCTIONS, the UK’s official supplier of licensed children’s characters, completed the St Raphael’s Hospice’s first ever ‘I’m a Director…Get Me Out of Here!’ fundraising challenge which took place last month at the Old Ruts Rugby Club in Wimbledon. Simon managed to raise of £1,400 which will go on […]


WHAT’S ON THIS MAY BANK HOLIDAY

April was full of laughter and joy and our characters were busy in action up and down the UK! Bing made a suprise visit to Water Garden Shopping Centre, in the heart of Harlow town to meet the Bingsters. To kick off the OINKtastic holiday, cheeky Peppa Pig visited Buckinghamshire Railway Centre to meet with […]


EGG-CITING EASTER EVENTS!

  March kicked off with the 25th Anniversary of World Book Day! And to celebrate, The Gruffalo joined in the festivities at Crown Point Shopping Park in Leeds, while children listened to tales of Peppa’s adventures when she appeared during story time sessions at Hamley’s in London. Meanwhile, popular pups Bluey & Bingo continued to […]


March Events to put a Spring in your Step

February proved to be a very exciting month for our characters! As part of Peter Rabbit’s 120th anniversary celebrations, PETER RABBIT™: Explore and Play is now open in Blackpool. A multi-sensory attraction based on the world-famous animated TV series enables visitors to hop into the oversized world of Peter Rabbit and friends. Visitors can adventure […]


Fun-filled Half-term Events

The Toy Fair made a welcome return to the halls of Olympia London last month! The aisles were once again busy with exhibitors, attendees and of course the colourful character costumes!  Visiting the show for the first time were Baby Shark, Bluey & Bingo, Care Bears’ Cheer & Grumpy, Elfie & Elvie, Jon & Blitz […]


Happy New Year! Here’s to a bright 2022!

  Despite a later than usual start, last year brought a lot of positivity for the live events industry as well as some wonderful memories… Here are some of our 2021 Highlights! The easing of restrictions meant that live events could recommence!  We enjoyed a year packed with exciting character appearances including weekly story time […]


ENCHANTING DECEMBER EVENTS

We kicked off November with the legendary Wombles and a trip to Glasgow for the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference.  Orinoco, Alderney & Great Uncle Bulgaria were invited to support the UK government’s Together for Our Planet campaign to encourage all of us to go #OneStepGreener for the planet.  You can find out more about the […]