Blogs

It’s ACE to be back!

After a long few months in lockdown, we are delighted that our characters are once again bringing smiles to children’s faces up and down the country. To help this happen, we’ve adopted new best practices to guarantee guest and staff safety with our new Adapted Character Engagement (ACE) programme. Costume character appearances have been customised […]


CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT RAINBOW PRODUCTIONS

Leading costume character company, Rainbow Productions, has announced that David Scott, the current Managing Director, is retiring from the business. Simon Foulkes, the company’s Sales & Marketing Director, who has been with the company over 25 years will take up the reins as the new Owner & Managing Director. David Scott commented: ‘I am enormously […]


Spring into March!

February half-term was a busy one for the Rainbow team! Duggee jumped along with crowds to the sound of his Stick Song at a number of shopping centres, Sonic saw the release of his new movie Sonic the Hedgehog and PJ Masks fans were given another chance to learn their favourite hero’s moves as the […]


Feel Good February Events!

  We’ve started 2020 with a bang! The month of January saw children’s favourites including Batman, Peppa Pig and The Gruffalo take part in the annual character parade at Toy Fair 2020. The show also ran a dedicated Influencer Day for the first time where social media influencer’s were invited to test out and review […]


Rainbow’s highlights of 2019

What a momentous year it has been! With a new decade upon us we’re taking a look back at the highlights of 2019… Some of your favourite characters celebrated special milestones this year.  Elmer the Patchwork Elephant celebrated his 30th anniversary with a special trail of community-designed sculptures and activities during October. The Clangers celebrated […]


‘TIS THE SEASON FOR FESTIVE FUN!

The festive season is finally here and we couldn’t be more ready for it! Throughout November we’ve seen characters at Christmas Lights Switch-on events up and down the country… from Hey Duggee in Oldham Town Centre to The Snowman™ and The Snowdog in Bangor, Northern Ireland and even the Minions at The Friary Shopping Centre […]


Sparkling November Events

What a fun month it’s been! Rainbow stepped into October by attending Brand Licensing Europe at ExCel London and this year our characters featured in not one, but two Character Parades! You can see the characters in action in our Facebook album! We also had a magical time celebrating the PAW Patrol ‘Little Heroes Paw […]


Awesome Autumn Character Appearances!

September was an exciting month for Rainbow! Shaun the Sheep attended the premiere of his second movie ‘Farmageddon’ in Leicester Square and we can’t wait for it to be in cinemas all over the UK on 18th October! Rod & Penny from Top Wing made their debut appearance at The Entertainer in Ilford and Shrek […]