RBS 6 Nations fixtures continue into March and on Saturday 12 March – during the England v. Wales game – Rainbow Productions will be managing the personal appearances of mascot Ruckley at Twickenham Stadium on behalf of the RFU.
March also sees a licensed characters heading to retail stores to support listings, new store openings and to provide added in-store theatre for family shoppers visiting these locations.
At the end of the month, the four day Easter weekend will also see licensed characters visiting venues across the UK for meet and greet appearances, mini shows and as part of related story-telling sessions.
Organisations hosting character visits during March 2016 include visitor attractions such as heritage properties, railways, farm parks and safari parks; shopping centres, retail parks and retail stores; and racecourses.
For more information about character appearances scheduled for March 2016, please view examples below. Note that date and the venue details given are subject to change.
March 6: Continuing his promotional tour, today Po will be in London’s Leicester Square attending a screening of Kung Fu Panda 3.
March 7: Peppa Pig and George head to Morrisons Supermarket in Colindale, London.
March 10: Teletubbies characters Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po are set to visit the Vue Cinema at Westfield Shopping Centre, London on behalf of DHX Media
March 12: Rainbow Productions is looking after Ruckley today during the England v. Wales RBS 6 Nations game at Twickenham Stadium.
March 12: Classic Peter Rabbit will be making in-store appearances, with a story-teller, during his visit to Mothercare at Manchester Fort Shopping Park.
March 12: Morrisons supermarket in Colindale, London will host a visit from duo Bing & Flop.
March 18: Saban has arranged for their Dino Charge Red character to visit a primary school in Cambridge.
March 19: The Entertainer in West Bromwich will host appearances by Danger Mouse.
March 19: Classic Peter Rabbit heads to Mothercare at Cribbs Causeway in Bristol for personal appearances and a narration event.
March 19 & 20: Peppa Pig will be making appearances in St. Johns Wood.
March 24: Peppa Pig will see shoppers in Mothercare in Southampton.
March 25: Licensed children’s characters Fireman Sam, Mikey and Donnie from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Twirlywoos’ characters Great BigHoo and Toodloo and Pokemon are all heading to the opening of Smyths Toys Superstore at a retail park in Salford – West One in Eccles.
March 25: The Gruffalo is going to Woburn Safari Park in Milton Keynes.
March 25 & 26: Animal Farm in Somerset has arranged a visit by Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol.
March 26: Danger Mouse is visiting The Entertainer store at Bluewater Shopping Centre.
March 26: Peppa Pig is going to the Victorian Arcade Shopping Centre in Walsall, West Midlands.
March 26: Ben and Holly from Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom head to Morrisons supermarket, Colindale, London.
March 27 & 28: Dean Forest Railway in Gloucestershire has booked appearances by Shaun the Sheep.
March 27 & 28: Blenheim Palace has arranged added Easter entertainment for their visitors: personal appearances by The Gruffalo as well as a Tree Fu Tom activity, joined by a Presenter.
March 27 & 28: Peppa Pig will be making appearances at Bressingham Steam and Gardens in Norfolk.
March 28: Paddington is going to Huntingdon Racecourse.
March 29: Tulley’s Farm in Crawley will host a visit from Peppa Pig.
March 30: The Gruffalo is going to Exeter Racecourse.
March 30: Ben and Holly will be heading to The Friars shopping centre in Aylesbury as part of storytelling sessions.
March 31: Nickelodeon has arrange for Mikey and Donnie from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to go to Smyths Toys in Falkirk.