Summer Licensed Characters’ Appearances during July 2015

July 1, 2015

Twirlywoos play their part in Guinness World Record attempt. Twirlywoos play their part in BritMums Live event achieving Guinness World Record.

Rainbow Productions was delighted to be involved with a number of outdoor summer events last month. These included Peppa Pig and George, SpongeBob SquarePants and Bart and Homer Simpson all making guest appearances at the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park Family Day on June 28.  Meanwhile, on June 20 Rainbow Productions managed the presence of Tiny and Small from the Clangers as well as Ben and Holly during the West End LIVE – an annual event showcasing West End entertainment.

June also saw Rainbow Productions handle the promotional appearances of Po from Kung Fu Panda at CineEurope 2015 in Spain before bring him back to attend a press event in London’s Chinatown on June 25.  These personal appearances by Po supported Dreamworks’ activities around the upcoming Kung Fu Panda 3 movie, scheduled for UK release in March 2016.

Stuart, Kevin and Bob from the Minions also appeared alongside Sandra Bullock on the yellow carpet in Leicester Square at the movie’s premiere on  June 11 – a personal appearance handled by Rainbow Productions in partnership with Universal Pictures.

One of the latest signings to the Rainbow Productions’ portfolio of children’s characters represented under licence is the Twirlywoos.  On June 19, Great BigHoo, Toodloo, Chickedy and Chick from the Twirlywoos attended BritMums Live! – a social media conference and blogger event for the UK’s largest parent blogger community – where they helped the mummy bloggers achieve the Guinness World Record for wrapping the most mummies in three minutes [pictured].

Character appearances are set to continue throughout July.  Peppa Pig and George are heading to several Pontin’s holiday parks across the UK.  The Clangers will attend The Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate.   Stuart, Kevin and Bob from the Minions set off on a tour of McDonald’s Restaurants.  More upcoming appearances scheduled for July can be seen below.  Date and venues are subject to last minute changes. It is advised to double-check event details directly with the host venues.

July 4: The Ridings Shopping Centre will welcome Leo and Raph from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

July 4 & 5: Fireman Sam will be appearing at Animal Farm Adventure Park in Somerset.

July 4 & 5: Peppa Pig will be visiting Godstone Farm for the first time.

July 5: Paddington™ is heading to Ayr Racecourse.  Peppa Pig will also be there on 20 July.

July 5: Kent Life is hosting appearances from Shaun the Sheep at this Heritage Farm Attraction.

July 11: The Gruffalo will be attending the Summer Mile Raceday at Ascot Racecourse.

July 11: The Heart Shopping Centre in Walton on Thames is hosting Ben and Holly Narrations.

July 11: Peppa Pig is appearing at Dizzy Ducks Day Nursery in Haverhill.

July 12: The Big Sheep in Devon welcomes George Pig.  This visitor attraction will also be joined by The Gruffalo on 26 July.

July 12: Postman Pat®, Jess the Cat and Ben Taylor will all be appearing at The Mayor’s Newham Show in London.

July 12: Mikey and Donnie from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles head to Adventure Wonderland in Bournemouth.  SpongeBob SquarePants follows on 28 July.

July 14 to 16: Shaun the Sheep will be attending The Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate.

July 20 to 23: Paddington™ will be making appearances on the First Great Western stand at the Royal Welsh Show.

July 24 & 25: Peppa Pig and George visit the Strathspey Railway near Aviemore in Scotland.

July 27: Angelina Ballerina dances into Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield, making guest appearances at intervals throughout the day.

July 28: Leo and Raph will be making personal appearances at Crealy Great Adventure Park, visiting the Cornwall site on July 28, before heading to Crealy Devon on July 29.

July 29: Finkley Down Farm in Andover welcomes Paddington™.

July 30: Centrale Croydon shopping centre plays host to Postman Pat® story-time sessions.

July 31: Paddington™ will be visiting Castlepoint Shopping Centre in Bournemouth.