Store Events

Meet Pikachu in Peterborough!

Smyths newly opened store in Peterborough will play host to fan-favourite Pokémon Pikachu. The guest appearance is scheduled for Saturday the 23rd July, and anyone who would like to meet this iconic Pokémon in person is encouraged to attend

*The character will be taking regular breaks during this time

Date Store Event Time
Saturday 23rd of July Peterborough
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Pikachu 11am - 4.30pm

We're Opening a New Toy Superstore in Newtownabbey!

Located at Valley Retail Park, Church Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 7LP, doors open at 9am on Saturday, July 30th with a live DJ, FREE face-painting (over 3's only); candy floss and a number of special guests! Check out all the details:

*The characters will be taking regular breaks during this time

Date Store Event Time
Saturday 30th of July Newtownabbey
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Play-Doh 9am - 5pm
Saturday 30th of July Newtownabbey
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Shopkins 9am - 5pm
Saturday 30th of July Newtownabbey
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Freya Chocolate 11.30am - 4pm

Join us for Unforgettable Adventures!

To celebrate the release of Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory, in cinemas on July 29th, we’re inviting you to have a whale of a time with a special event in selected stores! Join us for fishy face painting, shell decorating and hat making. Don’t forget to take a photo of your little one at our event, upload to our Instagram account @SmythsToys and use #Smyths for a chance to win 1 of 3 giant Finding Dory plush toys per store!

Date Store Event Time
Saturday 30th of July Blackpool
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Rotherham
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Leeds, Crown Point
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Peterborough
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Salford
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Reading
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Swansea
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Glasgow
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Finding Dory 10am - 4pm

The LEGO Friends Amusement Park Tour

This summer The LEGO® Friends Amusement Park Tour is coming to the UK, bringing the new LEGO® Friends Amusement Park sets to life in a free fun day out for all the family!

The exhilarating tour recreates the Heartlake City vibe, so join the fairground fun, grab your LEGO® brick plate entry ticket at the turnstile and head in. You can build whatever your imagination desires in the bumper car brick pits, play the slam dunk game and capture all the action at the photo stand. When the excitement is over, all visitors will leave with a free goodie bag. Buckle up and come join the fun on the following dates:

Date Store Event Time
Saturday 23rd of July Slough
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LEGO® Friends Amusement Park Tour 9am - 6pm
Sunday 24th of July Slough
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LEGO® Friends Amusement Park Tour 10.30am - 4.30pm

Check out the Lifesized LEGO Batmobile!

Calling all Superheros! Have you ever wondered, what it might be like to be Batman and drive one of the coolest vehicles around!? Well, now's your chance to find out. To celebrate the launch of LEGO Batman Classic TV Series Batcave at Smyths Toys available 1st August and the new LEGO Original Movie ‘Gotham City Breakout’, available at Smyths Toys on DVD from 11th July Smyths Toys are giving lucky visitors to the chosen stores, the opportunity to have their photo taken in a life size model of the Batmobile, made entirely out of LEGO bricks!

Date Store Event Time
Saturday 23rd of July Kidderminster
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LEGO Batmobile 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Cardiff
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LEGO Batmobile 10am - 4pm
Saturday 6th of August Hull
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LEGO Batmobile 10am - 4pm

Come and enjoy The Lion Guard at Smyths Toys this Summer!

The toy range is being released in celebration of the new hit TV series, Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard, and children are invited to join the party. Youngsters will feel part of the pride at the main event, with the chance to feature in their own The Lion Guard photo shoot. There will be a themed backdrop and a host of props for boys and girls to pose with. Plus, their photo will be placed in a branded holder to take home as a free memento. Toy samples, activity sheets and posters will also be handed out as part of the giveaway which are being organised to celebrate the launch of the new toys.

Date Store Event Time
Saturday 23rd of July Castlevale, Birmingham
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The Lion Guard 10am - 4pm
Sunday 24th of July Walsall
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The Lion Guard 11am - 4pm
Saturday 30th of July Wolverhampton
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The Lion Guard 10am - 4pm
Sunday 31st of July Oldbury
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The Lion Guard 11am - 4pm
Saturday 6th of August Kidderminster
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The Lion Guard 10am - 4pm
Sunday 7th of August Telford
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The Lion Guard 11am - 4pm

Join Thomas & Friends This Summer!

Journey through Sodor and get ready to race to the finish line! This experience is completely FREE for all, and perfect for every child that loves Thomas & Friends™. Activities include a photo opportunity with Thomas, searching for gold in the ‘coal pit’, building engines and much, much more! At the end, your little one will be able to stand tall on the No.1 podium for another photo opportunity before receiving a free gift to take away! Be sure not to miss out!

Date Store Event Time
Wednesday 27th of July Wallsend
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Thursday 28th of July York
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Friday 29th of July Leeds, Crown Point
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Saturday 30th of July Hull
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Saturday 13th of August Bournemouth
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Saturday 20th of August Reading
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Friday 26th of August Beckton
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm
Sunday 28th of August Watford
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Thomas & Friends 10am - 6pm

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