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Daily Archives: September 14, 2017


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Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th October

Children are invited to Belle Vale Shopping Centre to tinker with the latest toys and put them to the ultimate test. The playful event will see children rate their favourite toys, giving family and friends an insight into the top children’s gifts to buy this Christmas. 

On Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th October, Belle Vale Shopping Centre’s toy testing station will be open for play! The engaging and colourful zone will transform into a mini research lab as children grab a lab coat and, under the supervision of the Toy Technicians, experiment with the latest toys.

Between 11am and 3pm, there will be games, gizmos and gadgets from retailers including Argos, B&M, Home Bargains, Poundworld and more. Children will be shown around the testing station by costumed entertainers and invited to play with toys of their choosing, before placing a sticker on the super scoreboard as a vote for their favourite.

Centre Manager, Paul Wilson, commented: “The toy testing event has been perfectly timed to take place during half-term, just as parents are starting to think about Christmas gift buying.  We’re excited to put the power into children’s hands and see which toys are popular this Christmas, although all our stores have a fantastic range on the shelves. We can’t wait to welcome families to this fun play area.”