The weather may be grey, but Summer 2021 is shaping up to be an exciting Summer of Sport headed up by some colourful characters!
Throughout June, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games mascot, Perry, helped launch the Commonwealth Collective… Skillzy the official UEFA EURO 2020 mascot has been spotted in EURO 2020 fan zones all over Europe… Snickers commissioned a life-seize Snickers bar costume to head up their #Snickers4Scotland campaign… and Peppa Pig teamed up with Team GB’s Pride the Lion and Olympic athlete Greg Rutherford for her #PeppaSummerofSport campaign aimed at getting kids moving in the run up to Tokyo 2020!
And with COVID restrictions due to be lifted from 19th July, we’re looking forward to a summer full of events too. Here’s a glimpse at what’s on this month…
1st July: Peter Rabbit™ will be hopping into Union Square in Aberdeen
3rd July: Pettitt’s Animal Adventure Park in Norfolk welcome Hey Duggee
3rd & 4th July: The Very Hungry Caterpillar continues his run of appearances at London Zoo. He’ll be there on 10th & 11th July too!
10th July: A-WOOF! Hey Duggee is visiting Old MacDonald’s Farm in Essex
10th & 11th July: Catch Peppa Pig & George at Avon Valley Country Park this weekend
23rd July: Peppa Pig, George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig will be in St Helen’s town centre
23rd – 25th July: Keep an eye out for Sonic the Hedgehog at the Team GB Fanzone at Westfield London. You might spot Team GB's Pride the Lion there too!
24th July: Quex Activity Centre welcome Peppa Pig & George
24th July: Listen to tales of Peter Rabbit™ in High Wycombe Town Centre
24th July: PAW Patrol’s Skye and Marshall will be ready for action at Old MacDonald’s Farm in Essex
24th July: Head to Festival Oldham Street Arts Festival for the chance to meet Mr. Tickle and Little Miss Sunshine
24th July: Shoppers at The Entertainer in White City can meet Blue from Blue's Clues. He'll be at The Entertainer in Kingston on 31st too!
25th July: It’s story time with PAW Patrol’s Chase & Marshall at Greenwood Forest Park in Bangor
25th July: Peppa Pig & George are taking a trip to Epping Ongar Railway in Essex
27th & 28th July: Camel Creek in Cornwall host appearances from Hey Duggee
28th July: Orinoco will be helping out at the Litter Pick Up in Thornes Park, Wakefield
28th July: Trolls’ Poppy & Branch visit Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft
28th & 29th July: Catboy from PJ Masks will be saving the day at The Broadway Bradford
30th July: There's no such thing as a gruffalo? Oh yes there is and he'll be at the Co-Op in Warsop today!