Winter Wonderland Manchester officially open its doors to the public today, Saturday 9 December, and organisers Kingpin Events are excited to today announce the addition of another live show, ‘Daisy and Ollie’.

Come and meet the characters of the all new hit children’s TV show at EventCity from Saturday 9th December – Monday 1st January 2018.

‘Daisy & Ollie’ is a recently launched pre-school TV Series, airing daily on Cartoonito. Based on an original idea by Helen Brown and developed by CHF Entertainment, ‘Daisy & Ollie’ encourages young children to be curious and question the world around them. All the while they are helped along by Daisy’s Daddy, voiced by comedian Jason Manford, who not only adds an extra helping of humour, but normally ends up getting involved in the adventure himself!

Christmas is a time of year that’s full of wonder and magic, capturing Children’s imaginations. The Live Show is no exception as we see Daisy & Ollie exploring Christmas traditions and how they came about whilst Daddy is busy in the shed preparing a very special surprise for them, but what could it be?! With the help of Whizzy the Robot, Boo the Monkey and Santa’s very special helper, Merry Winterbell the Elf, the children have fun decorating the Christmas tree and creating some new traditions all of their own.

Helen Brown, creator of ‘Daisy & Ollie’ says: “Bringing the elements of ‘Daisy & Ollie’ to a live event is very exciting. We’ve received such a wonderful response to the series and It’s a fantastic opportunity for the characters to really come to life and engage with their fans. ‘Daisy & Ollie’s Christmas Surprise,’ is packed full of festive cheer and interaction that will keep the audience entertained with plenty of singing and dancing to get everyone in the Christmas spirit!”

Daisy & Ollie are so excited to be a part of Winter Wonderland Manchester and look forward to seeing you there and making new friends! In the meantime, you can watch them every day on Cartoonito or follow us on facebook for the opportunity to win one of our amazing competitions, including a family pass to Winter Wonderland or an Amazon tablet!

Other highlights at this year’s event include Rainbow’s irrepressible duo Zippy and George; the brilliant Christmas Circus; and Pip Ahoy! who returns to Winter Wonderland for 2017. Plus, take a visit to Santa’s house which has been transported from the North Pole to the city, where visitors will be able to explore the hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. There will also be real reindeer, as well as elves and fairies – who will be ready to have s-elfies taken with youngsters.

The Winter Wonderland event transforms 22,000sqm of EventCity, next to Intu Trafford Centre, into a 'sparkling seasonal extravaganza' featuring more than 70 family rides and attractions - with everything included in the one ticket price (excluding games and food stalls). Sessions last for four hours and run at different times on different days with afternoon and evening slots available.

Visitors are being asked to leave a little extra time this season due to security checks on site.
To book tickets visit www.winterwonderlandmanchester.com 
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Christmas Gifts From The Poppy Shop

Poppy Shop is the online store for the Royal British Legion and all purchases made from the Poppy Shop help to fund the work of the Legion. They provide practical support and advice to service personnel, past and present, and their families. The Legion spends nearly £1.4 million a week delivering health and welfare support so every penny helps. More information about The Royal British Legion and its work can be found on the Legions Website and in the video below.

The lovely team from the Legion got in touch and wanted to send me a few items from the fab range to have a look at. They have gifts suitable for all the family, including your pets! The added bonus being when you buy you are also giving to a fabulous cause.

Everybody needs a Christmas jumper, and this one is sure to be a festive favourite with the whole family! Made from 100% acrylic, this blue knitted jumper features a fun Poppy design with reindeers, trees and snowflakes. For an adult, the sizes start in a small and go up to 3xl and retail at £34.99.
This fun, super soft 50% cotton, 50% polyester onesie are the perfect winter gift for kids. This vibrant blue onesie is covered in the printed Poppy logo. Its super soft and super comfy and Miss S loves it, she likes the pockets too, perfect for stashing her Christmas chocolates in. The onesie is £39.99 and available for kids in size ages 3 up to age 13 and also adults size small to XXL. The whole family can get in on the onesie action, everyone knows twinning is winning at Christmas!
How adorable are these pet bowls? I was on the lookout for some new bowls for Lola & Honey as their old ones were a bit bashed! I love the paw and poppy print on these melamine bowls, they are a great size too at 700ml. These would be a fab gift for your furry family members this year at just £9.99.
Now I saved what I think is the best till last! How super cool is this pet blanket? My girls love to snuggle up on the sofa with me, but I'm not a huge fan of their dog hairs! This pet blanket is the perfect solution. It's made from soft thermal polyester and is machine washable! The blanket is available in 3 different sizes with prices starting at £19.99.

I think you will agree its a fab selection of gifts and there is so much more to chose from. If you are still on the lookout for that special something do check out the Poppy Shop.
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