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Toytopia

The toys have come to town. Toytopia is a brand new magical event for the whole family, with the chance to interact and play with toys and games old and new.  Toytopia opens its doors at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool this half-term weekend from 24-26 October 2015 with over 87,000 square feet of fun, packed with toys, games and entertainment to thrill and delight.

 

Kids of all ages can enjoy a selfie with their favourite characters including The Beano’s Dennis The Menace, Playmobil’s The Knight, Ben & Holly or Peppa Pig! 

 

Whether they want to watch a live show featuring the Sylvanian Families, enjoy a journey on a miniature train, or whizz, bounce and float on the latest balance bikes, AirBoards, scooters, mini tractors and hoppers the young and the young at heart will have a fun packed day. 

 

There’s also the opportunity to see the LEGO© Bright Bricks amazing RMS Titanic, design with Aquabeads, drive a scaled BMW Z4 and Range Rover Evoque, discover the world of animation with Aardman, the creators of Shaun the Sheep and Wallace & Gromit, And much, much, more!

 

Why not take the chance to kick-start your Christmas shopping at TOYTOPIA!  As well as the show-only discounts, there will be on-the-spot prizes, competitions and a chance to win toys and games. 

 

Tickets are available on the door at Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Advance tickets are still available online and on the phone.

There is one ticket price for adults and children (kids 0-2 years go free)

 

All the entertainment for the day is included in the ticket price! 

           

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25% discount offer valid until 11.59am 23 October 2015

 

Show Times - 

Saturday 24th October - 10.30am - 6pm

Sunday 25th October - 10.30am - 6pm

Monday 26th October - 10.30am - 6pm


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From the south...

Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.

Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...

A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.

For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Exhibition Centre Liverpool is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.

From the North...

Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront. 

From the South...

Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. 

There is onsite parking and plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.

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