For many parents and families in Manchester, finding ways to keep the kids occupied during October half term can be a real challenge. Fortunately Topps, the world’s leading collectibles company, could help to put an end to the phrase “I’m bored!” thanks to its upcoming event in the city.
For those seeking something fun and free-to-attend that the whole family can enjoy, Topps is coming to the Arndale Centre to offer kids, shoppers, trading card and sticker collectors alike the opportunity to get up-close to their all-time-favourite brands, all as part of the Topps Festival October Half Term Tour!
From Match Attax Premier League to Skylanders, Star Wars to Moshi Monsters and WWE to Doctor Who, kids and families can enjoy a range of fun-filled activities at the events taking place at the shopping centre on 28th October.
Dom D’altilia, Sports Marketing Manager for Topps, comments: “The Topps Festival event in Manchester offers a great opportunity for the whole family to have fun, play exciting trading card games and see characters from their favourite collectable ranges. Plus, there are cool prizes to be won, a Premier League football star to meet and much more! We’re looking forward to seeing lots of fans join in the action with us!”
Experience all-new Match Attax 2013-14
Football fans will be able to get their hands on the all-new Match Attax Premier League 2013-14 trading card collection and take on fellow players at the world’s favourite action-packed trading card game of super skill and awesome stats.
What’s more, Match Attax Masters will be teaching children and their families how to play Match Attax, offering up tricks and tips to those who wish to improve their game and giving players the chance to take on the Match Attax Master in a bid to be crowned a champion.
Players and performers
There promises to be much excitement at the Arndale Centre, with some of the region's football players on hand to meet fans and their families, sign Match Attax cards and pose for pictures*.
There will also be the opportunity to get top tips as well as experiencing the amazing football freestyler, World Champion and multi World Record holder, Dan Magness, showing off his unbelievable skills and giving fans all the hints on how to take their talent to the next level.
Fun and games
Skylanders fans will be able to see Wash Buckler and play the all-new Topps Skylanders SWAP Force game, whilst Moshi Monsters fans can meet Katsuma and experience all the fun of the Moshi Zone, which includes the new Nintendo 3DS game.
Add to this an appearance by 2K Games with the latest WWE game as well as Swap It bringing along their Box of Awesome and Box of OMG for giveaways and there’s no end to the excitement!
The Topps October Half Term Tour will take place in Manchester at the Arndale Centre, M4 3AQ on 28th October.
For further information about the Topps October tour, please visit www.toppsfootball.co.uk. Follow Topps on Twitter @MyTopps and get the latest news at www.facebook.com/MyTopps
* Player appearance and timings are subject to change