Jamie Dickinson, Playmobil marketing manager, said: "We’re really excited to be taking this opportunity to visit intu shopping centres throughout the UK, and bringing children a special Playmobil experience this Christmas."
Trevor Pereira, Intu’s commercial director, added: "Thanks to Intu’s nationwide scale and consumer facing brand, we’ve been able to team up with one of the world’s best known toy manufacturers to make our Christmas grottos must-visit destinations for families over the festive season. We can’t wait for children to see what we have in store."
Grottos have already launched this week at Intu shopping centres at Manchesters' Trafford Centre (7 November) and Intu Braehead (9 November) and will be staged at Merry Hill from 10 November, Newcastle's Metrocentre from 10 November and Lakeside from 13 November. Next week, grottos will open at Intu centres in Watford, Derby and Broadmarsh.
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