THE BEANO Invades Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre This Summer

Written by Martin Unsworth Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Event News

With school being out for summer, and kids at a loose end, there’s a chance to keep them entertained on shopping trips as The Beano runs riot over Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre.

The ever-popular comic’s most famous character Dennis the Menace has already been spotted causing mischief along the malls of the centre as the event kicked off on Monday.

The remaining itinerary for the summer includes:

Wednesday July 29th: Mugshot at The Main Dome

You did the crime and now it's photo time! Head to the ‘line-up’ photo point and get a photo in our custom police line-up complete with props.

Thursday July 30th: Comic Masterclass with Kev Sutherland on The Orient Main Stage

Kev F Sutherland, the writer and artist for The Beano, will be hosting his far-famed Comic Art Masterclass. Learn from the master and pick up all there is to know about creating comic strips; you can even have a go at producing your very own. Kev will also sketch a caricature of all who attend the class.

Friday July 31st 11am – 5pm: Design a comic book at The Bandstand

Come along and create your own comic book with us. Make it as bright and as fun as you like with maybe some jokes crammed in for extra laughs.

Monday August 3rd 12noon, 2pm & 4pm: Dennis’s Menace Squad across the Centre

These cheeky chappies are on their worst behaviour! Shoppers should watch out for their hilarious pranks.

Wednesday August 5th 11am – 5pm: Make a mini joke book at The Bandstand

As schools out we are in the mood for fun so come and choose the best jokes that make you giggle and make your own joke book!

Monday August 10th 12noon – 5pm: Dennis the Menace Masks at The Bandstand

Channel your inner Menace and transform yourselves into the cartoon hero himself adding your own creative twists. Join our pesky event team for a day of craft and fun.

Wednesday August 12th and Friday August 14th 12noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm: Dennis the Menace Street Dancers


Look out for our Dennis the Menace street dancers on the Malls, they’re full of surprises.

Head over to the intu Trafford Centre website for more information.


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