Hamleys Opening - Thursday 19th March 2015 at 6pm
Today, with over 255 years of experience in bringing smiles and laughter to children, Hamleys is known and trusted all over the world.
Hamleys rich history began with William Hamley, a Cornishman from Bodmin, England. William Hamley dreamed of “The Finest Toy Shop in the World” when opening his toy shop at Holborn, London in 1760.
Today, Hamleys extends significantly further than the famous London toy shop, with millions of families visiting our toy shops in Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and now Intu Lakeside!
As a unique brand we want our creating experiences and memories for our customers by bringing toys to life. We are proud to have created an environment that is enjoyable, fun and exciting for children and adults alike! Our team of toy experts are passionate about toys. Come along and meet our team of Toy Demonstrators, Entertainers and a whole host of Hamleys Helpers!
If you think back to when you were a child you will remember that incredible feeling of excitement you felt on entering a toy shop; the bursting anticipation and uncontrollable smile that spread from ear to ear and a longing to run from corner to corner and take it all in. This feeling is
Every day, from the moment the Hamleys doors open, a world of wonderment and excitement is released and our job of delivering the Hamleys Experience begins: whether it is getting a high five from Hamley or Hattie Bear, meeting some of your favourite characters, taking part in a toy demonstration or attending one of our special events.
Welcome to Hamleys, The Finest Toy Shop in the World!
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