FREE Thomas & Friends Play Station Experience

20 March 2017
FREE Thomas & Friends Play Station

This is an awesome freebie for Thomas fans, as you can take them to the Thomas & Friends Play Station for games and activities for free! It's a UK tour in conjunction with Toys R Us and Smyths Toys and it looks like brilliant fin for kids.

There are 23 destinations around the UK where Thomas will be visiting, with dates at Easter as well as the May half term holidays. Read on for dates and detsinations...

Children will get to:

  • Say hello and pose for photos with Thomas in his station
  • Jump into Thomas' 'coal pit' full of play balls to search out the gold
  • Help Thomas find his friends James and Percy in the maze
  • Try out new Thomas toys
  • Discover hidden friends by dancing in front of a screen to reveal the mystery character
  • Become an engineer and learn to steer the engines
  • Solve the giant jigsaw puzzle
  • Explore Sodor Steamworks complete with slide and firefighters pole
  • Receive a free gift from Thomas to take home

Times vary by location, and you can't book in advance, so be prepared for a wait at busy times. Here's where to catch Thomas:

  • 8th April Teeside Toys R Us, TS17 7BS, 10am-6pm
  • 9th April Warrington Toys R Us, WA5 7TT, 11am-5pm
  • 10th April Oldbury Toys R Us, B69 4RJ, 10am-6pm
  • 11th April Coventry Toys R Us, CV2, 2SR, 10am-6pm
  • 12th April, Peterborough Toys R Us, PE1 2AF, 10am-6pm
  • 13 April Ipswich Toys R Us, IP8 3TT, 10am-6pm
  • 14th April Brent Cross Toys R Us, NW2 1LW, 10am-6pm
  • 15th April Croydon Toys R Us, CR0 4XL, 10am-6pm
  • 17th April Kings Cross Station, 10am-6pm
  • 19th April Southampton Toys R Us, SO15 1QJ, 10am-6pm
  • 20th April Swindon Toys R Us, SN3 4DG, 10am-6pm
  • 21st April Cardiff Toys R Us, CF11 0JS, 10am-6pm
  • 22nd April Swansea Smyths, SA6 8QL, 10am-6pm
  • 23rd April Bristol Smyths, BS34 5TX, 11am-5pm
  • 27th May Edinburgh Smyths, EH15 3RD, 10am-6pm
  • 28th May Kilmarnock Smyths, KA1 3XF, 10am-6pm
  • 29th May Wallsend Smyths, NE28 9NT, 10am-6pm
  • 30th May Hull Smyths, HU6 7PT, 10am-6pm
  • 31st May Leeds Smyths, LS10 1ET, 10am-6pm
  • 1st June Rotherham Smyths, S60 1TG, 10am-6pm
  • 2nd June Nottingham Smyths, NG2 3GG, 10am-6pm
  • 3rd June Watford Smyths, WD17 2EU, 10am-6pm
  • 4th June Reading Smyths, RG2 0QG, 11am-5pm

I think this looks like fantastic fun for the kids, and brilliant for a free activity, so I'm gutted there's not one near us. Fingers crossed lots of you will ba able to get along to these events. Have fun!

Thanks to jennypenny

TOPICS:   Free things to do


  • Lyndsey S.

    there's one in edinburgh xxx

  • Sarah H.

    don't fancy massive que again :joy::see_no_evil:

    • Marie B.

      It was, I don't think it was very well organised, hopefully they will learn from last year and put some thing in place to reduce the waiting time , even tho they enjoyed it I won't be going again ! X

  • Beth T.

    Cian would love this ,Shame it's not closer :( xx

  • Stephanie D.

    Our nearest is Warrington. X

  • Kayleigh T.

    I'll have a look into that. Thank you! Xx

  • Tara T.

    Thanks, i think a little thomas mad boy will love this x

  • Helen A.

    Thanks Hun they would love this! Iv put it in the diary :heart_eyes::steam_locomotive: xx

  • Jenna W.

    Ooh in Hull might take him x

  • Katy M.

    Yeah think might go if not busy

  • Carly A.

    Oh yes thanks. Lillie loves Thomas xx

  • Janine W.

    Ooh will take a look thanks x

  • Zoe M.

    They would love that! Esp wee Kelvin xx

  • Samantha R.

    This looks wicked! We should go. Xx

  • Tracy A.

    Ooh Charlie would love that !!

  • Tracy A.

    Will have a look at the dates!!

  • Gemma P.

    I couldn't see anywhere close enough :cry: xx

  • Natalie C.

    Looks really good there's none for over this way x

  • Ria D.

    I know I saw this but there isn't any near us :frowning2:

  • Chantellegill

    my kids absoloutely loved it when it came to teeside

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