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Pokémon pop-up set to open in Covent Garden

Published on: 25th April 2019

Warner Bros has partnered with entertainment group Legendary to create the two-floor Pokémon Detective Pikachu pop-up.

As reported by Campaign, London’s Covent Garden in set to welcome a Pokémon pop-up next week. Opening its doors on the 3rd and 4th of May, the venue is designed to promote the UK cinema release of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu on 1oth May.

The ground floor will offer visitors photo opportunities set against a backdrop of bright yellow walls. To reflect Pikachu’s love for coffee, fans will be able to enjoy Detective Pikachu coffee, hot chocolate, yellow turmeric lattés or yellow bubble tea.

Meanwhile, the basement will mirror the neon style of the film’s Ryme City and booths will allow people to take part in karaoke sessions and visit nail art stands provided by Wah Nails.

The pop-up will host a series of workshops thematically tied to the movie, including “recharge” yoga sessions, Pikachu cupcake-icing lessons, Psyduck-inspired head and neck massages, and Mr Mime-inspired mime classes, provided by Frame, Kim-Joy, My Beauty Squad and Electric Cabaret respectively.

Classes are free to attend, although visitors must apply for tickets.

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