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The Digital Kids Show announces final line-up

Published on: 25th October 2016

The Digital Kids Show has unveiled more celebrities attending its inaugural show at Event City, Manchester on 29th and 30th October.

Digital-Kids-480Maddie Moate, star of CBeebies’ Do You Know? and presenter of BBC’s Earth Unplugged is a YouTube sensation, and will join the line-up of famous YouTubers and gamers including Ethan Gamer, Mini Matt Smith, LDShadowLady and Smallish Beans.

The BBC Blue Peter presenters will also be attending, and fans of the show will get to meet their favourite presenter who will take the stage alongside hosts Dick and Dom.

The huge event will bring together internet and TV talent, and will also include a whole host of activities for families to partake in, including a CBeebies Storytime Corner, a CBBC and CBeebies Games Arcade. Young Driver will also be there, enabling kids to drive Firefly – the world’s first electric car developed specially for five to 10 year olds.

Google Expeditions will also showcase its immersive virtual reality app that allows teachers to take classes on virtual field trips.

Aisha Tilstone, MD at Engage Media Solutions, which organises the event, commented: “We’re so excited ahead of the Digital Kids Show; we have some amazing talent lined up and there is so much for families to do, they will be spoilt for choice. Our key message throughout the whole event is communicating all aspects of educational technology in a fun and engaging way, and we are expecting 10,000 visitors across the two-day show.”

A number of toy companies are exhibiting at the Digital Kids Show, and any companies wishing to see how the event can benefit their brand are welcome to attend. Contact Engage Media Solutions to arrange entry at aisha@engagemediasolutions.org.

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