The Entertainer’s first-ever Northern Ireland store officially opened on Saturday 13th August in Belfast.
The excitement kicked off at 8.15am with two children from the Autism NI charity participating in the trolley dash, which took place in-store prior to the opening. The total value of the trolley dash was £525, which was donated to the Autism NI participating children and charity.
The first 35 families through the door received a gift card with a value of up to £100, with £500 worth to giveaway. In anticipation of the official opening, big queues of children and parents built up from 8.30am.
The store was opened by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Brian Kingston, as well as Jorja and Richard from Autism NI. Local children were able to meet and have photos taken with Lego Ninjago characters along with Star Wars characters including the Storm Troopers, Chewbacca and Darth Vader. The fun continued for the rest of the day with face painting, balloon art and fun activities with local radio station Cool FM.
Managers, Kirsty McCandless and James Rider, said: “The grand opening of our Belfast store was a fantastic success. We’ve had amazing feedback from the local community who are very excited to have The Entertainer within the town centre. It was a very busy and fun beginning to our official start of trading. We are very excited for the future and are looking forward to all the fun events to come.”
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