Hamleys to host toy parade along Regent Street

Toys retailer Hamleys is staging its annual parade this weekend, to include a number of activations and meet and greet opportunities.

Hamleys to host toy parade along Regent Street

The experience on 19 November will give families a chance to to see their favourite toy characters in the parade from 11am, with opportunities to 'meet' a range of toy brands in the afternoon and take part in interactive zones, such as the Nerf Vault and a Trolls Activity Truck.

Magic Radio will be joined by Basil Brush as guest hosts, while Minions, The Powerpuff Girls, Bumblebee from Transformers will be among characters from television and film who will be parading along Regent Street, together with marching bands, dancers and toy vehicles.

A Barbie activation will also take place while other characters featuring in this year's line-up are from Scooby Doo and Wacky Races. Characters from Cbeebies and Paddington will also make a return appearance.

The event will end with a fireworks display.