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Andy Day stars at Dino Day

Children’s TV favourite Andy Day is sure to be a huge hit with youngsters when he pops into St Helens town centre next month.

The CBeebies star will be making an appearance in the town centre on Saturday 6 June (11am – 4pm), as part of a fun packed ‘Dino Day’ in Church Square. Andy will be performing two free children’s shows (45 minutes each) at 12 noon and 2pm and a ‘Meet & Greet’ session at 3.30pm.

Andy features in the hugely popular ‘Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures’ – the children’s series based on a museum worker with a passion for the pre-historic creatures.

Dino Day will feature some amazing dinosaur street entertainment. Reggie the Raptor – a 7ft high, 12ft long Utah Raptor – will be accompanied by an eccentric, white coated ‘professor’ who will be answering questions on dinosaurs. There will also be two fantastic stilt walking ‘Dino Riders’ roaming the town centre.

It’s all part of the build up to the release of the new Jurassic World movie on 11 June – and the council has teamed up with Smyths’ Toys and Cineworld St Helens to offer fantastic prizes. To be in with a chance to win ‘like’ our page www.facebook.com/whatsoninsthelens and find out more now!

Dino Day launches a great summer season of events throughout the borough including:

  • The Westfield Street Music Festival (Sunday 7 June).
    · Earlestown Classic Car Show (Saturday 20 June).
    · The Steve Prescott Foundation Crown Bowls Charity Challenge – at Ruskin Leisure (Sunday 21 June).
    · Summer Beach in Church Square (Thursday 23 July – Saturday 29 August);
    · Newton Town Show (Saturday 1 August)
    · Summer Streets – the town centre’s largest street entertainment festival (Friday 7 and Saturday 8 August).

For this year’s huge “Summer Streets” street entertainment festival the council is calling on local performers (both music and dance) to get involved in this year’s event. If you’d like to be involved, contact Gary Maddock at St Helens Council on garymaddock@sthelens.gov.uk or telephone 01744 676731 to register your interest.

St Helens town centre provides a great range of high street stores and independent shops, quality restaurants, pubs and bars.

Easily accessible car parking can be found at Chalon Way Car Park and throughout the town centre.  Parking on Chalon Way, Birchley Street and St. Mary’s car parks is free after three. And don’t forget the free Council town centre car parking available every Saturday.

For more information about what’s happening in St Helens go to facebook.com/whatsoninsthelens and ‘like’ our page or follow us on twitter.com/whatsonsthelens

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