Saturday, May 16, 2015

Nickelodeon Star SpongeBob SquarePants And Nick Jr. Stars Peppa Pig And George To Attend Britain's Biggest Family Event

Original Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park via



Also featuring:

SpongeBob SquarePants, Bart & Homer Simpson, Horrible Histories, Brainiac Live!, Chickenshed Theatre, Cook & Line - CBeebies Swashbuckling Pirates, The Cuban Brothers, Shaun The Sheep and much more

The Teen Zone - Meet your favourite YouTuber! Urban Arena – BMX, mountain biking & Parkour

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park is proud to announce a phenomenal line up to please the whole family. The final day of Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park this year will be filled with musical acts, comedy and good old fashioned family entertainment, plus award winning street food.

Headed up by boyband favourites Union J and including everyone from Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro to king of kids TV Justin Fletcher and more CBeebies stars, right up to teen YouTube sensations - no other day out packs more into one park.

A big hit with every member of the family, suitable for all ages, Family Day has proved an annual hit in the capital since the start of Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2013. For the equivalent price of a family cinema ticket, Britain's Biggest Family Event in Hyde Park is fine value for money. The little ones will never want to leave and even the bigger kids will not be able to wipe the smiles off their faces, or the selfies from their phones after grabbing a chat with all their YouTube faves.

Union J won the Best British Breakthrough at the 2013 BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards. Since their debut on the 'X Factor', Josh, JJ, Jaymi and George have become undeniable teen heartthrobs. Their debut self-titled album Union J was a Top Ten smash hit and their 2014 hit single, 'Tonight (We Live Forever)' was a Top Ten single. They are currently supporting The Vamps on their huge UK tour.

A fantastic addition to the incredible lineup for the day will be Collabro, 2014's Britain's Got Talent champions. Since winning the show, the five piece musical theatre group have performed at the Royal Variety Show, had a No.1 debut album Stars and sold out a 32 date UK tour. Their new album Act Two is released on 1st June on Syco Music.

The star of the show for younger children is BAFTA Award Winning CBeebies superstar Justin Fletcher MBE of "Mr Tumble" fame. Justin will be commanding the Great Oak Stage for a high-energy song and dance show to delight his loyal audience. Fresh from his sell out UK tour this master of slapstick, he may even give dads some tips on improving their own comedy routines.

Joining Justin on the Great Oak Stage are Dick & Dom competing against each other in a series of hilarious challenges, complete with their usual anarchic antics. The unique comedy chemistry makes this duo one of the most loved children's acts in the country.

Dick & Dom said: "We're really looking forward to being your twisted ringmasters of the main stage for this massive family event. We'll be bringing you the biggest names and best acts. It's going to be THE best day out for the kids.......and you!!"

BAFTA Award-winning children's presenters Sam & Mark will be bringing their hugely anticipated 'On the Road Show' to the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park, jammed packed with laughs, jokes, sketches, prizes and bundles of family interaction and games!

Sam & Mark said, "We're so excited to be bringing our 'On The Road Show' to Hyde Park. It's a show that we hope will entertain the whole family; from kids, older brothers and sisters, Mums, Dads, Grandmas and Granddads! It will be jam packed with lots of fun, games and laughs. It's going to be awesome!"

A favourite from last two years, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park are pleased to say that Horrible Histories will be regaling the audience with their original live sketches. Sticking with the educational yet entertaining, it is time to strap on the safety goggles as the award winning Science TV Series Brainiac Live! will also be on the Barclaycard Stage for a breathless ride through the wild world of the weird and wonderful.

Renowned theatre company Chickenshed will be returning to Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park with performances of its acclaimed and highly popular children's show Tales from the Shed. This is the second year that Chickenshed have been a part of the experience and their performances are an integral part of the family day.

But the fun does not end there, with some of the world's best-loved characters joining the summer fun. Bart & Homer Simpson, SpongeBob SquarePants, Titan the Robot will all be at Hyde Park to spend time with their fans and provide photo opportunities. Penguin Random House will be bringing along some family favourites - Spot the Dog and Baby Bookworms for storytelling sessions, games, dancing and singing. This will be a unique opportunity for the little ones to see the characters jump off the page and for the youngest of babies to enjoy exploring texture, shape and sound in the interactive workshops based around Ladybird's 'Baby Touch' books. Peppa Pig and George will also be having their very own reading sessions too - perfect for parents, babies and toddlers to enjoy together.

Families will also be able to join Shaun The Sheep for fun and games that will have them bouncing, singing and frolicking around the farmyard with Shaun and his friends. There will be baa-rrilliant themed activities such as Shaun's Sheep Hopper Maze, Sheep Shape Clay Modelling, Dodge Cabbage Team Game and Get Fit With The Flock. After that, join in with the bleats and beats of the Vegetable Orchestra.

Cook and Line CBeebies Swashbuckling Pirates will be appearing live at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park for a rip-roaring pirate adventure! Full of fun songs and silly slapstick comedy, their energetic and interactive performance will be loved by children of all ages.

And even your teens will find something to keep them entertained, whether it is family comedy from the Cuban Brothers or visiting the Teen Zone or Urban Area.

The Summer Stage will be dedicated to the young rising stars of YouTube, with performances from: talented musician Bethan Leadley; lifestyle vlogger Helen Anderson will be sharing fashion and beauty tips and taking questions from the audience; Hazel Hayes – Chewing Sand, comedic duo The Mandeville Sisters, Becca Lammin and Grace Victory, Ugly Face of Beauty will all be there to share their lifestyle tips. There is also the chance to get that all important selfie with your favourite YouTube Star in our Guest Area, where meet and greets will be taking place all day long.

The Urban Area will be filled with a mix of urban sports from BMX to Parkour. Watch the Extreme BMX team as pedal power takes to the horizon. As long as it's got two wheels and plenty of stamina it's game on, as these talented young riders showcase their tricks mid-air, including all your favourites and a few yet to be invented. From the same platforms and straight from the movies, check out the Parkour Team as they negotiate their way around the arena, regardless of obstacles. This is also your chance to get involved, with workshops available for a taste of the street vibe scene.


Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time will take place in London's Hyde Park between Thursday 18th and Sunday 28th June 2015, with Britain's Biggest Family Event taking place on Sunday 28th June 2015. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit
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Nickelodeon USA To Debut "When in Rome" On Friday 22nd May 2015

The television listings website Zap2it is reporting the exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon USA will debut the movie "When in Rome", starring Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, on Friday 22nd May 2015 at 7:00pm ET/PT!

Teenage sisters Charli and Leila Hunter (Kate Olsen and Ashley) are on the verge of an experience beyond their wildest dreams! Pack your bags and jet off to Rome as the girls start their summer internship working for the legendary Derek Hammond (Julian Stone) - the totally cool international tycoon whose empire reaches from airlines to cutting-edge fashion. Amid the fabulous sights of this exciting city, the girls do their best to impress their boss, while still finding time to design their own line of very hip clothing, meet some boys and finding true romance that will take them joyriding to see the sights throughout the city of Rome, turning their summer abroad into one awesome adventure they - and you - will never forget!

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Get Ready To Soar With Brand-New "Barbie" Movie "Barbie in Princess Power", Premiering 5/31 On Nickelodeon USA

The television news website The Futon Critic is reporting the exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon USA will premiere the brand-new "Barbie" movie "Barbie: Princess Power" on Sunday 31st May 2015 at 12:00pm ET/PT!

In the all-new "Barbie" film "Barbie in Princess Power", the first of three brand-new "Barbie" movies set to debut on Nick USA during 2015, Barbie stars as Kara, a modern-day princess with an everyday life. One day, after being kissed by a magical butterfly, Kara soon discovers she has amazing super powers allowing her to transform into Super Sparkle, her secret, crime-fighting alter ego who flies around the kingdom ready to save the day! But it's not long before her jealous cousin catches the butterfly and also transforms - this time into Dark Sparkle, her nemesis. Their rivalry takes to the skies, but when they discover the kingdom's true enemy, can they put aside their differences to form one super team? Soar to new heights and discover that there's no greater power than the power of friendship!

"Barbie in Princess Power" DVD front cover. Image via Barbie Movies Wikia.

"Barbie: Princess Power" stars the voices of:

Kelly Sheridan as Princess Kara
Britt Irvin as Princess Corinne
Michael Kopsa as Baron Von Ravendale
Rebecca Husain as Madison
Kira Tozer as Makalya
Patricia Drake as Queen Karina
Michael Adamthwaite as King Kristoff and Construction Worker
David Kaye as Wes Rivers
Chelsea Miller as Zooey
Alyssa Swales as Gabby
Gabe Khouth as Bruce
Tabitha St. Germain as Parker
Kathleen Barr as Newton
Brian Drummond as Policeman
Michael Daingerfield as the Firechief
Adam Pateman as Robber 1
Brady Roberts as Robber 2

Original source: Toon Zone forums member kanc.
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The Entertainer Launches Nickelodeon May Mayhem

Get ready to crank up the mayhem and rock the school holidays with The Entertainer and Nickelodeon this May half-term!

To celebrate the May 2015 half-term school break, Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, and The Entertainer Ltd., the United Kingdom's largest independent toy retailer, have partnered to launch a brand-new initiative called Nickelodeon May Mayhem!

As part of Nickelodeon May Mayhem, kids are invited to visit participating The Entertainer shops throughout the UK where they can pick up their favourite Nickelodeon toys, including PUP-tastic "PAW Patrol" Pup Pals and Turtley Awesome Half Shell Heroes, plus a A-MAY-ZING free activity sheet full of cool facts, jokes and more!

NickHeads also have the chance to win 1 of 10 aweslime Nickelodeon themed iPad Mini's! To enter, simply head to and or enter in store! Additionally, The Entertainer will also be giving NickHeads the chance to win great prizes by taking selfies with a Nickelodeon May Mayhem standee at their nearest The Entertainer store! Simply upload your selfie photo to social media using #MayMAYHEM for your chance to win!

Match up May with May Mayhem and Nickelodeon, taking place from Thursday 21st May 2015 to Wednesday 3rd June 2015, only at The Entertainer!
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