Forbidden Planet announces Doctor Who Fun Days and competition

Forbidden Planet has announced a series of Doctor Who Fun Days in the run up to the return of Doctor Who to BBC1 – and a competition to win tie-in merchandise.

There will be an in-store competiton to win a range of Doctor Who prizes – including the chance to be the first in the UK to get your hands on both the 11th Doctor and Amy Pond mini busts from Titan Merchandise (which will go on sale soon at just under £50 each).

There’s also a Goody Bag for anyone who comes to the store in Doctor Who costume (while stocks last) and special one-day-only bargain prices of selected Doctor Who lines.

The Fun Days will take place on Saturday 9th April at the Birmingham (which will also have free face painting for children), Bristol (where a Dalek will patrol the aisles), Cambridge, Coventry  and Liverpool (see a life size TARDIS and visiting villains, including a Scarecrow and a Pig Guard – check instore for times), with a Doctor Who signing by authors James Goss and Una McCormack at Forbidden Planet London as part of their Fun Day on 16th April. (For full details and times of all events, check out the Forbidden Planet events page).

• Can’t make it on the day? Then enter their competition to win a Doctor Who prizes. Full details here.

Full details of the Fun Days and James Goss and Una McCormack signing on the Forbidden Planet Events & Signing Page

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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