There’s a giant robot coming to Preston city centre

Posted on - 28th July, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Kid's stuff, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
The robot stands at eight-foot-tall Pic: Paul Melling
The robot stands at eight-foot-tall Pic: Paul Melling

Giant footsteps will be heard in Preston city centre in amongst the shoppers.


Titan the Robot is returning to the St George’s Shopping Centre for some summer holiday entertainment.

Standing eight-foot tall the robot is one of a number of free attractions for kids.

The robot is appearing on Saturday 5 August as he sings and shoots water from his eyes. Shows times are 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

While on Saturday 19 August a 17foot long T-rex and baby dinosaurs are invading the shopping centre. They will be on show from 12noon to 3.30pm.

Prepare for a Jurassic Park moment!
Prepare for a Jurassic Park moment!

General manager at the shopping centre Andrew Stringer said: “We know keeping the kids entertained over the school holidays can be expensive, so we’ve an action packed summer ahead, with a series of free events for the youngsters to enjoy.

“We’re excited to welcome Titan and the dinosaurs, and we’re sure they’ll be a huge hit with Preston shoppers.”

Read more: First look at Lego dinosaurs in the Harris

A children’s entertainer is also planned on Saturday 12 and 26 August from 1pm to 2pm putting on free entertainment for families.

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