Preston shoppers enjoy a grand day out with Wallace & Gromit

Posted on - 4th June, 2019 - 9:55pm | Author - | Posted in - Kid's stuff, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Wallace & Gromit some visitors to St George's
Say cheese! Wallace & Gromit some visitors to St George’s

Hundreds of shoppers turned up to St George’s Shopping Centre at the weekend to meet special guests Wallace and Gromit.


The iconic duo visited Preston on Saturday 1 June as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations.

Centre manager Andrew Stringer said: “We are delighted with the response to our recent Wallace and Gromit visit.

“The pair are British TV icons and we are absolutely thrilled to have welcomed them into Preston, where their creator Nick Park hails from.

“We’ve had some incredible feedback from our shoppers and it’s clear that everyone who came down to meet the duo made a grand day of it.”

Wallace & Gromit take a break outside Tiger
Wallace & Gromit take a break outside Tiger

The pair, who are celebrating 30 years since the release of their first animated film A Grand Day Out, made five appearances throughout the day.

Read more: A glimpse inside Nick Park’s Lancashire wedding

Read more: Work begins on St George’s Shopping Centre revamp

Did you meet Wallace and Gromit? Did you say cheese? Let us know in the comments below.

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