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#Dinosaurs are taking over #Southport Town Centre for Easter!
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Local Events  |  Thu - March 28, 2024 11:50 pm  |  Article Hits:158  |  A+ | a-
IF you have driven down Lord Street, Southport, today, you might have spotted the brand-new brick-built dinosaurs... These and other delights await tourists and locals within the Town Center, this Easter... This is all you need to know about:- 'DinoTown Southport' with families set to enjoy Logo dinosaurs, giant chocolate eggs, and dino-themed activities that are due to take place, thanks to Southport BID and local businesses, this Easter.

This event runs between:- Friday, 29 March and Sunday, 14 April 2024, but what is going on during Southport's DinoTown event?

The 'BRICKOSAURS' exhibition will give visitors the chance to come face to face with incredible brick-built dinosaur models, made from over 550,000 bricks. Budding :-'Dino Rangers' will be tasked with discovering facts and figures about each model.

The dinosaurs include a pair of colossal Velociraptors, a club-tailed Ankylosaur, and a majestic Pteranodon in mid-flight.  Not forgetting the vibrant green Parasaurolophus, which is constructed of over 110,00 bricks alone!

There's more fun to be had at the Dinormous Egg Hunt, which will see 6 gigantic chocolate dinosaur eggs created by Chocolate Whirled hidden in locations around Southport Town Centre.  Find them all and you could be in with the chance of winning one of the Dinormous eggs!

There’s also Dino Selfie Zones at ASDA Southport, and Silcock's Flavours Ice Cream Parlour, and the Mini Dino Egg Hunt at Matalan and Vue Cinema.

 
 

When and where is DinoTown taking place?

You can find the:- 'BRICKOSAURS' in the  Lord Street Gardens (opposite Sainsbury's) and stores in the Chapel St and Lord St area, at the end of Post Office Ave.

There are further activities taking place in multiple locations across Southport Town Centre, including:- Ocean Plaza and M Park Central 12.

The best way to plan your adventure is to follow a DinoTown activity map.


How do I get a DinoTown activity map?

Physical maps will be available to collect from:- Sainsbury's, ASDA, Marks and Spencer Café, Vue Cinema, The Atkinson and other businesses in Southport Town Centre.

View the map online, or print off your own at:- SouthportBID.Com

 

Is there a cost to attend DinoTown?

The 'BRICKOSAURS' exhibition, Dinormous Egg Hunt and other DinoTown activities can all be attended for free.

What else is happening during DinoTown?

Southport Town Centre businesses are hosting events to coincide with DinoTown.  

Take part in dinosaur-themed craft workshops at The Atkinson:- 'Meet The Dinosaurs' at Wayfarers Arcade, and enjoy DinoDay at The Entertainer.

All this plus colouring competitions, screenings, and much more.

For more information on all the activities and events taking place, head to What’s on during DinoTown Southport

 

Who is organising DinoTown Southport?

Southport BID (Business Improvement District) is responsible for organising the primary activities during DinoTown.  All of these events are made possible by the investment of Southport businesses.

Surrounding events have been organised by Town Centre venues.
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