Thomas & Friends™ Steams into LolliBop

July 14, 2014

Bust My Buffers! For the first time ever, Thomas & Friends™ will be making tracks to LolliBop 2014.

The whole family is invited to experience the world of Thomas & Friends like never before as a new interactive themed play zone, the ‘Sodor Summer Fete’, is launched at the big bash for little people.

Families are invited to roll up and take photos with their favourite blue engine, get creative at the colouring and games stations and meet The Fat Controller. Packed with fun-filled activities and games for your little engineers to enjoy, as well as special guest appearances, there will be heaps of happenings for children to enjoy.

Whether you are planning a special birthday outing, weekend surprise or school holiday treat, a trip to LolliBop is the ultimate family experience for Thomas & Friends fans this summer.

With Thomas & Friends on-board, it’s full steam ahead for fun!

Lollibop Line-up


About Thomas & Friends™

Thomas the Tank Engine was created by a father for his son 69 years ago and today is enjoyed by families in more than 185 territories and in 30 languages. The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Children embark on adventures with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation.

Thomas & Friends makes tracks to great destinations on Five’s Milkshake! and Nick Jr. Downloadable episodes are also available through iTunes. For more information about the world of Thomas the Tank Engine™ and his friends, please visit




All Aboard for Summer Fun as Thomas & Friends™ Steams into LolliBop

Peep! Peep!

To celebrate the fact that Thomas & Friends is making tracks to LolliBop Festival 2014, we’re giving away a family pass to one lucky winner. For the first time this year Thomas & Friends will be present at the Festival with a bespoke Thomas & Friends area, filled with fun activities and games for the kids to play and experience the adventurous world of Thomas. Its full steam ahead for fun!

  • Each pass admits 4 people, one person in the group must be aged over 18 (NB children under the age of 12 months do not require a ticket)
  • The winning family can attend on the day of their choice(August 15 or August 16 or August 17). Date must be specified at time of confirming the prize


To enter simply leave a comment telling me who you are more excited about meeting Thomas or The Fat Controller? then complete the Rafflecopter widget below. Additional optional entries are also available.

Closing date: Friday 1st August 2014 @ 23.59pm

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Competition Terms & Conditions:

  1. This competition is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over, except for those associated with the production company, their families or anyone else associated with this competition.
  2. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions.
  3. All entries must be received by the advertised closing time date.
  4. One entrant shall receive a family ticket to Lollibop 2014 subject to availability.
    • Each pass admits 4 people, one person in the group must be aged over 18 (NB children under the age of 12 months do not require a ticket)
    • The winning family can attend on the day of their choice(August 15 or August 16 or August 17). Date must be specified at time of confirming the prize
    • Travel and accommodation are not included
    • The prize is non-refundable and no cash alternative will be offered
    • The prize is non transferable and ID will be required at time of collecting wristband upon arrival
    • The prize includes all events and activities at LolliBop but not food and drink from any concessions.
  5. The winner may be required to take part in publicity.
  6. All prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. The prize is subject to availability.
  7. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter, and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.
  8. Boo Roo and Tigger Too is responsible for the first part of the promotion, which is the publication and adjudication of the competition. All other facilities connected with the provision of the prize are the responsibility of the Promoter.
  9. English law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail.
  10. Winners are required to make contact within 28 days, if a winner fails to respond a new winner will be selected.

Disclosure: We have been offered a family pass to Lollibop 2014 in return for hosting this giveaway.

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  • Jen Stevenson July 14, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Really excited about meeting Thomas

  • Elizabeth (Liz) Briggs July 14, 2014 at 9:12 pm

    Can I say both 🙂 and so excited to see everything else. We have never been and it will be such a wonderful experience for my my children x

  • Rachael Jess July 14, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    Oh Thomas for sure! 🙂 xx

  • kim neville July 15, 2014 at 6:21 am

    Thomas as my son likes him

  • Natalie Crossan July 15, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    Definitely thomas – childhood hero 😀

  • samj July 16, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Would love to see Thomas

  • Kathy Cakebread July 16, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    has to be thomas!

  • karen usher July 16, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    Thomas of course! the most iconic train in the world!!!!

  • Kelly Dutton July 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    looking forward to see Thomas 🙂

  • mrscmumto3 July 16, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Wow this would be so brilliant!!

    Although we have around 2 million Thomas toys in our house, our choice without doubt would be The Fat Controller!!

    My 3-year old is absolutely obsessed with him (odd, i know)

  • Ben Thompson July 16, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    Thomas of course, he’s the main man!

  • MAZZ MULLARKEY July 17, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    The Fat Controller, but the children? Thomas

  • Michaela Turner July 17, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    The fat controller!

  • maggie ali July 17, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    would love to see Thomas 🙂

  • Lorraine Tinsley July 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    Thomas as he’s just the coolest

  • Rich Tyler July 17, 2014 at 11:36 pm

    Thomas – he’s a classic! 🙂

  • frith July 18, 2014 at 8:42 am

    thomas. i love the little blue one!

  • michelle banks July 19, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    the fat controller!

  • To July 19, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    The fat controller.

  • Kathryn Booth July 19, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    thomas of course!

  • Andy Kadir-Buxton July 20, 2014 at 5:36 am

    My eldest will love the football with Tottenham coaches. And my youngest would love to see Justin.

  • Danielle Parker July 21, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    Both! Although thomas may just nudge it a little….

  • katrina.steward July 22, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    The Fat Controller – what a acharacter!

  • frith July 22, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    the fat controller so i can poke him in the tummy!

  • AK July 22, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    oh i think thomas defiantly

  • Debi Gillard July 23, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Got to be Thomas

  • Maggie July 24, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Thomas, a family favourite

  • helen botoh July 25, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    It’s got to be Thomas!!!

  • Keri Jones July 25, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    My son will be super excited by Thomas but my hubby & I will be squealing at the Fat controller 😀 x

  • Victoria July 26, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    Has to be the fat controller x

  • hayley Green July 27, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Thomas 😀 Was absolutely obsessed as a child even had the wallpaper!

  • Clare Nicholas July 28, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Has to be Thomas

  • Liz Tumbridge July 28, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    Definitely Thomas! Although I think the Fat Controller will be lots of fun too!

  • Angela July 28, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    Got to be Thomas the Tank Engine 🙂

  • Ian Watson July 28, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Thomas! Thomas! Thomas! 🙂

  • Harley July 28, 2014 at 10:17 pm

    The fat controller!!

  • Julia Plant July 29, 2014 at 9:36 pm

    Definitely Thomas 🙂 toot toot

  • Laura Theobald July 29, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    I’m definitely more excited to meet Thomas. The world is full of fat men, but not many blue talking trains xxx

  • Helen Porter July 30, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    my boys love Thomas so I will have to say him!

  • tarbs gill July 30, 2014 at 9:26 pm

    Thomas! Very exciting!

  • sharon williams July 30, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    its got to be the fat controller

  • Viv Gilbey July 30, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Thomas all the way!!

  • kerry locke July 31, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    Has to be Thomas

  • Elizabeth Ferguson July 31, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    A family favourite

  • Claire Nelson July 31, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    Thomas, my children love him!

  • Nicki Tayler July 31, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    Thomas without a doubt

  • Helen B July 31, 2014 at 11:08 pm

    It has to be Thomas!

  • rach clynch August 1, 2014 at 5:11 am

    has to be fat controler

  • MICHELLE NORTON August 1, 2014 at 7:26 am

    Thomas, my daughter loves him

  • Angela Paull August 1, 2014 at 8:06 am

    Thomas!! Choo Choo 🙂

  • Louise B-G August 1, 2014 at 8:33 am

    Thomas is our family favourite.

  • Kerry Lethbridge August 1, 2014 at 8:47 am

    The fat controller ( I might look slim next t to him lol)

  • Allan Fullarton August 1, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Definitely has to be Thomas!

  • yvette morgan August 1, 2014 at 11:04 am

    definitely the fat controller

  • leanne williams August 1, 2014 at 11:32 am

    definitely the fat controller

  • Lydia Graham August 1, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Thomas will be the first port of call

  • Claire Reavy August 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Thomas is a firm favourite in our house!

  • victoria thurgood August 1, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    Thomas I think

  • jamie banks August 1, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    both of them xxx

  • Pamela Chang August 1, 2014 at 6:39 pm

    Thomas of course! 😀

  • jessica newman August 1, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    my son loves thomas

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