DENNIS the Menace got up to mall sorts of mischief at intu Braehead yesterday.
The comic rascal was playing pranks and causing chaos everywhere he went as he launched a Big Beano Takeover of the shopping centre.
From Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 9 Dennis and his Menace Squad will be involved in a host of free kids activities, give-a-ways and competitions in what they’ve dubbed The Classroom of Chaos.
Youngsters will be taking their seats behind their desks in the mall’s central atrium where they can become Little Menaces by taking part in games, arts and crafts and lots of other prankster activities.
And there’s a special treat for fans of the Beano comic, where Dennis comes from, when one of the mag’s top cartoonists and writers hosts a cartoon illustration workshop in the Classroom of Chaos on Saturday, August 8, at 10.30am, 1pm and 3pm.
Kev Sutherland will show youngsters how to draw their favourite Beano characters like Dennis the Menace, Minnie the Minx and Gnasher. Log on to www.intu.co.uk/braehead to book a place at this fun and educational session.
Dennis is also giving out prizes for the best Little Menace photographs posted on the intu Braehead Facebook Page with youngsters pulling their best Dennis the Menace face.
The #My Menace contest has a first prize of the winner and a friend appearing in a special edition of The Beano published nationwide and the runner-up prize is a signed 2016 Beano annual handed over before it goes on sale.
Marketing manager for intu Braehead, Christine Macdonald, said:
“We warned all our staff to be on the lookout for this Dennis the Menace character as we’d been told he’d get up to all sorts of mischief. And that’s exactly what he did, despite all our efforts to make sure he behaved himself.
“It’s going to be a real fun time during the Beano Takeover of intu Braehead and we’re well prepared for all sorts of pranks. We’d love everyone to come along and join in the fun.”
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