Movie-themed events bound for Trinity Walk

SPIDER SENSE: A cosplay Spiderman and friends at Trinity Walk.
SPIDER SENSE: A cosplay Spiderman and friends at Trinity Walk.

Dinosaurs, superhero training and a Transformers truck are all part of a blockbuster summer at Trinity Walk.

The Wakefield shopping centre is running a series of free events for families throughout the summer holidays as part of its award-winning ‘Where will a Trinity Walk take you?’ campaign.

ROAR: Look out for a T Rex  at Trinity Walk  from August 16 to 18.

ROAR: Look out for a T Rex at Trinity Walk from August 16 to 18.

Every Sunday a cosplay Spiderman will lead three superhero training sessions a day, plus free face painting, as part of weekly Superhero Sundays. Spidey will take kids through their paces including training, acting, dancing, games and mini-prizes. Dressing up is welcomed.

Lucy Grice, Trinity Walk’s marketing manager, said: “We’ve specifically tried to offer a real variety of activities that will appeal to kids and adults of all ages. It’s also about offering shoppers an experience – with something eye-catching, different and exciting along our malls which bring a special kind of energy and atmosphere that you can enjoy while shopping.”

Shoppers are also being warned that to look out for giant dinosaurs when Jurassic Walk runs from August 16 to 18. It will featuring the UK’s first fan-made replica gyrosphere inspired by Jurassic Kingdom. There is a giant 14 foot walking T-Rex and other beastly attractions.

The official Optimus Prime truck from Transformers will make a pit stop at Trinity Walk on Saturday September 1. Fans can grab a picture between 10am and 4pm in partnership with The Entertainer toy shop.

The centre has also teamed up with Wakefield Trinity to run two rugby league skills sessions on Friday, July 27 and Wednesday, August 22 from 11am to 3pm.

And the club’s dance group, Dance Xplosion, will run street dance classes between 10am and 4pm on Friday, August 24.