Pokémon Adventure Tour UK events announced
Update: The Pokémon Adventure Tour event at the Metrocentre, Gateshead has been cancelled and a Westfield, London (White City) event has been added.
Nintendo has announced the Pokémon Adventure Tour events to take place in various outdoor events in the UK from 13 July to 1 September. There will be five different areas called the Pokémon Battle Zone, the Pokémon Game Zone, Pokémon Fun Zone, Pokémon Training Centre and Pokémon Lounge.
The Pokémon Battle Zone will be the area for battling and trading with players of Generation V main series Pokémon and challenging a Pokémon expert for the chance to win a prize. The Pokémon Game Zone will be the area for playing trials of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, Pokémon Conquest, Super Pokémon Rumble, Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure and Pokémon Dream Radar as well as the newest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansions. In the Pokémon Fun Zone attendees will be able to have their faces painted as their favourite Pokémon character, have their photo taken with Pikachu or they could try to catch a Pokémon plush toy in the Pokémon Grabber Machine. The Pokémon Training Centre will be the area for learning about Pokémon if attendees don't know about the series and it will include a master class on how to battle. The Pokémon Lounge will be the area to watch episodes of the Pokémon anime.
The event will happen at the following locations and dates:
- 13-14 July: Magic Summer Live, Stoke Park, Guildford
2–4 August: INTU Metrocentre, Gateshead
- 3-5 August: Westfield, White City, London
- 8–11 August: Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol
- 22–23 August: Clacton Air Show, Marine Parade West, Clacton-on-Sea
- 29 August-1 September: Bournemouth Air Festival, Bournemouth Sea Front, Dorset