This Saturday, Forbidden Planet will open the largest science fiction and cult entertainment MEGASTORE outside London… at 49 Grainger Street, Newcastle, NE1 5JE.

Forbidden Planet is the world’s largest retailer dedicated to cult entertainment, and the home of the biggest and best in SF, fantasy and movie merchandise.

The Grainger Street store will be their fifth Megastore, which will be a continuation of the massive success of their now world-famous stores across the UK.

The new store will feature over 10,000 hot products over a kilometre of shelving along with dedicated space for book- and comic-signings and gaming events.


Come up to the brand new Forbidden Planet Megastore in Newcastle for a fun-packed day of Lego Batman and Star Wars goodness!

Get in early –  There’s free Star Wars Micro Machines for the first customers through the door!

Freebies all day – FB will have all sorts of goodies and give-aways throughout the day, so make sure you don’t stray too far!

Watch your step – from 10:00am – 4:00pm, the store will have the Troopers from the 501st Legion, the UK Garrison, on hand to keep order!

Get gaming – all day, there will be DK’s LEGO movie activity packs to keep children entertained!

Tweet to win –  Forbidden planet also have a fantastic window full LEGO BATMAN prizes to be won. Just tweet your picture of their windows to @forbiddenplanet, and hashtag #FPNewcastle to be in with your chance!

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