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Pokémon Live Touring the UK
« on: July 20, 2008, 12:30:00 PM »
British Pokémon trainers will have the opportunity to catch Darkrai at Woolworths stores throughout the country during August.

 This August, Pokémon trainers all across the UK will have the chance to download the mysterious 491st Pokémon, Darkrai, to their copies of Pokémon Diamond or Pearl as the Pokémon Live tour hits Woolworths locations around the country.    

Twenty Woolworths stores will be transformed to play host to the tour, granting everyone the opportunity to enter into Pokémon battles, via both DS wireless play and Pokémon Battle Revolution on Wii. There will also be the chance for people to play the recently released Pokémon Mystery Dungeon titles on DS, and My Pokémon Ranch for WiiWare.    

The events will include a number of other activities, including face painting, balloon modelling, and the chance to win a family holiday. The tour dates are as follows:    

  • August 6: Edinburgh
  • August 7: Glasgow
  • August 8: Metro
  • August 9: Stockton on Tees
  • August 10: Liverpool
  • August 13: Hanley
  • August 14: Chesterfield
  • August 15: Staines
  • August 16: Milton Keynes
  • August 17: Norwich
  • August 20: Exeter
  • August 21: Bristol
  • August 22: Gloucester
  • August 23: Newport
  • August 24: Swindon
  • August 27: Bromley
  • August 28: Bexleyheath
  • August 29: Beckton
  • August 30: Basingstoke
  • August 31: Portsmouth

Further information can be found at the Pokémon Live website, and in the press release below.    

Unleash your inner Pokémon at Woolworths stores this Summer!    

Battle the crowds, beat the boredom and kick start a summer of fun and adventure with Pokémon Live.    

17th July 2008 - Discover the mystery of Darkrai – download the 491st Pokémon to either Pokémon Diamond or Pokémon Pearl at Pokémon Live exclusively at Woolworths stores across the UK this summer and find out whether it is friend or foe. Pokémon Live will take you on an adventure like no other this August, transforming Woolworths stores nationwide. Play the all new Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness. Start the adventure now by visiting and test your Aura to discover your inner Pokémon.    

The Pokémon Live tour will allow you to experience the thrill of Pokémon, whether you’re an experienced trainer or you’re looking to try something new and exciting this summer. Bring your DS Lite and challenge a Pokémon Trainer to a battle using Pokémon Diamond and Pearl or transfer your Pokémon onto the big screen and battle in 3D Colloseums in Pokémon Battle Revolution on Wii. You can also enjoy face painting, balloon modelling, and discover Pokémon Ranch, the brand new title available exclusively through WiiWare.    

Pokémon Live will also give you the chance to win a family holiday to Florida. This trip of a lifetime for 2 adults and 2 children includes tickets to SeaWorld, Aquatica Water Park, Bush Gardens and Discovery Cove. Additionally at each Pokémon Live event you’ll have the chance of winning a family day trip to Alton Towers plus £100 spending money. And if that wasn’t enough, be one of the first 50 to attend the event and receive a fun-filled Pokémon goodie bag.    

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers Of Time and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness is on sale now at the estimated retail price of £29.99.    


 WHEN: August 2008

 WHERE: Woolworths stores nationwide

 For a full list of venues please see below:

 06.08.08 EDINGBURGH

 25 Milton Link

 Milton Road



 EH15 3QH

 07.08.08 GLASGOW

 The Forge Retail Park

        33 Beardmore Way

 Gallow Gate,


   G31 4BG

 08.08.08 METRO

 33/37 Garden Walk (unit 122)



 Tyne & Wear

 NE11 9XY


  Portrack Lane

 Stockton on Tees

 County Durham

 TS18 2PA

 10.08.08 LIVERPOOL

 74- 75 St Johns Way

 St Johns Centre



 L1 1LS

 13.08.08 HANLEY

  7-9 Upper Market Square


 Stoke on Trent

 ST1 1PY


  Unit MSU2, Vicar Lane



 S40 1PY

 15.08.08 STAINES

 101-103 High Street



 TW18 4PL


  94/98 Silbury Arcade

 The Centre MK

 Milton Keynes


 MK9 3AH

 17.08.08 NORWICH

 Unit 6 - Riverside Retail Park



 NR1 1WR

 20.08.08 EXETER

  Unit 100

 Guildhall Shopping Centre



 EX4 3DX

 21.08.08 BRISTOL

  Unit 7 - Imperial Park

 Hengrove Way


 BS13 7TJ

 22.08.08 GLOUCESTER

 12-18 Eastgate Street



 GL1 1PH

 23.08.08 NEWPORT

  Unit 1 - 28 East Retail Park

 Docks Way



 NP20 2NN

 24.08.08 SWINDON

 23-25 Regent Street



 SN1 1JL

 27.08.08 BROMLEY

 57 High Street



 BR1 1JY


 93/105 Broadway



 DA6 7JN

 29.08.08 BECKTON

 Unit 4, Beckton Retail Park

 Alpine Way


 E6 6LA


   1-13 Chiswick House

 Town Centre



 RG21 7LD

 31.08.08 PORTSMOUTH

 121-127 Commercial Road



 PO1 1DB


 Tel: +44 (0) 870 60 60 247 (calls are charged at UK National Rates – PLEASE obtain permission from the person responsible for the bill before calling)

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Re: Pokémon Live Touring the UK
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2008, 12:45:23 PM »
Oo, Woolsworth. Haven't seen one of those in San Francisco in a while. Probably not looking in the right places.

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Re: Pokémon Live Touring the UK
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2008, 01:26:19 PM »
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Re: Pokémon Live Touring the UK
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2008, 01:41:17 PM »
Kick arse, hope we get another Pokemon tour in Australia. The epic battles in front of a crowd is what makes it awesome.