hamleys toy parade: christmas kicks off early as larger-than-life toys take to regent street
Huge inflatable toys, marching bands, floats and bigger-than-
On Saturday morning, children\'s characters in life appeared on the busy London shopping street as part of the Hamleys Toy Parade.
Characters such as The Snowman, Peppa Pig, Hello Kitty, Snoopy and Gruffalo in Raymond Briggs\'s classic Christmas story wave to the waiting children on the line parade route.
Hornet and Optimus Prime, Ben and Holly in Transformers, Sonic the Hedgehog and Sam the fireman also delight the waiting crowd.
The free march began at 10: 00.
30 in the morning, at the intersection of greenhouse Street, then along Regent Street, ends at the world-famous Hamleys store.
Once the parade is over, toy lovers also have a chance to meet their favorite characters.