Special Palitoy Action Force events announced to run alongside Coalville CAN exhibition starting this weekend
By Coalville Nub News Reporter
22nd Nov 2022 | Local News
A number of special events have been lined up around the exhibition at Coalville C.A.N. Community Gallery which will celebrate Action Force, the last toys designed and marketed by Palitoy in Coalville.
The Action Force 40 exhibition is FREE entry for all and will be open daily, 10am to 4pm, from this Saturday (November 26) until Saturday December 10 (excluding Sundays) at the CAN offices in Memorial Square.
But the organisers have also set up some events around the exhibition, starting this Saturday.
Saturday 26 November
Illustrated talk on the history of Palitoy/Action Force by Bob Brechin - Former lead designer for Action Force.
Question and answer session on customising with collections, Matt Paul and David Gillis
2pm to 3 pm
Talk by Jim Marshall of Blood for the Baron, including the Action Force Redox Comic
Saturday, December 3
Walk through Coalville to the former Palitoy Factory for a guided tour
Saturday, December 10
Illustrated talk on the history of Palitoy/Action Force by Bob Brechin - Formally designer for Action Force
Free exhibition opens from Saturday, November 26 to Saturday, December 3, 10am-4pm except Sundays.
There will be a small entry charge for the special events.
Bob said: "We wanted to make use of the exhibition space opened up at Coalville CAN which is ideal for this event."