NORTHWICH is gearing up to receive a sepcial visitor who could 'transform' this half-term for children in the town.

On Friday, June 2, Transformers hero Optimus Prime will be making a trip to The Entertainer at Barons Quay.

Fans are invited to come down between 9am and 4pm to meet the leader of the Autobots and snap a memorable photo with him. 

The toy retailer's Optimus Prime meet and greet is completely free, with familes and fans advised to arrive in plenty of time.

Craig Lowe, events co-ordinator at The Entertainer, said: “We’re delighted to be able to give visitors the opportunity to meet the courageous Optimus Prime in-store this May half term.

"Guests of all ages are invited and we look forward to welcoming the leader of the Autobot forces and his fans soon!”

Optimus Prime will be available for free-of-charge meet and greets at the Northwich store on Friday, June 2, appearing regularly throughout the day on a first come, first served basis.