Cadbury event for your little Pi-Cow-So and a chance to win some chocolate!

Have you got a little budding artist? If so read on as this event from Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons could be perfect for you!

They are holding an event at the Barbican centre on the 22nd & 23rd July, giving families the chance to meet Buttons, the impressive eight foot animatronic Cadbury cow.

Whilst you are there you will also have a masterclass, led by renowned illustrator Rose Blake who will teach the family how to sketch buttons during a life drawing class. Also you will get to sample some yummy Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons and take home a fab goodie bag to continue the fun at home.

Here are the event details for you:

What:  Illustrator Rose Blake hosts life drawing class where families can meet Buttons the Cadbury animatronic cow and learn how to sketch her

Where: Level 4, Frobisher Rooms, Barbican Centre, Silk St, London, EC2Y 8DS

When: 22nd and 23rd July, 2017

Open to: Families with children aged 4+

The Little Pi-Cow-So Sessions are set to be an activity the whole family can enjoy. For full information and to book your free tickets, visit the Eventbrite page here: These spaces are limited though so be quick if you want to book a slot!

Buttons the Cadbury animatronic cow was created as part of the Adopt a Cow campaign which came about following research carried out on city children. It turns out that growing up in the city has lead to some confusion on what cows look like with 1 in 10 believing that a cow is the size of a double decker bus and 10% thinking that they are as small as cats.

Cadbury is therefore giving city children the chance to get up close and personal with this animatronic cow to find out what these animals actually look like.

Controlled through a mixture of robotics and two highly skilled puppeteers inside a realistic construction of the body of a cow, Buttons took a team of 20 prop specialists over 500 hours to create. Ensuring that it was as authentic as possible, the highly skilled performers studied the moo-vements of real cows for over 300 hours to capture the true likeness for this one-of-a-kind build.

The Cadbury Adopt a Cow campaign is an exciting new initiative from Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons, which gives families the opportunity to adopt a cow via an on-pack promotion and 20 lucky families the chance to win an overnight trip to meet their cow at its farm. Special promotion packs can be found in stores now with the competition closing on 31st August 2017. For more information about the Adopt a Cow campaign go to


As part of this campaign we are giving 10 lucky winners the chance to win a bundle of Cadbury’s buttons (40 packs of buttons 30g to be precise!).

So for your chance to be one of our lucky winners all you have to do is enter below. Good luck everyone and if you do head to the event make sure you pop back and tell us about it!

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