• Host Emma Willis, Jess Wright and Rachel Stevens attend star-studded Disney100 Debut event in London
  • Magical immersive experiences, exhibitions and concerts unveiled for 2023
  • Tickets for spectacular eight-date Disney100 UK Concert arena tour on sale tomorrow including The O2 in London
  • Disney100: The Exhibition coming to London in Autumn 2023
  • Wonder of Friendship experience will immerse guests in Disney worlds
  • Disneyland Paris: Disney100 will also come to life at the resort

Disney has begun its 100th anniversary celebrations by announcing a series of exclusive experiences, exhibitions, concerts and new products coming to Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) next year.

The preview of the Disney 100 Years of Wonder activities took place at a star-studded Disney100 Debut event in London, hosted by presenter Emma Willis. Fans including TV personality Jess Wright and singer Rachel Stevens were amongst those celebrating the milestone and enjoying exclusive performances from Disneyland Paris and The Lion King cast.

October 16 next year marks 100 years since Walt and his brother Roy introduced the magic of Disney to the world and unlocked a special kind of wonder in people’s lives across the globe. Disney will celebrate characters and stories from this first 100 years throughout 2023.

The 100 Years of Wonder celebrations across EMEA will include:

Disney100: The Concert

Disney will be touring Europe with the Hollywood Sound Orchestra, bringing to life Disney 100 Years of Wonder with a concert series of seminal music moments from its history. The tour will feature songs from films such as Beauty & the Beast, Mary Poppins and Encanto and highlights from the worlds of Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel.

The live multimedia experience will see legendary film scenes accompanied by live performances from star solo artists and the orchestra.

The UK-wide arena tour will take place from 31 May to 8 June in Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and Bournemouth. Tickets are on sale from 10am on 28 October.

The European leg of the arena tour will kick off in Kiel, Germany, on 13 April before going on to 16 other venues over three weeks across Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The concert also travels to Europe’s biggest show venue – Paris’ La Defense Arena – on 11 and 12 November. Many more European dates are set to be announced.