Mini Colin cakes

  Grab a free mini Colin today (Picture: M&S)

  Colin has been a birthday favourite for 30 years – but you don’t have to be celebrating to enjoy one.

  M&S wants customers to pick up a free mini Colin cake today just to show some appreciation.

  The cakes will be available for free at all M&S cafes today only for Thank You Day.

  Announcing the news on Facebook, M&S said: ‘Enjoy a FREE chocolately treat on us! We’re celebrating Thank You Day today by giving all our café customers a free mini Colin the Caterpillar. Pop into your local café today to enjoy it.’

  The offer only runs while stocks last so you need to be quick.

  Thank You Day was started by 13 individuals to proposed having a national day to say thanks for everything people have done throughout the pandemic.

  It’s now backed by lots of organisations and companies across the UK.

  As well as giving away free cakes, M&S has launched a ‘national thank you card’ with charity Together and artist Charlie Mackesy.

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  Explaining why it is supporting Thank You Day, M&S said: ‘It’s a chance to get together safely and celebrate those in our communities, family, and friends, who have helped us through the past 18 months.’

  Customers commented on the post to say how much they appreciated the freebie Colin.

  One said: ‘Well done M&S always nice to get a free treat.’

  ‘You’ll find me in M&S cafe,’ another said.

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