Firm will be giving away 70 Huggable Henry and Hetty Plushes via Casdon's social media channels.

Casdon details plush giveaway to celebrate 70th anniversary

Pre-school and role-play specialist Casdon is celebrating its official 70th birthday today.

To celebrate the milestone, Casdon will be giving away 70 Huggable Henry and Hetty Plushes via the firm’s Facebook and Twitter pages, giving their fans a chance to win a prize for every successful year the company has had.

70 years ago today, founder Tom Cassidy left his day job and set out on his own. In 1950 the company became known as Cassidy Brothers when Tom was joined by little brother Joe and ten years later, the firm produced its first toys. The name then changed to Casdon in 2010,

For more information on the campaign, call Casdon on 01253 608428 or email

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