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Pollock’s Toy Museum to reopen after ‘overwhelming response’ to fund raising campaign

Pollock’s Toy Museum in Fitzrovia has detailed its plans to reopen this month following the ‘roaring success’ of a Save Pollock’s Toy Museum crowdfunding campaign that ran online earlier this year. A rally of support from across the general public, as well as a number of toy community individuals, saw …

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The Entertainer opens first branded store in Spain with plans to grow across the region

The family-owned high street toy retailer, The Entertainer has opened its first The Entertainer branded store in Spain, following a rebrand of its Poly store in Valencia. After acquiring the Spanish toy retailer Poly in 2018, The Entertainer has rebranded the Poly store in Valencia with the full brand experience …

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LEGO and The LEGO Foundation make $1million donation to Save the Children India

The LEGO Group and the LEGO Foundation are making a $1 million donation to help Save the Children India support families and children most at risk in Delhi, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and West Bengal from the most recent outbreak of Covid-19. The money will be used to deliver learning to around …

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Hasbro reveals first details of Monopoly: Lifesized, a gameplay attraction coming to London this summer

Hasbro and Gamepath – a new division of Selladoor Worldwide – have released the first details of the Monopoly Lifesized experience – a new gameplay attraction due to open in London on August 14th this year. The attraction will bring together the best of the iconic board game with escape …

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LEGO unveils F.R.I.E.N.D.S Apartment Set complete with Janice minifigure

Ready? Altogether now: Oh. My. God. It’s official. The LEGO Group has just detailed the launch of the new LEGO F.R.I.E.N.D.S Apartments Set, a 2,048 brick set that allows fans to recreate their favourite scenes from the now iconic Warner Bros. sitcom. Setting the scene of some of TV comedy’s …

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Yogi Parmar promoted to managing director of the Toymaster buying group

Toymaster’s Yogi Parmar has been promoted to the role of managing director of the toy buying group, a promotion to the permanent role from his current position as Joint Interim Managing Director. Parmar is a long-serving, popular, and much respected leader of the Toymaster Head Office Team whose promotion arrives …

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Sales hot up for Vivid Goliath’s The Floor is Lava with numbers already outpacing last year

Vivid Goliath has witnessed ‘huge growth in sales’ this year for its latest children’s playground activity-turned family gaming title, The Floor is Lava, having seen a spike driven by the game’s latest celebrity Instagram endorsement. Launched for autumn/winter last year, The Floor is Lava was well-received across its retail channels. …

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TRAPPED Escape Room Games unveils second series of escape room game packs

TRAPPED Escape Room Games, the range of titles designed to turn any room into an escape room, has detailed the arrival of its second series of escape experiences, with three new themed titles, taking places to the zoo, into space, and onboard a plane. Called The Zoo, Mission to Mars, …

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Paddington Bear to take over The British Library with exclusive exhibition

Paddington Bear is taking over the British Library this summer with the launch of a special, family-friendly exhibition celebrating 60 years of one of the world’s most beloved bears. Paddington: The Story of a Bear will run at the library from July 9th to October 31st with an exhibitions spanning …

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Mojo Nation and The Toy Association to celebrate the cultural impact of toys with Brands Untapped at Toy Fair New York 2022

The Toy Association and Mojo Nation have detailed a new partnership to showcase the creative collaborations between toy companies and high profile partners spanning the worlds of apparel, food & drink, hospitality, video gaming, film and TV, and publishing, at Toy Fair New York 2022. The showcase will be housed …

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