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Need for speed

LEGO is at the Goodwood Festival of Speed together with its range of Speed Champions, vehicles from Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche as well as a couple of famous faces immortalised in the Danish brick minifigure form. Visitors to the Porsche stand at Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend are getting …

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Car show vroom

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is almost a complete sell out the the next few days but for the chance to stand amongst this grin inducing stand by Honda is almost worth the entry fee alone. Celebrating their 2015 range the car manufacturer have stuck them all in super-sized toy …

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Summer essentials

After months of planning, weeks of grafting, sleepless nights all leading to a single day of off-the-scale-fun we can finally reveal the 2015 winners of our prestigious (yes really, we we’ve applied for a Queens seal) Outdoor Playtime Awards *Fanfare*. Under the watchful eyes of Beau from The Toy Farm, Bex …

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Christmas is coming

With only half a year left for the big man and his elves to sort through that naughty/nice list there’s a helping hand for the team at the North Pole as to what’ll likely be popular this Yule so they can stock up. This is about the earliest list we’ve …

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Retro revival time

Demand for vintage Airfix kits has been on the increase of late and so its owners Hornby have decided to do something about it, and we’re all rather excited. Called Kitstarter, this new venture with its fancy new economy moniker lets folk vote on retro sets and thereby decide which …

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Finally in Flats

A collective sign must have gone out around the Barbie population this week as Mattel announced the all-new line-up of stylish accessories in the new Fashionista line that’ll allow her to stick on a range of flats, sneakers and gladiator sandals. The entire range features 23 dolls with 14 different facial sculpts, eight …

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Crank driven constructions (cogs included)

  Whether you’re a slightly unhinged Caractacus Potts (ask your Uncle) type of inventor or more mainstream Mister Maker type creator we urge you to take a look at this 266 piece set from the Italian toy makers of note Quercetti. More famous for their fine marble run builds their latest …

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BIG Build – Our favourite toy shop get the LEGO treatment

We spent a fair bit of time last year wandering around Toy Kingdom at Harrods, all in the interests of research you understand. The Danish brick department was okay, a couple of decent sized builds in there for the delight of selfie taking shoppers, but they’ve just unveiled and area …

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Toys set to be rated by unforgiving Toyminators

  We’ve been working our socks off, our fingers to the bone, like dogs, as busy as bees – Well you get the drift. Here at Toyology Towers we’re passionate about getting people some outdoor playtime and so set up the UK’s only dedicated awards to celebrate outdoor toys. Last …

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