Monthly Archives: October 2019

Argos’ Ten weeks of Crazy Toy Codes!

Christmas is 10 weeks away and Argos is celebrating by launching secret codes! That’s right, the highstreet retailer is taking bargins into the world of the spy-thriller as these codes can only be used for 7 days and then they are gone! Each week a brand new code will be …

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Bank Attack – Work together to release the wonga

“Skilful Rascals.” That’s how journalist Noni Mokati describes a gang of thieves behind a 1977 bank robbery in South Africa. Renting an empty shop near the Krugersdorp branch of Standard Bank, the ne’er-do-wells – led by a figure known only as Mr. Nightingale – took three months to tunnel 21m …

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Argos are hosting an after-hours LEGO ghost hunt 

Top toy retailer Argos is having a spooky transformation to embody the eerily ‘fang-tastic’ new world of LEGO Hidden Side. Coming to life on the Halloween weekend, the Tottenham Court Road Argos store will undergo a complete ‘re-vamp-ire’ with visitors joining an immersive ghost hunt led by professional ghost hunter …

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Made for Mums have piped up with their Top toys awards for 2019

From Coding to STEM, Dolls to Collectibles, soft toys to infant play mats and much (much) more the Made For Mums awards are compiled by over 500 judges including kids, parents, Youtubers and Toy industry pro’s to come up with a rather exhaustive list. There is also the MadeForMums Editor Choice …

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This isn’t gonna fit under the tree! – Disney’s Xmas 2019 offerings

At a super secret location, deep in the heart of London, Disney showed the toy industry what it’s made of- it’s toys… lots and lots of toys! This year the Mouse House has a plethora of I.Ps to choose from, from Star Wars to Frozen 2, there is something for …

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Star Wars coding kit – Rebels or Empire?

Kano, the fun coding kit company, have teamed up with Disney to launch a new Star Wars-themed kit. Built around the idea of using the force the kit allows you use a motion sensor that can control scenarios which you build with code, with a little Porg and Tie Fighter …

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Everything you could Luft-want from an escape room

Escape Plan – Battle of Britain – London Escape Room – Escape Plan Escape Plan are spread across two London venues and all their rooms are WW2 themed. An unusual trait for escape venues, who normally utilise a variety of themes to attract the widest audience they can. However the …

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Top toys for Xmas list – another one hits, should be the last – thanks Hamleys

83 days to go…… It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…especially since Hamleys have just unveiled their ‘Top 10 Toys’ for 2019’s festive period! This year the iconic toy store has taken it back to basics. 2018’s ‘Top 12’ focused on ‘Imperfection’ and ‘Slime’ whereas this year is all …

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