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LEGO buys BrickLink

  The LEGO Group went shopping this week and picked up BrickLink, the third party LEGO re-selling site. Founded back in 2000 it is regarded pretty much as a marketplace for LEGO related items, a platform, mainly for AFOL’s to buy and sell the brick. According to Brick Fanatics, BrickLink has …

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Harry Potter LEGO Knight Bus hits the actual road

We’re off to central London for the next few hours to see if we can’t catch one of these branded buses launched yesterday. The Knight Bus looking good, budgets didn’t stretch to including an actual third level but they’ve done a cracking job we think….  

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Disney and Saks 5th Avenue hook up for Frozen 2 extravaganza

We’ll let the pictures do the talking whilst we go book our New York tickets….Monday, sadly the one that’s just gone, Frozen 2 came to life at Saks Fifth Avenue in collaboration with Disney. They had a special musical performance by Idina Menzel, who is the voice of Elsa and Saks’s …

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CES Kids and Family Tech – Calling all innovative toy, play and interactive experiences to enter KAPi Award

CES is the showcase for technology and innovation. At the heart of innovation is a multi-million dollar toy industry that’s committed to growing digitally-adept future citizens. The Kids and FamilyTech Summit at CES provides attendees with what’s new and next in innovation and connected play.  CELEBRATING KIDS AT PLAY INTERACTIVE …

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Exit: The Game; A plethora of at home ‘escape’ options.

Have you ever wanted to do an escape room, but you don’t want to a) go outside or b) pay a lot of money for a stranger to lock you in a room? Then you’re in luck! Because you can sort-of get the escape room experience in the comfort of …

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Return to Arendelle (and other places) – Frozen 2 is finally here

  Six years in the making/waiting and Frozen II is finally here, expect the ear-worms to be warbling across the nation as from today. Unsurprisingly there’s a plethora of playthings to celebrate the film, cynics amongst you may say that most of them have been repurposed/repacked from unsold stock from …

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The Savoy redefines (and rebuilds) The 12 Days of Christmas

If you go down to The Savoy today your in for a big surprise… 12 big surprises in fact! This year the world famous London Hotel has handed LEGO the reigns for their festive decor and the Billund-Based-Brick-Builders have pulled out all the stops. ‘The 12 Rebuilds of Christmas’ have …

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LEGO and BBC get together for this Top Gear effort

The headline from the press release reads – “First ever set from the LEGO Group in partnership with BBC’s Top Gear”. The rest of it goes on about how this LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car is going to be available globally from Boxing Day and features stickers …

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No Barbie or Ken – Mattels new Creatable dolls redefine the gender line

Kids can create their own customisable characters again and again with the Creatable World Deluxe Character Kit Creatable World is the perfect purchase for imaginative kids as they can create their very own looks. Each one of the £35(ish) sets includes a doll, a wig to transform the hairstyle and …

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