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New podcast from LEGO and Global Player hits the airwaves

There’s a new podcast in town, this one from the LEGO Group and aimed smack bang at at adults. With host Sue Perkins it’ll explore the world of celebrity hobbies, pastimes and passions and guests for the series include author and Great British Bake Off  winner Nadiya Hussain; award-winning comedian, author, DJ …

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Need a hug? Everybody does and the Mood Bears are ready for action.

These colourful Mood Bears have been designed to each represent a key emotion or mood with a symbol for that feeling on its foot. The pandemic has certainly put mental health in the spotlight and whilst designed for kids we think there is a wider market for these bears to …

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Dream toys 2021 – Has us in a slumber

Announced earlier the much lauded Dream Dozen, the top 12 toys that’ll have us in a cold sweat as parents if we don’t get one before they all sell out has been announced. There’s no rush, trust us – None of these will sell out, it is a dreary list …

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Hot Wheels gets into the NFT garage

From November 16 Hot Wheels NFT Garage as it gears up to release 40 new NFT Hot Wheels designs. First time around they dipped into the NFT market with just three models which sold for between £4,000 and £12,000 (Boneshaker, Deora II and Twinmill) with pretty low bidder numbers, less than …

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Halloween treats (no tricks)

T’is the season to get spooky, Boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo (to the tune of fala la la la la la la la) – No idea, where that came from, its been a long week. Anyways, feel free to use that bit of hilarity at your …

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LEGO Ideas unveils Home Alone set – Easter egg packed set

To celebrate the launch of the new LEGO Ideas Home Alone set, the LEGO Group is celebrating Kevins across the globe. So, we have the house, a decently detailed one at that, a LEGO minifigure version of Home Alone icon Kevin McCallister, plus four other minifigure characters from the movie. The LEGO …

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Ultimate Hot Wheels

IWC Schaffhausen and Hot Wheels celebrated the return to Goodwood of the members meeting and unveiled this highly collectible and not-very-affordable “IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works” collector’s set. It is limited to just 50 pieces and we’re certain that those in the elite set wanting either watch or die-cast …

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LEGO have had quite the week for unleashes

Been busy those Danish brick makers they have. A Fender Stratocaster set (£90), a Caterpillar D11 in the Technic line-up (app controllable) (£280) and a Mario mystery box (£180) with four buildable scenes to place atop it from the game – Lovely stuff, now, where did I put my credit …

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Magic Mixies from Moose are evidence of real magic*

  The unboxing toy phenomenon at pocket money price-points gave rise to toy companies and their inventors (elves) the to go bigger and better in the category. The first plus £50 creation were Hatchimals, an interactive egg that, with some cajoling, would peck itself out of the paper mache sphere …

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Barca’s bowl in Bricks – Nou Camp gets the LEGO treatment

Launching today is the LEGO Camp Nou – FC Barcelona set (10284), build your display piece of the 99,354 capacity crowd pleaser in 5,509 pieces. The surrounding stands can be split into four sections allowing an expanded view and to enjoy the superb detail in this set. Additional features include …

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