News

June, 2015

  • 3 June

    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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  • 2 June

    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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May, 2015

  • 21 May

    Got yourself some Va Va Vroom?

    LEGO Speed Champions competition is open - Win Goodwood tickets and much other stuff

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  • 19 May

    The Darkside – No Darth

    A couple of years has passed since the folk at Orbotix unleashed the super-speedy Bluetooth controlled game-playing interactive machine to these here shores, amongst the electronic gadget community it was deemed to be quite cute. Then the Ollie followed, more interested in off-road activity with its nubby tyres, speeds of 14mph …

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  • 14 May

    Free parking

    Monopoly world championships starting soon - apply and get yourself to Macau for the finals

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  • 6 May

    The Election special

    Election fever is driving us all to the brink. Take a break with this collection of playthings with a political slant.

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April, 2015

March, 2015

  • 31 March

    Vive La Tour Eiffel – Bon Anniversaire!

    On this day in 1889 one French engineer by the name of Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor from atop the Eiffel Tower, he did this to mark the completion of said landmark.  It took just over two years to complete and stands at 1,063 feet tall pub quizzers, and …

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  • 26 March

    Kitchen Politics

    Just six weeks to go now before the UK decides, well kind of decides, who’ll be governing the country for the next five years. Deemed to be one of the closest run contests in recent history the party leaders need positive headline grabbing material, its booth policies and personalities we …

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  • 26 March

    New direction for One Direction?

    Well, for now it seems they’ll continue on their tour in faraway lands as a troupe of just four, will angry Zayn devotees be unconsolable that their idol isn;t on stage and demand a 20% refund of their ticket, we doubt it, perhaps just a slightly higher squeal/scream or, for …

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  • 24 March

    Go absolutely bananas….

    We were lucky enough to be on-hand to witness the first ever Bananagrams challenge over the weekend, 12 finalists gathered at the Magic Circle HQ to battle it out between each other for the crown of top banana, the tension was immense. From 15,000 school kids across the UK word-genius …

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  • 20 March

    Toilet training

    Now we don;t mind a few “parp” sounds, kids find it occasionally hilarious, as do grown-ups, the Fart Blaster from Despicable Me is rather a fun toy, Doggie Doo, the terrible plasticine pooping game was a top ten toy in 2013, the Barbie and her coco-pop in appearance pooping dog …

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