News

June, 2015

  • 25 June

    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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  • 23 June

    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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  • 22 June

    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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  • 17 June

    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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  • 5 June

    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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  • 5 June

    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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  • 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