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LEGO Guardsman mini figure marches in

Hamleys LEGO Guardsman

One of the best selling toys in Hamleys over the Xmas period was this exclusive LEGO Royal Guard, a spanking looking little chap, we’re keen to create a legion of them on a base plate at Toyology Towers. This first ever Hamleys and LEGO Minifigure collaboration has created plenty of …

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Music is on the menu at the new LEGO Creator set

Lego Diner

Here’s our first peek at The Downtown Diner (aka Central café if it makes you Brits feels better) is a LEGO Retail exclusive and an early 2018 addition to the Creator Expert Modular Building series. This classic 1950’s style diner design has a pink and teal brick façade, this teal brick …

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Can you have too many toys?

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We all knew it but now that the University of Toledo has published it as a research document perhaps we’ll pay more attention – Kids have too many toys. Controversial stuff from the Toyology team to agree with such banter? Well no, we’re proponents of promoting the non-plastic tat that …

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LEGO Chat bot to assist in sourcing your brick based gift

LEGO chatbot

The’ve named him Ralph, the new chat bot is working on Facebook Messenger and ready to assist sourcing your LEGO gifts. Ralph, their Facebook Messenger Chat Bot, is on hand, with multiple choice questions, to help you pick a present and he is pretty handy at giving out free shipping too. Via …

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Top toys for Christmas 2017 – In cinematic format

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We’ve seen, over the course of the past few months, top toy lists aplenty. Instead of having a moan about the contents of these lists or indeed congratulating certain elements within them the Toyology team decided to bunker down and debate creating our own TopToys for Christmas list. And so, …

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Series seeks masters of the brick in new LEGO based show

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TV formats looking for the best cooks, ballroom dancers, roboteers and even sewing supremos have done the rounds and now we’ve one seeking the very best block builders – LEGO Masters. This four, one –hour long episode series will pit teams against each other to eventually crown them king of …

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Ting-Ting – all-aboard the LEGO London bus

Adding to the motoring inspired segment of the Creator expert line, possibly usurping the T1 VW Campervan from top spot is the iconic old-school London bus. Up front the signage indicates it’s final destination is Brickston, one of my shelves is the last stop that at least one of these …

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LEGO launches Apollo 11 Saturn V model and it is B.I.G.

It was a few years back that Felix Stiessen and Valerie Roche put their Saturn V rocket on the LEGO Ideas and a year later in 2015 it achieved the 10,00 votes needed to move into formal consideration. Then, in 2016 LEGO gave it the thumbs up, made their own …

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Big Ben (and adjoining building) in Brick

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What a time to be alive…Driverless cars, missions to Mars, medical advances, new LEGO sets – The latter we’re focusing on today, set number 10253 has been announced today. The latest addition to the Creator Expert range this 4,000 plus piece build is a stunner, the tower standing 60cm upon …

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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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