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A piece of the Roman Empire in your front room

We’re a tad late to this celebration of the biggest EVER LEGO set. At 9,036 pieces we decided to build ours before judgement on the £449.99 price tag. Well folks, it is worth it, made even better if you can get your hands on the LEGO Chariot. Looks amazing on …

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Hogwarts house pride – Show off your shields

Coming up on Jan 1st for you to spend all your Xmas cash giftage are these Hogwarts Crest sets. A range of  Harry Potter 2D tile mosaic wall art sets. Select from Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw — with this 4,249-piece set. Four sets can be combined to make the …

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LEGO Ideas launches Xmas comp

If you fancy your chances at bagging a bunch of LEGO Star Wars sets then head over THIS way. The IDEAS team are looking for, erm, ideas, on how you might make one of the following Star Wars icons into a seasonal scene : Millennium Falcon TIE Fighter X-Wing Fighter …

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Top toy list with a few twists from Smyths Toys

We’ve seen a few lists these past few weeks, many included the usual subjects but this one from Smyths has some new entries : WWE Wrekkin’ Slambulance Pokémon Carry Case Star Wars Mandalorian The Child Animatronic L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix 4-in-1 Plane and Remix dolls Barbie Princess Adventure Prance & …

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Itsa Super Mario powered delivery system fresh from Argos

  Argos have teamed up with Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely to unveil the first ever LEGO Super Brick delivery van, created to deliver the new LEGO Super Mario sets. Argos have done some research and found almost half of us Brits are doing most of our non-grocery shopping …

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Avast everything mi’hearties t’is talk like a pirate day

Started some time ago for no apparent reason at all, apart from a few folk looking for a justifiable reason to over imbibe on rum perhaps it is #talklikeapirateday (some tips on the lingo can be found HERE).  It is true that 3.14 of us are related to PiRates, they’re …

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LEGO announce sizeable sustainability plans

It’s a tad longer dialogue than we usually have here but it’s full of commitments from the Danish brick builder and we don’t want you to miss a single one. They’re leading the way in toys/play and most likely investing more than many other businesses… The LEGO Group today announced …

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Latest set from LEGO is right up our alley

A Diagon Alley set of 5,500 pieces is impressive enough, when completed  you’ve all of the must-visit shops, such as Ollivanders, Flourish & Blotts, and Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes but it is the detail in each one that makes it truly stand out. The set is around 11 inches tall, 40 …

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Ice Cream Van sets new Ice Cream Van World record

The man Edd China is likely best known for those who watch too much Discovery in the mid-morning. He was the mechanic on Wheeler Dealers with Mike Brewer and basically did all the graft on updating the busted cars brought into his garage by co-presenter (and slacker) Brewer. Anyways, since …

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Argos announce top toy predictions for 2020

We have LEGO Lamborghini, a pooping Flamingo, a dancing unicorn and an animatronic doll of ‘The Child’ from Disney’s The Mandalorian (aka Baby Yoda). Yes, it is probably the most eclectic collection we’ve seen assembled by the UK’s leading toy retailer and we love it. Some research they conducted* revealed …

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