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Danish distraction for fans of Old Trafford

Not that much to shout or cheer about at the Theatres of Dreams presently, Ole Gunnar Solskjær isn;t having the best of times but he appears to be a decent enough chap and I trust fortunes will alter at arguably one of the biggest clubs on the planet. So, just …

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2019: The year’s top bits in LEGO bricks

  The birth of the royal baby has been voted as the best bit of 2019 by Britain’s kids, in a new poll conducted by the LEGO Group. A few of these iconic happenings have been brought to life using the Danish bricks. The birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor in May …

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Six new LEGO Hidden Side sets for 2020  

  A spook-tacular start for the new decade arrives in the guise of half a dozen new Hidden side sets and two game modes, ‘Play as a Hunter’ mode – to catch ghosts in competition against other players, and the ‘Play as a Ghost’ mode where kids haunt the LEGO Hidden …

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LEGO buys BrickLink

  The LEGO Group went shopping this week and picked up BrickLink, the third party LEGO re-selling site. Founded back in 2000 it is regarded pretty much as a marketplace for LEGO related items, a platform, mainly for AFOL’s to buy and sell the brick. According to Brick Fanatics, BrickLink has …

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Harry Potter LEGO Knight Bus hits the actual road

We’re off to central London for the next few hours to see if we can’t catch one of these branded buses launched yesterday. The Knight Bus looking good, budgets didn’t stretch to including an actual third level but they’ve done a cracking job we think….  

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The Savoy redefines (and rebuilds) The 12 Days of Christmas

If you go down to The Savoy today your in for a big surprise… 12 big surprises in fact! This year the world famous London Hotel has handed LEGO the reigns for their festive decor and the Billund-Based-Brick-Builders have pulled out all the stops. ‘The 12 Rebuilds of Christmas’ have …

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LEGO and BBC get together for this Top Gear effort

The headline from the press release reads – “First ever set from the LEGO Group in partnership with BBC’s Top Gear”. The rest of it goes on about how this LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car is going to be available globally from Boxing Day and features stickers …

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DreamToys’ Dazzling Dozen for Xmas 2019

2019 is nearing its end which means DreamToys have unveiled their annual ‘Top 12 Toys’ for the upcoming festive season. “This year’s DreamToys top 12 selection is an exciting mixture of the year’s biggest brands and kids favourites that will delight children up and down the country this Christmas,” said …

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LEGO going back to its roots

Part celebration of the handcrafted wooden toys that kickstarted the Danish brick builder way back when this 5X version of the iconic minifigure is coming soon and yours for £109.99 – Form an orderly queue people, its VIP members first.

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Argos are hosting an after-hours LEGO ghost hunt 

Top toy retailer Argos is having a spooky transformation to embody the eerily ‘fang-tastic’ new world of LEGO Hidden Side. Coming to life on the Halloween weekend, the Tottenham Court Road Argos store will undergo a complete ‘re-vamp-ire’ with visitors joining an immersive ghost hunt led by professional ghost hunter …

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