Star Wars

May The Toys Be With You… Palitoy returns to Coalville in new exhibition

Action Man, Pippa, Tressy, Tiny Tears, Care Bears, Strawberry Shortcake, the stars of Star Wars and many more have returned to Coalville, Leicestershire – once home to toy maker Palitoy, as part of the free The Many Faces of Palitoy exhibition, part of a much wider project celebrating the heritage of the fondly-remembered British toy company

Boxpark Shoreditch to host Original Stormtrooper Pop Up Next Week

Science fiction and Stormtrooper fans on the on the hunt for Halloween costumes or exclusive Stormtrooper themed gifts have been given the countdown to invade Boxpark Shoreditch next week – for the launch of an Original Stormtrooper pop-up store. Hosted by… Read More ›

Toys and Licensing – troubled times ahead as Brand Licensing Europe nears?

The UK licensing industry is the second largest in the world, and the biggest in the Europe, with a value of $14.58bn (£11.84bn) in 2018, according to figures from the global licensing industry body, Licensing International, a growth of 3.9… Read More ›

Rare vintage Fairylite Thunderbirds figures feature in latest Aston’s auction

Nestling among the almost 500 lots of toy cars and model railways in the latest Aston’s Auctioneers Toy and Model Railway Auction, taking place next Tuesday, are a couple of vintage Thunderbirds rarities produced by Fairylite that might just catch… Read More ›

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