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Hello All. Firstly I'd like to apologise for not getting on here as much the last few weeks. We've had some fairly major changes at home and as a result have had to cut back on what we're able to do. This weekend is the Doll & Teddy Fair at the National Motorcycle Museum. Unfortunately, we're not able to be there, but we are still planning to be at the Pudsey Doll and Teddy Fair in April. So, we're sorry we'll not be there this weekend, but hopefully we'll catch up with you all soon.

That's all for now, but if there's any last minute updates about fairs that we're doing, they'll be on our Facebook page.  So if you haven't done so already, why not go over there now and give us a 'like'.

Older News

It's a busy couple of months coming up for us, with 10 fairs over the next 9 weeks.  Full details of what and where are on our 2016 Toy Fairs page, but during February we'll be at the Bolton Macron Stadium Antique Fair on Sunday 7th, the NEC Toy Fair on Sunday 14th, the Doncaster Racecourse Antique Fair on Sunday 21st and the Hugglets Winter Bearfest in Kensington on Sunday 28th.  If you haven't already given us a 'like' on Facebook, why not do it now as we post all of the fairs that we do on there along with any changes to our plans.  We also put links and photos on there to new and interesting items that are going onto the website.

During January we've made some changes to the website.  Most of them are behind the scenes, but if you pay by card or Paypal you now (apparently) stay on our site rather than being redirected to the Paypal website.  I've not really noticed much difference, but Paypal assure us that this works much better. 

January 2016 Update

Now the festivities are over we're looking at the calendar for the new year.  The 2016 Toy Fairs page is almost complete now, though there are still a few minor details to sort out.  We should also have our flyers ready in the next couple of weeks too.  

In the spirit of trying something new for the New Year, we're going to be at the Macron Stadium Antique & Collectors fair at the old Reebok Stadium in Bolton for our first fair of the year.  That's on Sunday 10th January, then we'll be at the Donington Park Toy & Collectors fair on Sunday 24th January.  We're not planning on being at any other fairs (yet) this month, but our Facebook Page has all of the latest updates as well as some previews of interesting items that are going to the fairs.  If you've not liked it already, why not give it a like now?  We're also still waiting to hear final details for the new Headingley Toy Fair that is hopefully starting in Leeds in April.  

The final thing for this months update is that we've moved out of the Carlton Antiques Centre in Salts Mill, Saltaire.  We've been in there for just over a year, but it hasn't really been working for us.  We'd like to thank Alan and his staff there for the support they've given us whilst we been in there and wish them luck in the future.  You never know, if a unit becomes available we might be back.

December 2015 Update

We've been so busy over the last couple of weeks, I completely forgot to do the December update. So far this month we've been putting in the miles and have been at fairs in Lancashire, Yorkshire and Brighton.  We've also got fairs coming up at The NEC and Doncaster Racecourse.  Dates are on our 2015 Toy Fair Dates .  We also have the provisional list of dates for 2016, which you can find on our 2016 Toy Fair Dates page.  We're still going through the individual fair pages, but should hopefully have them updated over the next couple of weeks.  We've also had news about a new Toy Fair starting in Headingley near Leeds next year.  If all goes to plan, the first fair at this new venue will be at the end of April 2016.  Keep and eye out here and on our Facebook Page for updates on the new fair as well as other news about offers and fairs that we have coming up.

That may be us finished at the fairs until after Christmas now, but we're still busy posting out orders and there's still plenty of time to get that last minute present in time for Christmas.  We'll be dispatching orders almost every day between now and Christmas Eve, and don't forget we still have lots of bears in our Teddy Bear Sale , which ends on Christmas Eve.

 So, Merry Christmas and a Happy, Peaceful New Year to all.

November 2015 Update

Having recovered from our first trip to a fair in Scotland (well the terrible weather on the way back), we're starting to work our way through the bears that we've been taking to the fairs and putting them on the website.  Hoepfully by the end of the week we should be back up to over 100 bears in our Teddy Bear section, which will include Charlie Bears, Steiff, Deans and Merrythough as well as lots of Artist Bears.

We have quite a busy run of fairs coming up in November and early December, starting with Sandown Park Toy Fair on Saturday 14th November and the Great Yorkshire Teddy Bear Event in Sheffield on Sunday 15th November.  After that we have Doncaster Antique Fair on Sunday 22nd, the Doll & Teddy Fair at the National Motorcyce Museum on Sunday 29th, the Barton Doll Teddy & Miniatures Fair on Saturday 5th December, the Brighton Teddy Bear Event on Sunday 6th December and Pudsey Toy Fair on Sunday 13th December.  Please note that the Telford Teddy Bear Parade on Sunday 22nd November has been cancelled.

October 2015 Update

Well they say there's no rest for the wicked, and we must have been really bad.  We have a fair every weekend this month starting with The Pudsey Doll & Teddy Fair on Saturday 3rd October.  That kicks off a run of fairs passing through Donington Park Toy Fair on Sunday 11th, the Northwest Doll & Teddy Fair on Sunday 18th and the Doncaster Antique fair on Sunday 25th.  We're also pleased to announce a couple of extra dates and changes before the end of the year.  Firstly we will be at the Scottish Bear Fair on Sunday 1st November and and the Great Brighton Teddy Bear Event on Sunday 6th December.

On a sadder note, we have been told that the Pudsey Toy & Train Fair will only be on twice from next year.  We'll miss seeing our friends there, but we'll still see some of them at the Doll & Teddy Fair.  We've also been informed that the Telford Teddy Bear & Doll Parade has been cancelled this year.  We wish Darren and Lanie well, and will still see them around at many of the other fairs.