Not only have we been super busy getting everything ready for our Star Wars show but we have more exciting news to finally share!

The UK is going to be getting it’s very on Designer Toy Con, ToyCon UK! After a long chat with two good friends, Jonjo Glynn and Ben Hart, we all came to the consensus that the UK was crying out for event and we decided instead of just talking about it we should actually make it happen!

So, after months of planning, we are super happy and excited to be able to finally let the world know about ToyCon UK! All the info is below and the list of artist who have already confirmed they would like to be involved is truly humbling, this should be one hell of a day out. For info on how to book tickets and all the latest developments as they happen please follow us on Twitter @ToyConUK, find us on Facebook or visit our site


Three Designer Toy fans Jonjo Glynn, Ben Hart and Barry Darnell have announced the launch of the UKs first ever designer toy convention ToyCon UK. Taking place on Saturday 6th April 2013 at Baden Powell house in Kensington the event will bring together the UK’s finest Toy Artists, Customizers and Vendors in the first dedicated event of its kind in Europe.

The UK’s designer toy scene has gone from strength to strength with both old and new artists gaining notoriety both here and across the pond in the more established US scene.

From established producers to talented individuals producing stunning one off artworks ToyCon UK will be a chance to see the very latest and greatest from the biggest names on the UK toy scene. As well as exhibitors there will be talks and workshops, prize giveaways, live painting, show exclusives and a whole plethora of artist signings giving fans the chance to meet their favourites.

Exhibitors already confirmed include:
A Little Stranger, Cris Rose, Doktor A,, The Hang Gang, Lunabee, JPK, Matt Jones, Mintyfresh, Play Lounge, TADO, Triclops, The Tarantulas, Squink, Ume Toys & Unbox Industries!

There are a limited number of booths available, anyone wanting to exhibit please email for details.


We hope you are all excited as we are, bring on 2013:)
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