Toys R Us Set To Return To The UK
Oct27

Toys R Us Set To Return To The UK

After disappearing from the UK in 2018, Toys R Us has also disappeared from most of Europe and the US. There have been various attempts to revive the brand elsewhere but never in the UK. ToyNews is reporting that the beloved retailer will be back in the UK, in both digital and physical form in 2022. The new Toys R Us will be spearheaded by the group that runs Toys R Us Australia. Initially, Toys R Us will return as an online brand...

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LEGO Bricktober 2021 Official Set Images
Sep18

LEGO Bricktober 2021 Official Set Images

For many years now Toys R Us has offered a selection of exclusive LEGO sets or Minifigures every October in an event dubbed Bricktober. Obviously, the death of TRU in many countries has lead to the availability of the products being very limited. Despite that new Bricktober sets are still being produced each year and are mainly available in the APAC region, where TRU is still operating. This year’s LEGO Bricktober sets are...

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Toys ‘R’ Us Brand Revived But With A New Name
Oct09

Toys ‘R’ Us Brand Revived But With A New Name

There once was magical place, we often went there, with toys in their millions, all under one roof. It was called Toys ‘R’ Us. But earlier this year Geoffrey bags his bags and every single store in the UK and US closed for good. And with it one of the LEGO Group’s closest retail partners and a steam of exclusive LEGO® goodies was no more. But Toys ‘R’ Us is making a comeback, in a roundabout sort of way....

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Toys R Us Minifigure Packs Revealed
Aug22

Toys R Us Minifigure Packs Revealed

If the loss of Toys R us was sad enough, this year’s line-up of ‘Bricktober’ LEGO® Minifigures have been revealed by the Promobricks and they are awesome. There will be four packs available over the next few weeks and they include Harry Potter, Jurassic World, NINJAGO and Marvel Super Heroes. With each pack containin exclusive Minifigures. Unfortunately these will only be available in countries which still have Toys...

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The BrickHeadz That Will Never Be
Aug02

The BrickHeadz That Will Never Be

Although the Toys R Us name still survives in some countries, it is all but a distant memory in major territories like here in the UK and US. Which makes the discovery by Brickset reader RonnyN all the more sad. A previously unseen LEGO® BrickHeadz set has been found on the LEGO servers which recreates the toy chains famous mascot Geoffrey Giraffes, as BrickHeadz character. It’s extremely unlikely the set will see the light of...

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New 2018 LEGO Sets Now At Toys R Us
Dec22

New 2018 LEGO Sets Now At Toys R Us

Days after Toys R Us UK have been saved in a last minute rescue deal, many of their stores now have a number of the new 2018 LEGO® City, LEGO Friends and LEGO Star Wars sets. These include the new LEGO City Great Vehicles and Mountain Police sets. New LEGO Star Wars MicroFighters and The Last Jedi sets plus new LEGO Friends sets featuring the redesigned Heartlake City girls. If you fancy adding a few surprise new sets under the tree...

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Make & Take BB-8 At Toys R Us This Weekend
Nov18

Make & Take BB-8 At Toys R Us This Weekend

As we first reported last week, this weekend a number of Toys R Us across the UK will be hosting a LEGO Star Wars Make and Take event. Today and tomorrow you’ll be able to visit selected Toys R Us stores and build a mini BB-8 droid set, which you’ll also be able to take home with you. The event takes place between 11am – 1pm today, check out which stores are taking part here. Toys R Us are also running a number of LEGO...

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LEGO Star Wars Event Coming To Toys R Us
Nov08

LEGO Star Wars Event Coming To Toys R Us

Toys R Us will play host to another LEGO® Make & Take event on Saturday November 18th. This time you get to build a mini BB-8 build, which is exclusively available from Toys R Us stores. The event will take place between 11am – 1pm at all Toys R Us stores across the UK. Simply head to the store and get building, you’ll then get to take your little LEGO BB-8 home with you. Toys R Us and LEGO seem to be having a great...

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