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The Bigjigs Toys Blog

With over 35 years experience in making award-winning toys, we know quite a bit about what children (and parents) love.

Explore our collection of toy and parenting blogs, written by our toy experts for you and your family.

Small Business Spotlight: The Olive Branch

Small Business Spotlight: The Olive Branch

We spoke with Julie Logan at The Olive Branch toy shop in Castle Donington. Situated in the heart of a bustling East Midlands village, Julie, Alex and their daughter Holly opened the shop doors in October 2016.
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Small Business Spotlight: Perrygrove Railway

Small Business Spotlight: Perrygrove Railway

We chatted with Katherine Nelson-Brown at Perrygrove Railway. Perrygrove Railway is based near Coleford, on the edge of the Forest of Dean and is an award-winning Heritage Railway Association attraction.
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Small Business Spotlight: Newbie and Me

Small Business Spotlight: Newbie and Me

We're excited to announce that the Newbie and Me baby store in Crewe has added an exclusive Bigjigs Toys toy shop to its offering. Newbie and Me is an independent family-run baby store that first opened in 2017 with a mission to provide a seamless shopping experience for parents and parents-to-be. We chatted with Newbie and Me to find out more about their journey so far.
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Small Business Spotlight: Jollys Toys

Small Business Spotlight: Jollys Toys

We chatted with Charlotte Croser, the owner of Jollys Toys. Jollys Toys opened in 2013 and is located in the market town of Thrapston, Northamptonshire in a quirky 18th-century shop. Jollys Toys caters for newborns all the way up to teenagers.
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Small Business Spotlight: Totally Toys

Small Business Spotlight: Totally Toys

We spoke with Paul Carpenter, the owner of family-run business Totally Toys. Totally Toys is located on Bristol's popular Gloucester Road, the longest independent high street in Europe, and is only a mile from the city centre.
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