Historic toy museum re-opens with guided tours and reduced hours of business

Pollock’s Toy Museum will be re-emerging from its lockdown closure this autumn with reduced opening times but with the addition of weekly guided tours to whet the appetite of fans of historical playthings. Three men and a dog. Seth, Haggis, Eddy, and Jack prepare to re-open Pollocks Toy Museum. Since 1968 Pollock’s Toy Museum has …

Museum is keeping the drama of toy theatre alive with a new exhibition

Man standing in museum.

A special exhibition featuring 14 artists will reflect on the unique collection of dolls, teddy bears, and toy theatres, at Pollock's Toy Museum in Fitzrovia this month. A Pollock's Gallimaufry will be a month long event showing works by contemporary artists working in a variety of crafts and media inspired by the unique, mostly Victorian, …

Power failure affects homes and businesses in Tottenham Street and Scala Street

Van parked in street.

A power cut shortly after 6.30am this morning left homes and businesses in Tottenham Street and Scala Street without an electricity supply. Engineers from UK Power Networks were called out and are currently carrying out repairs but some homes and businesses may remain without power until later today. Fitzrovia News understands that a cable near the Tottenham Street …

Festive food and a puppet show at Pollock’s toy shop

Front of toy museum.

Pollock's toy shop will be open late for Christmas shopping for one night only in December, and customers can enjoy some free mince pies, mulled wine, gingerbread men, and view a traditional puppet show. The Toy Shop is located within Pollock's Toy Museum on the corner of Scala Street and Whitfield Street. "The late night opening will be an …