Merrythought is delighted to be able to showcase its wonderful teddy bears on television, radio and in newspapers and magazines.

For media enquiries please telephone +44 (0)1952 433116 or email us here.


The Telegraph Magazine - 'Best of British' Feature pg.63 - 03/09/2016 [28/11/16]

The Mail on Sunday - You Magazine 27.11.16 [28/11/16]

Harrods Magazine - Christmas 2013 [30/10/13]

Campden FB Issue 58 'Bear Necessities' by Attracta Mooney [13/8/13]

The Times 'Baby who launched a thousand (tasteful) souvenirs' by Valentine Low [25/7/13]

London Planner 'Shopping - What's hot' by Jo Caird [1/7/13]

Tatler 'Bystander' [1/6/13]

The Lady 'Meet the Royal teddy bear' by Melonie Clarke [9/5/13]

ABSOLUTELY 'Tinies - How to keep them amused' [1/5/13]

ITV - Ade in Britain - TV feature making a 'Shrewsbury' bear in the Merrythought factory, Ironbridge [29/4/13]

Countryside Magazine 'Grin & Bear it' by Lorna Maybery (2 page feature) [1/4/13]

Sunday Express 'We're making teddy for Kate Middleton' by Camilla Tominey [17/3/13]

Yours Magazine 'We wanted to make Dad proud' by Laura Bradder (2 page feature) [1/12/12]

The Metro 'Hannah Holmes: I'm quite young to be in a position of such responsibility' by Amy Dawson [18/11/12]

Daily Express 'Why we're so proud of our family's bears' by Sophie Donnelly [8/11/12]

Landscape Magazine 'A special toy maker' by Claire Williams (6 page feature) [1/11/12]

Shropshire Life 'The amazing teddy girl' [1/10/12]

The Guardian 'Another view: Teddy Bear manufacturer Hannah Holmes on TED' by Laura Barnett [19/8/12]

BBC2 - Escape to the Country - TV feature making a teddy bear in the Merrythought factory, Ironbridge with Jules Hudson [29/7/12]

Hello Magazine 'The Queen Bearing up in a fun-filled week' [29/7/12]

Mail on Sunday 'Defiant sisters give their teddy bears a last chance' by Vicki Owen [29/7/12]

The Daily Telegraph - Business pages - 'Merrythought sisters battle to protect the British bear' by James Hurley [3/7/12]

Prima Magazine 'Keeping it in the family' (2 page feature) [1/6/12]

Sunday Express Magazine 'Bear Essentials' by Flic Everett [20/5/12]

Western Morning News 'London 2012 will surpass Sydney' [18/4/12]

Telegraph - Weekend: 'The bear necessities of London 2012' by Anna Tyzack [14/4/12]

Shropshire Review 'Women: The bear necessities' by Eluned Watson [1/4/12]

Ritz London Magazine Issue 25 - Winter/ Spring 'Collections' [1/4/12]

Shropshire Life 'Ready teddy Go - sisters cherish Dad's Olympic gift' [1/9/11]

Shropshire Life 'Bearing up for Dad's sake' by Sophie Everett (5 page feature) [1/9/11]

The Telegraph Magazine 'Inside Britain's last surviving teddy-bear factory' by Annabel Freyberg (5 page feature) [2/12/10]

Shropshire Magazine 'A business bearing good news' by Shirley Tart (4 page feature) [1/7/10]

The Birmingham Post 'The Prince recieves two teddy bears from Sarah Holmes (8) and Hannah Holmes (5) whose father runs a toymakers in the town' [9/5/89]