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Poppy Appeal Volunteers and Veterans  Join Us to Mark Remembrance Day

Poppy Appeal Volunteers and Veterans Join Us to Mark Remembrance Day

Merrythought is extremely proud to be working with the Royal British Legion during its centenary year. Ahead of Remembra...

The Royal British Legion Poppy Bear is Here!

The Royal British Legion Poppy Bear is Here!

It’s a very special day here at Merrythought as we celebrate National Teddy Bear Day!  Alongside marking this nat...

 ‘Pablo Donkey’

‘Pablo Donkey’

Star of BBC’s The Repair Shop! Did you spot the much-loved Merrythought Pablo Donkey on BBC One's The Repair Shop a f...

Behind the scenes at Merrythought on ITV’s Made in Britain

Behind the scenes at Merrythought on ITV’s Made in Britain

Did you see the Merrythought factory feature on ITV’s Made in Britain? Viewers of the show were taken on a behind-the...

How to host a perfect teddy bears’ picnic!

How to host a perfect teddy bears’ picnic!

If you go down to the woods today… take a picnic and your Merrythought teddy bear with you! Here at Merrythought we'r...

Merrythought Creates Special Bear to Honour Her Majesty The Queen

Merrythought Creates Special Bear to Honour Her Majesty The Queen

Merrythought’s relationship with the Royal Family goes back several generations. The Royal Family In 1952 we present...

 100 Years Of Christopher Robin’s Edward Bear

100 Years Of Christopher Robin’s Edward Bear

This year we’re celebrating the 100 birthday of Edward Bear - the teddy bear who inspired AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh...

Merrythought; Royal Companion For Seven Decades

Merrythought; Royal Companion For Seven Decades

As you know, we celebrated our 90th anniversary in September, (and if you missed it, you can catch up here!) and we love...

The Best of the #MyMerrythought campaign

The Best of the #MyMerrythought campaign

We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to the more than 300 of you who entered our 90th anniversary #MyMerrythought campaig...

#MyMerrythought; Celebrating 90 Years of Merrythought Magic!

#MyMerrythought; Celebrating 90 Years of Merrythought Magic!

A blog from Sarah Holmes, managing director of Merrythought. I can’t quite believe we’re celebrating nine decades...

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