Wednesday, 28 November 2012

London Christmas Shopping – 25 Days To Go!

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? (!) 

In the run-up to Christmas 2012, The Daily Constitutional will round-up the best of London shopping…

Unique boutiques, markets, one-man and one-woman bands, as well as the finest big London names.

Pollock's Toy Museum is a joy at any time of year. But at Christmas, it really comes into its own.

Benjamin Pollock was the last of the Victorian Toy Theatre printers and this famous London institution takes its name from him. Originally at Monmouth Street, Pollock’s has been at Scala Street W1 since 1969.

Dolls, toy theatres, board games, teddy bears, the shop is a cornucopia of traditional toys.

The museum itself is an eccentric delight with six rooms and three staircases (!) packed with historic toys and games.

If you've forgotten how to keep Christmas in your heart, get along to Pollock's.

Pollock’s Toy Museum
1 Scala Street
London W1T 2HL

Tel: 020 7636 3452

Open Monday to Saturday
10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Last entry to museum 4.30pm
Closed Bank Holidays

More London Christmas shopping soon. Do you have your own favourite London shop? Drop us a line to the usual address or leave a comment below.


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