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Van Gogh Museum to bring the Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience to London in 2020

Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum is bringing an immersive journey through the artist’s life to London next year, when the Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience lands at the South Bank in February 2020. It will mark the latest leg of a world tour that has so far seen the experience entertain …

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Hasbro will open its first branded theme park in Canada in partnership with Galaxyland

Canada is to welcome its firth Hasbro branded theme park, thanks to a new licensing agreement that will transform its current Galaxyland into a destination for fans of all of the global toy maker’s franchise brands. Galaxyland powered by Hasbro will play host to the likes of My Little Pony, …

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Twin Peaks to celebrate 30th anniversary with official fan celebration at Elvis Presley’s Graceland

Three decades on from the mysterious death of Laura Palmer and all manner of subsequent strange happenings within the cult hit TV series, Twin Peaks, fans are taking a pilgrimage to Elvis Presley’s Graceland for a once in a life time fan celebration. The Twin Peaks 30: Official Fan Celebration …

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Oggy and the Cockroaches takes up residence at Paris’ Grévin Museum

Xilam Animation’s flagship property Oggy and the Cockroaches has taken up residence at the famed Grévin Museum in Paris. Created at Grévin’s workshop, wax works of Oggy and the three pesky cockroaches – Joey, Deedee, and Marky – were unveiled at a ceremony last night at an exhibition that is now open …

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Spring Fair encourages retailer sustainability with Power of One Transparency Award

Spring Fair is launching the ‘Power of One’ Transparency Award for its 2020 outing, part of a campaign to support and encourage retailers and their suppliers to make sustainable and eco-conscious changes. The show’s organiser Hyve Group is now extending the initiative to supply chain ethics with the Power of …

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National Gallery continues China expansion with latest pop-up store

The National Gallery is continuing to expand its activity in China with the opening of the second National Gallery Pop-Up Store and its participation in JD Global Museum Day The National Gallery Company has recently opened the National Gallery Store in the Sky, situated on the 116th floor of Shenzhen …

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The 2020 B&LLAs are open for entry now

The 2020 Brand and Lifestyle Licensing Awards are now open for entry. Companies wishing to pit their brand licensed merchandise, IP management and retail execution against the crème de la crème of the ever evolving brand and lifestyle licensing industry, are invited to submit entries and nominations now. All those …

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Oddbods opens first Family Entertainment Centre in China

The first of the global animation studio, One Animation’s, multiple Oddbods themed Family Entertainment Centres has launched in Xi’an, China, having opened its doors on November 30th. The 1,270 square-metre attraction, located over two floors of the newly developed Creative Circle mall is one of the first zones of the …

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Licensing to take centre stage at Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in 2020

Germany’s premiere toy industry trade show, Spielwarenmesse is to once again explore the relationship between toys and licensing, providing a platform for the international licensing business when it opens its doors from January 29 to February 2 next year. Licensing International will be the centre point of the show’s licensing …

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