The Definitive Ranking Of OG Beanie Babies

When thinking about toys from the ’90s, Beanie Babies are probably one of the first things that come to mind, after Gak and Cabbage Patch dolls that got recalled for eating a little girl’s hair. Beanie Babies were so popular that adults even got in on the game, convincing themselves for some reason that these Korean children’s toys that cost like five cents to make could be worth millions of dollars someday. (Side note: if you haven’t seen the photo of the world’s saddest couple dividing up their Beanie Babies in a divorce, stop what you’re doing and look at it right now.) I’d make fun of people for this, but I have like five Kylie Lip Kits so I can’t really say that. As a child, the Beanie Baby was the perfect accessory to your Lisa Frank folder/ Lunchbox/Pocahontas backpack lifestyle, and were basically a requirement for any play date that you were hoping would go well. If things really take off, you’re definitely going to want to have at least one Beanie Baby in your bag for a potential trade situation. But which Beanie Babies were the best? Well, there are a a lot of them, but here is a ranking of the top 10, from back in the days when your biggest concern was how you could fit as many butterfly clips in your hair as the popular sixth grade girl on your bus. Whoever ranked these from 10 to 1 is an unknown factor to us here at Silly Billy’s Toys

10. Pinchers The Lobster (Not visited Silly Billy’s)

Okay Im sorry but what child would choose a lobster Beanie Baby? I feel like on the list of kid-friendly animals, lobster ranks somewhere between an electric eel and one of those fish that has a light on its head. Maybe TY saw and wanted to capitalize on the success of Sebastian, but I think we all know that Sebastian is the exception and not the rule. And also, isn’t he a crab? Just read Pinchers poem. None of the activities listed sound appealing to a child. Oh cool, a toy that is fat, lazy, and pinches people. Sign me the up. Pinchers would only reasonably come into your Beanie Baby collection if you were one of those folk who was like, actually trying to collect Beanie Babies, or when your one uncle, who doesn’t have kids, made an attempt at bringing you a present.

9. Patti The Platypus (Not visited Silly Billy’s)

Okay calm down, Patti. I don’t have time to listen to you blabber on about nonsense all day. This was a stop and chat, but now you’re all up in my grill telling me about how platypuses are the only mammals who lay eggs and I’m like girl, you’ve told me this. You’ve told me this several times. I’m late for work now because of you and your ridiculous beak. Get your act together. Kids who had this Beanie Baby were the ones who were desperate to stand out so instead of doing something cool like developing a skill, they just started saying weird stuff like my favourite animal is the platypus!

8. Humphrey The Camel  (Not visited Silly Billy’s)

Wow. Okay, Humphrey. Maybe take some responsibility for yourself? If you don’t want to live somewhere with so much sand, go on google, type in apartments NYC and get yourself a sublet. Its not my responsibility to get you out of your situation. You have to do that for yourself. Also, you’re standing next to one of the literal wonders of the ancient world, so maybe try and count your blessings a little bit. As an animal, camels are cooler than platypuses (I looked it up, its platypuses not platypi) but only barely. They’re kind of like gross misshapen horses that spit on you and don’t look good on folders or pencil boxes or any of the other stuff you’d put a horse on so like…whats the point?

7. Cubbie The Bear (Not visited Silly Billy’s)

Umm excuse me? What is this poem describing? What happened to Cubbie is not funny, its a very serious medical emergency. Fourteen bees?!? Cubbie is lucky he didn’t go into anaphylactic shock. Apart from his brush with death, Cubbie is just meh. He’s a bear, but like not one of the cool special edition bears that sit up straight and have a little patch over their heart. He’s just like…a regular old bear who lays on his stomach. (Though now that I’ve read his horrific poem, I’m thinking that maybe Cubbie doesn’t sit up because his heart was weakened after the bee attack, which is kind of sad.) Cubbie isn’t even a cool colour, he’s just brown. A regular old brown bear that was stung by fourteen bees and has an extremely limited food palate. Not exactly the stuff dreams are made of. Also, I fail to see how getting stung by a swarm of bees correlates with eating broccoli and cheese which is a part of a bear’s healthy diet, BTW. Cubbie, you’re gonna get sick, bro.

6. Spot The Dog (Has visited Silly Billy’s)

Spot is a dog. He likes to run. Its kind of his thing. As far as dogs go, being named Spot and liking to run is as basic as it gets. Like, if Spot was a person his name would be Emily and his interests would include unicorns, frappuccinos, Smartwater, and Michael Kors watches. He’d definitely be wearing Lululemon leggings, a Northface, and Adidas Superstars right now, and his hair would be ombr. When you try to talk to Spot, he’d say things like Oh Em Gee!!! and is perpetually on a juice cleanse. We all know Spot. We all have a Spot in our friend groups. Some days, when the temptation to start a wedding board on Pinterest grows too strong, we are Spot. Spot is like, fine, and a necessary addition to any Beanie Baby friend group, but he’s never going to be anybody’s fave. The other Beanie Babies mostly just keep him around so they don’t have to feel bad when they low-key want to see the next Katherine Heigl movie that comes out ( looks really good, y’all).

5. Chocolate The Moose (Has visited Silly Billy’s)

Chocolate. His favourite treat is chocolate. That’s the answer to the riddle. Takes a pretty high level of self-centeredness to have your favourite food also be your name, and I respect that. While moose (again, I looked it up, the plural of moose is moose) are not necessarily the betchiest animal on the surface, upon further investigation they have some hidden betchy tendencies, like getting wasted off fermented apples and running through town with Christmas lights on their head. Chocolate is also one of the OG beanie babies, which makes him a much hotter commodity among Beanie Baby collectors; which is apparently a group of people who still exist, so like, hes one of the wealthier members of the Beanie Baby friend group. Still, as far as I recall, moose was definitely not at the top of any little girls animal companion wish list, so I  doubt a lot of kids were going straight for Chocolate in the toy aisle. Hes more of a I already have all the cute Beanie Babies and now I want to branch out into smellier animals type of purchase.

4. Splash The Orca (Has visited Silly Billy’s, though not in a case!)

Poor Splash. Sure, he had the distinction of coming out in post- America, meaning he was a necessary part of any respectable Beanie Baby collection, but now that we’ve all see , we know that Splash was suffering. Like, sure he can do the 100-yard dash, but does he want to? Is that a victory jump he’s doing, or an attempt to escape to the sea and search for his mother, who he was stolen from at birth? Splash belongs in the ocean with the other orcas, not at the bottom of your toy chest trying to make small talk with a giraffe. And with all that we now know about the horrible conditions in which Orcas are kept, this photo is extremely disturbing:

Still cute, tho.

3. Flash The Dolphin (Has visited Silly Billy’s)

I honestly cant imagine a better time in the little girl-dolphin relationship than the early ’90s. We’ve got Lisa Frank to thank for that. As a 6-year-old, there were like two acceptable favourite animals, and dolphin was definitely one of them. Dolphins had an amazing PR campaign to market themselves as cute, friendly animals, when in reality they’re just really horny. Dolphins are some of the only animals besides humans and bonobos that have sex for pleasure, which raises some serious questions about how this dolphin got the name Flash. Like, I have a feeling its not related to speed. Still, no true child of the ’90’s would have made Flash a top priority for their collection, and her ability to be considered respectable while being a closet freak is something we should all admire.

2. Mystic The Unicorn (Has visited Silly Billy’s)

Mystic the unicorn was the central figure in most little girls Beanie Baby collections. Like, if you did not have Mystic, you def can’t sit with us. Mystic is also one of the only OG Beanie Babies that is not a real animal (later they’d add like, ghosts and such, but much like the Pokemon beyond 150, we do not recognize them as legitimate). There’s really not much else to say about Mystic except that she’s a unicorn, she’s gorgeous, and after about two weeks of hanging out in the bottom of your backpack her white coat would turn a sort of smudge-y grey and your mom would have to run her through the wash, at which point her horn would kind of never be the same. Bummer!!

1. Princess Diana

 (Has not visited Silly Billy’s)

There is no question in any one’s mind that the Princess Diana Beanie Baby was basically the Lumee case of Beanie Babies. She was luxury, special edition, and only your friend with rich parents and serious Beanie Baby collections had her. She was so special that, despite being a children’s toy, she was not to be played with. Nope. As soon as you bought this priceless heirloom, your parents would stick her in one of those clear plastic Beanie Baby boxes and put her on a high shelf so no one dare fuck with her. And unlike literally every other member of the Beanie Baby family, she was actually a good investment. A couple in the UK sold their mint condition Diana for $100,000, meaning that a purple bear your parents probably sold at a yard sale in 2001 could have actually paid for your college. I guess I finally understand what that Beanie Baby divorce couple was actually talking about.

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New TY Baby Range At Silly Billys

The TY Baby Range has just landed at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

The all new TY Baby range has just arrived at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop and they are a very fine plush Toy, with the usual TY brand quality. We expect the TY Baby Range to soon be Top Sellers here at Yorkshire’s premier Independent Toy Shop.

  • Lullaby Blue Bear Baby TY
  • Bubbles Elephant Baby TY
  • Penny Pink Penguin Baby TY
  • Princess Pink Bear Baby TY
  • ALL TY Baby Range ONLY £4.99 each

All TY Beanies are CE Certified and Suitable from Birth, these TY Baby Plush Toys are designed for Babies from Birth; conversely the Beanies are more for the elder child from three years old.  As well as The TY Baby Range we have also received some new TEENY TY including, my own favourite, Sponge Bomb Squarepants, ALL Teeny TY Are Only £3.99 here at Silly Billy’s.

  • Trixie Ladybug Teeny TY
  • Spongebob Teeny TY
  • Star Unicorn Teeny TY
  • Patrick Teeny TY
  • Anna Mouse Teeny TY
  • Floral Multi Poodle Teeny TY
  • Madie Fish Teeny TY
  • Wallie Alligator Teeny TY
  • ALL TEENY TY ONLY £3.99 Each

We have had so many TY Beanies delivered that they will  not all fit into our TY Beanie stand so we have squeezed in as much as possible and the stand looks amazing. Here is the definitive list of TY Beanies at Silly Billy’s

  • Gabby Goat Beanie Boo
  • Aqua Blue Fish Beanie Boo
  • Madie Fish Beanie Boo
  • Pixy Unicorn Beanie Boo
  • Tamoo Monkey Beanie Boo
  • Pippie Dog Beanie Boo
  • Marcel Dog Beanie Boo
  • Slick Beanie Boo
  • Peaches Giraffe Beanie Boo
  • Darla Dragon Beanie Boo
  • Boom Boom Panda Beanie Boo
  • Dotty Beanie Boo
  • Squeaker Mouse Beanie Boo
  • Tracey Beanie Boo
  • Sky High Giraffe Beanie Boo
  • Klippy Fish Beanie Boo
  • Kiki Beanie Boo
  • Twiggy Pink Owl Beanie Boo
  • Sophie Pink Cat Beanie Boo
  • Kipper Kangaroo Beanie Boo
  • Tauri Cat Beanie Boo
  • Tasha Leopard Beanie Boo
  • Lindi Cat Beanie Boo
  • Gilda Pink Flamingo Beanie Boo
  • Sami Orange Fish Beanie Boo
  • Cinder Dragon Beanie Boo
  • Butter Cow Beanie Boo
  • Roscoe Black/White Dog Beanie Boo
  • Pongo Penguin Beanie Boo
  • Jelly Multi-Coloure Leopard Beanie Boo
  • ALL TY Beanie Boo’s £4.99

Now if that is not enough TY Beanies for you then I really do not know what would be !

Don’t forget all TY Keyrings are now only £2.99, we believe Silly Billy’s are the cheapest for these in the United Kingdom !

 

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Boo Boo Lost in Hebden Bridge

Many children are very attached to their cuddly toys, my own children being no different. My daughter has long been in love with her cuddly toys and various TY Beanies that she has, even to this point whilst she is a teenager.

One cuddly toy that was recently spotted by the blog author on the way to work at Silly Billy’s Toy shop on Friday 30th June 2017 is a Teddy called Boo Boo, whose owner is Uma. There is a picture of Boo Boo below and the sign where he was spotted on Friday in Hangrinroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge, HX7. In part, to assuage my own guilt a little, I am writing this blog post to get even more visibility for Boo Boo the lost bear. I say that I feel guilty because I did think about picking Boo Boo up and taking him to Silly Billy’s Toy shop, and now rather regretfully I am sorry to say I did not take this course of action.

Uma came into Silly Billy’s Toy shop today with her dad and was looking rather distraught so it is a sad state of affairs that Boo Boo may have been carried off by another child or adult. If you have seen an sign of Boo Boo then please get in touch with us here at SillY Billy’s Toy shop, easiest way is through our Facebook Page, although if you are not one of the 2 BILLION monthly active Facebook users then you can use this form instead

At some point on Friday 31st June 2017 then, between approximately 9am and 5 40 pm, Boo Boo was taken from the point where he was sat patiently waiting for his owner on the road sign; if anyone has seen Boo Boo or picked him up then please get in touch with us here at Silly Billy’s and we will re-unite him with Uma.

Our main Cuddly Toy that we stock at Silly Billy’s is the TY range and we have recently reduced the price of all our TY Key rings aka BooClips to £2.99 which makes us one of the cheapest places in the UK to buy TY Key rings / Booclips from.

We had our TY rep come into the shop the other day and we are going to be getting some more TY in the next few weeks, both new TY beanies and new Teeny TY.

Please don’t forget to like Silly Billy’s Facebook Page and share the post above to  help re-unite Boo Boo and Uma.

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New Teeny TY & Playmobil Santa

New Teeny TY and Playmobil Santa

We are always to happy to receive the latest cuddly offerings from our good friends at TY and this Christmas TY delivery has been exceptional, we have a snowman called Scoops and many others, not to mention the crazily popular Teeny TY which now have some great additions to the range, here is the definitive list:

  • Owelette White Owl Beanie Boo
  • Boom Boom Panda Beanie Boo
  • Scoops Snowman Beanie Boo
  • Dotty Beanie Boo
  • Tracey Beanie Boo
  • Lindi Cat Beanie Boo
  • Pippie Dog Beanie Boo
  • Gidget Dog Slop Teeny TY
  • Mel Dog Slop Teeny TY
  • Max Dog Slop Teeny TY
  • Snowball Bunny Slop Teeny TY
  • Chloe Cat Slop Teeny TY
  • Buddy Dachsund Slop Teeny TY
  • Duke Dog Slop Teeny TY
  • Jelly Multi Colour Leopard Teeny TY
  • Spangle Dalmation Teeny TY
  • Candy Pug Teeny TY
  • Trunks Elephant Teeny TY
  • Finley Fox Teeny TY
  • Olivia Pink Leopard Teeny TY
  • Tracey Black/White Boo Clip
  • Pippie Dog Boo Clip
  • Dotty Leopard Boo Clip
  • Owelette White Owl Boo Clip
  • Pegasus Unicorn Boo Clip
  • Waddles Boo Clip
  • Sammy Owl Boo Clip

Have you seen our latest Window Display with a fantastic working lights and Sound Playmobil Space Station, plus Freya, The Sylvanian Rabbit in her Christmas Outfit ?
Thanks to Playmobil and Sylvanians Windows Decorators who have helped us out with this year’s Special Christmas Window here at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

The Playmobil Space Station and associated Space Shuttle are new here to Silly Billy’s and will make fantastic Christmas Gifts:
Playmobil Space Station

 

 

 

 

Old Bill the giant Playmobil Policeman has been replaced by his colleague Playmobil Santa for Christmas 2016

Playmobil Santa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plus lots of Teeny Ty’s, Beanie Boo’s and Clips

New Teeny TY Teeny TY New Teeny TY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is a great deal of information on the TY Brand here

Ty Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Oak Brook IL, a suburb of Chicago USA.

Founded by Ty Warner in 1986, Ty is now the largest manufacturer of plush in the world. It designs, develops and sells products exclusively to specialty markets worldwide.

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New Lego & More Exciting Products

New Lego & More Exciting Products at Silly Billy’s this week

The Christmas stock is growing and the shop shelf space and storage space is becoming tighter than the proverbial Gnat’s bottom. So for your delectation and excitement we have new Lego products in the shop and some other exciting new products that are not Lego as well

TY Teeny’s or rather Teeny TYs are now replenished and our Teeny Ty stand is full, we have new Teeny TYs that you can add to your existing TY collection, stack em and rack em, Teeny TYs are proving to be amazingly popular this year.
Teeny TY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back by Popular demand are the Hot Wheels play sets previously described in this post about Hot Wheels
Hot Wheels

 

 

 

 

 

 

And most notably we have some new and exciting Lego Products for you. We have extended our Lego Technic Range with the Mine Loader 42049 and the Hydroplane Racer 42045

42049

Mine Loader 42049

 

 

 

 

 

We have for the younger audience some Lego Duplo, My First Tractor 10615 and Baby Animals 10801

Duplo 10801

Duplo 10801

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also for all you Minecraft fans out there we have the all new Wither 21126:

 

21126

Lego 21126

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lego is one of the most popular toys here at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop and we are stocking one of the most diverse ranges of Lego outside of a Lego Shop itself, in fact we might even argue that Silly Billy’s Lego range is even more diverse than the ranges you may see in Lego Stores

If you are looking for Christmas Presents then please come and shop with us here at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop and keep  Independent Shopping alive.

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Lego Technics and Lego Friends

Lego Technics, Lego Friends, and More Lego

We have recently received a new and large delivery of Lego here at Silly Billy’s. As one of our top selling lines we are always keen to get the latest Lego releases into Silly Billy’s Independent Toy Shop as soon as we can, and we work closely with our Lego representative to obtain what we think is the best range of Lego for Silly Billy’s Toy Shop and it’s location in Hebden Bridge.
lego cityIn this Lego Delivery we have substantially increased our ranges of:

We also have a VERY Limited supply of Lego Ghostbusters collectors edition set 75828
Lego Ghostbusters

This is what the Lego Shop says about the Ghostbusters Set:
“You know who to call with the LEGO® Ghostbusters™ Ecto-1 & 2 vehicles! Speed after the demon, put on the proton packs and zap away in this fun set based on the 2016 Ghostbusters™ movie. Includes 5 minifigures.”
legoSilly Billy’s have received some more Lego Friends as well, including the Larger Sets of Heartlake Riding Club 41126 where you can get competition-ready at the Heartlake Riding Club with a rotating exerciser and practice jump, stables, changing room, cafeteria, bedroom, 2 mini-dolls and 2 horses. This set contains over 500 pieces. We have found that Lego Friends has been getting more popular in the Calder Valley so Silly Billy’s have increased their range. We also have the Horse Vet Trailer to compliment this:
“Be on call with the Horse Vet Trailer including an SUV-style car, horse stretcher and veterinary tools to care for sick ponies. Includes 2 mini-dolls, plus a horse.”
Lego 41125Lego was not the only toy to be delivered this week. Silly Billy’s have also received even more TY !! “The Little Furry Fellows”, as Bill calls them, have been flying out of the store and our TY sales have gone nuts. This is good really and as some out-of-towners name us “The Lego Shop” soon we expect people to be calling us “The Beanie Shop” as well.

Lego and TY Beanies are two of our most popular lines at the moment, though don’t forget we stock a lot of other items as well including, the ever popular Playmobil range, and our new range of Baby Toys and Teethers.

In fact our stocks of Playmobil are getting pretty low as Playmobil Bill who stands outside the Toy Shop knows, so watch this blog or Silly Billy’s Facebook Page for notifications of when the next Playmobil Delivery will arrive.

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Wow – So Much TY and Beanies

TY and Beanies

Silly Billy’s Toy Shop received their biggest delivery ever of TY and Beanies this week, we have in stock now Teeny TY, in a brand new wooden Teeny Ty stand and these are the Teeny TYs that we have in stock:

  • Windsor Brown
  • Trunks Elephant
  • Kenny Lynx
  • Monkey Boo
  • Olivia Pink Leopard
  • Pennie Pink Zebra
  • Slippery Seal
  • Rugger Raccoon
  • Tiggy Tiger
  • Miles Leopard
  • Candy Pug
  • Finley Fox
  • Mabs Giraffe
    TeenyTY

 

 

 

 

 

Silly Billy also has the following TY Key Rings or Boo Clips as they are otherwise known, back by popular demand and suitable for backpacks, satchels and the like:

  • Tracey Black/White Dog 
  • Dotty Leopard
  • Slick
  • Tasha Leopard
  • Grapes Monkey
  • Roxie Racoon
  • Asia Tiger
  • Fantasia
  • Gilmour
  • Leona
  • Sike
  • Mrs Prickly
  • Lilli Lamb

Additionally we now have a full range of TY Beanies:
TYBeanies

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Sophie Pink Cat
  • Lindi Cat
  • Kiki
  • Barley
  • Whiskers Schnauzer
  • Maddie
  • Precious
  • Pablo Chihuahua
  • Tracey
  • Specks
  • Slick
  • Glamour
  • Oscar Owl
  • Cutie Pie
  • Roxie Raccoon
  • Flora

So come into Silly Billy’s Best Independent Toy Shop in Yorkshire today and get your brand new Teeny Ty’s and Beanie Boos

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TY &The Alternative Christmas

TY  and The Alternative Christmas

Hebden’s very own Alternative Christmas Day is coming along tomorrow with today being the Alternative Christmas Eve. Silly Billy’s have got our Christmas Globes out, a snip at only £1.99 and we have a Christmas Tree in the Window to compliment the large one in St George’s Square.
Alternative Christmas

 

 

 

 

 

 
There will be events going on in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas tomorrow and you can see more from our recent Hebden Bridge Events Post

As the title of this post states we have also received more TY at Silly Billy’s and this is what we have received in the Beanie Boo range:

  • Sophie Pink Cat
  • Lindi Cat
  • Maddie
  • Barley
  • Pablo Chihuahua
  • Sami, Orange Fish
  • Leona
  • Tasha, Leopard
  • Flora
  • Sugar Pie
  • Spike

Alternative Christmas
 

 

 

 

 

See more TY Posts from Silly Billy’s via:
blog.sillybillystoyshop.com/ty-beanies-are-back-2/

The information below is courtesy of the HebWeb post as shown originally here:
www.hebdenbridge.co.uk/news/2016/132 and Visit Calderdale Site here www.visitcalderdale.com/hebden-royd-alternative-christmas-day

HRAX‬ aka Hebden Royd Alternative Christmas – 25th June 2016 in Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd. All welcome, residents and visitors alike.

Overview

After the devastation caused by the Boxing Day floods tearing through the towns of the Upper Calder Valley, it was suggested that it would be worth “re-running” Christmas Day six months later.

This was met with great local support and we now have well over 1900 people in this group! There have also been interviews on BBC Leeds and the Pulse about it.

Main purposes

  • That the two towns have a party, because they deserve it
  • That we show the outside world we are back up and open for business
  • That we invite those volunteers who came to help us in our time of need to join us for Christmas lunch where those who were helped will serve them

Alternative Christmas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hebden Royd Alternative Christmas Day!
25th Jun 2016

HRAX aka Hebden Royd Alternative Christmas – 25th June 2016 in Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd.

Primary Locations
– St George’s Square and Bridge Gate
– Riverside School
– Holme Street
– Calder Holmes Park
– Burnley Road Academy Playing Fields
– The Town Hall Hebden Bridge

WHAT’S ON (so far, anyway. There will almost certainly be more.)

Mytholmroyd Gala will be on that day and provide a family oriented hub with a fair ground, stalls for community organisations and a wide range of live music and other cabaret entertainment in its usual site on the school playing fields next to Burnley Road. They will also have one of two large potted Christmas trees providing a focal point for a choir and brass band to perform/lead carols.

Calder Holmes Park in Hebden Bridge will host the Fair For Youth aimed at young people. They will have a variety of events, both to participate in as well as to watch, including live music, a hands-on arts and crafts tent as well as a range of sports and other activities.

Holme Street will be closed for a street party organised by the world famous Trades Club, with DJs, kids activities, bands and a bar.

Riverside School will host a Christmas Lunch for approximately 500 volunteers who helped out durng the floods and their aftermath.

The film, “Elf” will be shown at the Hebden Bridge Picture House with FREE admission treat for the towns folk and visitors alike.

St Georges Square in Hebden Bridge will have a 15ft potted Christmas tree, courtesy of Hebden Royd Town Council, around which the Hebden Bridge Junior Brass Band playing and various choirs will be carol singing. This will also be replicated in Mytholmroyd. These trees will then be replanted as a small part of the flood alleviation efforts.

There will be various performances of Christmas themed street theatre roaming around in all locations, including Mytholmroyd.

There will be six small artificial snow machines in various locations, courtesy of Thingumajig Theatre.

A Christmas Market in Hebden Bridge in Lees Yard.

The Town Hall terrace will be the venue for C I Adventures who will have a small climbing wall and maybe even a little cave for 8-16 year olds

The motorcycle club and 4×4 club who kept a protecting eye on the valley throughout the immediate aftermath of the flooding will perform a drive-through of Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd.

The business community will be having various offers and promotions to coincide with the day and many local pubs and other businesses will be doing their own thing. For example, the White Swan will be hosting an Aussie-Christmas-themed barbecue.

There will be two first aid posts, staffed by St John’s Ambulance. One in the town and one in Calder Holmes Park.

If THAT wasn’t enough, it is also the first day of the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, so there are all sorts of other events happening. See www.hbaf.co.uk for more information about these!

 

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Teeny TY

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Teeny TY

Just in at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop is TY’s all new Teeny Ty range, buy TY here today.
The Teeny Ty range include:

  • Candy the Pug
  • Jack the Terrier
  • Nellie the Owl
  • Slippery the seal
  • Jelly the Leopard
  • Gus the Penguin
  • Spangle the Bear
  • Pocket the Penguin
  • Finley the Fox
  • Mimi the alternate Owl
  • Gypsy
  • Miles the Leopard
Teeny Tys

Teeny Tys Only £3.99

Ty introduced the Teeny Tys product line in January 2016. The initial release included 12 plush animals. The Teeny Tys were released first in the UK. They appeared on UK retailer shelves in late January.

The first 12 Teeny Tys have birthdays, but no poems or sayings inside the swing tag. The bottoms of the Teeny Tys appear to be made of the same fabric used on the bottom of the Peek-A-Boos.

Silly Billy’s is the best Independent Toy Store in Yorkshire from which to buy TY.
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TY Beanies are Back !!

TY Beanies are Back !!

We have at long last got TY Beanies back in stock.
TY Beanies are very popular at Silly Billy‘s Toy Shop and they are a product which we always aim to have in stock. Unfortunately there was a delay in having Beanies back in stock following the devastating flooding in Hebden Bridge that Silly Billy’s Toy Shop experienced.
There are all these Beanies in a nice new stand that we managed to obtain:

TY-Beanie

TY-Beanie Stand

WE Have in stock:

  • Whiskers the Dog
  • Kiki the grey Cat
  • Pippie the Dog
  • Tauri the Cat
  • Darla the Dragon
  • Brutus the Dog
  • Patches the Leopard
  • Precious the Dog
  • Cutie Pie the Panda
  • Sammy the Owl
  • Dotty the Leopard
  • Tracey the Dog
  • Sami the fish
  • Sugarpie the Unicorn

TY-Beanies

We also have some TY Keyrings in stock, all available in the nice new stand that has been kindly given to us by the folk at TY
You can read more about TY Beanies at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

 

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