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Adults, it’s time to reclaim your liberty to play!

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Adults, it’s time to reclaim your liberty to play!

We’ve all felt it. That day when the sun is shining, you crave fun and excitement but work deadlines are looming and the expectation to be responsible and ‘adult’ takes over. Thoughts run through your head like “I really don’t want to adult today”, “Can I just have some fun?”, and suddenly your drawn to the kids toys and you are envying your three-year-old as you drop them off for a day at nursery. You’re not alone in this. Even celebrities like David Beckham and Brad Pitt both love cracking out the Lego bricks. So it’s time to take back...

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Festival Must-Haves: What To Pack

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Festival Must-Haves: What To Pack

With festival season about to get underway, now’s the time to think about what you’ll need to take with you so you can have a great time, no matter what happens. It’d be nice to think that the weather will hold, but chances are it’ll rain so pack for all eventualities if you can. Here’s a list of what to take. Clothing Take a jumper even if you’re going mid-summer as the temperature will drop once the sun’s gone down. Always take a rain mac, poncho or similar as well since the great British weather can’t really be relied upon....

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Top Fancy Dress Trend: Mermaids

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Top Fancy Dress Trend: Mermaids

When it comes to fancy dress parties, everyone always wants to make an effort and potentially win the prize for best costume, don’t they? These days, there’s one costume idea that’s really taken off for adults and kids alike – and that’s dressing up as a mermaid. There are all sorts of online tutorials doing the rounds at the moment showing you how to knit your own mermaid tail, while there are countless YouTube videos out there that will give you incredibly detailed instructions as to how to achieve the fish out of water look using makeup instead. Of course,...

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Red Nose Day

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Red Nose Day

This year TellTails joined the nationwide fundraising efforts on Red Nose Day with our very own #Waggleathon. Inspired by Sara Cox’s of Radio 2’s 24 hour disco #Danceathon where Sara danced full of energy for the full 24 hours and raised over 1 million pounds for Comic Relief. Inspired, we sat scratching our heads. How could TellTails best contribute to raising money and awareness in the spirit of laughter. ……And so we created…..The Waggleathon!!! All profits from ALL our sales on ALL our tails on Red Nose Day went directly to Comic Relief. Traveling to schools and nurseries with boxes...

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WORLD BOOK DAY DIY COSTUME IDEAS

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WORLD BOOK DAY DIY COSTUME IDEAS

Help your child tell-a-tale this World Book Day on 2nd March 2017. Bring their favourite character to life with one of our wearable animal tails from TellTails.   To celebrate we’re offering a sneaky discount to all our budding characters. Simply enter PROMO CODE: ‘MARVELLOUS!’ at checkout to receive an instant 15% discount on ALL our tails over the celebrations.   And here's a little story we wrote for you!   ‘Muddle-puddle-piddly-fuddle-duddle!’   Harry stood in the school playground, Head to toe drenched from the rain Hair dripping to his face, Water bouncing off his brain   ‘Now what? My costume’s...

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