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Easter Workshops

Fabulous Easter Decorations You Can Make Yourself

March 13, 2017
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JOIN US FOR SOME FAMILY FUN WITH OUR EASTER WORKSHOPS

Easter is coming and with it comes warmer weather, spring colours and loads of decorations. If you are someone who enjoys making your own Easter decorations, we have a great collection of DIY decorations for you.

Running from Saturday 8th April – Sunday 23rd April 10am to 5pm 7 days a week.

We love these Easter Decorations they are so easy to Cast & Paint, really pretty and festive!

They can make beautiful Easter gifts!

You can hang them up with a ribbon or they can stand on their own!!!!

Half price workshops before 12 noon

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Elf Rewards are coming soon.

My Elf Reward friend workshop

January 26, 2017
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Release date 23rd Feb 2017

Make & Paint your very own reward girl/boy Elf with our Elf reward workshops.

Directly from Elfland, our award winning Boy/Girl Reward Elf will bring fun & magic to homes & classrooms.

A reward Elf’s job is to watch, listen and more importantly reward.

The Reward Elf is a fun take on the traditional Reward Sticker Wall Chart. Children can be encouraged to collect the coins which can then be exchanged for special rewards or treats.
As children develop good behavioural habits, they earn reward coins. These reward coins can be traded in for little treats which the child writes down on the reward card, (it’s up to the parent to decide on the reward, ie It could be a trip to the playground, Sticker book etc.) The more reward coins earned the bigger the reward. Beware the elves only gives small treats.

Parent Reward pack sold separately.

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Christmas Trading Hours

December 21, 2016
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The Toy Soldier Factory will be closed for their annual Christmas holidays on Wednesday 21st Dec at 3pm and will reopen again on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at 9am.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Nollaig Shona agus Bliain Nua faoi Mhaise

Thank you for your support over the past year and we look forward to working with you all in 2017

 

Sincerely,
All of us at Prince August Toy Soldier Factory

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Lovely review of the Toy Soldier Factory

November 8, 2016
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I just wanted to thank everyone at the Toy Soldier Factory from beginning to end for the magnificent golfing chess set that is now resting resplendent in our lounge in pride of place.

The attention to detail is quite extraordinary and not a moment goes by when I don’t admire it. I am amazed and very grateful for the way each piece has been completed to the highest quality. The fact that you were able to complete this for me before we left to come home made it even more special and personal.

I can only thank you all once again and wish you well for the coming weeks leading up to the New Year. We look forward to hopefully visiting again in 2017.

Finally it was a privilege to see the Battle of Waterloo exhibit – an extraordinary piece of work and laid out so well for everyone to enjoy with information sheets to explain it all.

Children’s Halloween Workshops

October 6, 2016
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Booking fee: from €5 per workshop Ages: 6 and under
Booking fee: from €10 per workshop Ages: 7+

All Things Ghoulish….!
Saturday 29th October to Sunday 6th November / 10.00am-4.00pm
To celebrate Halloween, younger artists will get to Make & Paint a Petrifying Pumpkin, a Cackling Witch, a Erie Cat and a Spooky Ghost. We will supply all the magical supplies, and the children will learn to make these spooky Halloween decorations which are sure to scare the bravest of trick or treaters!
Tripadvisor Excellence Award 2016

LOOKING FOR A GREAT PLACE TO VISIT?

May 30, 2016
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LOOKING FOR A GREAT PLACE TO VISIT?

https://toysoldierfactory.ie/

Check out the Toy Soldier Factory, they were awarded the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!
We are thrilled to receive the 2016 TripAdvisor ‪Certificate of Excellence‬ Award says Lars Edman owner of the Toy Soldier Factory
We want to give a big Thank You to all of our wonderful customers who have taken the time to leave us a review!
We are humbled by your feedback, which helps us continue to improve our services immensely.
We appreciate every single one of you!.

Now Stocking “Alphabet Jigsaw”

May 24, 2016
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“Alphabet Jigsaw”

New in at The Toy Soldier Factory are these lovely wooden jigsaws made by the Alphabet Jigsaw company.

See the image of the Map of Ireland which offers quite a challenge and really is stunning.
Colourful and fun and a great way to learn, we think these jigsaws are pretty fantastic.
Alphabet Jigsaws provide high quality, handmade, beautifully crafted jigsaws, that enhance a concept that has educated and captivated people young and old, for centuries.
Each jigsaw piece is hand-cut and hand-painted, making every Alphabet Jigsaw truly unique. Each puzzle is crafted using high quality durable materials that guarantee longer life,
meaning each jigsaw will not only provide entertainment for your children, but also your children’s children. The jigsaws are suitable for ages 2 to 10 years and are attractively presented, complete with a storage bag.
There’s a range of jigsaws to challenge children of different ages, from simple number rows numbered 1 to 10 to the more complicated puzzles.

Alphabet Jigsaws – Number Elephant

New! Adult Workshop

April 21, 2016
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The Toy Soldier Factory is the perfect place to socialise and get creative with your friends and family with our new Adult Only workshop. Take a couple of hours to yourself and find out how relaxing it is to sit and paint our new Leprechaun. As with everything we do, there’s no need to be an artist – just turn up and let your imagination run free.

Group workshop:

Looking for a new & fun team building experience? You’ll find our Make & Paint workshops a great activity to get people together. Great for leaving parties, teambuilding exercises or just an afternoon out of the office – we’ve got the perfect space to get away from it all. Our workshops can be tailored to your individual requirements.

Adult Workshop:

Think you’re not artistic? Well you are! Come along to one of our workshops and find out how easy it is to Make & Paint your very own figure, Christmas ornament, fairy, Soldier and Cavalry soldier, etc. These Make & Paint workshops are instructive and fun. What’s more you have a beautiful piece to show for it. Each workshop has a limited number of places available and so advance booking is necessary, to make a booking just go to our website www.toysoldierfactory.ie or telephone us on 026 40342.

We are more than happy to arrange a workshop for you. Just tell us what you are interested in Making and Painting and we will tailor make it to suit your requirements. All abilities are welcome.

Hen Parties:

The Toy Soldier Factory is just the place for an alternative but fun-filled Hen Party!   We welcome group bookings of 8 or more. Free bottle of wine to go with you fun creative crafternoon.

Have your Birthday Party with us!

April 7, 2016
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Looking for cool kids party idea, The Toy Soldier Factory is a fun, creative and professionally-run alternative for your child’s birthday party, special event, school fun-day or corporate family event?

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Save 10% when booking on-line.

How does it work?

When you arrive at the factory your party guests are greeted by our experienced and friendly staff.
The party group is given a demonstration on how to cast a figure and a little brief history of the factory.
Then each child will choose from our range of themed moulds i.e. toy soldier, cavalry, ballerina, fairy etc., with the help and supervision of one of our staff they will then individually cast their own figure.
Once the whole group has completed making their figure they are taken to the creative area to start painting their masterpiece. Once they finished painting they can take their piece home.

The creative painting area is not supervised by our staff so it’s advisable that one or more adults accompany the party guests.
Or why not join in the fun of painting with the children FREE of charge, you would be surprised adults can enjoy it even more than the children.

How long does it take?

60 minutes or more, depending on the piece you cast, the level of detail you choose to add, and the speed at which you wish to paint.

What Can I Create?

Keepsake fairies, ballerina, hearts, toy soldiers, Calvary soldiers.
Holiday ornaments – Easter, Halloween, Christmas.
Gifts for Mum, Dad, teacher, weddings, Christmas and more.
Personalised fridges magnets.
All prices include the figure, casting, paint, priming and studio time.

St Patrick's Day Closed Notice.

Closed for Saint Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2016
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The Toy Soldier Factory will be closed this Thursday 17th March Saint Patrick’s Day and will reopen again for business on Friday the 18th.

Looking for something to do this St Patrick’s day?. Preparations are already underway for Macroom’s next major event, St. Patrick’s Festival Week.
Macroom St Patrick’s Day parade regularly attracts crowds of up to 10,000 people for a great free spectacle.
Much hard work goes into its planning and preparation and it is organised by a subcommittee of the Lee Valley Enterprise Board.
The overall theme of this year’s parade is ‘1916 – 2016 Centenary’ and it is hoped that many schools, clubs and businesses throughout the Lee Valley will participate.

Since Easter is falling very early this year, schools will close on March 16 and children and families will already be in holiday mood.
Our Easter decorations workshop will be running all over the Easter holidays, book online and save 10%
So join us at Ireland’s only Toy Soldier Factory for some creativity fun this Easter.!

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Save 10% when booking on-line.

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