Hawkin's Bazaar Blog

Wise words (and other bits) from the Hawkin's Bazaar team

Take a peek at the posts below to find the latest news, products and snippets of fun from everyone’s favourite quirky gift specialist. Make yourself at home, but please take off your shoes before you come in.

Hornby Glossary

Hornby Glossary

Hornby model railways are a traditional and endlessly rewarding hobby, but boy are there a lot of words involved! Sometimes it’s difficult to know you’re ballast from your louvers, or…

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Bean Boozled Challenge

Bean Boozled Challenge

  If you’re not already familiar with it, let us introduce you to the Bean Boozled Challenge. It’s an Internet sensation that’s spreading like wild fire, with literally millions of…

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Competitions galore!

Competitions galore!

That’s right folks, it’s competition time again! We’re feeling super generous at the moment, so figured we’d run two competitions at the same time, one on Facebook, the other on…

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Something fun this way comes

Something fun this way comes

Spring has officially sprung! The days are getting longer, the birds are singing, the bees are buzzing and Hawkin’s Bazaar has a truck load of new stuff to make these…

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It’s getting hot hot hot (sauce)

It’s getting hot hot hot (sauce)

Winter is finally over and the weather is starting to heat up, so we figured we’d do the same for your taste buds. We’ve got a load of new hot…

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The super smell of scentos stationery

The super smell of scentos stationery

Allow us to introduce you to our brand new stationery range, Scentos. They write, glue, erase, etc just like normal stationery, but there’s something special about these school essentials that…

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Hornby Track Geometry

Hornby Track Geometry

Obviously you want to get the perfect layout when making your Hornby model railway, but that can often prove to be incredibly confusing and time consuming. Well, help is at…

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Cup Stack Challenge

Cup Stack Challenge

If you’ve not yet heard of the speed stacking sensation that’s currently sweeping the internet, hold on tight and prepare for the Cup Stack Challenge. It sounds simple enough –…

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How to use a selfie stick

How to use a selfie stick

If you haven’t heard of the Selfie Stick by now, we can only assume that you’re a hermit who lives deep in a very dark cave at the top of…

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