Whirligig Brighton Toyshop
Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

9 Gardner Street



01273 693241

Open Everyday – 10.00 – 6.00

Creative and innovative gifts for children of all ages
Welcome to our original shop and centre of operations – a trove of wonderful creative toys just waiting to be discovered!
We are located at the heart of the North Laine, a vibrant part of Brighton which is home to over 400 independent shops and some of the most interesting places to eat and drink you will ever find. Come and discover us!

See inside our shop by launching our video…

Whirligig Toys - Brighton Manager Gareth

Our shop manager, Gareth

What will you find in the Brighton Toyshop?

Our latest fascination…

These Velcro sticky blocks are a brilliant toy for younger builders! Soft and squishy for little hands, and with a mechanism that’s easier to stick together than other slotting bricks, these blocks fit together perfectly to make the dinosaur on the packaging and any other creature your imagination can create! Want to turn the tail into a spiky trunk? Want to put the eyes on top, on the sides, on stalks? The freedom is yours! They also mix perfectly with other blocks in the same range – ideal for little scientists who wonder what it would be like to mix a triceratops and a tyrannosaurus, or augment a stegosaurus with robot parts!

Whirligig Toys - Velcro Blocks T Rex 2
Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Great toys for younger children

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Fascinating games for the whole family

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop
Arts and craft gifts


Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Interactive science projects

Manager’s Special

We are always obsessed with art, and this month is no exception – we’re getting into Pop Art! These kits from Great Gizmos are a fabulous way to make bright, punchy artworks with stencilled canvas or folded tissue paper, and each kit contains enough for four finished pieces! There are so many in the range, from flamingos to tigers to mythical creatures, that it’s hard to pick just one, so to make it a little easier we’re offering them at buy one, get one half price.

This month, come into our Brighton shop and say the secret code word ‘GIZMO‘ to get a second Great Gizmos art kit half price!

Whirligig Toys - Canvas Pop Art
Whirligig Toys - Music Box Forest Concert 2

Competition Time

These music boxes have prompted serious debate among our staff – what’s a better place to live, a forest carnival or the back of a whale? A pirate ship or an amusement park? Under the sea or up a tree? But wherever the ideal place is, we’re all agreed – it’s got to have music. And we’re keen to hear your opinion on the matter! Just tell us – if you lived in a music box, which song would you like it to play? The best answer will be able to pick a DIY music box from our selection.

Answers to brighton@whirligigtoys.co.uk by 31/5/19. Good luck!

Our recent Brighton competition winners….

Whirligig Toys I Made This Butterfly Mosaic

Cute mosaic kits!

Whirligig Toys I Made This Dinosaur1

A dinosaur gathering

Whirligig Toys I Made This Ocean Motion1

The ocean in motion

Whirligig Toys I Made This Model Greenhouse2

Big children also love Whirligig!

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You will also receive a £5 welcome voucher to use online when you place your first order of over £20.00

Whirligig Toys Brighton Let Toys Be Toys

We were the first ever winner of the Let Toys Be Toys Award

Whirligig Toys Brighton Sid Sloane

Our friend Sid Sloane from CBeebies

Whirligig Toys Brighton Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas MP presenting us with our award

Whirligig Toys - Brighton Science Festival

Great fun at the Brighton Science Festival

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