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Barton Toys at New Addington Library

Thursday 29 February 2024

11am - 4.45pm

Events are free, no booking required


New Addington Library


Join the Curator of Pollock's Toy Museum at New Addington Library for day celebrating the history of the A Barton toy factory.  As well as a talk and children's activity session, we would love to hear from anyone who has memories of working at the factory. We would also be interested in seeing any toys or memorabilia you may have collected.

  • Drop in reminiscence session in main library 11-1pm and 3-4pm

  • Talk with museum curator Debby Brown about the history of Pollock’s and A Barton Toys at 2pm

  • The Book Buddies session for children age 4-8 will be themed around making paper furniture inspired by the Pollock’s Toy Museum toy furniture collection 4-4.45pm

If you have memories or stories about A Barton but cannot make this event, you can also email us with your stories and photos at

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