Hamleys selects LEGO Harry Potter 75955 Hogwarts Express in top 12 Christmas toys

Hamleys has announced the iconic toy retailer’s top 12 toys for Christmas for 2018, LEGO Harry Potter 75955 Hogwarts Express making the list.

London’s most famous toy store, Hamleys, has listed the retailer’s top 12 toys for Christmas this year. One LEGO set has been selected for inclusion – LEGO Harry Potter 75955 Hogwarts Express. The set builds the famous engine as well as a section of Platform 9 ¾, making it a particularly iconic build in a theme packed with them.

Other toys included in the top twelve list range from the smash hit L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls to the revamped classic, Monopoly: Cheater’s Edition.

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“We have cute; we have cuddly; we have fun; we have education, but this year in some of our toy categories we are also seeing an antidote to the highly polished perfectionism portrayed in many social media channels,” said Victoria Kay, Head Buyer at Hamleys. “Importantly, these toys are being delivered with character, fun and cheekiness at their heart and we love them. It makes for a wonderfully diverse and interesting range this year – for kids and kidults alike”

Here is the full list from Hamleys:

  • Crate Creatures
  • Boxer Robot
  • Monopoly: Cheater’s Edition / Hamleys Monopoly
  • Elasti Plasti
  • LEGO Harry Potter 75955 Hogwarts Express
  • GraviTrax
  • Hairdorables
  • Ty Sequin Flippables
  • L.O.L. Surprise! Eye Spy Under Wraps dolls
  • Nerf Laser Ops Pro Alphapoint two pack
  • Hamleys Paddington Bear
  • Hamleys Peppa Pig Castle and Royal Guard plush

The same LEGO set also made Amazin’s top ten Christmas toys.


Graham was the BrickFanatics.com Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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