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For The Love Of Sci-fi 2019

Monopoly Events Presents ‘For the Love of Sci-fi 2019’ The world’s biggest Sci-Fi fan convention is BACK and bigger than ever! Join the party as FTLOSF celebrates its 5th birthday with its army of loyal fans and celebrity guests at Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Longbridge Rd, Stretford, Manchester M17 1EH, on the 7th and 8th of December 2019 (with […]

Purple People Eater

This was a game in which you had to remove little plastic people from the mouth of a gelatinous purple people eater. It worked in much the same way as Operation, in that you used metal pliers to extract people from the monsters metal-lined mouth. In a way this is most 80s boys dream, getting […]

Stoppit And Tidyup

Up until the age of 3, I thought my name was “don’t touch”. Bearing that in mind, here is a program with some characters with serious problems. Welcome to the land of “Do as your told”. Stoppit is a mischievous little character that lives in a dump. Tidyup is his friend that lives just across […]

Grange Hill

Grange Hill is a British television drama series originally made by the BBC. The show began in 1978 on BBC1 and was one of the longest running programmes on British television. It was created by Phil Redmond who is also responsible for the Channel 4 dramas Brookside and Hollyoaks; other notable production team members down […]

Teddy Ruxpin

Teddy Ruxpin was an animatronic teddy bear that would come to life and read you stories. Don’t get me wrong, he was no Chucky from Childs Play, no no no, he was a cute bear whose calming voice was incredibly entertaining and in no way disturbing. You inserted specific Teddy Ruxpin story cassettes into the […]

For The Love Of Horror 2019 – full line-up!

For The Love Of Horror is a fantastic new concept brought to you Monopoly Events team which crosses a scare attraction with a fan convention. After a hugely successful launch event in 2018, we’ve come back bigger and better, as we represent some of the most iconic horror films and franchises of all times. We are pleased to […]

Street Hawk

Jesse Mach was a motorcycle cop. I say was, because he had a bit of a run-in with some naughty men which resulted in his knee being busted up and his friend Marty being killed. He was destined to never ride a motorcycle again, but to be shunted into the Public Relations office where he […]

For The Love Of Horror – Lost Boys Reunion

                This October, Monopoly Events are bringing cast from The Lost Boys to Manchester for a spectacular reunion! That’s right, six of the original cast from the 1987 Lost Boys will be here in Manchester on 19th & 20th October 2019. We can’t wait! Kiefer Sutherland – David […]

HORROR ICONS UNITE TO CELEBRATE ICON ROBERT ENGLUND

Horror Icons such as Corey Taylor, Bill Moseley, Eli Roth, Corey Taylor, Ken Kirzinger, Michael Berryman, Andrew Divoff and R.A. Mihailoff are uniting together in the upcoming documentary ICON: The Robert Englund Story, to celebrate the iconic status and career of genre legend Robert Englund. As well as celebrating his Horror Iconic status the documentary […]

The 80sNostalgia Podcast Launches 9th June

The 80sNostalgia Podcast launches on the 20th anniversary of this site, the 9th June 2019. Can you believe this little ol’ website is 20 years old? Hard to believe that it first came into being last century, back in the 90s! The podcast is available on iTunes, Google Podcasts, acast, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Soundcloud, and […]

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