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5-8 FEBRUARY 2023
NEC BIRMINGHAM, UK

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Spinning Poodle Games

Hall: Hall 5 Stand: 5M41

We're on a mission to cheer up the world! Get off those screens and have some fun. Low tech entertainment for the 21st Century.

Proudly designed and made in the UK with minimal plastic and as many UK sourced components as we can find.

Address

Godalming
United Kingdom

Website

https://www.spinningpoodlegames.com/

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  • The Hat Game is a classic parlour game – like charades but a lot more fun! It's a game we were introduced to at a family Christmas a few years ago and has become a firm favourite ever since. The game ...
  • A beautiful box of 52 linen finsh, plastic coated playing cards but with the numbers on the right-hand corners. They fan right to left instead of left to right, to delight left-handed players and to a ...
  • A classic set of 52 playing cards, with the design modified slightly to make it easier to tell the difference between the different suits. This makes the cards easier to use for younger and older play ...
  • Hide The Slug is a fantastic card game of bluff and cunning. Can you sneak the slugs amongst the fruit to win? Hide The Slug is an entertaining card game loosely based on the classic card game 'cheat' ...
  • Rocket Bang is an exciting, family friendly firework themed card game. Rocket Bang is a modern twist on the classic card game 'sevens', a great card game that requires a fair amount of careful strateg ...
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  • Hide The Slug - product information sheet.
  • Rocket Bang - product information sheet.
  • The Hat Game - product information sheet.
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  • Sustainability Role in overall company's strategic plans
    Sustainability is one of our core values.
    Sustainability initiatives
    We have three current initiatives: source all components from within the UK, minimise plastic, use recycled materials where possible.
    Pledges for the year
    We are aiming to source all products manufactured this year from 100% UK manufactured components. This is very hard to do so we don't know if we will achieve it, but it is our aim.
    Sustainable Products
    Hand Made Card Kits
    Our hand made card kits are made with FSC certified card, the packaging is made from recycled card, includes glue stick made from recycled plastic.
    Social equity at your company
    We are very small so we only have a few staff, but we make sure they are happy and well looked after.
    Packaging
    We are in the process of making our packaging plastic free
    We are introducing a new range of card games in tins in order to remove plastic from the packaging.
    Materials
    We have products made from recycled materials
    The glue sticks included in our card kits are made from recycled plastic, and the card inserts in the box are made from recycled card. Our aim is to use recycled paper and card for printing where possible.
    Ethical Considerations
    Fair wages are paid to the people who make our products
    Our products are made by people employed in good working conditions
    We work hard to find UK based suppliers and manufacturers that we can visit to ensure they look after their workforce, and to save shipping things round the world. I can't overstate how hard it is though, it feels like hardly anything is made in the UK these days. We are hoping that in the future the UK will have a thriving manufacturing industry again and we'll reduce the amount of things we import, massively reducing the environmental impact of transport - we are supporting that change.
    Enviromental Impact
    We consider the environmental impact when creating our products
    We are actively working to reduce our carbon impact by making products from components manufactured in the UK, however this is very difficult. That's our aim - the bigger we get, the more achievable this becomes.
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  • All orders placed at the show will be delivered with a free box of Milk Tray chocolates!
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  • Spinning Poodle Games Director Roger Coleman explains switch from IT to card games. After 30 years in IT, Roger Coleman's newest venture is distinctly low tech.  
  • Spinning Poodle Games make the first significant change to playing cards for 400 years. Family Friendly playing cards make it easier to tell the difference between suits.
  • Spinning Poodle Games introduce new products at Spring Fair 2022 New card games and playing card decks add to the growing range of low-tech entertainment from Spinning Poodle Games.  
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  • The Hat Game is a classic parlour game – like charades but a lot more fun! It's a game we were introduced to at a family Christmas a few years ago and has become a firm favourite ever since.
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