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Happy New Year

News - Free Prize Draw
We love getting our copies of Dolls House World and Dolls House & Miniature Scene here at Miniatura. Both magazines do an excellent job of keeping us up to date, provide plenty of food for thought and beautiful pictures of miniatures too. We are lucky enough to have a year's subscription for each to give away!
Many thanks to both editors for these generous prizes.

The draw, to win a year's subscription to one of the magazines (either Dolls House & Miniature Scene or Dolls House World), will be made on 29th January 2018. To enter simply send an email to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "January Prize" in the subject line, please include your phone number to make it easier for us to contact you if you win, also indicate if you have a preference to which magazine you would like to subscribe (in case you already subscribe to one).  

Articles - Miniatures as Therapy
The latest in our series of articles focusses on how miniatures can help us through some of the hardest times in life.

"One of the undeniable benefits of any hobby is the ability to focus on just one thing and leave the world behind. When I asked for stories about miniatures as therapy I expected to hear about escapes from everyday stresses, finding a peaceful moment in a life of responsibilities, and that’s definitely the case for a lot of people. What I also received were some stories that were about far more than everyday events......." READ MORE

Jane Laverick has also given us a lovely article looking how, in her opinion, "Miniatura Is Good For You".

"I had an inkling that Miniatura was going to be good for me about thirty years ago when I realised that if I turned from a visitor into an exhibitor..." READ MORE
We would also love to hear from you if you have any interesting stories to share. The next article we have planned is an investigation of scale. We look at how different scales have risen in popularity. So if you would like to contribute to send Andy an e-mail - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.