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Buckland Bill raising funds for the Royal Flying Doctor

By |2019-02-18T10:57:45+10:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Recently we sent a Tambo Teddy, Buckland Bill over the range to help Sue McDonald and the Buckland Recreational Club raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The Buckland  Recreational Club is a small community group of twenty who have a recreations ground approximately 100 kms west of Springsure, with a shed, tennis [...]

Twenty-Five Reasons to Love Tambo Teddy Bears

By |2018-03-25T18:22:28+10:00March 25th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Recently Outback Queensland Tourism Association wrote a lovely blog on us, '25 Reasons to love Tambo Teddies' to celebrate our twenty-fifth anniversary. This blog got us thinking and we decided we need to challenge ourselves to gather together 25 reasons to more love our bears. The first five are from the heart 1. Tambo [...]

We love a Birthday!

By |2018-03-18T20:31:01+10:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Happy Birthday to us, happy birthday to us, happy birthday Tambo Teddies............ March 19th marks the four year anniversary since we purchased Tambo Teddies. Giving us a bit more to celebrate - our four years of the twenty-five years of the business.  As we have mentioned Kiralee has left the teddy family to concentrate [...]

Twenty-Five Years of Teddy Bears

By |2018-02-04T14:36:40+10:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the tiny town of Tambo located in the middle of the Outback local women have been crafting sheepskin teddy bears for the past twenty-five years. Following a Government workshop to uncover new industries in regional communities, three women got together and decided to form a teddy bear company. After nearly a year of [...]

Tambo Teddy Bears Picnic

By |2019-02-18T11:01:28+10:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

On September 16th, 2017 teddy bears and teddy bear enthusiasts descended on Tambo to enjoy all the fun at the Tambo Teddy Bears Picnic. An annual event since 2011, the picnic is transitioning to a biennial activity with the next event being planned for 2019. A community affair, the picnic is held on the [...]

Competition Time!

By |2019-02-18T11:02:32+10:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Design a Tambo Teddy Toby Bear and WIN. This is your chance to design your own unique ‘friend for life’. Use the colour options on the Tambo Teddies website www.tamboteddies.com.au to design your very own Patchwork Toby. Available colours: Honey, Cream, Bamboo, Chocolate, Latte, Ink, Mid Grey, Silver Fox, Lemon, Plum, Red, Pink, Blue, Frog Green, [...]

Naming of the Ace Reporter Teddy Bear

By |2019-02-18T11:03:09+10:00August 20th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Editor of the Longreach Leader, Noni Rutherford recently engaged the services of a new staff member, a talented teddy bear trained as an ace reporter, perfect for the job. The Leader is a great regional newspaper that provides a fantastic service to the Longreach, Winton, Barcaldine, Blackall-Tambo, Diamantina and Barcoo Shires, reporting on local and regional events, news [...]

Tambo Teddies take on China!

By |2017-05-02T19:08:23+10:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ever since we purchased the business we have been talking about going global......and last week we took the first solid steps along this path.   It may seem that 3 years is a long time to get our act together but we really wanted to make sure we undertook this project with as little [...]

Tambo Teddy Bear Collector – Our Local Arctophile!

By |2020-06-24T17:54:12+10:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight, Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo's own teddy bear collector, Mardi Noonan began her collection of Tambo Teddies in 1997 when she purchased her first bear called Bessie. There are two Tambo Teddy bear families and Bessie was a very early member of the Toby bear family, number 2301. Created from a short grey wool pelt, Bessie with her [...]

Celebrating Three Years at Tambo Teddies

By |2017-03-21T20:46:59+10:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

This month we are celebrating a significant milestone since we purchased Tambo Teddies- we are celebrating our third birthday!   When we reflect on the past three years we are amazed at how much we have achieved; there have been a lot of challenges but also loads of fun. We have had a lot of [...]