Mother’s Day Favourites!
It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the very best women in our lives. If you’re stuck for ideas of what to treat your mum to, then look no further than this handpicked selection of beautifully relaxing treats that are sure to leave any mum positively glowing! From idyllic jigsaws, to calming yoga inspiration, […]
Our top 5 hair-raising Halloween movies (and some games to complement them!)
We love a good horror movie here at PP HQ: from ghost and ghouls to knife-wielding maniacs, who can resist the thrill of a good scare? Here’s our Top 5 Scariest Movies to watch at home this Halloween, so close the curtains, grab the popcorn and press play … if you dare! 5)  Wes Craven’s […]
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the best perspective of them all?
We’re seeing double here at PP HQ with launch of our new competitive brain training game, Reflect Mirror Mazes! Our perspective has been flipped right on its head with a double-sided mirror that messes with your mind! Reflect Mirror Mazes is so simple but effective – two players sit face-to-face with a double-sided mirror between […]
New release! Quick-fire mini escape room games!
Get ready to usher in an exciting new generation of home puzzles with this collection of mini escape room games! Hot off the success of our best-selling escape room range, these quick-fire games have been specifically developed for fast and simple set-up with minimal fuss. Gameplay couldn’t be more effortless with detailed instructions and an […]
We’re delighted to have taken hiring new staff ‘off hold’ and be looking for people to fill roles in almost every department. There are more talented people out there looking for work than ever before, and we don’t want to miss out! If you have experience in our industry and want to be part of […]
Keep the fun going at home!
  Games, puzzles and quizzes have been a lifeline to us all in recent months. They’ve proven to be a great tool to bring us together and provide hours of much-needed entertainment! While our normal day-to-day life has changed dramatically and we’re spending more time at home, we’ve turned to games and puzzles to be […]
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Double Gift of the Year Winners!
When the beginning of each new year rolls round, we wait with bated breath to hear the results from the Gift of the Year Awards. These highly coveted awards celebrate the biggest and brightest gifts on the market, anything from jewellery to stationery to garden games, and we are so happy to announce that Professor […]
Christmas 2019!
Things are getting festive here at Professor Puzzle as the countdown to the big day begins! No fun-loving office would be complete without an Ugly Christmas Jumper Day and so last Friday, we each dusted off our finest festive knitwear in a bid to raise money for Save the Children. From the tastefully tacky to […]
The Great River Race
On Saturday the 14th September, a team of ten Professor Puzzle colleagues faced the Great River Race, a gruelling 21.6 mile-long row along the choppy River Thames. The event consisted of over 330 boats of varying sizes, and was in aid of Skerries 4 Schools, a charity motivated by giving youngsters the opportunity to experience […]
Our 2019 Catalogue has arrived!
Hot off the press, our 2019 catalogue is bursting with fresh, new products! We’ve kept all our best-selling classic puzzles and brainteasers, but we’ve added seven exciting new collections, including a great selection of brilliantly entertaining games. This year sees the debut of Escape From The Grand Hotel – our first escape-room game; a stylish new […]
STRIVE Challenge
What do you get when you mix bikes, the Southern Alps and Richard Branson? The Virgin STRIVE Challenge of course! At the end of September whilst the rest of Professor Puzzle were enjoying the last few rays of the London summer sun, our Chief Puzzler Ben Meldrum was braving a five day cycle from Monaco to […]
We’re on the move!
It’s been all hands on deck in Chicago over the last two weeks as we’ve been busy relocating to our new puzzle palace!  Located in Ravenswood, it provides a fresh new space for our expanding US team to continue providing great customer service while developing inspiring new puzzles and games! The existing team, along with new recruits Molly […]
How to Host Your Own Games Night
Whilst the nights are still cold and the temperature hasn’t risen nearly enough to tempt the leaves back onto the trees, there’s nothing better than inviting a few friends over, turning the heating up high and busting open a few board games! Whether you’re crazy about charades or potty about pub quizzes, a games night […]
Fearsome Frights at Professor Puzzle!
Whilst the sun may have been bright and shining last Tuesday, it seemed as though Professor Puzzle HQ was filled with ghosts, ghouls and all ghastly things that go bump in the night! We love any excuse to throw on a costume (along with a generous helping of fake blood!) and for many of us […]
Going For Gold at the Puzzle Olympics!
How do you prove who’s the Ultimate Master of Brain Training? With Puzzle Olympics of course! Inspired by Barts Charity’s #1hour campaign to raise money for trauma research and treatment, we decided to let the Professor Puzzle gang put their money where their mouths are and see how well they really know their puzzles! But […]
Professor Puzzle & Einstein leap into the world of licensing!
2017 has seen us mark our entry onto the licensing scene with the launch of our first ever licensed products – the official Albert Einstein puzzle range. The new and exciting range consists of five brilliantly baffling wooden and metal brainteasers. As enigmatic and complex as the man himself, all of the puzzles link to Einstein’s famous […]
Another year…another chance to conquer the river! After our courageous debut in 2016, our opposition were undoubtedly shaking in their boats at the sight of us, the very definition of peak fitness, striding towards the Thames. The Puzzle Punters were back together for a second bite at the cherry and oh, what a performance was […]
On Wednesday 5th July, with the last box unpacked and the coffee machine switched on, the Professor Puzzle US office officially opened its doors! Situated directly next to the Willis Tower in the centre of Chicago, our new office will be the key to supporting our increasingly expanding US customer base and cementing Professor Puzzle […]
Pulling for Victory?
The “Puzzle Tuggers” reformed this week in a bid to pull for victory in the annual tug of war competition that marks the beginning of the Twickenham Festival. As it was our second year competing, we took it extra seriously and even had a training session in preparation for the event. With high levels of […]
A week has passed and the muddy puzzlers are still trying to wash the muck out of their ears! Our team of 15 willing colleagues gave everything they had throughout the 5 mile course – even when wading through mud up to their waists and jumping into pools so cold their hearts almost stopped. Across […]
The Muddy Puzzlers are still training hard, striving to reach peak fitness in time to challenge both their physical strength and mental toughness with the Tough Mudder course in Henley on 29th April! The Professor Puzzle crew – consisting of everyone from our super-fit gym bunnies down to our more irregular sports participators(!) – have […]
World Book Day at The Puzzle Academy
Who says World Book Day is just for kids? Channeling everything from Where’s Wally to Mary Poppins; 101 Dalmatians to Dracula and Fifty Shades to Harry Potter, we enthusiastically embraced the dressing up and raised some funds for Book Aid and for our chosen charity Campbellinas which supports Leeds Neonatal Unit. The ‘best-dressed’ award went […]
Our brand new 2017 catalogue is available now!
Our brand new catalogue has arrived and is ready for your enjoyment! Featuring all our best loved classics plus five exciting new ranges, there’s something for everyone, from seasoned puzzlers to those who like to try the odd teaser to check their brain cells are still functioning! New for 2017 includes our Intergalactic range; Puzzle […]
The Puzzle Academy
The end of 2016 sees us wave goodbye to our Shepperton offices and complete the move to our new Puzzle HQ in Twickenham. We can’t wait to enjoy the extra space and sample the many coffee shops Twickenham has to offer (and there really are a lot!). Our new address details are: The Puzzle Academy, […]
Brunel University London’s Industrial Review Night
It was fantastic to support our fellow STEM enthusiasts and puzzle-heads at Brunel University’s Industrial Review Night yesterday evening. Our Product Development team are working with a Brunel student – Charlie Munroe – on a collaborative brief for our range of STEM products. Last night was the first review evening where final year students present their […]
Puzzle Punters
One Dragon Boat…check. 16 willing rowers and one drummer…check. Bright sunshine and yummy picnic…check. If only we’d remembered the suntan lotion too! Sunday proved to be a brilliant day of messing about on the river for our tireless Puzzle Punters. The team rowed valiantly up the Thames in their quest to be crowned the champions […]
Puzzle Tuggers
What better way to spend a sunny Friday evening than testing your team strength against other suitably rugged outfits at the Twickenham Festival Tug Of War? Our Puzzle Tuggers put their best feet forward and their bodies on the line in a stupendous effort to win at least one bout against some incredibly seasoned opposition! […]