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It’s that time of year again at Danilo, when we replace the old with the new! An we’re delighted that our full range of fantastic Official Calendars and Diaries for 2018 are now available at

In particular, we are very excited about the NEW Sherlock Official 2018 Calendar, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, A Square Calendar measuring 305mm x 305mm, this calendar features stunning graphics of key characters such as Sherlock Holmes, Dr John Watson, Mycroft Holmes, Molly Hooper, Mrs Hudson and DI Greg Lestrade.

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We have some great Movie Calendars this year too, such as Despicable Me 3, Transformers, My Little Pony, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of the Caribbean and many more….

For all you music lovers, we have a great selection of Official Calendars to choose from. Covering a few music genres you can pick from the classics such as Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, Donny Osmond, Queen and The Beatles through to Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Little Mix, Take That, One Direction, The Vamps and more

We also have a range of different formats for our Calendars and Diaries, so no matter how you like to stay organised, there is the perfect size for you!

DESK EASEL AND DESK BLOCK CALENDARS – perfect for your home or office

Selection of Desk Easel Calendars above – priced £6.99

Selection of Desk Block Page-A-Day Calendars above – priced £9.99

OFFICIAL 2018 DIARIES – Come in A6, A5 and pocket sizes -from £5.99

So get pre-ordering now and be one of the first to receive these products as soon as they come into stock! And remember we offer FREE UK Delivery on all Calendars, Diaries, Greetings Cards and Gift Wrap!! Worldwide delivery is also available 🙂



With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we have a great selection of Official Licensed #MothersDay Cards, Sound Cards & Gift Wrap Sets to choose from and priced from ONLY £2.00 & Free First Class UK Delivery!!

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See the full range now at

PLUS when you buy and Mother’s Day Card or Gift Wrap Set from by 23rd March 2017, you will automatically be entered into competition to #WIN a Beautiful Bouquet of Flowers and some Delicious Chocolates for your mum!!

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The Official Calendar chart presented by Danilo is always a reflection of who is in and who is out and what is trending…

In recent years the No 1 spot has been dominated by 1 Direction, Cheryl, Frozen, Minions etc. but for 2017 its Football’s year to shine and Mourinho will not be happy when he finds out that Liverpool have pinched the Number 1 spot and made history, with over 3% more sales than the runner up Manchester United

This is the first time that 2 Sport Calendars have taken the No 1 & 2 spots in Danilo’s 38 year sales history!

From Numbers 20 to 11 in the Chart are:

20) Despicable Me  

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19) Suicide Squad 


18) WWE


17) Tottenham Hotspurs

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16) Chelsea


15) Kelly Brook

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14) Kylie


13) Marvel

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12) Fantastic Beasts


11) Arsenal

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AND Here is a short video counting down the Top 10…. 🙂


Mothers Day Hamper Competition

Make Mother’s Day one to remember this year by entering our Special Hamper Competition.

All you have to do is click this link and answer the question before midnight on Wednesday 2nd March to be in with a chance of winning this fabulous prize.

This amazing Mother’s Day Hamper includes a lovely Mother’s Day Card of choice, 2016 Calendar of choice, Gift Wrap and Gift Bag of choice and a selection of lovely choccies and yummy treats PLUS we will ensure it is delivered in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday 6th March.

And if you still haven’t got your card yet, don’t forget to check out our great range of Official Mother’s Day Cards and Gift Wrap  here 🙂

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Now from only £2.00 PLUS FREE UK Delivery (Worldwide Delivery also available) and our Mother’s Day Card and Wrap sets are only £5.99 each!

My Little Pony Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

My Little Pony Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

Despicable Me Minion Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

Despicable Me Minion Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack




The Official Calendar chart presented by Danilo is always a reflection of who is in and who is out and what is trending…

And we are delighted to say the results are now in! So drum roll please….. We can announce the Winner of the 2016 Official Calendar Chart is…MINIONS!!

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Danilo 2016 Official Calendar Chart

1) Minions (NE)
2) Star Wars Episode 7 (new entry)
3) Manchester United (last year 6)
4) One Direction (2)
5) Liverpool FC (5)
6) Cliff Richard (9)
7) 5 Seconds of Summer (4)
8) Great British Bake Off (20)
9) Disney’s Frozen (1)
10) Kelly Brook (11)
11) Arsenal (13)
12) Marvel (14)
13) Chelsea (12)
14) Olly Murs (NE)
15) Cheryl (15)
16) Joe and Caspar (NE)
17) Elvis (NE)
18) Tottenham Hotspur (NE)
19) Mrs Brown’s Boys (18)
20) Kylie (NE)

Back in 2011 – 2015, 1D dominated the top of the charts but it seems that the girls, sport and film have come back into fashion with the new No 1 title for 2016 ‘MINIONS’ followed at 2 by Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens, and then Manchester United who have received their first top 3 position in over a decade.

Then follows One Direction at 4, who are still the highest placed music artists, Liverpool FC at 5, Cliff Richard climbs back up to 6 from 9 beating new entry Olly Murs at 14, 5 Seconds of Summer a new entry at 7, Disney’s Frozen feels the chill and drops to 8 from No 1 last year! But a great climb for popular TV series Great British Bake off who climbed to 8 from 20 last year.

And it seems the girls are back in the top 20, with Kelly Brook making number 10, followed closely by X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and pop princess Kylie Minogue.

New top twenty entries for 2016 include popular Vloggers Joe and Caspar and we have even seen Elvis Presely (our longest running calendar title) make the jump to position 17!


So a big congratulations to all those who entered our “Guess the Bestselling 2016 Calendar” Competition and guessed Minions!

One lucky person will therefore be selected at random this week to win £50 PLUS a 2016 Calendar of their choice and 10 x runners up will also be awarded a 2016 Calendar.

Interestingly from the hundreds of entries we had for the competition, 24% guessed correctly that Minions would be the topseller, second to 25% of people who believed Frozen would take the title for a second year. In third place, 20% voted that One Direction would win followed by 9% who thought the new and upcoming Star Wars Epiosde 7 may  steal the crown.

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Cliff Signed Calendar Competition

Cliff Signed Calendar Competition

To celebrate Sir Cliff Richard’s 75th Birthday UK Tour, taking place at the Royal Albert Hall all of next week (12th – 18th October), we are delighted to be able to offer you a chance to WIN one of six SIGNED Official Cliff 2016 Calendars.

To enter, go to our Facebook Page and LIKE & SHARE our Cliff Competition Post or go to our Twitter Page and FOLLOW & RETWEET our Cliff Competition Post by Tuesday 13th October 2015.

The 6 winners will then have their name signed by Sir Cliff himself! This would make the perfect present for any fan of Cliff Richard, so make sure you enter now, before its too late!

If you are not selected as one of our lucky winners, then don’t worry you can still buy Official Cliff Calendars, Diary, Calendar and Diary Pack and Greetings Cards now with FREE UK Delivery (plus worldwide delivery is also available) at

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The 2014 Top 20 Calendar Chart

As Europe’s biggest official licensed calendar and card company, we are pleased to announce the chart positions for 2014 Calendars for sales on Amazon, in HMV, Calendar Club and many good retailers both in the UK and across the globe.

  1. One Direction – for the 3rd year running and outselling all others (One Direction commented “Thanks to all our fans for making us No.1 again” )
  2. Minecraft – New entry
  3. Dr Who 50th anniversary special
  4. Manchester United FC
  5. Liverpool FC
  6. Cliff Richard – steady at No 6 the same as 2013
  7. Big Bang Theory – New entry
  8. Arsenal FC
  9. Top Gear – always in the top ten
  10. Mrs Browns Boys
  11. Cheryl (last year position 7)
  12. Robbie Williams – New top twenty entry
  13. Justin Beiber (last year position 2)
  14. Chelsea FC
  15. Olly Murrs (last year position 9)
  16. Kelly Brook (last year position 8)
  17. Union J – new entry
  18. Spurs FC
  19. Elvis – still in the top twenty for  over 35 years
  20. Keith Lemon (last year position 4)

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Danilo Celebrates 35th Birthday

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35 years ago, Danilo Promotions first began when our MD Laurence Prince recognised the public’s mood and need to celebrate Elvis’ life, after his tragic death in 1977

He flew to LA to meet Colonel Tom Parker and managed to secure the rights to the FIRST Official Licensed Calendar (Elvis, 1979) and the rest, as they say, is history!

Since then Danilo has sold over 100 million calendars and 100 million cards and has grown to become Europe’s Number One official licensed calendar publisher, and we couldn’t be prouder!

To celebrate this fantastic achievement, a special birthday party was organised at the beautiful Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. With approx 150 guests attending, we enjoyed  a champagne reception, a fantastic magic show, a trio of singing waiters plus the icing on the birthday cake, so to speak, was a video message from Sir Cliff Richard himself, thanking Danilo for publishing his calendars all these years and wishing Danilo even more success for the future.

In his speech, MD Laurence Prince mentioned just how proud he was of his staff, how much he values his close business relationships and thanked everyone, including his wife Josephine and family, for their continual support.

35 years marks an important milestone for the company and reminds us of everything achieved so far. But with some very exciting plans in the pipeline for the future, we say bring on the next 35 years! 🙂

Here are a few fun facts that you may not know about Danilo Promotions…

  1. In addition to the 100 million cards, Danilo has sold over 15 million sound cards
  2. We have sold over 3 million Cliff Richard calendars
  3. 1 in 4 UK householders buy and have an official Danilo calendar on their wall every year
  4. Danilo has over 50 Industry Awards for our products
  5. Danilo has a whole team of designers dedicated to designing all our calendars in house
  6. Danilo has worked with over 1500 Brands / Licenses
  7. This year we have published over 180 different calendar titles
  8. This year our 3 top selling calendars are : One Direction, Minecraft and Dr Who 50th Anniversary Special

5 Reasons why we love One Direction


Since leaving The X Factor in 2010, One Direction have gone on to enjoy huge global success. Having sold over 19 million singles and 10 million albums, and even beating Cliff Richard to become best selling calendar of 2013 so far, here are 5 reasons why we love cheeky chappies Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson!!

Reason One: Their cool windswept-look hair and their sharp co-ordination of outfits (wish we were as cool).

Reason Two: They don’t take themselves too seriously and not afraid to make a fool of themselves.

Reason Three:  They love their fans as much as their fans love them. Back in June this year, it was reported how Harry stopped to help pick up a fan in NYC who got knocked over in the excitement.

Reason Four: They make us cry as well as laugh, with their emotional walk down memory lane in new video “Story of My Life”.

Reason Five: Despite only coming third in The X Factor, they have become the most successful act from the popular TV Series – You go boys!

Do you agree? Why not tell us why you love One Direction…