Dec 4 2017

AFOL and LEGO events in the UK in 2018

Shildon LEGO show team photo - 2016 LEGO event

It’s that time again! Here is my list of LEGO and AFOL events in the UK for 2018. Skip to events » I’ve been doing this for a few years now (see 2017’s list, and 2016’s), and the list has become a little overwhelming as LEGO has burgeoned in popularity, so I have reorganised how… Read more »

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Nov 14 2017

Shildon LEGO Show 2017 review

LEGO trains display at Shildon LEGO Show 2017

A review of the “North East’s largest LEGO show” on November 11th – November 12th 2017 at National Railway Museum Shildon (Locomotion) in County Durham.

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Sep 14 2017

Introducing LNUR – LEGO Northern UK Railway

LNUR - LEGO Northern UK Railway

It’s not too often that I turn up to a LEGO show, and someone bounds across the exhibit hall and says, “Would you like to run my LEGO Intercity 225?”, but that’s exactly what happened at the brilliant Hull Block Con last weekend, followed by the creation of LNUR – “LEGO Northern UK Railway”. I… Read more »

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Aug 29 2017

Hull Block Con 2017 LEGO show review

LEGO trains at Hull Block Con 2017

This August Bank Holiday weekend saw Hull’s second LEGO show in the form of Hull Block Con 2017. A one day LEGO show, Block Con’s tried and tested format came to Hull on Sunday August 27th. Held in the stunning Guildhall – the nicest venue I’ve been in for a LEGO show, by quite a stretch!… Read more »

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Aug 25 2017

An AFOL’s review of LEGO Masters on Channel 4 [spoilers]

LEGO Masters on Channel 4 - TV show review

You wait years for LEGO-themed TV shows to come along, and then within the space of a few years we’ve had a handful of documentaries on LEGO… and now, thanks to Channel 4 again, a LEGO themed gameshow! Channel Four’s obsession with our favourite interlocking plastic blocks continues this LEGO theme with the launch of… Read more »

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Aug 14 2017

LEGO Metro Train – #BrickMetro

LEGO Tyne & Wear Metro model - Brick Metro

Steve at Brick This built an incredible LEGO Metro train model, and I was lucky enough to go along and help him build the second half at a public event in South Shields, North East England.

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