LEGO fan events in the UK 2023

12 July 2022

Our LEGO fan event list is back for 2023! This list showcases the huge quantity and variety of LEGO fan events throughout the UK across the year. In the meantime, you may find our UK LEGO event list for 2022 more helpful.

This list contains events organised by LEGO User Groups (see our list of LEGO User Groups in the UK here), as well as individual and commercial organisers. We make this distinction to help both exhibitors and visitors pick events best suited to their requirements.

Check with event organisers before travelling to events.

As usual, we’ve tried to categorise events by a rough sizing to give you an idea as a visitor about the amount of displays and likelihood of LEGO-related activities being run at the event:

  • Small LEGO shows are estimated to attract 0 – 1000 visitors per day.
  • Medium LEGO shows are estimated to attract 1001 – 3000 visitors per day.
  • Large LEGO shows are estimated to attract 3001 – 5000 visitors per day.

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LEGO shows in the UK for 2023

Event name
(Organiser)
Date Venue Description Event size* Cost
London Model Engineering Exhibition
(Bricktopia)
1000 – 1700, Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th January 2023 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY LEGO displays from London AFOLs among other engineering models from Meccano, model trains and more. Large Entry fee applies.
Calder Valley Brick Show
(Bricktopia)
1100 – 1700, Sunday 29th January 2023 Mytholmroyd Community & Leisure Centre, Caldene Avenue, Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire A new show for 2022 – LEGO displays, and chances to win prizes on tombola, raffles and other games. Small Small entry fee, bookable online before the event: Tickets.
Thirsk Brick Show
(Brick Alley)
1000 – 1600, Saturday 15th February 2023 Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Thirsk, North Yorkshire This small charity event is back for 2023 after a break for Covid. LEGO fan displays, traders and activities. Small Small entry fee available on the door; all proceeds in aid of Holy Rood House in Thirsk. Card payment accepted.
Bricktastic
(Fairy Bricks)
1000 – 1700, Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th February 2023 Manchester Central Convention Centre, Petersfield, Manchester, M2 3GX The biggest LEGO fan event in the UK, with exhibits from builders around the UK, Europe and America, all in aid of Fairy Bricks charity. Large Tickets available via bricktastic.org from late 2022.
Brickish Weekend
(Brickish Association)
1000 – 1700, Saturday 11th March – Sunday 12th March 2023 National Space Science Centre, Leicester This long-running LEGO exhibition is back in Leicester. Large Museum entry fee applies, with access to museum and LEGO model exhibition and activities
Plymouth Brick Festival
(GBEventsLive)
Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th March 2022 Guild Hall, Plymouth This show is back for a second year in Plymouth, with LEGO displays and activities. Small Paid entry.
Cobblers Brick Show
(Private organiser)
1000 – 1600, Saturday 25th March 2022 Caroline Chisholm School, Northampton, NN4 6TP This LEGO show in aid of charity is back again in Northampton. Small Ticketed entry in aid of charity.
Ware’s The Bricks 2023
(Private organiser)
1100 – 1600, Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th April 2023 Ware Priory & Event Centre, High Street, Ware, SG12 9AL This long-running fundraising event is back for 2023 in Hertfordshire. Medium Entry fee in aid of charities.
Discovery Brick Show
(Brick Alley)
1000 – 1600, Saturday 29th April – Sunday 30th April 2023 Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA LEGO displays and activities including brick play pits, as well as the whole museum (free entry) to explore! Medium Ticketed entry available online via museum website nearer the event date.
Cheshunt Brick Festival
(Showmasters Ltd)
1100 – 1700, Sunday, 21st May 2023 Laura Trott Leisure Centre, 44 Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9AJ A one-day commercial event with LEGO model displays, marketplace and activities. Medium Tickets available via event website.
The Mossley Brick Show
(Northern Brickworks)
1000 – 1600, Saturday 13th May 2023 Mossley Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Mossley, Lancashire, OL5 0EX This small show in North West England is back for a day of LERGO displays and activities. Small Tickets available on the door.
Reading Brick Show
(Readibrick Ltd)
1000 – 1700, Saturday 24th June – Sunday 25th June 2023 Reading University Student Union, Pepper Lane, Reading, RG6 6EH This commercial two day LEGO fan event in Reading, Berkshire, is back for 2023 in a new venue. Medium Tickets available via event website.
Hull Brick Festival
(Sheffield LUG)
1000 – 1600, Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th August 2023 Venue TBC, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire A two day show in Hull, East Yorkshire. LEGO displays, activities and traders. Medium Tickets available via event website.
Sheffield Brick Festival
(Sheffield LUG)
1000 – 1600, Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th August 2023 Sheffield A two day show in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. LEGO displays, activities and traders. Medium Tickets available via event website.