Our review of Cromford Builds 2024 Lego fan event Derbyshire
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by bricksmcgee
1M ago
The late May bank holiday saw Bricks McGee heading to Derbyshire for a weekend of LEGO fun at Cromford Mills in the village of Cromford. Home to one of Arkwright’s mills – the world’s first to adopt the factory system of production – “Cromford Builds” hosted LEGO model displays from amateur builders alongside activities and trade stalls. Cromford Builds ran in 2023, but 2024 saw a new organiser for the event in the form of Dan from TechBrick. Our pick of LEGO models at Cromford Builds 2024 As usual, we’ve selected a few of the fan-built LEGO models that stood out over the weekend below. U ..read more
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A guide to hiring LEGO bricks in the UK
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by bricksmcgee
1M ago
There are many companies who hire LEGO bricks in the U.K., and it can be confusing to know what to ask. Hiring LEGO bricks isn’t something most people do every day, after all! Bricks McGee hire LEGO bricks throughout the Great Britain, covering most of the UK. This guide is designed to help you answer some of the fundamental questions for planning your activities before getting quotes for brick hire. Why hire LEGO bricks for your event? Let’s start with the basics – why hire LEGO bricks for your event? Well, Bricks McGee are definitely biased as we love those little plastic bricks, and we’ve c ..read more
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A LEGO fan interview with Brick Morpork
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by bricksmcgee
1M ago
What happens when two fandoms collide? We speak to Brick Morpork, a Terry Pratchett and LEGO fan who has combined their passions to produce a brilliant LEGO model currently on the Ideas platform of the Unseen University Library ..read more
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Our round up of Edinbrick, a LEGO fan event in Edinburgh
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by bricksmcgee
2M ago
We headed north of the border for Edinbrick, Edinburgh’s LEGO fan event, promising a weekend of LEGO displays and activities in aid of Fairy Bricks. In a new venue for 2024, Edinbrick was hosted in Edinburgh’s McEwan Hall, and now tops our “best LEGO event venue” list of all time. McEwan Hall’s grand dome and elaborate surroundings was host to us and our LEGO models for the weekend. Edinbrick is organised by Brick M8, a collection of adult LEGO fans based in Scotland: they run a number of events throughout the year which you can find on our annual LEGO fan event list. Our pick of LEGO models a ..read more
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Yorkshire Brick Show 2024 – LEGO fan event round up
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by bricksmcgee
2M ago
Yorkshire Brick Show 2024 was back in the city of York with LEGO model displays from builders across England. Hosted by Brickshire, the LEGO User Group for Yorkshire, Yorkshire Brick Show returned to York Racecourse for its second year at the venue. Here’s the Bricks McGee round up of the event this year. Our pick of LEGO models at Yorkshire Brick Show 2024 As ever, we pick a small selection of models from the event; here are our favourites from YBS this year. Beach scene by Helen Brickshire member Helen’s lovely LEGO beach scene really caught our eye – it was bright, colourful and full of bri ..read more
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2025 LEGO fan events in the UK & Ireland
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by bricksmcgee
2M ago
Our 2025 list of LEGO fan events for UK and Ireland is here! 2024 saw a bumper number of events throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and 2025 is shaping up to be another busy year for LEGO fan events and exhibitions across the UK. Check with event organisers before travelling to events. What is a LEGO fan event? As ever, what constitutes a LEGO fan event is up for debate. Our definition is: a LEGO fan event is a short term (one, two or three day) display of LEGO models built by fan and amateur builders. Some events may provide activities for visitors, and trade stalls to buy LEGO ..read more
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Black Country Brick Show 2024 – our round up of West Midlands LEGO fan event
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by bricksmcgee
3M ago
We headed to the Black Country in England’s West Midlands for a popular LEGO fan event this weekend: Black Country Brick Show 2024. Created by adult LEGO fans Ian and Paul, Black Country Brick Show has grown to be a crowd pleaser attracting LEGO models from across the country. Hosted at Phoenix Collegiate in West Bromwich near Birmingham, the event features models from LEGO fan builders across the country, plus trade stalls and activities for eager hands. Our pick of LEGO models from Black County Brick Show 2024 As usual, we’ve picked a few of the many models on display at this LEGO fan event ..read more
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Our round up of Thin Blue Bricks 2024, Glasgow LEGO fan event
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by bricksmcgee
3M ago
Saturday 17th February 2024 saw a trip north of the border to the town of Hamilton, near Glasgow, for Thin Blue Bricks. Hosted by Tartan LUG in the chambers of the South Lanarkshire Council building, Thin Blue Bricks fundraises for COPS, a charity who support victims of crime. Our pick of LEGO models at Thin Blue Bricks Derek Cockerell ’s Sea of Thieves ships We love a good LEGO pirate ship, and Derek’s LEGO recreations from the popular Sea of Thieves computer game is no exception, and caught the eyes of my eager gamers throughout the day. Monster truck arena by Vicki Harris Making great use ..read more
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Join us at Kenilworth Castle this Easter for the Big Brick Build
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by bricksmcgee
4M ago
Bricks McGee are bringing the Big Brick Build to English Heritage’s Kenilworth Castle in the West Midlands this Easter. From Friday 29th March to Sunday 7th April, you can join our master builders onsite and help recreate the Elizabethan Gardens in LEGO bricks! Come and build with thousands of LEGO elements and create a vibrant, colourful Elizabethan gardens at Kenilworth Castle, built for the visit of Queen Elizabeth I. Once you’ve built your garden, hand your section of garden over to our master builder and see if become part of the gardens. A timelapse camera will capture the evolution of K ..read more
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Bricktastic 2024 – our round up of this Manchester LEGO fan event
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by bricksmcgee
4M ago
We returned to Manchester Central Convention Centre for Bricktastic 2024, two days of LEGO fun in the centre of Manchester. As the largest LEGO fan event in the UK with funds going to the great work that Fairy Bricks do, Bricktastic brought LEGO model builders from around the world together with a range of hands-on activities, and plenty of chances to spend some pocket money! Crazy Brick Golf at Bricktastic 2024 As part of our support for Bricktastic this year, Bricks McGee ran our Crazy Golf Brick sessions, encouraging visitors to build an obstacle for our crazy golf course from LEGO bricks a ..read more
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