Northern Brickworks

Crazy Golf

In 2018, we are building a Crazy Golf course together, and here is where we’ll be sharing updates on progress. First up is (unlucky) hole 13, a microscale castle from NB member Jim. Next...

The secret language of Lego

Every hobby has its own ‘in words’ and LEGO is no different – in fact I think we have more specialised terms, or jargon, than most. Have you ever wanted to know what SNOT...

Cheese Slope Mosaics – a tutorial

Back in 2012 Katie Walker published this article on making lego mosaics with cheese slopes, and we thought it was such a good reference piece that we are republishing it here with Katie’s permission....

MOC of the Month

MOC of the Month for May 2019 is The Homer from NB member Robert: March/April 2019 – MOC of the month(s) comes from NB member Christine with these modular buildings.     February 2019...

2018 Calendar

It seems as if it’s possible to spend every weekend at a lego show.  That’s a good thing, right? Here is a list of the 2018 shows we know about.  Contact us if you’d...

The Evolution of Lego Sorting

Back in 2001, Remy Evard wrote a short note on the different ways people sort their lego as their collection grows. Seventeen years and over 88,000 views later, his note has become legendary. We...

Review – set 21309 the Saturn V Rocket

Two score and eight years ago, NASA fulfilled the challenge laid down by President Kennedy in 1961, which was: ‘by the end of this decade, to land a man on the Moon and return...

An introduction to Northern Brickworks

This is an introduction to being an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO) and also about Northern Brickworks, which is a recognised LEGO User Group (LUG). Many of us are introduced to LEGO as a...