Northern Brickworks

Welcome to the drive of your life

Welcome to the drive of your life: the new LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari Daytona SP3 Billund, Denmark May 24, 2022: Supercar lovers can now place themselves firmly in the driving seat of Ferrari’s latest masterpiece with...

LEGO has fans covered for May Half Term!

AMAZING LEGO® DOTS EVENT COMING TO LONDON WESTFIELD SOON! A first of its kind LEGO® DOTS event has officially been announced just in time for May Half Term – where kids can discover, experiment...

2022 Calendar

2022 has dawned and we all hope it will be a better year than 2021 (and 2020 for that matter).  Here are the shows we know of, and we’ll update this page as the...

Older Articles

Here are older articles, that you won’t find direct from the home page of our site. Lego from Stuttgart 2019 Calendar Cheese Slope Mosaics – a tutorial 2018 Calendar The Evolution of Lego Sorting...

2021 Calendar

Here are the shows we know of so far in 2021. In 2019 there were over 40 events, but a lot fewer in 2020, sadly. If you are planning a lego event and it’s...

The Black Falcons

The LEGO Black Falcons: an unofficial fan history By Bobby Martin I’m creating a history of the LEGO Black Falcons Castle faction that ran 1984-1992 – and onwards… Prologue: In human terms we are...

Interview with the designer

Lego designer James May came up with the tuk-tuk, set 40469, released in January 2021. He kindly sat down with us for a short chat about life and all things Lego. Northern Brickworks: James,...

Building a Lego Engine Shed

NB member Omid built this recently, and here he is to tell how it went: For as long as I’ve been fascinated by trains, I’ve had a similar soft spot for the various bits...

Building the Lego Duck

This is a very exclusive set – it’s only available in Billund, so you have to go there or get a friend to pick up a copy. It retails at about £75 for 621...

MOC of the Month (March 2018 – March 2020)

For March 2020, we have a memory of winter – the Icebreaker barge seen on the canal at Lymm: It’s a commission build by NB member Steve Guinness of thebrickguys.co.uk and he can be...