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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...