Monkey Bricks 2019

The 2019 Monkey Bricks show was a two-day event for the first time, held in the Civic Centre in Heywood, Manchester, on 2nd-3rd November.  Here is a small sample of the Lego displays on offer:

We had trains:

Some locos from the layout of Bill Elliott:

Oops, that wasn’t supposed to happen!

Simon’s D-Day display came to its final show:

I will say this only once… the French Resistance sabotaging a railway line:

Mark Pullen brought his wretched hive of scum and villainy along:

And Russell Morgan his giant M-Tron display:

Steve Guinness built Olaf the Snowman, and he was given a cake to commemorate his Lego Ideas Typewriter project reaching 10,000 votes.  He now goes into the Lego product development process and has a chance the idea could become a lego set.  Fingers crossed!

Mark and Judi Kraska displayed a giant fairground which deservedly won the ‘Best in Show’ award.  Here are a couple of detail shots:

Fe Wilmot brought a lego Zoo with lots of lovely details, such as:

And we had classic lego on display as well as a rubber duck:

Chris Tipping showed his lego trains in a landscape covered in snow and ice:

And who doesn’t love a gingerbread man?