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2021 Calendar

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...

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...

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...

How do you store your Lego?

Some time ago, an AFOL called Remy Evard wrote an article on sorting lego, and it has become a classic. We republished it on our website (here) with a link to the original item...

City Safari Off-Roader, set 60267

Review – City Safari Off-Roader, set 60267 By Amanda Wakes Today was my first LEGO store visit of 2020 and I couldn’t help but pick up the new City Safari Off-Roader set. City sets...

2020 Calendar

Here are the shows we know of so far in 2020. Last year we spotted over 40 events, and as new ones turn up, we’ll add them. If you are planning a lego event...