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The Brick Pit – 3

LEGO Nutcracker 40640 by Simon Horton I bought this set from LEGO.com as a top up to reach the required spend for a GWP back in October. Being a small set and not requiring...

Shildon Brick Show 2023

Although not a Northern Brickworks event, you’ll always find plenty of NB members taking their MOCs to Brick Alleys event at Locomotion, the Northern Annex of the National Railway Museum. Robert Martin takes readers...

The Brick Pit – 2

City Safari Off-Roader, set 60267 by Amanda Wakes Way back in 2020 I made a visit to a LEGO store and I couldn’t help but pick up the new City Safari Off-Roader set. City...

The Brick Pit

Welcome to a new feature on the website featuring reviews of off the shelf LEGO sets. Our own forum guru Jim presents: 40650 Land Rover Classic Defender I bought the new Land Rover model...

North Notts Brick Show 2023

Northern Brickworks premier show returned to the calendar after a few years absence. Over 800 people descended on Outwood Academy Valley in Worksop where there was plenty to see and do. While many experienced...

A Brick On The Side – 2

The Bee by Lisa Mather Formally known as the PTSD Bee, Buzz was created when my husband, Paul, started therapy for his own PTSD; it was apparent there was a stigma around mental health more...

A Brick on the Side – 1

Welcome to a new feature on the website, A Brick on the Side. All being well this will be a monthly feature covering a multitude of LEGO related topics, including set reviews, news and...

North Wales Meetup January 2023

Floss Barrett held another successful meet up in Misty Waters Lloc. The event was well attended and included the opportunity to play the official Lego games that were on sale a few years ago....

Floss’s Fantastic Flowers

Northern Brickworks member, Floss, recently displayed her range of LEGO botanical flowers, a perfect mix of official sets and some fantastic MOCs, all fittingly presented in a café within a botanical garden open to...

Exhibiting – Where to start.

By Mark Kraska Some may recognise my name as one half of the operators from the travelling brick fairground which my wife Judi and I take around the country. Exhibiting our display has given...