A Look At LEGO…. Unikitty
Apr09

A Look At LEGO…. Unikitty

It’s International Unicorn Day (yes really) so what better reason do we have to take A Look At LEGO…. Unikitty. When The LEGO Movie was released back in 2014, it was filled with plenty of wonderful characters, but there was one who managed to capture the hearts of adults and kids alike. Hailing from Cloud Cuckoo Land, the capital of rainbows and puppies, Princess Unikitty the half unicorn, half anime kitten was more than...

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Click & Snap: King Richard III Mosaic
Apr02

Click & Snap: King Richard III Mosaic

Since Friday, visitors to the King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester have been helping Fairy Bricks to build a huge LEGO® mosaic of King Richard III. Over the last four day over 96,000 LEGO bricks have been pieced together to recreate the famous ‘red’ portrait of the fallen king. The event drew people young and old, to dive into the piles of 2×2 bricks and help construct the picture. If you missed out on taking...

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Click & Snap: The King In The Carpark
Mar28

Click & Snap: The King In The Carpark

This Easter weekend, the King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester will be holding a LEGO® themed event in association Fairy Bricks. The event running from Good Friday through to Easter Monday, will task visitors to the centre with building a giant LEGO mosaic of King Richard III. Inspired by the Construct A King event, we’ve raided our bricks and built this fun little LEGO diorama, depicting the remains of the fallen king,...

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A Look At LEGO… City Undercover
Mar21

A Look At LEGO… City Undercover

There has been many fighters of crime appear in various LEGO® sets over the years, in fact the very first minifigure was a Police Officer. As LEGO sets have evolved, the everyday policing of LEGO City now falls in the jurisdiction of the famed LEGO City Police Department. It wouldn’t be until 2013 that the LCPD gained its poster boy in the form of Detective Chase McCain, star of TT Games first LEGO title not based on a licensed....

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Click & Snap: Party Time For LEGO Minifigures
Mar19

Click & Snap: Party Time For LEGO Minifigures

This year the LEGO® Minifigures celebrate their 40th anniversary and to mark this special occasion – it’s time to party! Now even so often here at BricksFanz HQ we have a flare of inspiration which tickles our creative spark. So we wanted to join in the celebratory atmosphere by having a party of our and nothing says party like cake. Once the Series 18 crew knew there was cake, it wasn’t hard to get the party...

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Fanz Thoughtz: Revisiting The NASA Apollo Saturn V
Mar18

Fanz Thoughtz: Revisiting The NASA Apollo Saturn V

One of the main things we decided to start BricksFanz up for was to connect with fellow fans and share our combined love of LEGO®. So we are delighted to share our first ever guest article from one of our readers, Daniel Potter aka ‘legobookworm’. Daniel has given his thoughts about one of the most popular LEGO Ideas launched so far. The NASA Apollo Saturn V was an instant hit upon its release back in June last year. Stock...

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A Look At LEGO…. Minifigures Brick Suits
Mar10

A Look At LEGO…. Minifigures Brick Suits

The latest series of LEGO® Minifigures will arrive in stores next month and we’ve been feverishly working on our review of the new characters, which you can check out right here. But there is one particular character which is peaking everyones interest, well make that two – the Brick Suit Guy and the Brick Suit Girl. This brand new minifigure element is styled on a 2×3 LEGO brick and series 18 includes two of them,...

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International Women’s Day: Ladies In LEGO
Mar08

International Women’s Day: Ladies In LEGO

Today marks the celebration of women across the world, although women should be respected and treated equally all year round, International Women’s Day is a great moment to reflect on some of histories iconic heroines. But it’s not just real life ladies who inspire the next generation, there are a number of fictional favourites who have stepped in to become role models for many. LEGO® and the toy industry in general, is...

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A Look At LEGO…. Elves
Feb25

A Look At LEGO…. Elves

When LEGO® Friends was introduced in 2012, it split the LEGO community. Some loved its use of new and unique colours, whilst others lambasted the inclusion of mini-dolls in place of minifigures and its focus toward the female market. This ‘genderizing’ of toys is nothing new but the mainstream media soon jumped at the chance to criticize The LEGO Group for its new ‘girly LEGO’. But despite all the controversy, LEGO Friends...

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