Top 10 LEGO Designer Videos
Oct24

Top 10 LEGO Designer Videos

After watching the latest LEGO® Designer Video for the upcoming LEGO Ideas Dinosaur Fossils set, it got me thinking about past videos. They have changed quite a lot over the years, long gone is the catchy opening theme song and jostling LEGO Designers. Although they still follow a similar format, with one or more members of the LEGO Design Team discussing the creation of a set and its various features, elements and Minifigures. More...

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A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30
Sep19

A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30

Y’arr me hearties today be National Talk like a Pirate Day so we thought we’d set sail for one of LEGOLAND’s most beloved themes and take A Look at LEGO…. Pirates, which is also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Pirates LEGO theme first launched way back in 1989 and featured Minifigure pirates, soldiers and islanders along with system sets including sailing ships, desert islands and military...

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Celebrating 10 Years Of LEGO Winter Village
Sep13

Celebrating 10 Years Of LEGO Winter Village

Back in 2009 Christmas became a little more special with the release of the first festive set in the LEGO® Creator Expert subtheme lovely known as Winter Village. Every years since a new set has joined the ranks and helped to inspire builders to create their own festive displays. With the announcement of the Gingerbread House, the Winter Village range marks its tenth set release and its tenth anniversary. But with the Gingerbread...

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LEGO Fabuland At 40
Aug31

LEGO Fabuland At 40

Forty years ago and long before the cross-product success of Bionicle, NINJAGO and CHIMA, plus more recent story-driven themes such as Hidden Side, the LEGO Group created a whole new theme aimed at young children that would sit between DUPLO and the standard LEGO® System range. Released in 1979, Fabuland was the first theme that LEGO created which went beyond the brick, by also encompassing storybooks, clothing and a great stop-motion...

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Click & Snap: The Series 19 Crew
Aug26

Click & Snap: The Series 19 Crew

Ahead of my full review of the new series of LEGO® Minifigures, I’ve been taking some snaps of the new characters and sharing them on social media. So I thought it would be fun to collect them all together here for a new edition of Click & Snap. The series is filled some great new elements and characters with fun connections to past series. One of the great things about modern day Minifigures is they are very expressive,...

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The Newbury Files: Uncovering The Hidden Side
Aug06

The Newbury Files: Uncovering The Hidden Side

Don’t let the quiet town of Newbury fool you, it may be a picturesque little town on the surface. But there’s a darker side to Newbury, which has remained hidden until now. Local scientist J.B. Watt has been dabbling with unlocking the hidden side of Newbury and tasks local teens, Parker and Jack, with helping to discover exactly what is going down in Newbury. Using the latest technology, these ghost getting guys are complied a...

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Top 10 LEGO Tree Sets
Jul25

Top 10 LEGO Tree Sets

A couple of years ago, I noticed an odd pattern with some of the LEGO® sets I were buying. A large number of them were tree-based. So with the reveal of the LEGO Ideas TreehouseLEGO Ideas Treehouse I thought it was the ideal time for another LEGO Top 10. Trees have made a surprisingly large amount of appearances in LEGO sets over the last few years, I’m not talking about the classic tree element, but actual buildable trees. They...

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