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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The Building Bricks From Earth To The Moon
Jul16

The Building Bricks From Earth To The Moon

As the world marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a little look at some of the LEGO® sets which have been inspired by the work of NASA. Beyond sets which have been directly inspired by real life space missions, that monumental moment in 1969 changed popular culture forever. It inspired everything from the Jetsons, to the Clangers and more obviously Star Wars. It...

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A Look At LEGO…. Microscale
Mar14

A Look At LEGO…. Microscale

I think we can all agree that LEGO® Minifigures are pretty awesome, for the past 40 odd years they have been inhabiting LEGO sets and beyond, adding an extra level of fun to LEGO play. But sometimes their small stature can be a too little big to create the prefect LEGO recreation of various vehicles, building or locations. Over the years Microscale builds have become more commonplace in LEGO sets, from entire themes like LEGO...

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A Look At LEGO…. Creator Expert Vehicles
Feb28

A Look At LEGO…. Creator Expert Vehicles

With the LEGO® Creator Expert Ford Mustang racing into stores tomorrow, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look back at some of the past LEGO Creator Expert vehicles which have been released over the years. The current standard of Creator Expert Vehicles began in 2011 with the VW Camper Van and almost every year since, the range has given us a new large scale set to build. So far each release has been created in partnership...

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Building The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz
Jan31

Building The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

One of the most exciting inclusions of the recently released LEGO® Movie 2 minifigures, are the four characters from the Wizard of Oz. This iconic movie has been delighting moviegoers since 1939 and in its 80th year, the characters are once again causing excitement thanks to LEGO. The four characters from the film are amongst the 20 characters featured in new series of LEGO Minifigures, and people are desperate to add them to their...

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LEGO DUPLO At 50 – Evolution Of A Logo
Jan29

LEGO DUPLO At 50 – Evolution Of A Logo

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the LEGO® DUPLO® brick. Over those post 50 years the DUPLO brand has changed a lot, but there has been a certain red rabbit who has remained constant. Well almost, in the early 2000’s LEGO DUPLO became LEGO Explore, but do to customer feedback, the original name and brand mascot returned and has remained the face of DUPLO ever since. It all started with a Danish company, called Plan Design,...

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A Look At LEGO…. Light & Sound
Nov28

A Look At LEGO…. Light & Sound

A blast from the past returns next year, as some of the new 2019 LEGO® sets will reintroduce the Light & Sound system. But things have moved on a since the 80s when the original Light & Sound system first appeared. As a kid of the 80s I have fond memories of Light & Sound, in fact I still have one set which included this unique powered LEGO system. So ahead of its return early next year, it’s the perfect opportunity...

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