71361: LEGO Super Mario Character Packs Review
Aug11

71361: LEGO Super Mario Character Packs Review

Mario has battled a vast number of critters and creatures over the last 35 years. With each new Mario adventure, new enemies pop up across the Mushroom Kingdom. Despite all these enemies being found in numerous games, the LEGO® Super Mario expansion sets have lacked many of the Mario series most diverse foe. Which is where the Character Packs come in play. The blind bagged mini sets feature one of ten collectible characters from a...

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LEGO Sets & Storage Boxes At Lidl This Week
Aug11

LEGO Sets & Storage Boxes At Lidl This Week

In the middle of Lidl UK this week, you’ll find a selection of ‘discounted’ LEGO® sets and LEGO Storage Boxes. These include a range of LEGO themes, including DOTS, DUPLO, Friends and NINJAGO sets. There are larger sets at £11.99, which is stated as just a £1 below RRP and then the smaller sets, each costing £6.99. The storage boxes are the styled after 2×2 bricks and according to the website, these come in a pack of...

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LEGO Star Wars Magazine Issue 62 Preview
Aug10

LEGO Star Wars Magazine Issue 62 Preview

The next issue of the LEGO® Star Wars magazine is out this week and it includes a Stormtrooper Minifigure and a bonus past miniset. Inside you’ll find all the usual LEGO Star Wars comics, puzzles and posters. You’ll find the latest issues in shops from August 12th and it will also be available to order direct to your front door from magsdirect.co.uk, Newsstand.co.uk and you can also get select issues from 5 Minute Fun Shop. Please...

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Free Summer Minifigures Pack Offer Begins
Aug10

Free Summer Minifigures Pack Offer Begins

Starting today you can get a free LEGO® Minifigures Summer Pack when you spend a certain amount online. This latest free gift is the 40344: Summer Celebration Minifigures Pack, featuring four Minifigures and some accessories. You’ll get it free by spending £75/75€ or more on any LEGO products. The offer is only running online and can be combined with the current Back to School pack offer. This promotion only appears to be...

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BricksFanz Weekly Recap August 3rd – 9th
Aug09

BricksFanz Weekly Recap August 3rd – 9th

It’s Sunday and it’s recap time again. The theme this week seems to be TV, with new series of LEGO® NINJAGO and LEGO City Adventures arriving on UK screens. Tonight will also see the first episode of a new series from Channel 5, which takes a look at the daily running of LEGOLAND Windsor. Slightly TV-related I’ve built and reviewed the new LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System set, which features a cool retro TV set and...

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Inside LEGOLAND Documentary Review
Aug09

Inside LEGOLAND Documentary Review

Tonight at 8 pm on Channel 5, a new documentary series begins, which goes behind the scenes at the popular UK theme park. Thanks to Channel 5, I’ve had an advanced preview of the first three episodes. Inside LEGOLAND® is a four-part show, which as the name suggests, heads behind the scenes of the daily running of LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. Although the park is filled with LEGO®, there are far more things happening there which go...

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71374: Nintendo Entertainment System LEGO Set Review
Aug09

71374: Nintendo Entertainment System LEGO Set Review

This year marks the 35th anniversary of a games console which changed the face of gaming forever. PlayStation, Xbox, Dreamcast, Switch and even the games you play on your phone whilst on the loo, they all owe a great debt to the Nintendo Entertainment System. The NES was Nintendo’s first major global home console release. Originally known as the Famicom in its home country of Japan, it would later get a new name and a new look...

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