Pre-order The LEGO Technic Top Gear Rally Car
Dec04

Pre-order The LEGO Technic Top Gear Rally Car

If for some reason you can’t wait until Boxing Day, then you can now pre-order the new LEGO® Technic Top Gear Rally Car. This brand new set combines two iconic brands into one app-powered product. The set has been co-designed by the LEGO Technic Design Team and the BBC Top Gear team. Using the new Control+ app, you can put the Rally Car through its paces and complete Top Gear challenges. The set will race into stores on Boxing...

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Introducing The LEGO Technic Top Gear Rally Car
Nov18

Introducing The LEGO Technic Top Gear Rally Car

Some say the show isn’t as good as it once was and that the current presenting team aren’t has good as the old farts currently on Amazon, all I know is that the BBC and the LEGO Group have partnered to create a new Top Gear branded Technic set. Revealed today at the LA Auto Show, the LEGO® Technic Top Gear Rally Car combines two iconic brands into one app-powered product. The set has been co-designed by the LEGO Technic...

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LEGO Team Up With Top Gear For New 2020 Sets
Sep30

LEGO Team Up With Top Gear For New 2020 Sets

Overnight news has quietly broken that the LEGO Group has signed a licensing deal with BBC Studios to produce Top Gear branded LEGO© Technic sets. At least one set is expected to launch globally in early 2020 and as a LEGO Technic set it will offer a more challenging build for ages 9 and above. As part of the announcement BBC Studios head of licensing, Jason Easy said “We are extremely excited to have partnered with LEGO Technic, Both...

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LEGO The Building Blocks Of Architecture On TV Tonight
May28

LEGO The Building Blocks Of Architecture On TV Tonight

If you missed it first time around, BBC4 are showing their LEGO® documentary again later this evening. LEGO – The Building Blocks of Architecture: The Culture Show explores the contribution LEGO has on the world of architecture. The humble LEGO brick has helped architects to envision their designs for real world building. That includes the designer of the LEGO House, Bjarke Ingels. Long before he designed the LEGO House in...

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LEGO Helping Revive Memories In Elderly
Mar19

LEGO Helping Revive Memories In Elderly

I think we can all agree LEGO® bricks are pretty cool. Although a popular toy with kids, there is also a vast fandom in adults, but it seem it can even go beyond that as well. The BBC have posted an intersting story about a Manchester Elderly Care Home who have started to hold LEGO play sessions for their older residents. A hours ‘play’ with LEGO is helping people to rediscover communication skills, encourage them to...

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Doctor Who Materialises In LEGO Form At Comic-Con
Jul19

Doctor Who Materialises In LEGO Form At Comic-Con

BBC America has revealed another of the LEGO® Big Build which will be on show during Comic-Con. The Thirteenth Doctor has been transformed into an impressive 19,235 brick-built model, which took over 110 hours to design and build. Unlike some of the other Big Build unveiled on the run up to Comic-Con, Jodie Whitaker’s The Doctor appears to have been build for BBC America by Brick Artist Nathan Sawaya. So don’t go...

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BricksFanz Celebrates LEGO 60 At The BBC
Jan26

BricksFanz Celebrates LEGO 60 At The BBC

Later today BricksFanz will be live on BBC Radio Leicester, talking all about the 60th Anniversary of the LEGO® brick and LEGO in general on the Ady Dayman show. We were approached to appear on the show after briefly appearing on the breakfast show last year, however this time we’ll be heading into the BBC Radio studios at BBC Radio Leicester. Interesting snippet of information for all you fact fans out there, BBC Radio...

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BBC Names The LEGO House In 2017 Best Buildings
Dec21

BBC Names The LEGO House In 2017 Best Buildings

The BBC has included the LEGO® House in their Best Buildings of 2017 line-up. The home of the brick, which opened in the LEGO Group’s home town of Billund in Denmark earlier this year and was designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels. It was created to look as if it was a pile of 2×4 LEGO bricks with the inside filled with huge LEGO displays, interactive elements and fun places to eat. You can learn more about the LEGO...

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