Playful LEGO Art Installation Unveiled In New York
Aug11

Playful LEGO Art Installation Unveiled In New York

Yesterday saw LEGO® fans across the world celebrate both the 90th Anniversary of the LEGO Group and the first-ever World Play Day. The focus of the celebrations has been ‘play’ and in the US, artist Hebru Brantley has created a LEGO-inspired interactive art installation. The Fly Away Isles installation has been inspired by the creative minds of kids and even features a number of oversized LEGO elements. It can be found at...

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LEGO Bits N’ Bricks Podcast Makes A Surprise Return
Aug10

LEGO Bits N’ Bricks Podcast Makes A Surprise Return

The LEGO® Bits N’ Bricks Podcast has made a surprise return. The excellent series first began in 2020, where it charted the history of LEGO Games to mark 25 years of interactive LEGO digital experiences. The new episodes take a look at the wider LEGO brand and the 90th Anniversary of the LEGO Group. As the new introduction notes, it’s now a podcast about all things LEGO Group. The first of two special episodes covers the...

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LEGO 90 Years Of Play – When Classics Return
Aug10

LEGO 90 Years Of Play – When Classics Return

With the LEGO Group celebrating its 90th Anniversary this year, the LEGO® Design Team has delved into the LEGO Vault for inspiration for a number of new sets. But the Galaxy Explorer, Lion Knights’ Castle and Forest Hideout GWP aren’t the first time classic LEGO sets and themes have inspired other LEGO sets. Here are just some of the other sets released over the last few years which have reimagined the early days of LEGO...

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Retro Rebuilds – The King’s Castle
Aug10

Retro Rebuilds – The King’s Castle

My very first LEGO® set was bestowed upon me in the late 80s. Santa kindly bought me set 6080: King’s Castle set. The set was first released in 1984, but I received it a few years later. Almost 40 years on, I still own that set. Like many childhood toys, it’s been living in a storage box, along with other old LEGO sets. It’s been in the loft and for a short time even visited the shed. As today is the 90th Anniversary...

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Leicester Square LEGO Store Is Now World’s Biggest!
Aug10

Leicester Square LEGO Store Is Now World’s Biggest!

From a VIP celeb preview event taking place for families to view a sneak peek, queues forming hours before the reopening, a BIG birthday cake, a crowd happy birthday singalong, a LEGO® mascot arriving at the store on a London bus, entertainers, a dramatic curtain reveal for crowds to see the store for the first time ever and an official ribbon cutting the Leicester Square LEGO Store is now officially reopened. Here’s a round-up...

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Biggest LEGO Store EVER Now Open
Aug10

Biggest LEGO Store EVER Now Open

The wait is over as the Leicester Square LEGO® Store is now open and it’s become the biggest LEGO Store in the world again. The newly refurbished store is much bigger, much brighter and filled with plenty of fun things to see and do. There are brand new in-store displays inspired by the UK, including LEGO models inspired by James Bond and Harry Potter. You can see more of the new store in my virtual stroll around it below and...

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Happy World Play Day & 90 Years Of Play
Aug10

Happy World Play Day & 90 Years Of Play

Today marks the 90th anniversary of the LEGO Group and to celebrate to mark the occasion, the first-ever World Play Day is taking place today. It will be a day of play-packed global events, collaborations and surprises, but more importantly, it’s a day to play. Build that LEGO® set that you’ve been meaning to get around to, rebuild an old set or take part in one of the many challenges being shared across social media. It...

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