A Look At LEGO… At The Olympics
Jul23

A Look At LEGO… At The Olympics

As Japan finally welcomes the 2020 Olympics, it’s the obvious occasion to take A Look At LEGO®… Olympics. Despite the modern-day games running for many years, the LEGO Group only became officially connected to the Olympics in 2012, with a special LEGO Minifigure series. As the games moved to Rio in 2016, another official Olympic LEGO product was released. So the LEGO Group has a brief but significant connection to the Olympics....

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A Look At LEGO… Farmyard Animals
Jul22

A Look At LEGO… Farmyard Animals

A Look At LEGO®… Sharks went down well so it’s time to head inland to the rolling hills and crop-filled fields of the countryside for A Look At LEGO… Farmyard Animals. Farms play a key role in our daily lives. They provide food and other materials to keep us going as well as plenty of animals to enjoy during a day out. In the world of LEGO sets and themes, farming has had a surprisingly limited impact. There have been plenty of...

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A Look At LEGO… Sharks
Jul19

A Look At LEGO… Sharks

Depending on which channel you watched it on, Shark Week or Sharkfest is a week-long celebration of sharks. Either way, it’s a long-running celebration of the oceans most feared predators. When they aren’t acting as inspiration for epic John Williams accompanied movies, the humble shark has been woven into a number of LEGO® sets. In fact, they have a long LEGO history, from the early days of LEGO themes to Minifigure...

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LEGO Sets – It’s All In The Name
Jun29

LEGO Sets – It’s All In The Name

Over the weekend some of the new LEGO® Star Wars were officially revealed and many have noticed the odd name on Boba Fett’s iconic ship. Instead of being dubbed Slave I, it carries the snappy name of Boba Fett’s Starship. It appears the reason for this is solely down to Disney, who have asked the LEGO Group and a number of other merchandise partners to drop the Slave name from products featuring the Bounty Hunter’s...

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The Minifigure Of Mischief – Loki In LEGO
Jun09

The Minifigure Of Mischief – Loki In LEGO

With the latest Marvel show premiering on Disney+ from today, it’s the perfect time to celebrate it’s focus – the one and mostly only Loki. When the God Mischief isn’t burdened with glorious purpose, he has been known to appear in a number of LEGO® Marvel sets. Unsurprisingly, his LEGO debut was with the dawn of the Marvel Super Heroes theme. Loki would appear in a trio of sets in 2012. Those sets would be...

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Why Everyone Is Awesome Is So Important
May30

Why Everyone Is Awesome Is So Important

Last week the LEGO Group introduced a colourful new set that celebrates the fact that Everyone is Awesome. The set is designed to celebrate the diversity of LEGO® fans and the world around them. The buildable display model is inspired by the iconic rainbow flag which is used as a symbol of love and acceptance by the LGBTQIA+ community. The sets reveal was largely meet with extremely positive reactions from the LEGO community and far...

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From Mini To Massive – Buildable LEGO Minifigures
Apr17

From Mini To Massive – Buildable LEGO Minifigures

Yesterday, the new range of LEGO® Harry Potter sets were revealed and amongst the classic playset style builds were a trio of more unique offers, one of which was something completely new for a LEGO set. Well, that’s not entirely true, some almost new. The humble Minifigure has been a staple of LEGO sets for over 40 years, their classic style is as important and iconic as the LEGO brick. Over the years the Minifigure has...

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