Janey Gunning asked if we could share the following press release in regards to this year’s Brickfête. To all AFOL, LEGO collectors, builders, hobbyists, enthusiasts within walking, driving or flying distance of Toronto, Canada. The Brickfête Team is honoured to invite you to our annual LEGO Fan Convention. Join us for some good times completely Continue reading →
LEGO Convention news on The Brothers Brick
LEGO conventions happen all over the world, and there’s a LEGO convention happening somewhere just about year-round. Though we can’t cover all of them, we’ll do our best to bring you highlights from BrickCon, Brickworld, Bricks by the Bay, AFOLCON, LEGO Fanwelt, Brick Fiesta, and all the rest.
World War Brick is a LEGO fan event organized by Brickmania that brings together builders who display LEGO models inspired by historical and military themes. The second annual event will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Brickmania Toyworks. Discount pre-registration for weekend passes (the private convention) ended yesterday, but you can use a special coupon Continue reading →
Us AFOLs sure like to build wicked awesome LEGO models…it is the main draw to the hobby, or is it? Chris Maddison, reminds me/us that it is just as much about the relationships formed (whether they be in person, or over the interwebs), than it is about the builds. And sometimes it is simply a Continue reading →
Registration is now open for the third annual Brick Fiesta that will take place in Dallas from July 4-7. This is a standard 4 day Lego convention with the usual activities you’d expect plus the weekend public exhibit. I will of course be there since I am a Dallas resident and I hope to see Continue reading →
I’ve been rather less active in promoting Brickvention (Australia’s premier LEGO convention) this year, entirely because I’m rather sad to not be going this time around. But I would be terribly remiss if I didn’t remind all our Melbourne readers that it’s coming soon (19th and 20th January 2013 to be precise) and you need Continue reading →
The 2013 North American LEGO convention season kicks off on March 7 with Bricks Cascade in Portland, Oregon. Registration is now open. Here’s the official announcement: Portland, OR – The Portland Lego Users Group (PortLUG) and Bricklandia, Inc. are pleased to announce Bricks Cascade 2013 open registration! On Thursday, March 7, 2013, starting at noon, Continue reading →
Since BrickCon 2010, we’ve been treated to Hillel Cooperman‘s hilarious opinions about the world of LEGO fandom. This year’s keynote address is now online, and gives you a flavor of what it’s like to get in a room and laugh together with 500 of your closest friends. This year, Hillel shares a lovely retrospective of Continue reading →
Every once in a while I will be reminded of a Lego event in a country where we may not have too many readers of the blog. Although it may not be pertinent to most of you, news like this is a good reminder of the world’s widespread love of the brick. So, if you’re Continue reading →
Josh Hanlon from Beyond The Brick posted videos of displays and interviews at Brickworld Ft. Wayne, which took place about a month ago. Check out the YouTube playlist for all the videos from the event.
In less than a month the 2012 Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention will take place featuring a section dedicated to Lego where you can see and and display creations. In addition there will be Lego vendors, brickfilm showings, and discussion panels. Click on the poster below for more info.
Earlier today at BrickCon 2012 here in Seattle, LEGO unveiled 10937 Arkham Asylum. The set includes 1,351 1,619 pieces, will cost $160, and is due out in January 2013. UPDATE: 10937 Arkham Asylum Breakout is now available! Here’s the full press release: 10937 Batman™ – Arkham Asylum Breakout Ages 14+. 1,351 pieces. US $159.99 CA Continue reading →
This weekend we’ve got BrisBricks in Brisbane, and AMRA in Sydney will be showcasing LEGO trains. I’ll be at Brisbricks for at least the Saturday with my latest toys.
Awesome graphic, Iain Heath. And remember, register now to guarantee engraved bricks, swag bags, and other good stuff.
While some other LEGO conventions have individual builders reserve their own table space, BrickCon is all about large-scale collaborative displays. Each year since 2008, The Brothers Brick has sponsored a display, ranging from a highly coordinated zombie apocalypse to our anything-goes celebration of all things Japanese. Last year, we tried something even more anarchic than Continue reading →
The BrickCon 2012 private convention kicks off on Thursday, October 4th — that’s less than a month away! If you want to guarantee yourself an engraved brick badge, swag bag, and other benefits of pre-opening registration, now’s the time to do it. Registrations after next Saturday, September 15th can’t be guaranteed these goodies. Still not Continue reading →