The third annual Creations for Charity ended with 418 Lego sets donated to needy children, totaling in value of almost $9,200. The toys were given to Toys for Tots in Chicago, Grand Rapids, Los Angeles, and to Childrens Hospitals and Make-a-Wish in Dallas. The fundraiser sold 66 custom Lego creations and raised $5,700. For more Continue reading →
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LEGO fan events and conventions happen all over the world, from LEGO Fanwelt in Germany to BrickCon in Seattle. Follow along at home with our coverage of the people, news, and models from events everywhere.
Registration for Brickvention 2012 and tickets for the public days are now open. The 2012 event will be held in the same place as the 2011 event (Melbourne Town Hall) with public days on the 21st-22nd January 2012 and a registered attendees only day on the 20th (with setup on the 19th). As ever I Continue reading →
LEGO fans in Switzerland are hosting the ExpoLego event November 19 and 20, 2011 in Concise (near Yverdon). With a display space of over 300 square meters, the event will feature Star Wars, System, Trains, and many custom LEGO models built by LEGO fans. The public exhibition costs 3 swiss francs for kids and 6 Continue reading →
Each year, Nannan and several other organizers run a fundraising event for Toys for Tots called Creations for Charity. The team has just listed several new creations in their online store. Fine print: Creations for Charity is a fundraising event for the Toys for Tots charity organization. As such, donations to Creations for Charity itself Continue reading →
Peer Kreuger shares a short video capturing some great footage from LEGO WORLD 2011 that took place from October 19-26. Thanks for the tip vmln8r!
Brickworld Fort Wayne 2011 happened last month in October. This video by John Brune captured many of the stellar creations displayed at the event.
A certain LEGO convention here in Seattle wasn’t the only major event happening this past weekend. To share what was going on in England, we’re pleased to bring you this guest report by JasBrick. Whilst pictures from Brickcon this weekend tantalised those of us that could not get there (I almost fell off my chair Continue reading →
Aaah, BrickCon. That magical time each fall when hundreds of LEGO fans descend upon the Exhibition Center in Seattle for a relaxing weekend of fun, friendship, and sleep. Wait. I’m kidding. Sleep never enters the equation. BrickCon has morphed quite a bit for me from my first event to now. I began attending BrickCon in Continue reading →
I have to say that Castle totally rocked this year. This was my sixth year being involved in the Castle section at the Con and I think this was the best so far. Everyone involved really stepped it up this year and they all deserve a round of applause. The quantity of creations was overwhelming Continue reading →
First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who contributed to the Numereji 2421 display at BrickCon in Seattle last weekend! Because of your skill and creativity people got a much clearer idea of our vision. We plan on a Numereji 2422 collaborative display at BrickCon 2012 and look forward to the return of great Continue reading →
As announced at BrickCon this past weekend, registration is now open for next year’s Bricks by the Bay convention, March 16-18, 2012. Here’s the full announcement: For the serious LEGO® builder we again will offer a LEGO fan convention! The event will be held Friday-Sunday, March 16-18. Benefits of attending the convention include: Custom engraved Continue reading →
We’ve had a wonderfully busy first day at BrickCon 2011, starting this morning with the usual setup that happens on Thursday (and into Friday). After a round of coffee, we started pulling all our LEGO models out and putting them on tables, but were quickly distracted by the OneLug team as they began erecting their Continue reading →
The Brothers Brick and From Bricks to Bothans will be co-hosting a panel and Question/Answer time regarding Lego Blogging. Andrew (TBB) and Ace (FBTB) are on the official panel, but other staff from both sites will be there as well. This will take place at 2 o’clock, Sunday afternoon, in the Orcas room (aka Classroom Continue reading →
Time flies when you’re building furiously. BrickCon 2011 starts next Thursday, September 29! Here’s what you need to know before you arrive. Past attendees will observe that this is *ahem* almost exactly the same as the 2008 and 2009 posts. It’s good info, though, especially if this is your first BrickCon. Fill out your MOC Continue reading →
BrickCon, the LEGO fan convention in Seattle September 29th through October 2nd, is fast approaching and we’d like to invite convention exhibitors to participate in The Brothers Brick’s collaborative display: Numereji 2421. We have a nice backstory worked out, but the concept is simply a space frontier town 400 years in the future. Isolated crash Continue reading →