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Stay current on the latest news and information about LEGO, from sales & deals to new set announcements. We also cover LEGO events and conventions all over the world.

LEGO City and Friends Christmas Advent Calendar 2021 unveiled [News]

LEGO has unveiled the final two Advent Calendar themes for 2021 and a Micro-dolls are featured in the Friends set instead of the usual Mini-dolls. These will be available for purchase in September 2021.

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Bricklink Designer Program is now live with a second chance to grab exclusive fan designed sets [News]

The Bricklink Designer Program is now open once again on August 3rd at 12:00 pm Pacific / 9:00 pm CET. This is a second opportunity for fans to acquire the following: Kakapo, Pursuit of Flight, Great Fishing Boat and the Sheriff’s Safe.

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LEGO® Star Wars Halloween Special, Terrifying Tales premieres October 1st on Disney+ [News]

A Haloween special featuring a collaboration with the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will be airing on 1st October exclusively on Disney+ titled Star Wars: Terrifying Tales.

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LEGO 40450 Amelia Earhart Tribute now redeemable in the US LEGO VIP Rewards centre [News]

The Amelia Earhart was released as a Gift With Purchase in March 2021 earlier this year. If it’s something you missed back then, it’s now available in the US LEGO VIP Rewards centre that’s redeemable with 1500 VIP points. It’s has a retail value of $19.99 USD.

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LEGO Star Wars 75316 Mandalorian Starfighter features Bo-Katan Kryz & Gar Saxon [Review]

In addition to all the LEGO sets from The Mandalorian, LEGO is also releasing a pair of LEGO Star Wars sets from The Clone Wars. We’ve already reviewed the smallest set in the summer 2021 wave, 75310 Duel on Mandalore, so today we’re taking a look at 75316 Mandalorian Starfighter, featuring a vehicle and characters seen in both The Clone Wars and Rebels animated series. The set includes 544 pieces with three minifigs and is available now for US $59.99 | CAN $79.99 | UK £49.99.

The LEGO Group provided The Brothers Brick with an early copy of this set for review. Providing TBB with products for review guarantees neither coverage nor positive reviews.

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BrickCon 2021 LEGO fan convention tickets are now available [News]

Tickets for BrickCon 2021 are available starting today. The LEGO fan convention will take place in the heart of Seattle from Oct. 1-3, 2021, and will feature a hybrid model with in-person registration limited to the first 400 vaccinated adult fans, as well as many activities and games available for those who wish to attend virtually. BrickCon 2021 tickets to the adult fan in-person convention are $85 and grant access to the full 3-day convention, games, prizes, a goodie bag, and more. Starting Sept. 1, tickets to the hybrid virtual convention will be available for $25, along with public tickets for Saturday and Sunday.

Learn more about BrickCon 2021 in the original announcement.

The Brothers Brick is proud to be a sponsor of BrickCon.

LEGO Ideas 40487 Sailboat Adventure is the new fan-designed Gift with Purchase [Review]

A few times a year, LEGO dips into the vast sea of fan-designed content on the Ideas platform to find a smaller set suitable for a free gift with purchase for customers, such as 40448 Vintage Car. The Summer 2021 example is 40487 Sailboat Adventure, designed by fan Yan Chevalier as part of a LEGO Ideas fan competition. The 330-piece set is available to LEGO VIPs starting today with minimum US $200 | CAN $200 | UK £200 purchases from LEGO stores and the LEGO website— check out all the new LEGO sets for August 2021 available today. Starting Aug. 4, it will be available to non-VIP members as well, and the promo is slated to run through Aug. 29. Let’s take this set for a sail and see if it’s seaworthy.

The LEGO Group provided The Brothers Brick with an early copy of this set for review. Providing TBB with products for review guarantees neither coverage nor positive reviews.

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LEGO 2021 Summer sets now available for sale including the new Volkswagen Camper Van and the Darth Vader Meditation Chamber [News]

The US summer wave of LEGO sets is now available for purchase on LEGO online store including popular themes such as Star Wars, Minecraft, Creator Expert and LEGO Ideas.

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LEGO Star Wars 75319 The Armorer’s Mandalorian Forge – Mando gets his signet [Review]

LEGO continues to expand its range of sets based on the Disney+ TV series The Mandalorian, with several LEGO Star Wars Mandalorian sets launching this summer. Joining the previously announced sets, 75319 The Armorer’s Mandalorian Forge includes 258 pieces with three minifigures and will retail for US $29.99 | CAN $39.99 | UK £27.99 beginning September 1, with preorders available now.

The LEGO Group provided The Brothers Brick with an early copy of this set for review. Providing TBB with products for review guarantees neither coverage nor positive reviews.

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LEGO 76196 Marvel Advent Calendar 2021 unveiled [News]

Earlier this year we had a partial look at the upcoming Marvel Advent Calendar 2021 countdown to Christmas. We now get a complete and detailed look at all the Minifigures and mini-builds that will be available later this year.

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TBB Weekly Brick Report: LEGO news roundup for July 31, 2021 [News]

In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the fourth week of July 2021.

TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS This last week we got our first detailed look at the new Star Wars sets from the Clone Wars era, as well as from the new hit series on Disney+, The Mandalorian. We also saw the reveal of the latest Marvel Collectible Minifigs! New BrickHeadz Pets Dalmatians and Ginger tabbies joined the current line-up of buildable pets.

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LEGO Star Wars unveils 75219 The Armorer’s Mandalorian Forge from Season 1 [News]

This morning LEGO took the wraps off a new set based on the hit Disney+ show The Mandalorian via a reveal on StarWars.com. 75219 The Armorer’s Mandalorian Forge will feature the elusive Mandalorian smith and her workshop, along with Paz Vizsla and, of course, the Mandalorian. With 258 pieces, the set will retail for US $29.99 | CAN $39.99 | UK £27.99. It’s available to pre-order now and will be released on Sept. 1. We’ll be bringing you a hands-on review of this set very soon!

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