Thank you to everyone who attended Block Con at Bramall Lane Stadium on Sunday. We hope you had a great time – we did!
Almost 1000 people turned up to view the creations of our amazing master builders from the Sheffield LEGO User Group, and friends from other LUGs around the country, so thank you for your support.
Continue reading Block Con Sheffield – Post Show Update
Yorkshire’s premier LEGO fan exhibition, The Yorkshire Brick Show will be returning to Wakefield’s iconic Unity Works venue again this May Day Bank Holiday weekend. The show will be running on Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, perfect for your Bank Holiday “things to do” in Yorkshire.
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During January, anyone who purchased tickets to Block Con Sheffield was entered into a prize draw. Today, we’re announcing the winners, who will be able to pick up their prizes from the Stackable Toys stall at the show.
Continue reading January Prize Draw Winners Announced
If you buy your tickets for Block Con Sheffield before the 31st of January, you could be in with a chance of winning one of 10 fantastic prizes courtesy of Stackable Toys! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is purchase your tickets through our website, and you’ll automatically be entered into the prize draw for one of the fantastic prizes below.
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Block Con is coming to Sheffield. Brought to you by Stackable Events, in association with the Sheffield LEGO User Group, our mission statement is “Inspiring play with LEGO® bricks”.
Continue reading Block Con, Sheffield – 19th Feb 2017
What a fantastic day we had last Sunday. We hope you enjoyed the show too. Block Con was a huge success despite the short notice cancellation of the Saturday show, and we saw over 1500 guests from around the region descend upon the KC Lightstream Stadium to enjoy a LEGO-filled day.
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For a lot of people, building with LEGO is about creating fantasy worlds that they had previously only imagined from books. Nicola Lawson has painstakingly recreated a number of Lord of the Rings scenes in LEGO form as she imagined them. We talked to her to find out more about how this started, and some of the techniques used to create her popular MOCs.
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With the news that Red Dwarf Series 11 is on the cards (Thursday 22nd September, exclusive to Dave) we thought we’d interview Bob Turner, who has built a fantastic Red Dwarf playset and was so happy with it, he’s submitted it to LEGO ideas. Now that he’s on the journey to 10,000 supporters, lets find out a little bit more about his project, and what makes him tick when it comes to LEGO.
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Becoming an official LEGO set designer is the stuff of every child’s’ dreams, and the only way to do that was to get a job at LEGO in Billund, Denmark. Not any more, thanks to LEGO Ideas. LEGO Ideas uses a very simple concept to allow builders to have their model reviewed by LEGO to be turned into an official set with worldwide distribution. To get to review, builders have to gain support from 10,000 people, by way of votes.
Continue reading Terry Fisher – LEGO Ideas Land Rover
LEGO bricks as we know then have been around since 1953. It’s no surprise then that many of today’s Grandparents grew up playing with the bricks we love. Whilst they’ll insist that you could only get basic bricks ‘back in their day’ (which is not true) you’ll find that people who grew up as far back as the 1950s flirted with the LEGO brick in their childhood, and have fond memories of the sets that were available. Adult Fan of LEGO, Jules Brown, who started his collection back in the 1970s tells us about his popular, nostalgic display.
Continue reading Jules Brown – LEGO Nostalgia