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Brickvention 2017 This Weekend

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Melbourne LEGO fans are in for a treat this weekend with the return of one of Australia’s biggest LEGO shows – Brickvention 2017.

The show will be held on the weekend of January 14 and 15, 2017, at the Royal Exhibition Building, Nicholson Street, Carlton, Victoria. Morning sessions are selling out quickly, but there are still plenty of sessions free. If you want to head along to the event you’ll need to buy your ticket online from trybooking.com

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for children 4 – 14. Children 3 or under are free. Hardcore LEGO fans may be interested in the 2-day pass, which offers unrestricted access on both days. The 2-day pass is $42 for adults or $21 for children.

A special needs session will be taking place on Sunday 15th January. Places are limited for this session.

You can learn more about the event via the website, or the event page below.

 

Brickfest At The Bay 2017

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Looking for something to do this New Years weekend? Head along to Brickfest At The Bay 2017.

Back for its 7th year the show features 60 tables of exhibits as well as a Minecraft Build Area for the kids to build. Then they can display their creations on the Minecraft landscape built for them to display on.

There will be workshops twice a day for you to learn how the builders create some of the features on display. Plus there will be “find the Minifigs” and “Speed Build” competitions, as well as a Raffle.

DATE: Friday 30th December 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017
TIME: 10am – 4pm
VENUE: Tomaree Education Centre, Salamander Way & Leisure Drive, Salamander NSW 2316
COST: $4 a person/$10 a family

LEGO City Make & Take At Toys R Us

Toys R Us aren’t just using sales to try and lure customers in-store. On Saturday November 19th they will also be temping you with free LEGO – that’s right it’s another Make & Take event.

VIP Club members can register to build a LEGO City Volcano Explorer vehicle and take it home for free. The event is one day only (November 19th) and spots almost always fill up quickly so I suggest you register as soon as possible.

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Via http://www.toysrus.com.au/lego-city-nov-make-take-rego

Thanks to Ali and Trevor for making sure I spotted this.

“Wonders of The World” Show To Open In Brisbane

After a busy year touring the country with his Brickman Experience shows Ryan McNaught will return to Brisbane this November for an all new exhibition.

The Wonders of The World show will take you on a tour of some of the world’s most iconic places, all made out of LEGO.

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The exhibition will open on Wednesday 23rd November and run until Wednesday 14th December at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. After Brisbane the show will continue around Australia stopping in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth.

More than 50 awe-inspring and never-seen-before models will be on display, taking visitors on a hands-on journey through history. Some of the models that will be showcased include a giant Arc de Triomphe, Empire State Building, Big Ben, a Leaning Tower of Pisa and even Michelangelo’s statue of David.

Ticket prices for the event are:

  • Adult (17 yrs+) $35.00
  • Concession $30.00
  • Junior (4 to 16 yrs) $25.00
  • Family (2A & 2J or 1A & 3J) (Admits 4) $95.00

You can buy tickets now via Ticketek Australia.

For more information including a video advertisement please read on below.

Bricktober Perth This Weekend

This weekend at the Cannington Exhibition Centre the best LEGO builders in the west will converge for the 2016 Bricktober event.

Bricktober is a annual exhibition of Lego by the Ascot Rotary Club to raise funds to support young children in the local community and support other Rotary Projects.

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The event takes place on October 8th and 9th at the Cannington Exhibition Centre (Corner Albany Highway and Station Street, Cannington, WA).

Tickets are available online and cost just $8.30 per person, or $26.20 for a family of four. You can get your tickets to the event from Trybooking.

For more information about the event head to http://www.bricktober.info/

Chandler BrisBricks LEGO Fan Expo This Weekend

BrisBricks sure know how to make a long weekend an amazing weekend. One of Brisbane’s largest LEGO events returns to Chandler for three days of magnificent MOCs.

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The show will feature some amazing creations (including Australia’s largest great ball machine), interactive experiences (including remote controlled LEGO cars), LEGO play area for the kids to be creative, LEGO raffle and specialist LEGO retailers.

The event takes place at Sleeman’s Complex, Chandler Arena, Old Cleveland Rd, Chandler.

The event times are:

  • Saturday 1st October 2016 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday 2nd October 2016 – 10:30am-5:00pm
  • Monday 3rd October 2016 – 9:00am-4:00pm

As always with BrisBricks events there is a special Autism Community Session. This year’s special session takes place on Sunday 2nd October from 9:00am-10:30am

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 3-15 years. Children under 3 are free.

You can grab your tickets online here. There are no tickets available at the door.

This is a not-for-profit event with proceeds supporting Rize Up Australia.

Gold Coast Brick Event This Weekend

After losing track of the date I almost completely missed this event, so apologies for the short notice.

This weekend the Gold Coast will be the home to some amazing LEGO creations from Queensland builders.

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The event takes place at a new venue this year – the Gold Coast Event Centre on Racecourse Drive, Bundall

The show runs Saturday 9:00am – 5.00pm and Sunday 9:00am – 4.00pm (last entry 30min before closing).

Tickets are $14 for Adults, Children 3- 15 Years $7 or a Family ticket (2 Adults & 3or4 Children) for $45.

You can get tickets at the door or via https://brickevents.iwannaticket.com.au/event/gold-coast-brick-event-MTA0MTc

Greater West Brickfest This Saturday

Looking for a way to treat your LEGO loving dad and happen to live west of Sydney? Well you’ll be pleased to hear that exhibitors from across Sydney and NSW come together for the 3rd Greater West Brickfest this Saturday.

The event takes place at the Springwood Baptist Church in Springwood. Doors open at 10am and the event runs until 4pm.

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There will be 20 exhibitors displaying their creation. Ranging from a Fairground to Batman, Technics to Wall-E and from The Hulk to Power Puff Girls.

There will be a build area for the kids and the young at heart to build in.

There will also be LEGO for sale. Everything from parts to sets as well as engraved LEGO bricks and Key Rings just to name a few things.

As well as the LEGO there will be food and drink as well as other activities for the kids to enjoy.

Tickets are $4 a person or $10 a family and available at the door.

Funds from this event will help Destiny Rescue as well as local charities.

More information can be found via Facebook.

Thanks to Jay for reminding me about this event.

Newcastle Brickfest This Weekend

Here’s one for Newcastle readers looking for something to do these school holidays. The Newcastle Brickfest returns for it’s third year on 9th & 10th of July. All profits from this event are donated to local Newcastle schools.

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Once again the show will have over 30 exhibitors from across NSW with creations ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Classic Space!! There will be a display of all the UCS Star Wars sets for those who like their UCS Star Wars. Members of the local 501st will join in as well over the weekend so keep an eye out for them.

There is also a new city layout with new buildings not seen before plus a few old favourites. There will be fully working trams and trains running around the city. Next to the city is the Zoo with animals from all over the world.

As well as the exhibitors creations there will a build area for the kids to play in and a colouring in competition for the under 12s. The PCYC will have their canteen open on the weekend. There is also a raffle with LEGO prizes.

In response to feedback from attendees, we have introduced staggered start times and limits per start time to make the experience of Newcastle Brickfest better.

Tickets are just $4 per person but must be pre-purchased from trybooking.com

More information via Facebook or the event page below.

Rockhampton Brick Event This Weekend

Are you a Bricking Around fan in North Queensland with nothing planned for the weekend? Well if that’s you then you’re in luck. Brick Events continues their Queensland domination with the Rockhampton Brick Event.

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The Rockhampton Brick Event is a fan event, showcasing LEGO creations from many very talented brick builders. As well as the amazing displays the event will feature a build and play creation area for those feeling inspired.

All the latest in LEGO products and merchandise will be available to purchase too.

Tickets are $13 for adults an $7 for children. A family ticket (2 Adults, 3/4 children) can be purchased for $43. Tickets are available at the door or purchased online here.

More information via Facebook or the event page below.