Category Archives: Event News

Bricktober Perth This Weekend

It’s that time of the year again where those LEGO fans over in the west get together for the annual Bricktober Perth LEGO show.

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Bricktober Perth will take place on October 6th and 7th at Curtin Stadium, Located on the grounds of Curtin University.

This is a family friendly event that brings the community and fans of the brick in Perth together. Bricktober is a project of The Rotary Club of Ascot (Inc). in conjunction with The West Coast LEGO Users Group.

The show will feature raffles, minifigure building & exclusive minifigures for sale, a ‘guess the number of LEGO pieces in the jar’ competition, various building challenges, LEGO costume characters, interactive displays including LEGO trains and technic models you can drive, play Brickpit, food & drink, plus LEGO for sale.

Single tickets are just $10 (including booking fees) or you can get a family ticket for 4 people for $30 (including booking fees). Children under 2 are free. You can get your tickets online from TryBooking.

You can find more information about the event on the Bricktober website.

BrisBricks Chandler Event This Weekend

This weekend is a long one for Queenslanders, and those of us in Brisbane have the chance to celebrate by going to the BrisBricks Chandler LEGO show. Taking place once again at the Chandler Arena.

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The BrisBricks Chandler expo is the largest show in the BrisBricks annual calendar.

The Chandler expo runs for three full days with more than 50 awesome displays.

The Chandler show will include; interstate exhibitors; interactive LEGO displays; Stacks of LEGO and LEGO related products on sale; Competitions, prizes and raffles; and photo opportunities with Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion Redback Garrison.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 3-15. There is also a VIP session taking place at 4:30 PM on Saturday September 29th. The VIP event will be a 16+ only event with smaller numbers and a chance to get a bit closer to the displays. You can find out more about the VIP event here. Tickets for the VIP session are $20 each but do include some extras.

For ASD families there is a special Autism Community Session at 9am on Sunday September 30th.

Tickets can be purchased online from TryBooking.

You can find more information about the event on the event page below or the BrisBricks Facebook page.

Two NSW LEGO Events This Weekend

This weekend is a good one for NSW LEGO fans, with not one but two LEGO shows taking place.

The first event is the Medowie Brickfest by Rainbow Bricks LUG.

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This show takes place on Saturday September 15th from 10am to 4pm at the Medowie Christian School (Waroparra Road, Medowie NSW 2318). Tickets are just $5 per person or $15 for a family and can be purchased at the door.

Next up is the Ryde Brick Fair.

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On Sunday 16th September, view spectacular LEGO Brick displays at the biggest brick fair on Sydney’s North Shore hosted by Sydney Lego Users Group (SydLUG) and Ryde East Public School (REPS). Enjoy a host of fun activities and meet over 20 LEGO Master Builders who will inspire young minds and rejuvenate your inner child.

Tickets to this event are $5 per person, or $15 for a family (admits 4). Tickets can be purchased online via https://www.trybooking.com/

The Ryde Brick Fair takes place at Ryde East Public School, 12 Twin Road, North Ryde from 10am to 4pm.

You can see the event page for both of these events below.

Canberra Brick Expo 2018 This Weekend

The talented builders of the Canberra LEGO User Group return for Brick Expo 2018.

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The event will once again take place at the Hellenic Club of Canberra (Matilda Street, Woden). Doors open on Friday afternoon (August 10th at 1:30 PM) and then runs from 9am to 6pm on Saturday and 9am to 4:30pm on Sunday.

Tickets start at $6 for children, $6 for concession holders (student/pensioner) and $12 for adults. There are also two different family ticket options. Family A includes one adult and three children for $24 while Family B includes two adults and two children for $30.

For the AFOL looking for a more grown-up experience there will be a VIP cocktail party taking place on Saturday August 11th from 7pm. This is an adults only event with beer and wine provided. Tickets for the cocktail party are $50 per person.

You can get your tickets for the regular sessions or cocktail party from TryBooking.

Brick Expo is a not-for-profit event and all proceeds will assist the charity PaTCH to purchase much needed medical equipment for Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital.

You can learn more about the event via the Brick Expo website.

Celebrate World Friendship Day With LEGO At Westfield Parramatta

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In celebration of International Friendship Day on the 30th of July, LEGO Friends will be building the world’s largest LEGO heart at Westfield Parramatta on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of July (10am to 6pm daily).

Kids and families are invited to help Australia’s Master Builder Ryan McNaught build this heart by making their own miniature LEGO hearts and adding them to the giant heart. The completed heart will be on display at Westfield Parramatta for International Friendship Day itself on the 30th of July.

Visitors will also have the chance to do a ‘heart mission’, pledging promises of friendship as well as sharing their friendship stories. There are also LEGO heart necklaces to create and bring home plus a free play area for kids.

Sabre Norris will be attending the event on Sunday the 29th between 11am-3pm to help finish of the heart and meet and greet all those attending.

You can learn more about the event here.

Bundaberg Brick Event This Weekend

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Bundaberg is a city known for it’s rum, but this weekend it will also be home to an amazing collection of LEGO creations.

The team from Brick Events will be hitting the Bundaberg PCYC (Bundaberg Multiplex, 1 Civic Avenue, Bundaberg QLD 4670 ) this Saturday and Sunday (July 7th & 8th) from 9am to 4pm.

The show will feature fantastic MOCs, Build Tables, the Build Wall, Build a Train play area and of course LEGO® merchandise for sale.

If you happen to find yourself in that part of Queensland then tickets to the show will set you back $14.50 for adults or $9.50 for children. A family ticket is also available for $53.

A guided VIP tour experience is also available.

To get your ticket, or learn more about the event head to the booking page here.

BrisBricks Strathpine Expo This Weekend

It’s that time of the year again when Brisbane LEGO Fans migrate North for the BrisBricks Strathpine Expo.

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Taking place this weekend (June 9 & 10) the event will feature amazing creations from talented local builders. The show will also have

  • Interactive LEGO displays
  • Stacks of LEGO and LEGO related products on sale
  • Competitions, prizes and raffles
  • Special visits and photo opportunities with Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion Redback Garrison

The event is just $8 for adults and $4 for children. You do need to purchase your tickets online beforehand.

You can learn more about the event via Facebook

Sunshine Coast Brick Event This Weekend

Brick Events returns to Kawana for the fifth annual Sunshine Coast Brick Event this Saturday and Sunday (May 19 – 20).

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I have been to a Sunshine Coast event previously at the venue and had a great time. The event will showcase amazing creations from the local fan community. The organisers are also offering an exclusive behind the scenes tour with a master builder as your guide.

Beyond the impressive displays will be build tables, a build wall and even train building in the play area.

Merchandise will be available to buy from the specialist retailers at special show prices.

Tickets start at $14.50 for adults and $9.50 for children. There are also family ticket and VIP options. Online tickets available here. Additional booking fee applies when booking online. Tickets also available at the door.

You can find out more about the event below or on the official Brick Events website.

Sydney Brick Show This Weekend

The Sydney Brick Show is back for 2018, now at a new venue.

This weekend (April 21st & 22nd) the Penrith Panthers Pavilion will be taken over by a huge collection of LEGO creations.

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Each year the organisers endeavour to bring fresh ideas for the enjoyment of patrons and this year there are quite a few! Highlights include interactive displays, a free build area, the famous graffiti wall and a giant Ninjago spinner. Don’t miss a world record attempt at the most minifig habitats (over 1200 on display) as well as the gigantic space colony ”GALACTIC FRONTIER” where the rare ”LEGOTONIUM” is mined.

Monies raised at the Sydney Brick Show 2018 will be used to provide support to Nepean Area Disabilities Organisation (NADO). NADO is a community-based charity that supports people with disabilities, their families and carers in Western Sydney, including the Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains, Penrith suburbs and surrounding areas.

Tickets are $19.10 for adults and $14.00 for juniors (4-16 years). Unfortunately there is also a $5.25 handling fee per transaction. You can get your tickets here.

You can learn more about the event via the Sydney Brick Show website, Facebook Page, or event page below.

Brick-a-laide Returns As Part of Kidz Gigantic Day Out

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After starting out as a stand-alone event, this year Brick-a-laide will be part of a larger event called Kidz Gigantic Day Out.

The event will take place this Friday and Saturday (March 30th & 31st) at the Adelaide Convention centre.

The Brick-a-laide part of the event will be a major zone but the show will also feature a heap of other activities for kids too.

Brick-a-laide features an unbeatable line-up of brick creations by local and interstate modellers and builders as well as a range of LEGO retailers and play areas.

Tickets are $14 for adults (16 years and over) or $9 for kids. There is also a family pass of 2 adults and 2 kids available for $40. The ticket is for the full event, not just the Brick-a-laide zone. You can get your tickets here.

There are also special sensory sessions at 9am on both days.

To learn more about what else is on at the event and to get your tickets head to kidzdayout.com.au