Tag Archives: 2017

2017 Advent Calendars – Day 6 – City, Friends & Star Wars

I had quite a busy day today (not just playing with LEGO AR Studio) so I’m only just getting a chance to post today’s builds now.

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 5 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Today may be all about the slightly underwhelming launch of Amazon but the inevitable approach of Christmas is not slowing down. It’s already day 5!

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 4 – City, Friends & Star Wars

It’s been a horrible rainy day here in Brisbane. Hopefully the day 4 builds are better than the weather.

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 3 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Day 3, which also happens to be Sunday. Hopefully these builds are fun and will make us all feel better about tomorrow being Monday.

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 2 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Welcome back! Let’s get stuck in to our day two builds.

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 1 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Welcome to this year’s advent calendar coverage! I will be looking at all three calendars in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Unfortunately I have been unwell all day and have only just managed to get today’s post up but it’s still December 1st in Perth. Hopefully the remaining days will feature slightly better photos and the post will be more timely.

Each day’s builds will be hidden after a break so you won’t get spoiled on the homepage. Read on to see what Day 1 has for us.

Bricktober Perth This Weekend

Perth readers, it’s that time of the year again – Bricktober is this weekend. Bricktober is a yearly event that showcases amazing LEGO creations by builders in Perth and brings together the community of LEGO lovers young or old.

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This year’s show will take place on October 7th & 8th at new venue Curtin Stadium (Kent St, Bentley WA 6102).

Bricktober Perth is a project of The Rotary Club of Ascot (Inc). Proceeds of the event will support programs for young children and other Rotary and Community Projects.

Tickets to the event are just $9.70 per person, or $28.80 for a family of 4. You can purchase your ticket via TryBooking.

Congratulations to Alison C and Craig A who both won a Golden Ticket to the event.

Canberra Brick Expo – August 11-13th

Canberra may be known as the home of Australian politics, but it’s also home to some amazing LEGO builders. Builders who will be putting their skills on display at this year’s Canberra Brick Expo.

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Brick Expo returns once again to  The Hellenic Club of Canberra in Woden.

After a successful schedule change last year, this year’s show will also run over three days: Fri 11th August 2017, 1:30pm to 6:00pm; Sat 12th August 2017, 9:00am to 6:00pm; and Sun 13th August 2017, 9:00am to 4:30pm.

There is also an adults only cocktail party on Saturday night.

Tickets are $6 for children and concession card holders and $12 for adults. There are two different family ticket options available – Family A (1 Adult + 3 Children) for $24.00 and Family B (2 Adults + 2 Children) for $30.00.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online from Trybooking.

Brick Expo is a not-for-profit event – all proceeds will assist the show’s major charity partner PaTCH to purchase much needed medical equipment for Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital.

You can learn more about the event via the event page below, or the Brick Expo website. I’ve also included the ad for the show below too.

2017 Toy Sales – 20% Off At Target

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Period: June 29 – July 19 2017

Big Ticket Items: None featured

Christmas Lay-by: No

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This may not be a toy sale in the most traditional sense – a big catalogue full of decent discounts – but it is the middle of the year and LEGO is on sale, so I guess it does qualify.

From June 29th until July 11th Target are offering 20% off their regular prices on LEGO.

Target prices are usually a few dollars less than RRP so your overall saving will end up being more than the 20% off. If you are looking to buy I suggest checking the price on the Target website and having a look for that set in the Toy Sale lists and see if it is cheaper elsewhere.

Target are also offering to price match on toys, but not beat prices.

Happy Easter

I hope everybody is having a great Easter. This is always a great time for LEGO sales and the four days off gives you plenty of time to build.

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Let me know in the comments what your LEGO Easter plans are. Hitting the sales or some quiet building at home?

Thanks to Belinda and blockstoabrickfight for their LEGO Easter pictures, featured above.