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Brickography Pop-Up Exhibition Hits Melbourne Next Weekend

Are you looking for something a little bit different to do next weekend?

Frostbricks, an Australian based LEGO Photography site, are hosting a special event called Brickography. The show is a combination of LEGO event and gallery exhibit.

Frost Bricks Brickography Flyer

Brickography features a range of fine-art photography from toy photographers around the world, displayed alongside the LEGO creations of Melbourne’s best brick artists.

The event runs next weekend (November 18 – 19th) with opening hours of 10am – 5pm on Saturday and 11am – 4pm on Sunday. The venue for the event is Artboy Gallery, 99 Greville St, Prahran.

Special VIP event - As a special event for the AFOL community the show will be holding an opening night on Friday November 17th. The opening event is for the adult community and will have drinks available.

You can find out more about the event via the Frostbricks Facebook page.

Upper Hunter Brick Show This Sunday

Do you live in the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales? If so then you’ll be pleased to know that Rainbow Bricks LUG, with help from Muswellbrook Girl Guides, is once again putting on the Upper Hunter Brick Show.

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The event will take place at St James’ Primary School in Muswellbrook on Sunday from 9am to 2pm. The event is being held in conjunction with the schools Spring Fair event.

Tickets to the event are just $5 per person, or $15 for a family.

On offer is LEGO displays, LEGO products for sale and a free build area.

You can learn more about the event via the Facebook page.

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.

Competition: Win A Golden Ticket To Bricktober Perth 2017

Bricktober is a yearly event that showcases amazing LEGO creations by builders in Perth and brings the 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.

Bricking Around has also been given 2 GOLDEN TICKETS to give away. The Family Golden Ticket (valid for a family of 4) will give you free entry into the public show on either Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th October 2017 at any time. As a golden ticket holder, you will enter the show through the special VIP entry.

All you need to do is enter your details below. Prize does not include travel or accommodation.

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BrisBricks Pine Rivers 2017 This Weekend

I think Brisbane LEGO fans are some of the luckiest, with multiple different shows to attend every year. One of those events just happens to be taking place this weekend - BrisBricks Pine Rivers 2017.

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The show returns to the Strathpine Community Centre for two days of fantastic LEGO displays. There will also be Star Wars characters thanks to the 501st Redback Garrison. Those of you looking for some LEGO to take home will be able to get new and old sets as well as third party accessories.

Tickets are $8 for adults (16+) and $4 for children aged 3 to 15. Children under 3 are free. You’ll need to buy your tickets in advance from TryBooking as they aren’t available at the door.

The show runs from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, and from 9am to 4pm on Sunday. The first session on Sunday is a special session for the Autism Community.

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

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne Adult Event Details

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne have just shared details of their first two Adult Nights. The first is Thursday 25 May 7-9pm and the second is Thursday 22 June 7-9pm.

Tickets for the adult events are $32.50 each but people with annual passes will be able to enter for free. Annual pass holders still need to book a spot to ensure they can get in via this link.

What’s on offer?

With LEGOLAND Discovery Centre being designed for kids, what exactly is on offer at the adult nights? You will be able to experience the 4D Cinema, rides, Factory Tour and LEGO brick pits. There will also be speed build challenges and a MINILAND scavenger hunt.

There will be prizes on offer for several build challenges to be held throughout the night. The Master Model Builders will be also be hosting workshop classes, providing tips and tricks for the LEGO pros and novices.

AFOLs are encouraged to bring along a MOC to display on either the LEGO display table or enter it into the “Model of the Month” competition, for the chance to display your work at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre.

The cafe will also be remaining open until 8pm for anybody that wants to buy food and drink.

This event is strictly adults only – nobody under the age of 18 is allowed. It will be interesting to see if this stems the tide of 1 star reviews from angry AFOLs.

You can book your tickets via https://melbourne.legolanddiscoverycentre.com.au/tickets/adult-nights/

The official details from the website are below. Thanks to Chris for sharing this information with me.

Build A Giant Death Star At Westfield Warringah This Weekend

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To celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th) and the 40th anniversary of Star Wars LEGO Australia are building the southern hemisphere’s biggest Death Star.

American LEGO Master Builder, Chris Steininger will be in charge of construction, with plenty of hands on help from LEGO fans.

Once the model is complete you’ll be able to see the Death Star explode into hundreds of LEGO bricks right in front of your eyes thanks to augmented reality technology.

The event runs on Saturday April 29th and Sunday April 30th at Westfield Warringah Mall on Ground Level (outside Myer)

Even without forming an unlikely band of rebels we’ve managed to get a sneak peak at the Death Star plans – this thing is going to be huge.

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You can learn more about the event on the centre’s website.

Inner West Brick Fair – June 26th – Win 1 of 2 Family Passes

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Here is some news for Bricking Around readers in Western Sydney… The first Inner West Brick Fair will be taking place at Croydon Public School on June 26th. Even better news – the organisers have provided two family passes to give away.

The show will feature dozens of unique creations from over 20 Master Builders from SYDLUG (Sydney Lego Users Group). You’ll be able to ask the builders questions about their hobby, their collections and the building techniques they use.

Younger fans will love the chance to get creative in the LEGO free build brick pit. Those looking to take some LEGO home will be able to purchase new and old LEGO including current and newly-released sets, collectibles, engraved bricks and vintage sets.

There will also be jumping castles, face painting, guessing competitions, food and refreshments and much more!

Tickets are just $5 per person or $15 for a family ticket. Family tickets can only be purchased online via Flexischools. Single tickets purchased online will get priority entrance, or you can get a single ticket at the door.

To get your online ticket go to Flexischools.com.au and enter “Croydon Public School” in the search box. From there you should be able to see the event.

Bricking Around also has two family tickets to give away. Enter via the form below.

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

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Brick-A-Laide 2016 – March 25 & 26

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Adelaide has a lot going for it – there’s George Lucas’ favourite food court noodle place and one of Australia’s newest LEGO shows Brick-A-Laide.

Brick-A-Laide 2016 will be taking place this Friday and Saturday (March 25 – 26) at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

The show is the largest LEGO fan display in South Australia and features an unbeatable showcase of brick creations and displays from local and interstate modellers and creators.

Wander through the range of amazing exhibits, including the USS OGEL, which will be making its first Adelaide appearance- this minifig scale ship is based on the WW2 Battle Cruisers that saw action in the Pacific Theatre. Measuring over 4 metres long and manned with a crew of over 50 LEGO sailors.

Also on display will be two HUGE collaborative builds- one based on the original LEGO Space themes from the 1970’s and 1980’s. The other is one of the largest LEGO city displays ever seen in SA, where you can view the streets and peer into the lives of LEGO people who live there.

With the recent release of The Force Awakens, Star Wars LEGO fans will be out in force, showing the best of what the Empire and the Rebels have to offer. From the smallest battles to the epic Star Destroyers, lovers of the Star Wars Franchise will not be disappointed.

Once you’ve finished in the Exhibit area, enjoy the huge range of merchandise on sale by LEGO traders, grab some refreshments at the Brick Café and take a pic at the FREE Instabooth photo booth.

You can find out more information about the event via the website or the event page below.

Brick Connections LEGO Show This Weekend

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Brisbane is very quickly becoming a hotspot for LEGO fan events. A new group – Brick Connections – are presenting their first ever show this weekend at the Hilliard State School in Alexandra Hills.

Brick Connections is a group that put on shows at local schools to help raise funds for the P&C.

The Hilliard State School show will feature some great LEGO displays, play areas and some raffles for those of you feeling lucky.

Tickets are just $5 per person, with two different family ticket options available – $15 for 2 adults and 2 children, or $20 for 2 adults and 3 children. You can get tickets at the door or pick them up at Bricks on Kids (Edith St, Wynnum).

You can find out more about the event via the event page below, or the Brick Connections Facebook page.