Welcome, lovers of LEGO®, to a road trip around the UK, stopping off at some of the biggest and best LEGO® events you don’t want to miss. We are going to take a look at the top 5 LEGO® conventions and gatherings in UK, discovering what the events have to offer and what it is about these LEGO® landmarks that draws people in from all over the UK. Keep reading to unlock the secrets these events hold and discover how you can get involved!
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The Brick Festival is a national convention that hosts shows all over the UK. Throughout the year the event books out venues in Bournemouth, Cardiff, Blackpool, and Exeter, just to name a few. However, the Brick Festival London takes the cake, as one of the biggest LEGO® events in the UK. And here’s why…
Brick Festival London is a show that shouldn’t be missed by anyone with a love of LEGO®, full of exciting fan builds, shopping areas, build stations and so much more. This event has everything you could want for a great day for the entire family. You can find out more about the London Brick Festival and how to get your tickets through the Brick Festival Website.
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A real gem for all you LEGO® hobbyists and train enthusiasts. Taking place at the STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, the Great Western Brick Show is a family-friendly event filled to the brim with displays, stands and vendors.
The Great Western Brick Show is set to feature LEGO® builds of all shapes and sizes, and all built by members of Brickish - the UK club for adult LEGO® fans. With such an experienced build team, the displays are sure to impress! The LEGO® displays are set to include builds like railway layouts, buildings, aircraft, cars, spaceships and much more. Attendees will also get the opportunity to contribute to a massive mosaic made up of over 100,000 bricks! Don’t miss out on this marvel of LEGO® engineering this October!
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Manchester is the place to be next February for anyone calling themself a LEGO® enthusiast. The Bricktastic show – Manchester consists of countless stalls, demonstrations, displays and talks, combined to create a LEGO® experience you don’t want to miss.
Held in Manchester around the end of February, Bricktastic is on track to deliver an awe-inspiring experience, boasting around 200 fan displays inspired by LEGO® sets dating all the way back to the 1980’s. There is something for everyone, including build stations for the whole family and a LEGO® marketplace featuring some of the UK’s top LEGO® retailers, so you can shop to your heart’s content. There is a reason this show is one of the most well-regarded shows in the UK.
Image Source: Reading Brick Show
Reading Brick Show has everything you could possibly need for a great day out with the whole family. With displays, vendors and experts in abundance, Reading Brick Festival will provide the perfect fun-filled weekend.
Reading Brick Show’s array of the events, stands and displays will let you experience both the technical potential and creative potential of LEGO®. This epic festival is set to feature robot battles, a downhill racetrack, a buildable brick mosaic, City Skyline architecture, a monster truck driving challenge and much more, all designed and built out of LEGO®! And that’s not to mention the countless other LEGO® display models built by the LEGO® community.
Image Source: Discovery Brick Show
Last but by no means least, is the Discovery Brick Show. Hosted by the Local LEGO® user group, Brick Alley, the Discovery Brick Show is held at the Discovery Centre right in the heart of Liverpool.
With some of the best amateur LEGO® builders in the UK exhibiting their craft, the Discovery Brick Show showcases some of the best and newest LEGO® sets out there. The selection of displays and market stalls will let you browse to your hearts content and pick up a set or two to take home.
And so, our overview of the best LEGO® events in the UK comes to an end. Whether it’s just you or the kids too, there will be a LEGO® show for you. So, get ready for a whole year of fantastic LEGO® adventures from gravity-defying structures to epic robot showdowns when you book tickets to the next LEGO® show near you!
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