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Our Impressions of The New London LEGO Store

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Our Impressions of The New London LEGO Store

Yesterday Team BricksFans joined Team Bricks on adventure to the capital, for a very special first look inside the brand new Leicester Square LEGO Store. With ticket in hand, we eagerly waited with fellow LEGO fans before being allowed behind the magic curtain and into the world’s largest LEGO store. Tingling with anticipation, we got our first look at this incredible new store and let’s cut to the chase – it’s amazing. If you’ve ever visited a LEGO store before you’ll have a little idea of what to expect,...

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LEGO Loves London – All Aboard The LEGO London Bus

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LEGO Loves London – All Aboard The LEGO London Bus

As we conclude our celebration of all things LEGO with a London vibe, we thought we’d share these two very special modes of transport which hit the streets of London this weekend. The may not be their usual iconic colouring but they certainly can’t be missed. To promote the opening of the new Leicester Square LEGO store opening on November 17th LEGO have taken over a famous London Red Bus and London Black Cab, giving both a subtle LEGO makeover. You’ll be able to spot these brand yellow vehicles around London on the lead up...

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LEGO Loves London – The London Olympics

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LEGO Loves London – The London Olympics

Back in 2012 London played host to the summer Olympic games. The eyes of the sporting world pointed towards to capital and watched London host one of the most successful games of recent times. To celebrate the London 2012 Games LEGO released a very special series of their popular Collectable Minifigures. The Team GB branded collection marked the release of the first ever licensed series and also the smallest series of LEGO Minifigures released so far. The LEGO Minifigures Team GB series went on sale at the beginning of July in the UK, ahead...

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LEGO Loves London – The London Connection

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LEGO Loves London – The London Connection

Everyday this week we’ve been counting down to the opening of the brand new Leicester Square LEGO Store. Over the years LEGO have shown their love of London with a number of great sets and minifigures. But there’s a few sets which have a less obvious connection to the capital than some of the others we’ve looked at so far. The new Leicester Square LEGO Store opens next week and although you won’t any of these sets in the store, it will be filled with loads of great LEGO sets. 4193: The London Escape During Jack...

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LEGO Loves London – Lester’s London Adventure

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LEGO Loves London – Lester’s London Adventure

As the opening of the Leicester Square LEGO Store moves closer, it’s mascot Lester has been taking in the sights of London. He’s been quite the tourist over the past week or so, visiting the Palace of Westminster, Tower Bridge, the Coca Cola London Eye and of course Leicester Square, home to the world’s largest LEGO brand store. You’ll be able to bring home your very on Lester minifigure if you visit the new LEGO Leicester Square store between November 16th – 22nd full details can be found here. The LEGO Store in...

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LEGO Loves London – Creator Expert Sets

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LEGO Loves London – Creator Expert Sets

The largest LEGO stores opens it’s days a week today and to celebrate the LEGO Store London’s opening next week, we’re celebrating all thing London from the world of LEGO. From minifigures on Monday to LEGO Architecture sets yesterday, today we move up the scale to the whopping LEGO Creator Expert sets. LEGO Creator is one of the purest forms of LEGO it’s the branding used on a number of LEGO sets. The most exciting of which is Creator Expert range. This offers a more challenging build aimed towards older builders....

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LEGO Loves London – London Landmarks

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LEGO Loves London – London Landmarks

We continue on our journey towards the opening of the Leicester Square LEGO Store by celebrating all things London. Yesterday will took a look at some of the minifigures which have a London vibe to them and today we get all architectural by taking a look at the LEGO Architecture sets based on famous London landmarks. The LEGO Architecture range started back in 2008 and was the brainchild of LEGO fan Adam Reed Tucker. After newly earning his degree in architectural design, Adam wanted to combine his design skills with his love of LEGO and...

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LEGO Loves London – Capital Minifigures

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LEGO Loves London – Capital Minifigures

All this week we’ve celebrating the upcoming opening of the World’s largest LEGO Store in London’s Leicester Square. As part of the our LEGO Loves London features we’ll be taking a look at some of the LEGO sets, minifigures and builds which have a connection to the UK’s capital city. Today we take a look at some of the capital characters from LEGO Minifigures range. Over the years each series has introduced an array of different characters, a handful of which have a bit of a London vibe to them. So as the...

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A Look At LEGO…. Monster Fighter

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A Look At LEGO…. Monster Fighter

Happy Halloween, as All Hallows Eve approaches the streets will soon be filled with all manner of spooky looking beings, so who were we going to call? No not those guys (or gals) again. The LEGO Monster Fighters of course. Not only to rid us of these spooky these going-ons but to also celebrate them, as we take a closer look at spooky LEGO Monster Fighters theme. The LEGO Monster Fighters line was launched in the not-so-spooky month of May 2012, LEGO had previously had the odd spooky encounter with the Collectible Minifigure range and with...

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LEGO Brick Or Treat Halloween Pumpkin Stencils

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LEGO Brick Or Treat Halloween Pumpkin Stencils

We’ve taken a look at various spooky LEGO related things over the past two days, but here’s something a little different. No doubt later today you’ll be grabbing a pumpkin and craving a ghoulish face into it, in an attempt to ward off an evil spirits in the area. So we’ve collected together a few LEGO themed stencils which you can download and print to bring a bit of brick fun to your Jack o’ Lanterns this All Hallows Eve. To get the best results from your pumpkin carving: cut a lid at an angle scoop out the...

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