A few weeks ago, we revealed that, in the spirit of Australia’s penchant for Big Things, the world’s largest LEGO Shop will be opening in Australia Mall, overlooking Pitt St, Sydney, and now we have a date: the store will open its doors on November the 11th at 9:30 am. ( and eagle eyed subscribers will have noticed that I initially placed an incorrect date in the text. This has been corrected. Thanks to you all)Continue reading
And it will be the largest LEGO Branded store in the World!
In a country renowned for its landmarks of ‘Big Things’: From the Iconic Big Banana and the Big Pinapple, Big Prawn through to the lesser known Big Rocking Horse and Big PotatoThe big Banana, Australia is set to be the home of the Worlds Largest LEGO Branded Store, opening In Coming Months, in prime position at the Sydney Arcade, overlooking the Pitt St Mall in Sydney’s CBD.Continue reading
After a delay from their initial February Dates, SydLUG’s new event – Brickbuilt – is coming up rapidly. Here’s the news, from their ambassador, Gregg Odlum …
What: BRICKBUILT SYDNEY 2022 – Sydney’s biggest LEGO event
Where: Accor Stadium (Stadium Australia) at Sydney Olympic Park. The event will be held in The Millennium Room, enter via Gate C near the Olympic Park Station)
When: May 7-8, 2022. 9am to 4pm Saturday; 9am to 3pm Sunday
Why: To Raise Money for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
How do I join the fun?
Interstate travel in Australia is becoming a little easier now, and anyone heading to Sydney for the Easter Break might like to pencil in a visit to the Sydney Tower Eye- not only is the centre celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, but it is also Playing host to Brickman Ryan Mcnaught’s exhibition, Brickman Cities. The Show opens March 26, and runs until July. Sydney eye is operated by Merlin Entertainment, who also operate LEGOLAND parks and discovery centres around the world. Ther will also be able to show selected LEGO 4D movies, as well as offer a ‘Make and Take Zone’ for the Kids.
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Yesterday, pictures started to surface of a vinyl wrapped store featuring lots of LEGO livery, at the Westfield Centre in Bondi Junction.
Today, we can confirm that we will see a LEGO® Certified Store open on that site in late March – probably in time to coincide with the (delayed, compared to the rest of the world) Australian opening of The LEGO Movie 2.
While the Sydney’s first LEGO Centre at Birkenhead Point has long closed, the new shop – a Certified Store rather than LEGO Brand Retail – will operate over two floors, with a total floor space of 302sqm.Continue reading
After a successful introduction in 2016, the Skyline Series of LEGO® Architecture sets return. Three sets are being released in 2017: London 21034 – previewed at the Leicester Square flagship store opening ; Chicago 21033 and Sydney 21032.
The Sydney Skyline is the first of the Architecture sets to represent a city in the Southern Hemisphere. In fact the Southern Hemisphere has been generally under represented in the LEGO® Architecture range: Of the 32 buildings released to date, only one has been from the Southern Hemisphere: 21012 Sydney Opera House.
Now there is no doubt that the Sydney Opera House is a building that is representative of Australia, with nothing quite like it anywhere in the world. Indeed a picture of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge is generally all that is required to be in a picture to then be defined as Australia. Especially if there is a kangaroo or koala in shot. Continue reading