Events

Brick Express – 28/29 May 2022

Brick Express, Avon Valley Railway – The reflections of a noob The main thing that surprised me about my first ever show as an exhibitor was how nervous I, as a grown up person, could get about it.  But still, here I was, at the advanced age of *CENSORED*, in my first ever Brick Express at Avon Valley Railway with the GertLUG posse.When I started putting one brick on another to help with anxiety a couple…

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Local Community Meet Ups

A heavenly meet in Zion

Meet-up at Zion Community Cafe, Bristol Fancy trying something new? Well so did we! This months meet had a new location, we met at Zion in Bedminster Down, Bristol and this time everyone was invited! This meet was an open meet and an opportunity for members of the public to come and see what we do and maybe even join in. We had almost a dozen intrigued members of public that were open to exploring…

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The Brick and Craft Show

The Brick and Craft Show, Sunday 4th April 2022 Held at Mangotsfield Secondary School in Bristol this local event was all for a good cause and went down very well with the public who were thrilled with the displays GertLUG put on alongside all of the other things to do. So let’s take a look back to early April with a bit more detail from Dawn, one of the organisers: Dawn and Luke, who organised…

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Plymouth Brick Festival – March 19th 2022

Plymouth Brick Festival – The 1st of its kind… For too long Devon & Cornwall had been waiting. For too long had the counties been a barren wasteland for the LEGO enthusiast. But on Saturday 19th March 2022 the wait was over, and GertLUG descended upon The Ocean city of Plymouth to share their love of LEGO and show everyone that everything really is awesome when it comes to the legendary bricks! My story began on Friday………. Because, as luck would have it,…

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Events

The Brick Show

Our first GertLUG show this year was organised by member Luke Herridge for his local infant school in Downend. The aim was to raise money for the school, to go towards a new playground, and to raise smiles on the faces of as many people who came along to see the show as possible! Luke succeeded on both fronts and here’s a quick write-up of the show, in his own words: What a fantastic Brick…

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Meet Ups

GertLUG trip to LEGOLAND Windsor!

Back in September 2021, the LUG took the opportunity to visit LEGOLAND Windsor! As well as a few birthdays to celebrate and pop badges to collect it was a great excuse to see DJ L.L.A.M.A playing a concert in Miniland. Here are some highlights from our day! Miniland: As AFOLs Miniland felt like a holiday! We were able to visit so many incredible places, recreated as perfect miniature brick built versions, from New York to…

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The Brick Show at the Galleries – A Round up

After well over a year of no LEGO shows at all, and with no opportunity to host our main Bristol Brick Show this year, we were thrilled to be given the chance to work with The Galleries shopping centre in Bristol to put on the biggest LEGO show Bristolians will get to see in 2021. Held over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of August, and filling the whole downstairs level of this much…

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The Brick Show at The Galleries!

Hello LEGO Fans! After well over a year of no LEGO shows and following our two fantastic shows this year already (at Avon Valley Railway and Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival respectively) we are thrilled to be hosting our biggest show this year, and the largest show you’ll see in Bristol in 2021, at The Galleries shopping centre this weekend coming. Over the weekend of Sat 21st to Sun 22nd August GertLUG will be…

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Member MOCs

Thomas Woodman – What a load of Brickheadz!

On Sunday July 11th a number of GertLUG members will be displaying their builds at Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival, held at Ashton Gate stadium. This is the second GertLUG displaying opportunity of the year and so to tie in with it we’ve got a great interview with one of our newer members Tom Woodman who specialises in creating custom Brickheadz models. Read all about his LEGO journey below and if you want to…

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