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Collaborative Builds Page Update

It has long been overdue, however we have now updated the Collaborative Builds section of the GertLUG website. Each collab that is featured will now have it’s own page containing information, photos and possibly even videos depending on what is made available for us to use. The individual collaborations will still be listed under the Collaborative Build heading, but as more are added to the website, this adjustment will make them easier to organise and…

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GertLUG on BBC Radio Bristol

If you listen to the breakfast show on BBC Radio Bristol, you may have heard GertLUG Ambassador, Nick Amos, this morning. While this post is being made a bit late in the evening to be able to catch the interview live, you can still listen to the entire show on the BBC Sounds website until the 17th of October 2020. Topics brought up during the short interview include the production of LEGO bricks using sustainable…

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GertLUG Featured in Blocks Magazine

The latest issue of Blocks Magazine (issue 71) available in stores Thursday 3rd September, has started arriving with subscribers today and featured on pages 22 and 23 is an article about GertLUG. Each issue of Blocks Magazine usually highlights a different LUG each month with a two page interview with that LUG’s Ambassador. This month, GertLUG has had the honour of appearing in the pages of this great magazine for LEGO fans. Thanks go to…

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New LEGO Store Coming to Bristol

Great news for the members of GertLUG who live in the area around Bristol! It has been announced today that a new LEGO Brand retail store will be opening in Bristol. Although there was little detail posted on the official LEGO Facebook account (see the screenshot below), more detail has been revealed on various LEGO News websites. This latest LEGO Store is due to open in Cabot Circus, Bristol sometime in November 2020. There’s sure…

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GertLUG Gets Recognised

Dear members, In these strange times full of unexpected and often unwanted news we, the GertLUG committee, are pleased to say we have some VERY positive and heart-warming news to share with you. We have just received confirmation from the LEGO Group that we have met their stringent requirements and as such we are now officially a recognised LEGO User Group (LUG). To say we are thrilled would be the understatement of the year! We…

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Website Update: GertLUG Language Page

As with many hobbies, there is a large amount of language used within the LEGO community that is made up of acronyms, nicknames and other terms that you may never have heard before. There are already a number of sources online where you can find out what these various terms mean, but if you don’t know where to look, we have started our own glossary of terms (or brick-tionary) to save you having to hunt…

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Letter to Members from the GertLUG Chairperson

Dear GertLUG members As we have had many new members since our last major meet up at Christmas, I thought I would take the time to introduce myself. I am Paul the Chairperson; most people call me PK though. I have been in post for over a year now and have really enjoyed the opportunity to get to know so many friendly and lovely likeminded AFOL*. I have learnt so much from so many interesting…

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GertLUG Has a Website

It’s been a busy month, but GertLUG, the Bristol based LEGO® User Group, now has a website! Only the very basics have been done so far, but we shall be working away to get everything up and running as soon as we can. We also have a twitter account, which you can follow by clicking here, and a Facebook page that can be found by clicking here. By becoming a member of GertLUG, you will…

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