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…

Continue reading

Events

Black Country Brick Show 2022

On Saturday, 30th April, GertLUG was able to support members Paul Clark and Ian Kimpton putting on the Black Country Brick Show. It was a fantasitc day of LEGO fun with many GertLUG members making the trip up north to join in the fun on the day. They joined many other AFOLs (Adult Fans of LEGO) from multiple other LUGs to raise money for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. The buzz in the school halls…

Continue reading

Events

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…

Continue reading

Events

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,…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

Events

Our First Event of 2022 – The Brick Show, Downend, Bristol

There are just 5 days to go until our first event of 2022 with displays of LEGO models built by GertLUG members. As well as our first show of the year, this will be our first time at this venue. We’re looking forward to going along and we hope to see lots of people support us and the school that the show is raising money for. The Brick Show opens from 10:00am to 4:00pm Saturday…

Continue reading

Events

Throwback Thursday: Sheffield Brick Fest 2020

While we are waiting for the 2022 events to come along (see the events page for upcoming GertLUG associated shows), we thought we’d have a look back at a few photos from Sheffield Brick Fest in 2020. Although the show was organised by members of Brickish, a number of GertLUG members also had models on display there. Thanks to Emily Poole for providing these images taken during her visit, a couple of which feature her…

Continue reading

Events

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…

Continue reading