The Schedule

Bricks At Home is running on Saturday 25th July – Sunday 26th July 2020.

The event is free to join for teenage (TFOL) and adult fans of LEGO® (AFOLs), and you can drop in and out of sessions and activities as you like. All sessions are hosted through Zoom to allow for video presentations.

This schedule is subject to change.

Saturday 25th July

Time Activity / talk
09:30

Registration

Come and sign in, grab a cup of tea, and speak with other AFOLs in small groups.

10:00

Session 1 – Weird & Wonderful

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter about their city builds.

  • Andy Back (Brick Alley) – Rock Raiders
  • Alan Hargreaves (Brick Alley) – Jurassic Park MOC – Alan’s ever-growing Jurassic Park display
  • Mark & Judi Kraska (Northern Brickworks) – Fairground – minifig scale rides, all motorised plus supporting attractions!
  • Matt Kirby (Brick Alley) – MOC Eisley – a custom model of Mos Eisley from the Star Wars universe
11:30

Session 2 – Space, Classic Space & Star Wars

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter about their classic space, neoclassic space and other intergalactic creations.

  • Mansur “Waffles” Soeleman (London AFOLs) – Classic Space & Star Wars MOCs
  • Matt Bailey (Brick Alley) – Monorail MOC
  • Ben Smith (Brickish) – TBC
  • Daniel Jarvis (Brickish) – Two special models for the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back
13:00

Lunch break

Grab something to eat, and join small groups for chat.

13:30

Activity / workshop

A build challenge activity for AFOLs and TFOLs, run by Richard (aka Bricks McGee). Bring a pile of LEGO bricks and meet the challenges!

14:30

Session 3 – Technic & GBC

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter Richard about their Technic and GBC (Great Ball Contraption) builds.

  • Alex Threlfall (GertLUG) – Technic brick separator – a 2m long conveyor to sort bricks automatically!
  • Ashley McKenna (Brick Alley) – My GBC Loop – a collection of Great Ball Contraption modules
  • Duncan Bridges (Brickish) – My GBC
16:00

Session 4 – Vintage & Remastered LEGO sets

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter Richard about their vintage LEGO builds.

  • Simon Blackburn (Northern Brickworks) – A history of the 1970s in LEGO bricks
  • Chris Wellings (Brick Alley) – Ninjago Movie Destiny’s Bounty – an upscaled designed modified from the set
  • Nick Spence (Brick Alley) – Harley Davidson 10269 – “I didn’t like the colour or look of the Lego Harley Davidson 10269 , so have remodelled and “repainted” the one Mrs S bought for me.”
17:30 – 18:30

Social

Stay and chat with other LEGO fans!

Sunday 26th July

Time Activity / talk
10:00

Session 1 – Weird & Wonderful

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter about their models:

  • Caz Mockett (London AFOLs) – Custom Ninjago City, covering ~30 baseplates in area
  • Gary Smith (Brick Central) – Hogwarts House Crest 3D mosaic signed by actors and filmmakers
  • Tristen Coad (Brick Alley) – Heartlake City MOC – an update on my LEGO Friends city.
  • Frankie McCarthy (Brickshire) – LEGO Hobbit Mirkwood Forest MOC – “I’m Frankie and I’m a 16 year old TFOL and I’ve been building Mocs for six years now. So far Mirkwood has taken me four weeks and over fifty hours to build.”
11:30

Session 2 – Trains

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter Richard – and chair of LNUR (LEGO Northern UK Railway) about their LEGO train builds.

  • Richard Carter (Brick Alley / LNUR) – Ambridge & Paxley LEGO Railway – an 18ft long end-to-end LEGO railway display
  • Andy Walker (Brickish) – Seaside railway display – 20ft long with trains and monorails.
  • Stuart Jones (Brickish) – Romsey & Halterworth L-Gauge Railway – Winner of “Best Interactive Display” at Reading Brick Show 2019, this display features working signals and points, and operates like a real-life railway.
13:00

Lunch break

Grab something to eat, and join small groups for chat.

13:30

Presentation by Dan Harris of Brick To The Past

Piecing Together Our History: How To Build Historical LEGO Models

Dan Harris of Brick to the Past

Dan Harris of Brick To The Past, who builds historically themed LEGO models on an epic scale, talks about how to carry out research for building historically themed LEGO models that are as true to their source as possible.

14:30

Session 3 – Weird & Wonderful

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter about their models:

  • Ian Blair (Brick Alley) –  Sarens SGC120 crane – A minifigure scale model of this awesome crane, with a base of almost 1m across.
  • Miles Fielding (Brickshire) – Avengers Tower scene 
  • Dan Harris (Tartan LUG) – Historical LEGO scenes from Brick to the Past collaborative models
16:00

Session 4 – LEGO Cities & Towns

AFOLs talk to our Bricks At Home presenter about their models:

  • Andrew Horner (Brick Alley) – Modular LEGO City with railway and monorail
  • Nick Amos (GertLUG) – Dad’s Escape is a 6ft x 6ft LEGO lake!
  • Joby Reeve (Brickish) – Large 4 storey house, garden and garage MOC
  • Jeff Hawkes (Brick Central) – Our City is a 16ft x 8ft LEGO city built with my grandson
17:30 – 18:00

Wrap up

Closing comments, and a chance to chat to other LEGO fans.

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