RAINBOW BRICKS NEXT EVENT: MidCoast Brickfest - A LEGO Fan Event

January 12th, 2019

Rainbow Bricks Presents
MidCoast Brickfest
A LEGO Fan Event

Rainbow Bricks is excited to be returning to the MidCoast for the 4th MidCoast Brickfest on Sunday February 24th.

Our exhibitors are all volunteers who display for the love of LEGO and being able to support charities and schools at the same time. This family friendly community event is supporting Hallidays Point Public School.

We have many new exhibit for everyone to enjoy as well as old favorites like the City Layout which has been upgraded since last year.

There will be many activities such as the always popular Build Area, plus the RC Trackers Driving Area and a new tower building activity.
There will be LEGO inspired cakes and other lollies, as well as, food and drinks.

DATE: Sunday 24th February
TIME: 9am - 3pm
VENUE: Great Lakes College Tuncurry Campus
COST: $5 a person or $15 a family

Please share this family friendly community event with your friends and family.

We look forward to seeing you there. :-)

Newcastle Brickfest 2018

March 27th, 2018

Rainbow Bricks Presents
NEWCASTLE BRICKFEST 2018
A LEGO Fan Event

We are excited to announce that Sunday 15th July Newcastle Brickfest will be returning!

This is our biggest Newcastle Brickfest yet! The exhibitors are excited to return for the 5th annual Newcastle Brickfest with new exhibits. We have exhibitors coming from across NSW to display their amazing creations. As well as the displays there will be lots of activities for everyone to enjoy.

Once again we are supporting Hunter Schools and Charities with the proceeds from this event.

We will also have our largest city layout with new buildings plus a few old favourites. There will be fully working trams, trains and Monorail running around the city. Plus this year we will have a LEGO version of the Newcastle 500 Supercar Race through the city!!

In addition to the displays and activities we will once again be joined by Cosplayers from across the Hunter.

The 501st Leigon will have their own area with back drops (Tantive IV corridor) for people to have photos with the characters. And a speeder bike with the Endor backdrop.
In addition to the Star Wars and Superhero Cosplayers, we're looking forward to a herd of inflatable dinosaurs making an appearance at our event!

We will once again be having staggered start times and limits per start time to make the experience of Newcastle Brickfest better.
Once you have entered the event you can stay as long as you like!

Tickets are $5 per person and are only available from Trying.com.au:
www.trybooking.com/365706

Activities:

  • Build Area - An area for the kids to build after being inspired by the exhibitors creations.
  • Speed Builds - This popular competition returns and will run each hour. 
  • Remote Control Trackers - Control the RC Tracker set in our driving area.
  • Find A Minifigure - Hidden on many of the displays will be a minifigure. Tell us how many for a chance to win a prize!
  • Coloring In - Colouring in competition for the under 12s.
  • LEGO Raffle - LEGO prizes to be won.
  • Cosplay Area - Have your photo taken with one the characters.

The Newcastle Racecourse will have their canteen open on the weekend.

DATE: 15th July 2018
TIME: 9.30am - 5:30pm
COST: $5 per person [Children under 2 are free]. There will be limited tickets at the door [$8 each]
LOCATION:
Newcastle Jockey Club
Darling Street, Broadmeadow, New South Wales 2292

#rainbowbricks #newcastlebrickfest

Central Coast Brickfest

March 24th, 2018

Rainbow Bricks Presents
Central Coast Brickfest
A LEGO Fan Event

Rainbow Bricks is excited to announce we are returning again on Sunday 8th April with all new exhibits!

We will have exhibitors from across the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney areas bringing their new exhibits for you to enjoy. :-)
Talk to the creators about their displays and see what can be done with LEGO bricks and some imagination.
Plus old favorites like the City layout will be back with lots of movement, lights and working trains.

The event is supporting the Wyong High School P&C with all profits from the door takings going to the P&C.

Its a great day out for the family with activities like the Children's Build Area. This activity is a favorite with the kids!

There will also be LEGO Bricks, parts and other LEGO merchandise for sale on the day.

DATE: Sunday 8th April 2018
TIME: 10am - 4pm
VENUE: Wyong Racecourse, Howarth Street
COST: $5 a person or $15 a Family

Tell all your friends about our event as the proceeds from this event go to Wyong High School P&C.

Follow the Facebook Page to stay up to date on details: www.facebook.com/centralcoastbrickfest

We look forward to seeing you on the day :-)

#CentralCoastBrickfest #RainbowBricks

LUG Activity Day

March 14th, 2018

On Sunday 11th March we held a LUG Activity Day where members of Rainbow Bricks got together and built. We also held a workshop on making your own lights for your LEGO creations. As well as a show and tell session where members brought along some of their new creations for us to enjoy and provide feedback. 

For the building we used a range of the Building Bigger Thinking 60th anniversary LEGO sets to build from. These sets each have a number of builds included in the instruction book plus more instructions are avialable to download from the LEGO website. The sets are full of great colours and parts to help those with the imagination to build beyond the instructions. Each set includes a 60th Anniversary tile. The builds are inventive and fun including a space ship, unicorn, castle, parrot and of course our favourite a Rainbow! There are 5 sets in the theme and they range in price from $7 [85 pieces] to $59 [871 pieces] for the largest set. Big W and Kmart both stock these sets and are usually the same price which is less than RRP.

We started by building a number of instructed builds for taking photos and the members really enough building those. But once we had finished building some of the sets the members really started to create their own builds, some being modification of an instructed build while others were built from scratch. What Will You Build from these sets?

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The day went way too fast as happens when you are building! 

#RainbowBricks #WhatWillYouBuild

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#WhatWillYouBuild

March 9th, 2018

Here are a few of the instructed builds and creations from the following sets:

Classic - Building Bigger Thinking Sets [Kmarts everyday prices]
10401: Rainbow Fun [Kmart $7]
10402: Fun Future [Kmart $15]
10403: World Fun [Kmart $29]
10404: Ocean's Bottom [Kmart $39]
10405: Mission to Mars [Kmart $59]

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Classic - Building Bigger Thinking Sets - 60th Anniversary - #WhatWillYouBuild

March 9th, 2018

LEGO have released a range of LEGO sets to help your child think bigger, build bigger and use their creativity with this rainbow-inspired special edition LEGO® set, featuring a range of colorful bricks and elements, plus a unique 60th anniversary LEGO tile. No matter how big a child’s imagination is, expand it with LEGO bricks. This building toy offers varying levels of building complexity, and makes an excellent starter set for budding LEGO builders. What will your big thinker build?

Over the next week we will post a range of creations build from these sets. The sets range in size but all come with a 60th Anniverary tile. 

Show us your creations from these sets or something to celebrate 60 years of the LEGO Brick.

Classic - Building Bigger Thinking Sets [Kmarts everyday prices]
10401: Rainbow Fun [Kmart $7]
10402: Fun Future [Kmart $15]
10403: World Fun [Kmart $29]
10404: Ocean's Bottom [Kmart $39]
10405: Mission to Mars [Kmart $59]



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