On Sunday 8th November 2015, SydLUG was again invited to participate at the St George Brickfair held at Hurstville South Public School. The Brickfair was being organised by the school’s P&C to raise funds for the school.
There were two areas at the school for the Brickfair. In one building, a display of UCS Star Wars models with other assorted large Lego sets. Right beside it was a very popular brick play area for the kids to build their own creation.
The School Hall housed the exhibition of SydLUG members. The displays included things such as a Cinderella Castle, Star Wars Mos Eisley diorama, Ninjago & Scooby Doo scenes. Also custom & MOC Lego car creations, a MOC of Sydney’s Town Hall Station and helicopters galore. Lego Friends sets were displayed as well as other Lego creations. The centre piece was the large Lego City Town Centre with lots of buildings both custom and out of the box. Zipping around the Town Centre were trains that entertained the crowd both young and old.
The crowd favourite was the Great Ball Contraption, it was a number of different moving Lego machines that picked up, tipped out, shuffled and span Lego balls from one side of the tables to the other.
It was a great day for all of the exhibitors and those that attended, lots of smiling faces were seen as they went from table to table.
More photos can be found here.
SydLUG members recently attended the Shellharbour Public School Fete to assist the school with fundraising for the P + C to benefit children’s education. 10 members set up all manor of great creations from Star Wars to Great Ball contraptions to Vienesse Mansions and much much more. SydLUG members also picked the winners for the students building competition. The task set was to build a home for your minifig and a prize was donated by the school for each of the three age categories! In addition to LEGO key rings donated by SydLUG member Graham as runner up prizes. Parents, grandparents and kids really enjoyed the free entry to the LEGO display. A nice relaxing day with good weather and food was enjoyed by all and we look forward to next years fete with all new building ideas already being imagined. Thanks again to Shellharbour Public school for inviting us to attend and help out.
As 2014 draws to a close, one may assume from the lack of activity on the website SydLUGgers may have not been up to much. 2014 saw many new members join build amazing creations across all genres. At some times, there was a different show every weekend all over NSW.
2015 is shaping up to be just as busy. With so many shows on, you won’t have to look far to see some amazing Lego displays new you. Be sure to check out the calendar for all the details of our shows.
We look forward to seeing you at an event soon!
Thanks to everyone from SydLUG
Once again members of the SYDLUG will be driving up the Pacific Motorway to join with local builders for the 4th annual Bricks at the Bay show.
Held at the Tomaree Education Centre in the Drama Hall from 3rd January to 6th January 2014.
The theme this year is Friends but don’t worry guys there will be plenty of displays to interest you.
So if you are in the area drop in and check out the displays.
BrickFest was held again at Milton Anglican School on 9th & 10th November 2013. The event was to raise money for the charity Destiny Rescue.
SydLUG and CLUG attended the event again to display their creations.
To see some of the displays from the event check Flickr
SydLUG was invited to display at Shellharbour Public School as part of their Fete on October 20th.
It was really well received with a lot of people saying it was one of the highlights of the Fete.
There was a variety of creations for everyone to enjoy.
Once again SydLUG members made the trip to the country’s capital, to display at CLUG’s [Canberra Lego User Group] annual display. It’s the 4th year of the event and was on the 10th and 11th August 2013.
The venue was full with not only a very excited crowd but also exhibitors from all over Australia.
Special guest was Sean Kenney (Lego certified Professional) from New York who also provided a number of his own creations for people to view.
SydLUG members combined to provided a large Pirate layout for the event as well as individual members creations.
The event was visited by 10,000 people over the two days.
SydLUG were invited by Maitland Public school P & C to present a Lego display at their school as part of a fete to raise funds.
SydLUG setup a Star Wars display together with some local collectors featuring the UCS Falcon among the many Star Wars sets. There was a modified 4 x 4 Crawler for the kids to drive over a Lego obstacle course. Also included was Friends layout which the girls and their mums loved.
The P & C were very happy with the outcome and raised about $4000 from the day.
Once again members of SydLUG visited Wallsend to put on a display at Wallsend Baptist Church. The weather was not helpful as it rained both days [29th & 30th June] of the event.
Funds from the event went to the church so they could continue their community work in the Wallsend area.
As there was no set theme for the event, SydLUG displayed a variety of models ranging from a cityscape, to Space, to Dino themes, as well as having a train circuit. The reaction of the audience was extremely positive.