What can LEGO Ideas Viking Village learn from a long forgotten theme?

With the recent announcement of LEGO Ideas Viking Village, Blocks looks at how the set can improve on the forgotten Vikings theme…  Out of all the elements of Norse mythology and culture, Vikings have always garnered the most attention. Famous…

Seven magical touches in LEGO Harry Potter 76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors’ Edition

Find out about some of the fun little touches that are incorporated in the enormous new LEGO Harry Potter 76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors' Edition set. Racing through King’s Cross Station in London to get to Platform 9 3/4 on time,…

First look inside the world’s biggest LEGO Store

Leicester Square, London will be home to the largest LEGO Store in the world when the flagship location reopens on Wednesday, August 10 – the same day the LEGO Group celebrates the company's 90th anniversary. Since it opened five years,…

Five LEGO Harry Potter set ideas that would make perfect freebies

Since the return of LEGO Harry Potter in 2018, there have been several superb small Gift with Purchase (GWP) sets. These sets, which are often a freebie for those who spend over a particular amount at LEGO.com, often depict single…

LEGO How to Be a Knight – the Blocks review

LEGO books are taking the brick into the world of childnren's illustrated fairytales in a new partnership with Little Golden Books. Blocks is reviewing How to Be a Knight to see if it is worth battling a dragon for. The…

LEGO How to Be a Pirate – the Blocks review

LEGO books are expanding into illustrated editions for young children, with two new releases from Little Golden Books now available – here is the Blocks review of LEGO How to Be a Pirate. In a new publishing venture, the LEGO

Why has LEGO Creator Expert become LEGO Icons?

Blocks magazine looks at why the long-standing LEGO Creator Expert theme had its name taken away and why it is now called LEGO Icons. LEGO sets and themes always have distinctive branding. Whether that’s a unique name or an iconic…

Diversifying LEGO minifigures – from guide dogs to hearing aids

LEGO minifigures have always been a way for people to see themselves in the world of the brick; they can be tiny representations starring in roleplay adventures or serve as avatars for fans. With so many parts to choose from,…

Five Star Wars diorama sets we’d like to see based on the sequel trilogy

Love them or hate them, the films in the Star Wars Sequel trilogy (namely, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker) at least opened up new worlds and alien species for fans of the franchise. With…

LEGO Harry Potter 40577 Hogwarts: Grand Staircase – the Blocks review

LEGO Hogwarts is expanding with 40577 Hogwarts: Grand Staircase, a new set that will be available with qualifying orders at the LEGO online shop – and Blocks is reviewing the model to see if it's worth spending big for. ‘Be…