Have you met Vernie?

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 by

We don’t normally showcase LEGO sets at GWBS but LEGO Boost is a little different. It’s a set designed to get children building and coding from a younger age and we have to say, it’s enormous fun!  It’s aimed at 7-12 year-olds but if you want to see how much fun anyone can have with

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Looking forward to the 2017 Show?

Monday, 20 March 2017 by

We’re excited too! The Great Western Brick Show opens its doors for the fifteenth time in October this year! 15 years! We started off in 2002 with a handful of people who brought a LEGO train display to STEAM. A couple of hundred visitors came to see it and loved what they saw – what adult

See the new Caterham Seven 620R!

Monday, 26 September 2016 by

We are massively excited to announce that there will be three superstars on just one exhibit at this year’s show!  The all new LEGO Ideas 21307 Caterham Seven 620R set will be on display with its original creator, Carl Greatrix – against a backdrop of a real Caterham Seven 620R!  Carl will be at the show all

LEGO as a construction tool allows builders to create pretty much anything, including the impossible. That was the starting point for Nicolas Geeraert to imagine what it would be like for minifigures to interact with characters and objects from computer games. In Arcade Ville several famous and classic arcade games are depicted. Nicolas said: “I

Classic Space returns for 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016 by

Classic Space has been an inspirational theme for many builders, often because it was an iconic look from childhood LEGO sets.  Alec Hole has taken the Classic Space theme to a new level with one of his builds for the show.  He told us: “This starship model is inspired by a classic LEGO Space set

Briscoe’s back, on a Milagre Hoverbike!

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 by

Sometimes, even the biggest LEGO fans choose to take a break.  Real life often has other demands or they simply decide to pursue other interests.  Jason Briscoe withdrew from the LEGO fan scene around 15 years ago but he couldn’t stay away forever.  We’re welcoming him to STEAM for the very first time this year

Vaughn has been inspired!

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 by

Some of the builders at the Great Western Brick Show have been exhibiting for many years and settle into a theme they love.  This year, Vaughn Medway decide to take the “Be inspired” motto from the summer sporting events and break from tradition.  What he’s built for the show is a selection of the things he’s

Marketplace spotlight: MinifigForLife

Monday, 19 September 2016 by

In the first of our Marketplace spotlights, we caught up with MinifigForLife.  Here’s what they had to say. The Great Western Brick Show is now one of several places on the MinifigForLife tour of major LEGO shows in the UK, but it is the highlight of our calendar. This is because Great Western LEGO Show (as

Two weeks to go!

Sunday, 18 September 2016 by

Well, less than that in fact!  We know we’ve got some great new models coming this year as well as some awesome new ideas.  We’ll have LEGO celebrities there and some new LEGO sets launching on that very weeekend.  Watch out over the next two weeks as we slowly reveal all the things you have

Tickets available online now

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 by

Tickets are now available to purchase online via our ticketing partner Swindon Tickets.  Please note that booking fees apply for online ticket purchases.  For full details, please see our Tickets page.

Looking forward to the 2016 show?

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 by

We’re excited too! The Great Western Brick Show opens its doors for the fourteenth time in October this year! 14 years! We started off in 2002 with a handful of people who brought a LEGO train display to STEAM. A couple of hundred visitors came to see it and loved what they saw – what adult fans

Video from the 2015 show

Friday, 09 October 2015 by

Here’s the official video of the show by our friends at Videoworks.

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