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Beyond the Brick ep.141 – John Langrish

John Langrish was recently interviewed by Joshua Hanlon and Matthew Kay of Beyond the Brick.   John, a member of VicLUG, the VLC and AbbyLUG  talks about some of his castle builds, his history in the LEGO community and shares a … Continue reading

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[MOC] Wheels in the 20s – Allan Corbeil

VLC past president Allan Corbeil has been on this 1920′s – 1930′s kick for a while now and has been wanting to build plains, trains and automobiles from that era.   For more photos head to Allan’s Flickr account  

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Hoth for the Holidays – BC & Yukon Make A Wish Foundation – Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights

Two years ago, the BC & Yukon Make A Wish Foundation reached out to the VLC to help build a display that would attract more people to the Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights. Years ago my five year old … Continue reading

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Menorah Build 2014 at Congregation Beth Israel

This past weekend, our VLC team was called into help over 200 kids and parents build a really, really large LEGO Menorah for the beginning of Hanukkah.  It topped out at around 15.5 feet.  Everyone had a lot of fun! … Continue reading

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AFOL Community Survey by The LEGO Group

To learn more about the adult LEGO fan community, TLG distributes a survey 2 times a year. The surveys help them understand what you and your fellow AFOLs are engaged in, what you think of your LEGO hobby, and how … Continue reading

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Jamie Davis’ Western Star Rotator Tow Truck – Highway Thru Hell – Tim Tosino

Check out more photos at Tim’s Flickr account As seen at Trains 2014, a lot of people recognized the above MOC from the Discovery Channel (Canada) television show Highway Thru Hell. A rotator is the heaviest tow truck on the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Snoopy and Woodstock Remember – Nov 11, 2014 – Tyler Sky

A few days ago, Tyler Sky, showed us his Snoopy and Woodstock MOC. Today, Remembrance Day and Veteran’s Day, he’s given the two a fitting setting in appreciation of those who fought for our country. Lest We Forget In Flanders … Continue reading

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Trains 2014 – Cameron Rec Centre recap – Nov 8 – 9, 2014

This past weekend, the Vancouver LEGO club had a display at Trains 2014, British Columbia’s biggest model train show which is held annually at the Cameron Recreation Centre in Burnaby.   I hope that you were able to get out … Continue reading

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Snoopy and Woodstock: Best Friends Forever – by Tyler Sky (BrickSky)

Last year, Tyler built Calvin and Hobbes for the Make a Wish Foundation Parade of Wonders VLC display at Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights.  This year, he built two more iconic comic book characters for another display.  As much … Continue reading

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Mt Cheam’s Train and Hobby Show 2014 – AbbyLUG and VLC

Last month on Oct 18th and 19th, our neighbours AbbyLUG with a little help from a few members of the Vancouver LEGO Club put on a train display at the 16th annual Mt. Cheam’s Train and Hobby Show. Hopefully some … Continue reading

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