It’s almost upon us again: Saturday 8 and 9 October marks the third annual — and my second appearance at — Bricktober, Perth’s premier Lego display and exhibition.
The Blue Meanie. One of the ships I’ll be displaying.
Who doesn’t love the Classics?
This year, I’ll be part of two displays– my own, individual display is a six-foot long depiction of a spaceship race, with nine large ships racing across a rocky moon surface; and I’ve organised a group exhibit in the building style known as Micropolis, where everything is at a scale of one stud per three feet: in short, everything is teeeeeeensy tiny.
The baseplates for my spaceship display,
set against the bloated corpse of a beach whale
Micropolis. Where trees are trees, and
fire trucks are adoooorable.
Roooaaarrrr. I is tewwifying!
Bricktober takes place at the Canning Showgrounds from 9am-4.30pm, 8 and 9 October. Apart from 2 halls of displays by 40 exhibitors, there are Build-In-The Bag, Rapid MOC and Speed Build competitions; a brick pit for free play; stop-motion brick films; Lego vehicles to drive; costumed characters; and a host of other activities.
The Silas Greenback.
You can pre-book tickets for timed entry slots online. Tickets are $8.30 each, or $26.20 for a family of four: a plate of Chinese and a drink would cost more. Full details can be found on the Bricktober website, or visit the Facebook page.
Comin’ at ya this October.