Photos From London’s Brick 2014 Lego Show

The Incredible Steampunk/Pirate Land Diorama

Over the weekend, the munchkin and I were lucky enough to attend Brick 2014 at London’s Excel Centre. It was the biggest Lego show the UK has seen, running for four days and attracting thousands of Lego fans of all ages. And we took lots of photos! Continue reading

Mini Maker Faire Returns to London’s Elephant and Castle

London's Mini Maker Faire at Elephant and Castle

Next weekend (November 15th to be precise) the Mini Maker Faire returns to London’s College of Communication in Elephant and Castle, and GeekDad will be there together with DIY.org Continue reading

Brick2014 Comes to London’s Excel This November

Brick 2014, supported by LEGO

UK AFOLs (and their kids) are in for a real treat later this year when the largest Lego con in the country lands in London’s Excel Centre from the 27th to 30th November. Brick2014 promises a veritable bucket-load of Lego related activities ranging from huge fan displays, to ‘free play’ areas and hands-on workshops and talks Continue reading

London Gets Its Own (Mini) Maker Faire – Finally!

London's Mini Maker Faire

This coming Saturday (July 6th), London finally gets its own Maker Faire, to be held from 10am until 6pm at the London College of Communication, in Elephant & Castle. Come along and make some stuff with your kids! Continue reading

Secret Cinema’s Latest Immersive Movie Production

I'm sure health safety should have a word about this (all photos by Nathan Barry)

Immersive movie experience company Secret Cinema have just finished their latest production in London. Find out what film it was based around and what went on at the disused office block in West Croydon, just outside Central London. Continue reading

Diving Into The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

Turns out I was only looking at a model of the model though. The reason we had been slowly rising became apparent as we entered the next room, coming out onto the second floor. There, spread over at least 15 … Continue reading

Empire Big Screen: A Great Weekend for Film Fans

This weekend saw the first annual Empire Big Screen film festival take place at London’s O2 complex, featuring three days of film premières, classic screenings, panel sessions and more. A number of famous names were present discussing their work and meeting … Continue reading

Giant Light Brite and More at Nuit Blanche 2009

Saturday night was Toronto’s fourth annual Nuit Blanche, described by sponsor Scotiabank as a “massive participatory celebration of contemporary art.” Unfortunately, I’ve never had the opportunity to attend Nuit Blanche in person. Last weekend was the closest I’ve come, driving … Continue reading

A Night At The Science Center

It may not have been a Night At The Museum, but my daughter, Natasha, and her Brownie troop experienced the next best thing when they had a sleepover at the Ontario Science Centre. Besides having a day to explore the … Continue reading