REMINDER: Entries for our 20th Anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter MOC competition due 11 April

LEGO Masters is being shown in TV in many countries around the world. Typically, the host will announce at regular intervals, how much time is remaining for the contestants to complete their models. Treat this post as such an announcement - with only a few days left for you to complete and submit your LEGO Harry Potter creation to be considered in our anniversary competition. Read on for further details....

Golden 20th anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter minifigures revealed

Yesterday, LEGO and Wizarding World (the official Harry Potter page) teased the upcoming LEGO Harry Potter sets, revealing six golden figures that will be included in the sets. The figures mark the 20th anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter, similar to the golden Ninjago figures used to mark the 10 year anniversary of this theme. Here are my thoughts...

2020 was a bumper year for LEGO

I must say, 2020 was a great year for LEGO Harry Potter collectors, with a strong line-up of sets, including the huge Diagon Alley set. The sets were so sought after, than they were more often than not out-of-stock due to high demand while the supply chain struggled with factory closures due to COVID. Overall, LEGO still managed to grow sales by 21 percent and I know I've personally contributed to that increase. Here're the details...

Facebook vs Australia

Some may have noticed that Blockwarts' Facebook page is currently shown as having no posts at all. This happened when Facebook blocked all news sites in Australia - and used a very loose definition of "news". Posts on these sites can no longer be seen, regardless of whether users are in Australia or not. This also prevents posting links to the site globally. Here is what we know...