LEGO Harry Potter sets predicted to retire by the end of 2021 (August 2021 update)

Many sets from the 2018-2021 range of LEGO Harry Potter have been around for surprisingly long, suggesting a strong interest in the theme. But to make room for new sets, older sets will eventually be retired. What sets and when can be hard to predict, but we've found some information about what Harry Potter sets that may be retired by the end of the year...

Display your Golden Anniversary LEGO Harry Potter minifigures

The 2021 LEGO Harry Potter sets have given us several collectable items, including a number of golden anniversary minifigures. I have been pondering how best to display those for a while, but with the announcement of the Hogwarts Icons Collectors' Edition set, the solution seems given. Read on to see the included stand as well as my alternative version of it...

Hogwarts Icons – New huge LEGO Harry Potter set revealed!

In 2018, we got the large direct to consumers (D2C) microscale Hogwarts castle and in 2020 we got the Diagon Alley set. So I had been wondering - would 2021 be like 2019 - with no big set revealed in the second half of the year? Finally, we know the answer - and I like it! LEGO has produced an amazing looking set of Hogwarts Icons, which is coming soon to a LEGO store near you.

Supersize me – Beauxbatons’ Carriage just got bigger…

A LEGO set is typically a trade-off between price and size. Creating an accurate model of Beauxbatons' carriage, with its huge size and a dozen winged horses pulling it, would have been an expensive set. Given the limited screen time it had in the movies, it is understandable that the 2019 Beauxbatons' carriage set was somewhat moderate in size (though still not at all cheap). For a while, I have worked on creating a bigger version and finally, it is ready to to be shown...

REVIEW: Hogwarts First Flying Lesson

The recent wave of Harry Potter sets celebrates the 20th anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter. It includes the First Flying Lesson set, which is a larger, and much refreshed version of the 2002 Flying Lesson set. And unlike its predecessor, it includes a section of Hogwarts. Being modular, it connects up to the other Hogwarts based sets from the series. Should you get it to expand on your castle? Read on to see what you'll get...