REVIEW: Hogwarts Wizard’s Chess

Harry Potter LEGO used to be all playsets. But in recent years we have seen a number of sets that are more for display. The 2021 set Hogwarts Wizard Chess is a bit of a hybrid, both suitable for display and for play while also being a fully functional chess game too. It was therefore one of the more interesting sets in this year's lineup. But how does it stack up in reality? Read on for my full review...

REVIEW: Hogwarts Gryffindor Dorms

Towards the end of last year, we got the surprise Monster Book of Monsters gift with purchase (GWP) set. I hadn't really expected something similar this year, but I'm happy that LEGO decided to continue this "tradition". I was lucky to be provided with a review copy. Representing the Gryffindor boys dormitory, the 2021 GWP set is a nice addition to the modular Hogwarts sets released this year. Here are my thoughts...

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.