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...

Back to Hogwarts MOC competition – and the winner is…

For Harry Potter fans around the world, 1 September is known as Back to Hogwarts day. It is the day where students find their way to Hogwarts, typically catching the Hogwarts Express from Kings Cross station and arrive at the castle in the evening for the welcome feast and sorting ceremony. In the lead up to this year's Back to Hogwarts day, we ran MOC competition - and we are now ready to announce the winner...

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.

Back to Hogwarts – MOC competition announced!

Before long, Hogwarts students will flock to Platform 9 3/4 to catch the train to Hogwarts for another year at school. To celebrate this upcoming "Back to Hogwarts" day, Blockwarts will run another MOC competition where you could be the lucky winner of a prize, should you design the best addition to the Hogwarts castle modules released this year. Here's how you enter...

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...