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Upcoming LEGO Brand Store Building Events – June 2024

LEGO Brand Stores here in North America will have some building events in the next few weeks of June. The first one is actually tomorrow for a LEGO Photo Frame and will be held from 12-2pm local time. The other build is a LEGO Progress Flag to celebrate Pride Month and it will be happening on Friday, June 14 from 5-7pm local time. Both building events are free and will be on a first come, first serve basis.

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Piece by Piece Official Trailer Released

Focus Films and LEGO has released the official trailer for the Pharrell Williams animated LEGO biopic Piece by Piece. releasing on October 11, the movie will star Pharrell Williams along with other stars including Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Kendrick Lamar, Timbaland, Busta Rhymes, and Snoop Dogg.

Focus Films and the LEGO Group have announced the trailer for PIECE BY PIECE, a unique cinematic experience that invites audiences on a vibrant journey through the life of cultural icon Pharrell Williams. Told through the lens of LEGO® animation, turn up the volume on your imagination and witness the evolution of one of music’s most innovative minds.

From Focus Features, PIECE BY PIECE was directed by Academy Award® winner Morgan Neville and produced by Neville and Caitrin Rogers (Tremolo Productions) alongside producers Pharrell Williams, Mimi Valdés, and Shani Saxon (i am OTHER). Jill Wilfert and Keith Malone are executive producing for the LEGO Group.

The film will debut in theaters on October 11, 2024. In the meantime, explore a wide range of LEGO sets here.

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LEGO Announces New Belgium Distribution Center

The LEGO Group has announced that they have opened a new distribution center in Belgium to help its supply and distribution network for market growth. The new location will help service the company’s omnichannel customers in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland and northern France, as well as LEGO Brand Retail Stores.

The LEGO Group announces opening of new distribution centre in Belgium

• The newest regional distribution centre brings greater flexibility and resilience to the LEGO Group’s supply chain network.
• Customers in scope will benefit from a lead time reduction of up to two working days, on average.
• On-site wind turbines and solar panels will directly supply significant renewable energy to the site.
• Kuehne+Nagel to operate the site, extending the long-term partnership between the two companies.

TESSENDERLO, BELGIUM, June 4, 2024: The LEGO Group today officially opened its newest regional distribution centre (RDC) in Tessenderlo, Belgium. The opening marks an important milestone in the company’s strategy to expand its supply and distribution network to support long-term growth in the market.

Its location in Belgium will service the company’s omnichannel customers in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland and northern France, as well as LEGO® Brand Retail Stores. LEGO factories in Nyíregyháza, Hungary and Kladno, Czech Republic will supply products to the centre, which will be operated by Kuehne+Nagel.

Carsten Rasmussen, Chief Operations Officer of the LEGO Group, said: “We’re thrilled to celebrate the opening of our Belgium distribution centre. Expanding our supply and distribution network will ensure that we can

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BrickLink Designer Program Series 5 Crowd Support Now Live

Crowd support for the Series 5 BrickLink Designer Program is now live and you can now choose the sets you want to see produced. From now until June 14, you can vote for your favorite submissions which as of this post consist of 307 different designs. Like before, you will vote using the emojis on whether you like the projects or not. The Review Stage will run right after and the final five designs will be announced on August 19.

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BrickLink Designer Program Series 2 Pre-Orders Start June 6

Pre-orders for the BrickLink Designer Program Series 2 sets have been announced to start on June 6 at 8am PT. They have also announced the prices for each of the five sets. Like with the previous series, a set needs to have a 3,000 pre-order minimum for it to be produced and will have a maximum of 30,000 for each set. Crowdfunding will end on June 30, while supplies last, and production will begin in November and shipping will be approximately six months after pre-ordering.


Logging Railway by ties25 – $209.99


The Ocean House by Hanwas – $199.99


Mushroom House by JonasKramm – $89.99


Brick Cross Train Station by brickester – $279.99


Ominous Isle by jazlecraz – $239.99

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LEGO Store Mother’s Day Photo Frame Make & Take Event

LEGO Brand Stores will be doing a make and take event for a LEGO Photo Frame just in time for Mother’s Day. The event will be happening on Sunday, April 28 from 12-2pm local time. There’s only a limited quantity per store and will be available on a first come first serve basis so get there early if you want to participate.

LEGO® Photo Frame make and take event is intended for participants aged 6+ years. The LEGO Photo Frame model will be available on a first come first serve basis, while supplies last. LEGO Photo Frame offer is valid on 04/28/2024 from 12-2pm only. Limited to one LEGO Photo Frame build per guest. LEGO Photo Frame model cannot be purchased.

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$300,000 Worth of Stolen LEGO Sets Found in Southern California

A few days ago, California Highway Patrol serving search warrants in Los Angeles and Orange counties discovered $300,000 worth of stolen LEGO sets. Investigators states that the sets were stolen from retail stores like Target and resold to unsuspecting buyers. Four people were arrested and charged with retail theft, grand theft, and conspiracy.

**Via KTLA**

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