August was pretty chaotic especially towards the end of the month and here’s a recap of some of the more notable LEGO news.
LEGO Education Panama Canal (2000451) Now Available Worldwide – The limited edition set can now be purchased outside of Panama and includes free worldwide shipping.
LEGO Architecture LEGO House (21037) Official Images – Official images of the LEGO Architecture LEGO House (21037) are now available and it looks like the set will only be available in Billund when it opens.
LEGO Third 2016 Review Stage Winner Announced – Two sets were announced to become official LEGO Ideas sets which include Ship in a Bottle, The Flagship Leviathan and Voltron – Defender of the Universe.
Rumored LEGO Anniversary Sets Coming in 2018 – There are rumors of sets to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick.
The LEGO Group Appoints Niels B. Christiansen as New CEO – Christiansen replaces Bali Padda who took over at the beginning of the year.
LEGO Celebrates 85 Years – The LEGO Group celebrated their 85th anniversary from being a wooden toy company to what we have today.
LEGO Creator Winter Village Station (10259) Officially Announced – LEGO announced this year’s Winter Village set with the LEGO Creator Winter Village Station (10259).
LEGO Harry Potter Coming Back in 2018? – There’s a rumor that there might be sets based on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter which may include sets and minifigures from the Harry Potter series and Fantastic Beasts.
LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon (75192) Officially Announced – Probably the biggest piece of news in August was the announcement of the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon (75192) which was teased throughout the month.
LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309) Not Being Retired Soon – The LEGO Ideas team has reiterated that the LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309) is not being retired anytime soon.