The Brickman Awesome exhibition stunned the Gold Coast, and now, it’s coming to Brisbane – and it’s being brought here by ‘The Brickman’ himself!
Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is set to unveil his record-breaking models at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday, December 1, and LEGO fans will have until Saturday December 22 to go and check them out!
Prepare to be awed by the by The Brickman’s fourth exhibition, with more jaw-dropping LEGO models than ever before. Made entirely from LEGO – what else would you expect? – Brickman Awesome features 39 models and comprises more than two million LEGO bricks. The entire exhibition took around 5000 hours to build.
“I’m excited to finally be bringing Brickman Awesome to Brisbane. Queenslanders really do have such huge enthusiasm for LEGO!” says Ryan. “My team and I have had a great time building all these record-breaking models, so I can’t wait to share them with fans and families in Brisbane.”
From the full-scale LEGO replica of the new, eighth generation Toyota Camry, to the only life-sized LEGO Harley Davidson ever made, and the largest ever LEGO® Caterpillar 797 dump truck, there is plenty to see at the exhibition.
Be sure you also take a look at the tallest LEGO model in the Southern Hemisphere, the NASA SLS rocket which stands at a whopping 7.5m tall and is built from more than 450,000 bricks! With an in-built lighting and sound system, giving the effect that the rocket is blasting off into space, this is one model you don’t want to miss.
“This year’s theme is quite broad,” Ryan says. “The models in the exhibition are pretty diverse, so whether you’re an animal lover, a car fanatic, or you have a love of travel, there really is something for everyone – young and old!”
LEGO fanatics will also have the opportunity to show off their own building skills by helping the Brickman team expand its colony of LEGO Emperor penguins, and also build their very own time machines.
They can also help the team smash yet another LEGO record by contributing to Australia’s longest LEGO model. The Brickman team has already built the head and the tail of giant snake, but it needs all budding brickies who visit the exhibition to help build the belly!