By Timothy Wilson
Forget October, “Bricktober” is the month on Perth Lego lovers’ minds as Curtin Stadium transforms into an exhibition of creations by Western Australians.
The Rotary Club of Ascot event will see Perth Lego builders sharing their building skills with thousands of patrons.
The first event held four years ago was created by Stephen and Joanna Kendall as a way to show off their own Lego collection and allow others in the Perth Lego community to come together and even pit their building skills against one another.
“We are indebted to the Lego lovers of Perth, who aren’t affiliated with Ascot. We’re just the medium to exhibit their things,” says Christine Goss, secretary of the Rotary Ascot Organising Committee.
“People build things but never get the chance to show anybody and this is the opportunity for them to come and show off what they’ve built.”
Attractions include a brick pit with more than 30, 000 pieces to build from, competitive building, testing your Lego skills against the clock and screenings of Lego films.
Tickets are $10 or $30 for a family of four, with proceeds going to the many beneficiaries of the Rotary Club, including the Autism Association of WA, which the club works closely with.
“Come on down. This is an activity built by the community, for the community,” Ms Goss says.
Book your tickets at http://www.bricktober.info/booking-2017/