Business Update: 3rd August 2020

By |2020-09-07T18:39:39+01:00August 3rd, 2020|Brickies at home, News|

Sadly, we have come to the decision that all services delivered by Brickies will remain closed for August. We are working hard to ensure that we can have a successful reopening at the beginning of September. Like many businesses, Brickies has been closed for 6 long months now and although we have benefitted from certain government schemes, it remains a complex task to successfully re-open a business during the current climate. This issue has been made more complicated by the ever-changing restrictions on the type of businesses that are permitted to re-open. We are hoping based on the current government plan for schools to all be back in September that many of our activities will be able to re-start at this time. Albeit with the necessary COVID-19 safe precautions put in place and restrictions on numbers. We appreciate that there are a high number of customers that had parties booked prior to the lockdown restrictions. Your patience and support during the closure has been incredible and please be assured that when services re-open you will be offered a priority re-booking period. All those with pending parties will be contacted directly by the end of this week to advise you on potential rebooking options. The good news is that when we do reopen the Play Centre our LEGO loving customers will enjoy a [...]

Business Update: 8th June 2020

By |2020-09-07T18:39:39+01:00June 9th, 2020|Brickies at home, News|

For the last ten weeks we have been producing and releasing a new LEGO building challenge every Saturday morning. Our aim was to provide children with inspiration and an opportunity to escape into a world of play, particularly during these challenging times. We have been so grateful for the feedback we have received over this time, it has been the fuel we needed to keep going. Sadly, we have made the decision to temporarily stop producing and releasing new videos. The reason for stopping is that as lockdown restrictions start to ease across the country, we are now planning for our re-opening. Like many businesses it isn’t simply a case of re-opening our doors. Once the government gives the green light to leisure / hospitality industry businesses to open we need to ensure that we are providing a safe play environment for you and our staff. Therefore, our short-term focus is on refurbishing and re-designing our Play Centre to ensure we can offer socially distanced play sessions. If all goes to plan, we are hoping to be inviting you back in early July. We are embracing the changes that are imposed on us as an opportunity to re-think how we deliver our play sessions. We are confident that the changes we are implementing will not only tick the required safety requirements but [...]

Ghost Hunters LEGO Building Video Challenge

By |2020-09-07T18:39:40+01:00May 30th, 2020|Brickies at home, Videos|

For this week's LEGO building challenge video the Brickies team have been called into action to help out the people of a town called Clickscreep. There has been some unusual activity and ghostly goings on happening in the city. Are you brave enough to help the Brickies team restore order to the city? We have two fun spooky themed building challenges for all our LEGO loving fans to build along to. Our videos are designed for children aged 5 - 11 years old but LEGO fans of all ages can join in the building fun. We love to see your creations that you have built at home. Please send your photos to info@brickies.club or message us on facebook - www.facebook.com/brickiesclub

Mission to Mars LEGO Building Challenge

By |2020-09-07T18:39:40+01:00May 23rd, 2020|Brickies at home, Videos|

For this week's LEGO building challenge video the Brickies team plan to boldly go where no minifigure has gone before... Mars. We have two fun space themed building challenges for all our LEGO loving fans to build along to. Our videos are designed for children aged 5 - 11 years old but LEGO fans of all ages can join in the building fun. We have featured a photo of Johan Alexanderson's - Space Castle. We think it is an epic build and if you like it too you can support it on LEGO Ideas - https://ideas.lego.com/projects/7f7ca4dc-752d-48b6-a979-0f3b365894ec FUN FACTS ABOUT MARS As this week's building mission is all about Mars we think it is a fun idea to talk about some facts with your children whilst building along to the video. Learning through play can be a great way to digest information and connect with a topic. Check out National Geographic for Kids for more fun facts about Mars. Mars and Earth have approximately the same landmass. Mars is home to the tallest mountain in the solar system. Mars has the largest dust storms in the solar system. On Mars the Sun appears about half the size as it does on Earth. We love to see your creations that you have built at home. Please send your [...]

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