Welcome to ZALUG

We are a Gauteng based group of adult LEGO fans who hold regular club meetings, build together and attend LEGO exhibitions across the country.
 
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About zaLUG

We are a group of Adult Fans of LEGO® (AFOL‘s) based in Gauteng, South Africa. We also have some coastal members and our membership has grown larger than we thought possible, and that in less than 4 months since we announced the formation of the LUG!

The founding principles of zaLUG are the following:

  1. Having Fun and promote the brand we all love,
  2. Education: We organise a talk at our member meetings about building techniques as well as anything our members are interested in and
  3. Social Responsibility: we have identified the Greater Benoni Child Welfare and will be working closely with their management to help fulfil their needs.

I was always lucky enough to have parents who bought me LEGO, but as most youngsters, I discovered the opposite sex, and fell into my dark ages.

As most AFOLS, we come out of these dark times, and realise that the world of LEGO is way bigger, and way more impressive than it was when we were kids. And a lot of that is due to what Adults are now doing with this fantastic plastic brick.

Unfortunately LEGO is a bit of a solitary hobby, so with this LUG, we’ve attempted to gather all the other Adult Fans of LEGO together, for discussions, fun times and so we don’t feel quite so isolated.

If you’re interested in LEGO, and want to hang out with a bunch of like minded individuals, then really you don’t have much of a choice do you?

Tony Graham

Founding Member, zaLUG

Recent Blog Entries

Our blog features news, events, galleries and other information related to the zaLUG and LEGO® in South Africa.

World Robotic Olympiad – Steyn City – 27 July 2019

It's that time of the year again when the kids of Gauteng compete in the World Robotic Olympiad. This year as the amount of entrants increased, the usual competition was split into two parts, with a Gauteng South and Gauteng North event.   The event at Steyn City...

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Improving STUDIO renders

Getting digital builds to look good is always a mission and although Bricklink has gone to great lengths with their renderer.. it can be better. Inside the render engine The engine has 5 light presets: Building Mechanic Asteroid Dawn Piazza Building and Mechanic uses...

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