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Join us to celebrate the opening of this new exciting exhibition, where visitors can be challenged in our robotics workshops, create LEGO® vehicles and compete to see how fast they can go on a ramp, have a go at printing with LEGO® and investigate our design laboratory before letting your imagination go wild making your own Museum of Treasures in our Creation Station – all that while enjoying the fantastic trails around the Museum looking at our fabulous objects!
Come and enjoy the party as The Bowes Museum celebrates its birthday on Sunday 9th June with a Summer Fête. There will be live music, delicious treats from local suppliers, cocktails and deck chairs on the terrace to sit back in, relax and soak up the atmosphere.
Explore the Museum’s LEGO® trails before getting top tips from our LEGO® architect Steve Mayes who’s made all the items for the LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum exhibition or join in other activities like wild printing with Forest Schools or giant bubble making. See what else is happening and who is coming <here>.
Calling all big kids! Book your tickets now for our special adults-only night, where you can explore The Bowes Museum’s ultimate indoor playground.
Here’s your chance to visit LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum without a child with you! Get tips and find out the tricks of the trade with Steve Mayes, the founder of BrickThis.
Experience LEGO® brick pits, test your skills with creative challenges, follow the Lego trail and enjoy some colourful LEGO® cocktails and delicious LEGO® themed food.
There will be plenty of prizes up for grabs throughout the evening.
Join Simon Ayres from Barnard Castle Preparatory School for a fun and interactive talk about how playing with LEGO® together helps us learn. Come along and learn new techniques to help make maths enjoyable for everyone. Open for children and adults.
Come and meet graffiti artist Dan Walls who created the artwork in the LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum Creation Station and children aged 8 and upwards can have go!
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