Lego: Building The Bowes Museum

LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum


25 May – 13 October

Calling all LEGO® fans and families! The Bowes Museum is THE place to be this Summer as we turn the Museum into a LEGO® wonderland, with 15 of our most loved objects including the Silver Swan recreated by Brick This’ Steve Mayes and you can have a go at making them too!  Then let your imagination go wild in our LEGO® Creation Station where you can take inspiration from your own collections to build your own Museum of treasures.



Things you can do this summer holiday?

As well as the related events taking place throughout the six week holidays (23 July - 30 August) you can join our education team in the vaults and take part in our planned activities each week from 11.00-3.00 inspired by the exhibitions.
Tuesdays (23, 30 July; 6, 13, 20, 27 August) – LEGO® stop motion workshop, drop in and have a go at creating some animation.
Thursdays (25 July; 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 August) – LEGO® printing, what else can you do with LEGO®, get messy in this ARTY session.
Fridays (26 July; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August)  – LEGO® robotics and coding workshop, science and computing for everyone.

How to build a...


Challenge yourself and build some fun mini Museum objects in the LEGO® Building The Bowes Museum exhibition. Click the images below to find the step-by-step instructions.  

 


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Singing for the Brain - LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum

6 September, 10.30 - 12.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Singing for the Brain - LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum

 Singing for the Brain sessions use singing to bring people living with dementia together in a friendly and stimulating way. In this session, we will explore the current LEGO® exhibition together before enjoying some refreshments and a themed singalong. For more information and to book, please contact Sharon Simms on 0191 3890400 Sharon.Simms@alzheimers.org.uk. To learn more about Singing for the Brain, please visit here


Learning with LEGO®

18 September, 5.30 – 6.30, Booking required

Learning with LEGO®

Join Simon Ayres from Barnard Castle Preparatory School for a fun and interactive talk about how playing with LEGO® helps us learn. Come along and find out new techniques to help make maths enjoyable for everyone. 

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LEGO® Late

4 October, 5.00 - 9.00, £10, booking required, limited tickets

LEGO® Late

Join us for a fun after-hours event full of all things LEGO®. From 5 til 7 you can explore the LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum exhibition in a chilled out environment and enjoy delicious LEGO® themed food and colourful LEGO® cocktails in Café Bowes. Join Richard from Bricks and Beers from 7 for the chance to win prizes with fun building and creative challenges. Enter the Battle Bots Arena - customise your team's robot and push your competitors out of the arena in a series of heats. This is an exclusive event with limited tickets, so tell your friends, sync your diaries and book in some quality playtime!

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