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legobowes19.jpg Block party!

The Bowes Museum is going to be bricking it over the summer months.

In a world where digital pleasures get ever more advanced, the humble LEGO brick still exerts a strange hold over us – both young and old. And enthusiasts are sure to be flocking to the Bowes Museum over the coming months where Steve Mayes, the renowned LEGO artist and Brick This creator, has really been working his magic. He has created spectacular sculptures of some of the museum’s treasures, including, yep, their renowned Silver Swan. The museum are also hosting their very own LEGO Creation Station, where people of all ages can let their imaginations go wild and take inspiration from their own collections to plan and build their own museum of treasures. There will also be a plethora of talks, workshops and other events. More information on these from the website, below.

LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum, 25 May-13 October, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. thebowesmuseum.org.uk