Big Brick Challenge - a weekend of ingenuity and engineering with LEGO® Bricks
LEGO bricks workshop (ticketed)
A fun, presenter-led LEGO bricks building workshop. Each participant, under the expert direction of a professional LEGO bricks builder, will construct a model aircraft to take home. Up to 80 people will be working in synchronization in this mass LEGO bricks building challenge.
Workshop tickets cost £7.50 per child (children get to take home their 26-piece completed plane). General admission tickets are required. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a workshop ticket. Annual pass holders will receive 10% discount on this event.
Workshops will take place daily at 10.30am, 12.00 noon, 1.30pm, 3.00pm and 4.30pm.
Build a bridge
A huge and complex LEGO bricks bridge will be constructed over the course of the weekend. We're asking all visitors to the Science Centre to help us complete the challenge.
A range of LEGO bricks and LEGO Mindstorm engineering and robotics challenges will be taking place in the Invention Studio. Be warned, this is going to be competitive!
A daily programme of live, presenter-led shows and 360° fulldome films. Details coming soon.
Planetarium shows are ticketed and are not included in General Admission. Savings are available for those who book General Admission and Planetarium tickets in the same transaction and for annual pass holders.
The Hub Café
The onsite café stocks a range of hot and cold lunch and snacks including jacket potatoes, paninis, sandwiches, cakes, fruit and snacks and fresh coffee, speciality teas, cold drinks and ice creams.
Picnic tables are available indoors and in the outside picnic and play area. Seating in the café is reserved for those purchasing food and drink onsite.
How to book
Book general admission tickets on 15 and 16 September and you'll be given the opportunity to book for the Lego bricks workshop. Annual pass holders will receive 10% off the workshop.