Exciting events add even more to ‘Brick Journeys’ at Beverley Art GalleryWed 12th July 2023
There will be a programme of special events and activities during the exciting ‘Brick Journeys’ exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery.
Created once again by Warren Elsmore, ‘Brick Journeys’ will be on display from Saturday, 15 July until Saturday, 26 August
The exhibition celebrates different modes of transport with unique models, all built from LEGO® bricks. Visitors will see how humans have progressed, from the first hot air balloon to today’s rockets, and will take flight with a brick-built airport and wonder at the engineering of the Forth Road Bridge.
Events to accompany the exhibition include:
Brick Journeys Launch Day: Saturday, 15 July 12-3pm
Come to the Treasure House for outer space entertainment and LEGO® Brick fun. Try your hand at building out of this world LEGO® creations and attempt the UFO speed build challenge!
Suitable for children and adults of any age.
Speed Build Activity with BrickBox UK
Treasure House Education Room: Saturday, 22 July: 10 to 12am and 1 to 3pm
Fastest fingers in the world? Take part in a series of speed building challenges as individuals or groups using LEGO® Bricks on the theme of transport. See if you can beat the BrickBox experts! No need to book, just drop-in during session times. The event is free and is suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. At busy times, visitors may need to wait for an activity table to become available.
Race Track Activity with BrickBox UK
Treasure House Education Room: Saturday, 19 August: 10 to 12am and 1 to 3pm
Create your own vehicles using LEGO® Bricks to race along a track or on the flat. See who can achieve the greatest distance! Come along as a pair or a small mixed group of children and adults (up to five or six people per group). No need to book, just drop-in during session times. The event is free and is suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. At busy times, visitors may need to wait for an activity table to become available.
Mini-fig-agram Children’s Prize Draw Trail
Available every day during normal opening hours from Saturday, 15 July to Saturday, 26 August
Visitors will be able to pick up a trail sheet from Beverley Art Gallery and explore the Treasure House Museum by finding LEGO® Minifigures holding letters hidden amongst the displays. Arrange the letters to correctly make the mystery words and enter the prize draw to win spectacular LEGO® brick kits. Five lucky winners will be drawn from entries completed correctly at the end of the ‘Brick Journeys’ exhibition.
Education officer Sarah Hammond said : “The whole Treasure House team is very excited to welcome ‘Brick Journeys’ this summer, and the Trail and other events will add even more to a family visit! We look forward to a busy summer!”
For more information about the Brick Journeys events, call (01482) 392782 or visit: www.eastridingmuseums.co.uk