Brick History

@ Life Science Centre

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14 January 2017 - 14 May 2017

Included in Science Centre admission

Brick History is a journey into over 50 of the most pivotal moments in world history – recreated in LEGO® bricks.

No one demonstrates the power and versatility of LEGO® better than master modeler Warren Elsmore. Using LEGO® bricks, Warren and his team recreate stunning historic scenes, from the beginning of life in the pre-historic era right through to the inauguration of Barack Obama. Brick History is a celebration of humanity and its achievements, and of moments in time that changed the course of history.

Highlights include:

  • Prehistory and the Birth of Civilization – The Big Bang, the assassination of Julius Caesar, and the Norman conquest of England.
  • Renaissance and the Age of Empire – the invention of the Gutenberg Printing Press, the consecration of the Sistine Chapel and the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
  • 19th Century – the construction of the first cast iron bridge and the onset of the Industrial Revolution and Alexander Graham Bell’s invention of the telephone.
  • 20th Century and Beyond – the Wright Brothers’ first flight, the sinking of the Titanic, Discovery of DNA, Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and the birth of the Civil Rights movement, the Apollo 11 moon landings and President Obama’s inauguration.

*Advance booking is available for groups of 10 or more only. Call (0191) 243 8223 for information.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this exhibition.

Venue
Life Science Centre
Times Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4EP
Tyne and Wear
NE1 4EP

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