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July 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am

LEGO® Mini Model Workshop with artist, Steve Mayes

This ticket includes general admission to explore our Polymorphic Carbon Library Exhibition, Graft & Glory...

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Full description

This ticket includes general admission to explore our Polymorphic Carbon Library Exhibition, Graft & Glory Exhibition, The Neville Hall LEGO® Model and The Common Room Minerals and Ores Display. In line with our Covid Safety Statement, if you intend to visit as part of a group, please ensure one person in your party books all tickets. Visitors may need to queue at various points in the building to ensure social distance can be maintained in exhibitions, workshops and events.

About this event

Join LEGO® artist, Steve Mayes, and build your very own LEGO® model of one of the North East’s greatest engineering feats. The mini models you will have the opportunity to build include:

– Safety Lamp

– Electric Car

– Swing Bridge

– Stephenson’s Rocket

– Wind Turbine

Event timings

Date: Friday 30th July 2021

Workshop times:

Workshop 1: 10:00 – 11:00

Workshop 2: 11:30 – 12:30

Workshop 3: 13:30 – 14:30

Workshop 4: 15:00 – 16:00

This workshop ticket will also enable access to all of our exhibitions as part of our Opening Festival celebrations.

Booking information

Tickets are free for these workshops but booking is required, as capacity is capped at 30 people per workshop. Please note, adults accompanying children will also require their own ticket.

About Steve Mayes

Steve Mayes’s company ‘Brick This’ specialises in bespoke architectural models made of LEGO. Over the past few years Steve has worked with a range of clients including English Heritage, The Alnwick Garden, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Bowes Museum, Tyne and Wear Metro and the Newcastle United Foundation. Steve prides himself on building highly accurate models that are used by clients to attract visitors or to raise awareness of projects. At The Common Room, you can visit Steve’s LEGO® brick model of our building, Neville Hall, with over 30,000 bricks going into the scale model.

Additional information

Location: Map Room, First Floor, The Common Room, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

Children must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult.

Our building is fully accessible – if you have any queries about accessibility, please contact lucy.stockdale@thecommonroom.org.uk

In line with updated government advice, all visitors over the age of 16 will be asked to scan the NHS QR code or provide their name and contact details on arrival at The Common Room. Smartphone users can download the NHS COVID-19 app before arrival.

The Common Room is taking a number of precautions to mitigate the risk to the public regarding COVID-19. Visitors will be required to wear a face-covering (unless they have a medical exemption) and to practice 2m social distancing. For further information on our COVID-19 protocol please visit our home page: thecommonroom.org.uk



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