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July 31, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Steve Mayes Presents: Life as a LEGO® architect

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

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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

Hear from North East LEGO® artist Steve Mayes about his career to date working on ‘engineering’ some of the region’s most iconic landmarks such as Stephenson’s Rocket, Tyne and Wear Metro, Bowes Museum and the Angel of The North.

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.

Booking information

Tickets are free for this event but booking is required, as capacity is limited. Please note, adults accompanying children will also require their own ticket.

Additional information

Location: Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, The Common Room, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

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

Guests will be allocated seats sat in bubbles.

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 social distancing. For further information on our COVID-19 protocol please visit our home page: thecommonroom.org.uk



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