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Competition – Your chance to feature in LEGO: Brick History

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Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is offering three lucky people the chance to have a LEGO® model that they have built feature in next year’s exciting special exhibition, LEGO: Brick History.

Given the theme of the exhibition, model makers will need to use their imagination to build a model that represents a historical theme… from scratch!

An image of a banner promoting Lego: Brick History which is at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery from 9 February until 15 April 2018. The banner shows lego creations of ships, a volcano and representations of historic battles.

Brick History opens 9 February 2018

Lego® models could represent a period in history such as the Industrial Revolution or the Jurassic Age or key historical moments like the Moon landing in 1969.

All models submitted as entry into the competition must be built from scratch. Any kit models will not be considered.

Participants’ models can be a maximum of 600mm x 600mm x 600mm.

There are three categories for people to enter depending on their age:

5 – 11 year olds
12 – 16 year olds

As well as having their model featured in this amazing exhibition, winners will also receive Lego® worth up to £50 and one year free entry to the museum.

The competition is now open and entrants will have until 10pm on Friday 5 January 2018 to submit their entry.

To enter this competition and have the chance to have your model featured in the LEGO: Brick History exhibition, email shrewsburymuseum@shropshire.gov.uk with the following:

  • A photo of your model
  • What historical period or history theme your model represents
  • Your name and age category your submission is for.

The competition will be judged by Lego® enthusiast and Brick History creator, Warren Elsmore. Warren said:

An image of Warren Elsmore, creator of LEGO: Brick History and judge of the 'build your own model' competition.

Warren Elsmore (image can be found http://warrenelsmore.com/

“I can’t wait to see what designs the people of Shropshire and beyond can come up with! We chose History as a topic as it gave us so many ideas to work with. The world is your oyster!”

LEGO: Brick History opens at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on Friday 9 February 2018.

For more information about the exhibition, click here.