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Visit Brick History - made from Lego - at the Grand Arcade shopping centre in Cambridge



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The Grand Arcade shopping centre has an inspiring and educational exhibition until August 23.

A new exhibition charting important moments in history using the medium of...Lego...is on display in The Grand Arcade. George Tulley, 9, learns about crossing the deserts..Pic - Richard Marsham. (40211175)
A new exhibition charting important moments in history using the medium of...Lego...is on display in The Grand Arcade. George Tulley, 9, learns about crossing the deserts..Pic - Richard Marsham. (40211175)

Brick History is a journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in Lego bricks by Warren Elsmore.

He brings to life key figures from Mozart to Martin Luther King, scientific discoveries from the Big Bang to DNA, and recent history from mobile phones to the moon landings.

A new exhibition charting important moments in history using the medium of...Lego...is on display in The Grand Arcade. Abbie Anstee, 10 learns about Castles..Pic - Richard Marsham. (40211174)
A new exhibition charting important moments in history using the medium of...Lego...is on display in The Grand Arcade. Abbie Anstee, 10 learns about Castles..Pic - Richard Marsham. (40211174)

Forget your lists of kings and queens – this is a new way of exploring the past.

You will journey around the world in five categories of discovery. The arts explores creativity from cave paintings to pop art. Conflict moves from natural disasters like Pompeii, via Viking invasions, to disputes such as the Boston Tea Party. Equality brings to life the struggles of slaves and suffragettes. Exploration depicts discoveries and inventions that have changed our world, and Transport moves through railways and seafaring to flight.

As you explore through the Grand Arcade, approximately 40 models will be on display across the three floors.

A new exhibition charting important moments in history using the medium of...Lego...is on display in The Grand Arcade. Gloria Espasov, 7 takes a close look at Lego DNA..Pic - Richard Marsham. (40211170)
A new exhibition charting important moments in history using the medium of...Lego...is on display in The Grand Arcade. Gloria Espasov, 7 takes a close look at Lego DNA..Pic - Richard Marsham. (40211170)

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