Rebuilding historic Carrickfergus at ‘hands on’ LEGO® exhibition in Civic Centre

A scale model of Carrickfergus Castle made out of LEGO® bricks will be the showpiece of a new exhibition in Carrickfergus.

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 3:00 pm

Brick Built! will run at Carrickfergus Museum and Civic Centre from October 30 until January 8.

The Antrim Street exhibition gallery will host a fabulous collection of iconic buildings from around the world and throughout history.

In the mall area will be a giant play mat showing a bird’s eye view of 17th century Carrickfergus, when it was a walled town and still one of the most important on the island.

The exhibition will run from October 30 until January 8.

Visitors are invited to get hands on to rebuild the historic town including the Joymount palace and the medieval St Nicholas’ Church.

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor William McCaughey, said: “This is a unique event which is coming to Carrickfergus and one that the entire family can get involved in.

“I would encourage everyone to come along while the exhibition is in situ and put your creativity to the test.”

This exhibition is being delivered in partnership with Carrickfergus Townscape Heritage Initiative and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

For any queries, contact Carrickfergus Museum on T: 028 9335 8241 or E: [email protected]

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