Ready for blast off: Lego space exhibition lands at Lincoln Castle

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A Lego exhibition was pieced together ready for blast off for the grand opening at Lincoln Castle on Wednesday.

The Outer Space event, presented and built by Bricklive, will take place at the castle from Wednesday, May 1 to Sunday, June 2 between 10am to 5pm.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Most of the Lego is in the Victorian Prison within the castle. There will also be a galactic VR experience inside the prison.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

The event includes astronauts, rockets, planets and even a friendly alien.

There will be a mix of learning and photo opportunities for everyone enjoy in the new touring show.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

From this weekend onwards there will be an accompanying trail sheet with the chance to enter a competition to name the alien.

A Lincoln Castle day ticket or Lincoln Castle annual pass is required for entry. Anyone with an annual pass can visit as many times as they want.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Adults tickets are priced at £14 with concessions £11.50 and children £7.50. Under 5s can enter for free. Click here to purchase tickets.

All tickets are available online and on the day. Anyone booking online will save 10%.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

This is what happened when The Lincolnite had a tour of the 2018 interactive medieval world exhibition:

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