Most of us probably already have plans for May 4th, in case not here is a reminder that the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort will be hosting a Star Wars Weekend from Saturday May 4th until Bank Holiday Monday. Read on to find out what will be happening…
The Force grows stronger this May, as the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort celebrates the opening of the NEW LEGO® Star Wars™ Gallery in the LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display. From 4 – 6 May 2013 the resort will be invaded by 100 costume characters from the 501st UK Garrison and guests can enjoy a host of themed activities during three themed Star Wars™ Days including a gigantic LEGO Star Wars™ mosaic build.
LEGO building skills will be put to the test as guests join the Resort’s professional Model Making Team in a mammoth building project using more than 80,500 bricks to create a 4m high LEGO Star Wars™ mosaic of R2-D2 – voted by fans as their favourite character in the NEW Star Wars™ Gallery. They will also be able to join them building a life-size LEGO model of Yoda and would-be Jedi juniors can hone their Lightsaber skills at the Jedi Training Camp. Plus Star Wars™ Costume Characters will march through the Resort daily and guests can check out a life-size replica of Luke Skywalker’s famous Star Wars™ Landspeeder. Daily fancy dress costume competitions with LEGOLAND goodies will be up for grabs and The Imagination Theatre will be showing an exclusive big screen film premiere of the ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out’ alongside ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace’. Plus spot the LEGO Star Wars™ Minifigures hiding out amongst the famous landmarks in Miniland.
New for 2013 – the LEGO Star Wars™ Gallery joins the LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display and features twelve 3-foot high LEGO models of the most famous Star Wars™ heroes and villains including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca and even Yoda – plus, of course, the fans’ favourite – R2-D2.
Using over 1.5 million LEGO bricks, the LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display recreates 7 of the most iconic scenes from the legendary movies and the animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars™.
The event is included in the normal LEGOLAND Windsor Resort ticket price; entry is FREE for those aged under three and to Premium Annual Pass Holders. Pre-booking is advised to guarantee entry at www.legoland.co.uk. Booking online means you can enjoy up to 25% discount on day ticket prices and print your tickets at home for quick entrance on the day: adult ticket from £34.20 and child (3-15) from £27.45.
With an amazing hotel and over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions, including the heroic new attraction LEGO Legends of Chima™ 4D Movie Xperience and DUPLO Valley opening in May the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort makes the perfect location for families with children under 12. Add to this, fantastic eateries and a giant LEGO shop all set within 150 acres of beautiful parkland, this is one adventure that needs more than a day to experience.