28th & 29th January - LEGO Ninjago event
2012 will see the world's favourite LEGO Ninjas go green and to celebrate we will be holding a whole weekend of LEGO Ninjago fun for all guests! With a professional Ninja master on hand to teach them the basics, kids (big and small) will be challenged to show their best Ninja moves for a chance to win a great prize!
February (Half Term) - Ladies Day launches LEGO Friends
February will see the Princess Palace become the LEGO Friends area - a haven for girly girls in the attraction.
The newest range from LEGO, created especially for girls, will be brought alive for the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre visitors with dedicated area home to a karaoke machine and much more… Expect a ladies day complete with dressing up, mini makeovers and free entry for the girls - sorry boys!
LEGO Friends, tailors the iconic LEGO construction experience especially to girls aged five years and up. LEGO Friends is the first hundred per cent LEGO building experience fully tailored to girls' tastes and interests, tapping into girl's desire for realistic role-play, creativity, and a highly-detailed, character-based world with the core values of LEGO building.
LEGO Friends - with its line-up of five fabulous friends, LEGO bricks in never-seen-before colours, animals and accessories - is set to be the must have girls' toy of 2012. The LEGO Friends collection of 23 products ranges in price from £4.99 to £69.99.
25th &26th Feb - Star Wars Days
Celebrate the return of our LEGO Star WarsDays! Pre-booking for this very popular event is highly recommended as last year's events in November saw our most guests ever. The force was most certainly strong with the people of the North West who came in their drones dressed as their favourite Star Wars characters.
Guests will come face to face with LEGO Captain Rex and LEGO Chewbacca, enjoy Star Wars builds in the Master Model Builder's Workshop and more!
March 2012 - 2nd Birthday Party
Pass the Parcel… In March LEGOLAND Discovery Centre will be two years old and to celebrate we will have a day of cake, party games and of course presents! All children sharing a birthday with the centre will be invited to join our party for free.
Easter 2012 - Launching LEGO CITY:Forest Pursuit Driving Adventure
The attraction's most exciting new feature will introduce a driving adventure to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre. Children will take to the forest pathways in their own off-road LEGO vehicles to chase the robbers who have escaped with loot from the City!
MINILAND, built from more than 1.5 million LEGO bricks, brings the local area to miniature life with moving airships and trains.
Located in Barton Square at The Trafford Centre, the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imagination can run wild with creative inspiration at every turn. Featuring a whole host of exciting attractions from the Kingdom Quest ride to an amazing recreation of the North West's most iconic buildings, the Centre not only provides fun for LEGO fans young and old, but fantastic educational benefits too.
The Centre involves just one entry fee, with all attractions included in the cost. Tickets are available online from just £8.10 per person.
The Centre is open from 10am seven days a week. The Centre remains open until 7pm daily, with the last admission at 5pm - see www.LEGOLANDDiscoveryCentre.co.uk for details or follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/
LEGOLAND Discovery Centres
Merlin's latest attraction concept - aimed at families with children 3-10 - the Manchester LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is the first in the UK and the 4th in the world.
Amongst a host of themed LEGO attractions, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre features: 'MINILAND' featuring key landmarks from Manchester and the Northwest, a 4D cinema (http://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.co.uk/