Powering young imaginations in Newcastle & Manchester

The LEGO® Imagination Factory lands in selected intu Shopping Centres, inviting families along to help free the power of the LEGO® brick with their imagination! The factory is a bricktastic place where awesome ideas are built, with fun build challenges and LEGO® graffiti walls to unleash your creativity.

The LEGO® Imagination Factory will be popping up at intu Metro Centre, Newcastle and intu Trafford Centre, Manchester. LEGO® is looking for young builders to join in the building fun and unleash the endless possibilities of the LEGO® brick. Build whatever your imagination desires, there are no rules when it comes to creativity at The LEGO® Imagination Factory, anything goes!

The free family event will be live at the following intu shopping centres:

intu Metro Centre

  • Friday 22nd July 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday 23rd July 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sunday 24th July 11.00am - 5.00pm

​intu Trafford Centre

  • Friday 29th July 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday 30th July 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sunday 31st July 12.00pm - 6.00pm


What ages can visit The LEGO® Imagination Factory?

Everyone with an imagination is welcome to join in the fun, but those aged 3 -12 will enjoy it the most (along with grown-ups of course!). We kindly request that all children under the age of 18 are supervised by an adult at all times.

Is it a supervised event?

There will be staff on hand at the experience, but all children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The LEGO® Group accepts no responsibility for visitor supervision or visitors’ possessions at The LEGO® Imagination Factory events.

Where can I find The LEGO® Imagination Factory in the intu Metro Centre?

You’ll find The LEGO® Imagination Factory pop-up inside the Metro Centre outside House of Fraser Please ask a member of the intu Metro Centre staff on the day if you need help locating it.

Can I take photos?

Yes, you are welcome to take photos at The LEGO® Imagination Factory, and can share your creations using #LEGOImaginationFactory on social media.

What do I need to bring?

A big dollop of creativity and a bucket load of ideas!

How do I buy tickets?

No advance tickets are required this is a FREE family event.

How long will I have to wait?

The LEGO® Imagination Factory is likely to be busy please be prepared to queue. It’s worth the wait!