A huge Lego festival is coming to Norwich this summer with competitions, spectacular builds and a chance to get some freebies.

The Brick Festival will take place at the University of East Anglia Sportspark on August 5 and promises "something new and exciting" with a selection of the UK's best Lego artists who will showcase their builds.

A spokesman for the event said: "Brick Festival event is a celebration of all things Lego.

Norwich Evening News: Lego show Bressingham Bricks near Diss. Picrture: Simon Parkin

"It's a great day out for families, collectors, builders and every kind of Lego fan."

There will be live speed-building competitions, brick-built displays of all shapes and sizes, activities and new and vintage Lego sets.

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There are plans to provide play pits for children and have a car ramp where guests can race freshly made vehicles, using materials provided at its building stations.

Early bird slots can be booked to give you an extra hour of fun - with a chance to get free gifts on entry. 

Tickets can be bought in advance, starting at £6 per person.