LEGO gorilla

26 January to 3 March 2019

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Escape the winter blues and come on a journey inside the Glasshouse at RHS Garden Wisley to search for more than 40 LEGO®  brick sculptures on The Great Brick Safari.

Discover life-size LEGO brick creations nestled amongst the lush foliage in both the temperate and tropical zones of the Glasshouse.

LEGO brick elephant
See if you can spot an elephant, lions, meerkats, turtles and a gorilla. And look out for beautiful LEGO brick plants created especially for RHS Garden Wisley including a venus fly trap, golden barrel cactus, bird of paradise and water lilies. 

You can also learn more about the animal and plants, such as the natural habitats they are found in and conservation efforts taking place around the world. 


To avoid queues at busy times, you can secure your time slot for weekends and half term by booking for free.

Time slots FULLY BOOKED. Please join the general admission queue.

Meet the Builders

Saturday 16 February
9am – 10am
Price: £15 member, £30 non-member (includes garden admission)
SOLD OUT

 Meet the Master Builders behind the Great Brick Safari at Wisley, plus meet the LEGO® Masters winner Steve Guinness. Learn how the models are designed and built, enjoy a private view of the event and get a free mini LEGO® brick elephant to complete at Wisley or take away.

Great Brick Safari - Autism friendly viewing 

Wednesday 20 February
9am – 10am
Numbers: 75
Normal garden admission
SOLD OUT

Join us for a private view of the Great Brick Safari, away from the crowds. With limited numbers there is the opportunity to view the event at your own pace before we open to the public. 

Half-term fun
16 - 24 February 2019​

For half term only, you can purchase your very own small LEGO® model elephant to make at Wisley or take home to make in your own time.

Visitors can also have their photo taken sitting in the LEGO brick Jeep. 

Head to the Clore Learning Centre for other half-term activities including:
•             Face painting (small charge) 
•             Sow and grow
•             Story teller
•             Puppet show
•             Animal mask craft

What's on when

Saturday 16 February
Sow and Grow - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Travelling Natural History  - 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Face painting - 10.30am to 3.30pm

Sunday 17 February
Sow and Grow - Tigers Eye - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Storyteller - 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Face Painting - 10.30am to 3.30pm

Monday 18 February
Sow and Grow - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Storyteller - 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

Tuesday 19 February
Sow and Grow - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Wednesday 20 February
Craft - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Thursday 21 February
Craft - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Friday 22 February
Craft - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Storyteller - 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

Saturday 23 February
Travelling Natural History  - 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Sow and Grow - 10.30am to 12.30pm + 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Face Painting - 10.30am to 2pm

Sunday 24 February
Storyteller - 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Face painting - 10.30am to 2pm

Sow & Grow - 10:30 to 12:30pm + 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

Look out for creatures amidst the lush Glasshouse foliage


Opening times

The Glasshouse is open from 10am-4:30pm daily during the event. Normal garden entry applies; events and activities are suitable for all the family. 


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