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IET Festive Lecture: Engineering the Brick

Calling all Key Stage 2 students, their teachers and the general public!

Grab some LEGO* and join us for a playful look at the history of the LEGO Group as we take you on a colourful journey exploring the details brick by brick!

With hands-on activities and audience participation, we will look at the last 90 years of LEGO history, and what things might be like when we reach the 100th anniversary.

Date: Thursday, 14 December 2023

Time: 1.30-2.45pm

Please register your interest at:

The first 10 schools to register will win free registration into the next FIRST® LEGO® League season for the age division of their choice.

Enjoy LEGO building? Then please send us any photos or videos of your LEGO builds and we will be sure to display them during the event! All assets should be sent to and in doing so you agree to allow us to post this content and stream it via our live streaming site.

*To join in with the interactive element of this event it would be great if each child could have access to six 4 x 2 LEGO or Duplo bricks.


If you’re looking for some hands-on experiments and activities this Christmas, why not head over to Santa’s STEM Workshop where you can download some of our free resources. Make, create, imagine and discover this festive season with these fun activities for teachers and families to do with kids.

Suitable for children aged 4-13 years, each activity provides STEM inspired learning that is jam-packed with fun to entertain and learn, get messy with science and let your inner eco-warriors go wild with experiments to understand and help save our planet.

We have over 100 Christmas STEM ideas to choose from!

Each activity comes complete with step-by-step guides, printable worksheets, lesson plans, videos and pictures so you can be equipped to deliver festive fun. 

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