April 2011 

 

Celebrate the Royal Wedding at LEGOLAND Windsor. 
 
  LEGOLAND pays tribute to the Royal Couple as they join the Park's Hall Of Fame..

 

 

LEGOLAND Windsor is joining the nation in celebrating the Royal Wedding and has immortalised the happy couple in LEGO bricks.

 

The royal busts, which can only be seen at LEGOLAND Windsor, were created by 21 year old model maker Justin Ramsden and took nearly 100 hours to build and feature over 10,000 individual LEGO bricks. The LEGO models are now on display in the park’s Hall of Fame, located in the Creation Centre, and sit alongside other LEGO busts of the royal family including The Queen, Prince Philip and Queen Victoria.

 

Earlier this month the park celebrated its 15th birthday by giving families an exclusive preview of the royal wedding at the park’s Miniland attraction. Talented model makers depicted Prince William and Kate Middleton returning to Buckingham Palace after the ceremony and waving from the balcony with fellow royals to the crowds of well-wishers below. The scene will be on display at LEGOLAND Windsor until the school summer holidays and features the impressive model of Buckingham Palace, which contains 160,000 LEGO bricks and took 550 hours to build.

 

Model maker Justin Ramsden said: “I thoroughly enjoyed creating the LEGO busts to celebrate the royal wedding. It’s such a joyous occasion that we wanted to do something special for this momentous day, especially as LEGOLAND is located in the Royal Borough.” 

 

LEGOLAND Windsor’s 2011 season is set to be its biggest to date as in early summer the park unveils Atlantis Submarine Voyage – a world first attraction – which will invite families to take a deep breath and submerge themselves in an underwater adventure. This multi-million pound attraction takes young seafaring guests on a magical marine voyage inside eight custom-built LEGO themed submarines that each hold up to 14 people. Inside they’ll explore a mesmerising 1,000,000 litre ocean tank teaming with over 50 species of rare sharks, rays and tropical fish.