Roald Dahl Day LEGO Statues Unveiled Today

Today marks the celebration of the phizz-whizzing world of Roald Dahl and to mark Roald Dahl Day, Bright Bricks have created an array of LEGO Big Builds of some of Dahl’s most loved characters, in Quentin Blake’s unique illustrated style. They include Intrepid Billy from the newly republished Roald Dahl book Billy and the Minpins. Each of them can be found at well known landmarks across the UK. We’ll feature each of the statues later today, until then here’s where you can find them all. Follow the hashtags below on social media to see you favourite characters come to life in LEGO form.

Intrepid Billy, hero of Billy and the Minpins, will be at the Eden Project in Cornwall. The Interpid Billy LEGO statue contains 8,850 LEGO bricks. #LEGOBilly

Charlie, the good-hearted hero of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be at Manchester Central Library.
Charlie contains 8960 bricks and took 53 hours to build. #LEGOCharlie

Maverick inventor George of George’s Marvellous Medicine will be at Nottingham Railway Station. George is composed of 9510 bricks and took 57 hours to construct. #LEGOGeorge

James, the adventurous hero of James and the Giant Peach will be at Cardiff Castle. James is composed of 30,200 bricks and took 160 hours to construct. #LEGOJames

Anarchic Matilda will be in the foyer of the Cambridge Theatre in London, home of Matilda the Musical  Matilda contains 8,900 bricks and took 48 hours to construct. #LEGOMatilda

Brave Sophie, hero of The BFG, will be at the National Trust’s Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Sophie is composed of 36,517 bricks and took 170 hours to construct. #LEGOSophie

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Author: Adam White

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