Big LEGO® Build

The first bricks in our Big LEGO® Build were laid on Thursday 11th February 2016 at a special ceremony to launch the project, which aims to build a scale-model of Exeter Cathedral out of LEGO bricks.

The final model, made up of over 300,000 LEGO bricks, will be an impressive 3.6m long, 2m wide and over 1m high.

Everyone visiting the Cathedral is invited to get involved in the build and for every £1 donated those donating can add a brick to the model.

A great new team of volunteers will be on hand to assist you, tell you about the project and what we hope to achieve.

Money raised will help us preserve and conserve the fabric of Exeter Cathedral.

Add bricks to the model

Find out when the Cathedral and the Big LEGO Build are open

Follow our progress on Instagram

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Tell a friend

Help us tell everyone about the project and ‘tell a friend’ and share and like our social media posts about the project..

Buy a model

Alongside the main build project, the Cathedral is also selling limited edition sets. Unfortunately we have sold out of the small set (948 Lego pieces). A medium sized model of the Cathedral with outbuildings is currently on order with an estimated delivery in September. 

Other Lego-themed items being sold include a mug, silicon cake and ice moulds, make and take mini-figures and Exeter Cathedral Lego flags which can be added to your own Lego creations. Find out more

Join our volunteer team

If you have a love for the Cathedral or are a big fan of LEGO and would like to join the team please email or call 01392 285974 or find out more online.


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