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Maker Faire comes to Queen Elizabeth Park

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford in 2012 Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Tech enthusiasts, engineers and enthusiasts will gather in Stratford next summer when Marker Faire arrives in the UK.

The original Maker Faire event was held in California in 2012 and it has seen crowds grow to hundreds of thousands.

It's the first time the annual flagship fair has been held outside the US

Recognise these London landmarks?

Famous London landmarks have have been recreated in minature for a new exhibition - and they are all made entirely out of lego.

Creator Warren Elsmore made St Pancras station piece by piece out of 180,000 bricks. It even includes lego commuters (along with a ghost) and the inside of the Eurostar platform with people queuing up to take the train across the Channel Tunnel.

His minature model of the London 2012 Olympic Park comes with its very own version of Anish Kapoor's famous Orbit statue, along with a lego Aquatics Centre and Water Polo Arena.

The models feature as part of the Brick City exhibition at Newcastle's Centre for Life.



Tom Daley to speak about his diving future in London

by Simon Harris: Olympics Correspondent

This is the diving pit at the London Aquatics Centre where Tom Daley is about to begin training. Tom Daley is speaking to ITV News this morning about his decision to move to his training base to east London.

The diving pit at the Aquatics Centre Credit: ITV News

Read more: Tom Daley's move to London is a significant coup

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