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  • Children's Fairy Tale Competition
  • Online

    Children's Fairy Tale Competition

    09-Sep-2021 08:15 AM - 18-Oct-2021 18:00 PM

    We’re looking for fairy tales of up to 750 words that feature a tree or trees!

    7 - 11 years
    2021-09-09T08:15:00Z 2021-10-18T18:00:00Z
  • Moving Parts Puppet School
  • Newcastle

    Moving Parts Puppet School

    25-Sep-2021 10:00 AM - 11-Dec-2021 10:00 AM
    Carnegie Building (Riverside Community Health Project)

    These tailored courses are aimed at complete beginners to puppetry and those with a little more experience. Participents will be shown how to build and perform with their first ever puppets! In a welc...

    7 - 16 years
    2021-09-25T10:00:00Z 2021-12-11T10:00:00Z
    Moving Parts Arts Moving Parts Puppet School
    Carnegie Building (Riverside Community Health Project), NE4 8XS
  • No Outsiders Family Festival 2021
  • Birmingham

    No Outsiders Family Festival 2021

    26-Sep-2021 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
    Midlands Arts Centre (MAC)

    No Outsiders is an inclusive, free family LGBTQ+ festival of creative chaos for 3 to 11-year-old children and their grown-ups, presented in partnership with Birmingham Pride and Midland...

    3 - 11 years
    2021-09-26T11:00:00Z 2021-09-26T16:00:00Z
    Midlands Art Centre Midlands Arts Centre (MAC)
    Cannon Hill Park, B12 9QH
  • Black History Month Storytelling Screening For KS1 and KS2
  • Online

    Black History Month Storytelling Screening For KS1 and KS2

    20-Oct-2021 - 31-Oct-2021

    Free KS1 and KS2 Streamed Storytelling Performance 

    5 - 11 years
    2021-10-20T00:00:00Z 2021-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • Roald Dahl & The Imagination Seekers
  • London

    Roald Dahl & The Imagination Seekers

    06-Nov-2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    All around the world Roald Dahl's words are disappearing, not only from books but from children's minds too. 

    3 - 11 years
    2021-11-06T11:00:00Z 2021-11-06T12:00:00Z
    Lyric Hammersmith Lyric Hammersmith
  • Online

    Frank Bowling | Feeling Guide

    27-Jul-2021 11:00 AM - 26-Sep-2021 18:00 PM

    Our How Do You Feel? guide encourages you to experience Frank Bowling’s exhibition through your senses, feelings, imagination and memories. There is no right or wrong way to experience the works...

    2 - 16 years
    2021-07-27T11:00:00Z 2021-09-26T18:00:00Z
  • Bristol

    The Theatre on the Downs

    10-Aug-2021 - 02-Oct-2021
    Breaking Bread

    The Theatre on the Downs is a new pop-up theatre space for Bristol, celebrating live performance in the South West.

    0 - 12 years
    2021-08-10T00:00:00Z 2021-10-02T00:00:00Z
    The Theatre on the Downs
    Breaking Bread, The Downs BS9 1FG
  • Oxford

    The Hug

    29-Jan-2022 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    The North Wall

    Long Nose Puppets’ latest show is based on the heart-warming and funny book The Hug by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar.

    2 - 8 years
    2022-01-29T11:00:00Z 2022-01-29T11:45:00Z
    The Hug
    The North Wall, South Parade OX2 7JN
  • FREE

    Storytelling: The Glassmaker's Daughter

    Daniella is a very sad and grumpy girl. When her father promises a beautiful glass palace to anyone who can make her laugh, mask makers, lion tamers and magicians come from far and wide to try their l...

    0 - 8 years
  • FREE

    Composition Challenges

    London Sinfonietta

    Suitable for young people ages 7-11, each challenge will explore the work and approach of a different composer, support curriculum learning and help young people to engage with creative composition. A...

    7 - 11 years
    Age Friendly
  • FREE

    RSNO Beginner's Guide to the Trumpet

    Why is the trumpet the best instrument in the orchestra? What fun sounds can it make? How can you try it at home? Find out the answers to these questions and much more with RSNO Principal, Chris Hart,...

    Age Friendly



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