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Wanted:Rabbit - Quirky Family Fun With The Spark

Wanted:Rabbit - Quirky Family Fun With The Spark

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:32

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. Over twelve terrific days the city will host hundreds of events for families including theatre, puppetry, dance, music plus visual and digital arts. During half term on Weds 29 May and Thu 30 May Curve hosts the quirkyWanted:Rabbit -brilliant fun for families as part of this year's Spark.

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The Waving Cat of Japan - Groundbreaking Performance Using Sign Language Throughout

The Waving Cat of Japan - Groundbreaking Performance Using Sign Language Throughout

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:30

The Spark Festival is back in Leicester between 29 May and 9 June and there are hundreds of arts events taking place across the city for ages 0 – 13. The Waving Cat of Japan at Embrace Arts is a unique performance which is performed by a company of deaf and deaf aware artists with fully integrated sign language throughout

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The Spark Festival in Loughborough

The Spark Festival in Loughborough

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:29

The Spark Festival returns between 29 May until 9 June and is bringing unmissable half term family events to Loughborough. The children's arts festival presents two fantastic events at Loughborough Town Hall as part of this year's programme - Cloud Man and Anne Fine's Literature Lab.

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The Spark Newsroom - Young Reporters With Festival News

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:28

Takeover Radio and BBC Radio Leicester are joining forces to create The Spark Newsroom. As part of this year's Spark Festival, young reporters from Takeover Radio will be broadcasting festival bulletins on both Takeover and BBC Radio Leicester.

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Special Hotel Offer For Spark Festival Families

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:27

The Spark Festival returns to Leicester from 29 May until 9 June. As the Festival's Official Hotel partner, The Belmont Hotel is offering a special rate for families going to Spark events.

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Sparking The Imagination: A Digital Play-ground at Phoenix This Half Term

Sparking The Imagination: A Digital Play-ground at Phoenix This Half Term

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:25

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. During half term Phoenix presents a digital playground for families with free activities for all ages to enjoy inSparking the Imagination.

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The Spark Presents Pioneering New Show for Children With Profound Learning Disabilities & Autism

The Spark Presents Pioneering New Show for Children With Profound Learning Disabilities & Autism

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:24

The Spark Festival is back in Leicester between 29 May and 9 June and there are hundreds of arts events taking place across the city for ages 0 – 13. As part of the festival, Embrace Arts is hosting a groundbreaking play created especially for young people with profound learning disabilities and autism, White Peacock.

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John Lewis Hosts Free Spark Festival Show

John Lewis Hosts Free Spark Festival Show

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:22

John Lewis in Highcross Leicester is offering a treat for families visiting its store as it hosts a special free performance as part of The Spark Festival. On Saturday 1 June, the heart-warming performanceHue Boy will delight families with young children out and about in the city centre.

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Paperbelle - Playful Paper Fun For Little Ones at Embrace Arts

Paperbelle - Playful Paper Fun For Little Ones at Embrace Arts

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:21

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. Over twelve terrific days the city will host hundreds of events for families including theatre, puppetry, dance, music plus visual and digital arts. As part of this year's Spark on Fri 31 May during half term and Sat 1 June, Embrace Arts is hosting a magical show for little ones, Paperbelle.

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DigiKids - Creative Digital Workshops for Young People at Phoenix

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:20

As part of this year's Spark Festival, Phoenix will be hosting exciting children's media production workshops for budding filmmakers and musicians. DigiKids during half term will give youngsters a taste of the exciting world of making music and film.

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