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The Spark Arts for Children celebrates funding success

The Spark Arts for Children celebrates funding success

Posted: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00

The Spark Arts for Children has received an uplift in funding as an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

The Spark will continue to run its annual Festival and to offer children the opportunity to discover and enjoy the arts as audiences, as learners and creators of their own art, throughout the year in schools, libraries and community settings. Additional funding for Vital Spark will enable The Spark to lead the conversation of diversity in the arts for young people and produce vibrant and diverse new work for children and families.

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The Spark receives Arts Council England Strategic Touring funding

The Spark receives Arts Council England Strategic Touring funding

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:40

The Spark is delighted to announce Among Ideal Friends has been awarded Arts Council England Strategic Touring funding.Among Ideal Friends is a new theatre touring consortium developed by The Spark Arts for Children in partnership with Libraries in the East Midlands. The Spark will be touring theatre performances and workshops to Libraries in Leicester City, Leicestershire County in partnership with Rutland, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County. Inspired by books and stories for children 5-11 years, the tour will give families and schools new opportunities to take part in arts and culture at venues on their doorstep.

Tags: Spark Arts for Children, Among Ideal Friends, Arts Council England