• The Spark Festival 2020

    The Spark Festival 2020

  • The Spark Festival 2020

    The Spark Festival 2020

  • The Spark Festival 2020

    The Spark Festival 2020

  • The Spark Festival 2020

    The Spark Festival 2020

About The Festival

The Spark Festival is the largest children's arts festival in England and Wales, taking place every May in Leicester. The festival presents the very best theatre, dance, music, visual arts and digital media events for young people aged 0 - 13 years.

Throughout the festival a series of free creative learning workshops are held at venues across the city as part of the City Play-ground.

The Festival is run by the The Spark Arts for Children, a registered charity.

Our Partners

  • Founder Member
    Higher Education Partner
    Media Partner
    Lord Mayor's Charity of the Year
  • Media Partner
    Paul Hamlyn Foundation
    Design Partner
    "Tiny Sparks" Funder
    Media Partner
  • "Tiny Sparks" Funder
    Spark Plus Funder
    Foyle Foundation
  • Media Partner
  • Spark Plus Funder
  • Founder Member
  • Media Partner
    Lord Mayor's Charity of the Year
  • Design Partner
    Media Partner
  • "Tiny Sparks" Funder
    Foyle Foundation