2022 Festival Projects

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Children are at the heart of The Spark Festival and we wanted to make sure their voices were listened to and heard by as many people as possible.

What Makes Me, Me?

A poetry residency exploring identity. Children from two Leicester schools have created their own pieces of writing in response to the question – what makes me, me?

Creative Curiosity

A 'clinical' space is being transformed into something extraordinary. All thanks to young people's ignited imaginations…

Braunstone Beats

Developing world class world music in Braunstone schools and communities

2021 Festival Projects

Doorway to the Festival

Connecting with families through letterboxes, on doorsteps and live streamed zoom sessions. Turning homes into Festival sites.

Secret Stories

From the heart of Belgrave, families share their stories - told through time, across continents and generations.

Poetry Project 2021 #280characters

120 Leicester children have been writing poems with festival poet John Berkavitch to express their thoughts and feelings.