Tags: Community

Immersive creative moments that make children go “wow”

Immersive creative moments that make children go “wow”

Posted: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 09:43

The Spark Arts for Children are working with Leicester City Council for a second year to deliver 'Small Wonders'. Through storytelling, music and creative play Small Wonders provides extraordinary creative experiences for 0-7 year olds and their parents and carers. Read More »

Tags: 2021, Community, early years

Adel Al-Salloum will leave The Spark after nearly a decade

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:36

After nine festivals and nearly a decade Adel Al-Salloum will be leaving The Spark on 29 October to take up a new post at UNBOXED2022. Adel was appointed as Director of The Spark Arts for Children in January 2012. Read More »

Tags: 2021, 2022, Associate Directors, Community, News, The Spark Festival, Vital Spark

Helping to shine the spotlight

Helping to shine the spotlight

Posted: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 14:09

Kim Salt has joined The Spark Arts for Children as communications manager. Her main role will be to promote the annual festival and showcase the extraordinary work delivered week in, week out by the talented team and partners. Read More »

Tags: 2021, 2022, Community, Digital, Festival, News, The Spark Festival, network

Creating Community in a Digital World

Creating Community in a Digital World

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 10:16

The start of 2021 saw us in another national lockdown resulting in our 2021 Festival moving entirely online, presenting us with sudden and unexpected challenges that we have not had to navigate before. How do we produce a festival online that has the energy and vibrancy of our physical festival, and how do we support our regular communities? Read More »

Tags: 2021, Community, Digital, The Spark Festival, collaborative creativity, lockdown, sense of occasion, shared experiences, unique opportunities