Tags: The Spark Festival

Aakash Odedra Company and The Spark Arts for Children come together with the British Dyslexia Association to create a new work for young audiences

Aakash Odedra Company and The Spark Arts for Children come together with the British Dyslexia Association to create a new work for young audiences

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 13:00

We are proud to announce our collaboration with Aakash Odedra Company in the creation of a new work for children and their families. Little Murmur is based on the true story of a child's struggle with letters and words. Read More »

Tags: 2022, News, The Spark Festival, Vital Spark, collaborative creativity

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 Festival UK* 2022. 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