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Shiny: Festival Fun for Babies as Young as Six Months Old

Shiny: Festival Fun for Babies as Young as Six Months Old

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:41

The Spark Festival returns to Leicester between 29 May until 9 June and there are lots of shows especially for little ones to enjoy. Preschool children and even babies as young as six months old will be in festival heaven this year as The Spark presents a programme of handpicked events perfect for little ones. Read More »

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Free Festival Fun for Families at This Year's Spark

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:39

The Spark Festival takes place in Leicester from 29 May until 9 June and the fun starts during half term with plenty of free events for all the family to enjoy. Join The Spark for twelve days of inspirational arts events as venues across the city host performances and workshops of all kinds – and free events for all ages. Read More »

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Varmints: Exhilarating New Dance Theatre Show for Families at Curve

Varmints: Exhilarating New Dance Theatre Show for Families at Curve

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:38

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. Over twelve terrific days the city will host hundreds of events for families including theatre, puppetry, dance, music plus visual and digital arts. On Friday 7 June Curve hosts the exciting new show Varmints presented by Travelling Light Theatre Company, a thrilling dance theatre experience for families as part of this year's festival. Read More »

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Mavis Sparkle: A Cosmic Family Show at The Guildhall for Half Term

Mavis Sparkle: A Cosmic Family Show at The Guildhall for Half Term

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:36

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. Over twelve terrific days the city will host hundreds of events for families including theatre, puppetry, dance, music plus visual and digital arts. During half term on Thursday 30 May, Mavis Sparkle at The Guildhall is a cosmic family show presented by M6 Theatre Company as part of The Spark Festival. Read More »

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James and the Giant Peach - The Adventure of a Lifetime at Curve

James and the Giant Peach - The Adventure of a Lifetime at Curve

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:35

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. Over twelve terrific days the city will host hundreds of events for families including theatre, puppetry, dance, music plus visual and digital arts. From Tues 4 June – Sat 8 June, Curve hosts James and the Giant Peach, a fantastically fun theatre show for families based on the Roald Dahl classic, as part of this year Spark. Read More »

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Graffiti Classics: Classical Music with a Twist at The Y

Graffiti Classics: Classical Music with a Twist at The Y

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:33

The Spark Festival takes place at venues across Leicester between 29 May and 9 June with hundreds of arts events taking place across the city for ages 0 – 13. On Saturday 8 June, The Y hosts a fantastic interactive show Graffiti Classics which bursts the boundaries of the traditional string quartet in a fun, musical caper for children aged 5 and over. Read More »

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Wanted:Rabbit - Quirky Family Fun With The Spark

Wanted:Rabbit - Quirky Family Fun With The Spark

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:32

The Spark Festival takes place between 29 May and 9 June at venues across Leicester. Over twelve terrific days the city will host hundreds of events for families including theatre, puppetry, dance, music plus visual and digital arts. During half term on Weds 29 May and Thu 30 May Curve hosts the quirkyWanted:Rabbit -brilliant fun for families as part of this year's Spark. Read More »

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The Waving Cat of Japan - Groundbreaking Performance Using Sign Language Throughout

The Waving Cat of Japan - Groundbreaking Performance Using Sign Language Throughout

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:30

The Spark Festival is back in Leicester between 29 May and 9 June and there are hundreds of arts events taking place across the city for ages 0 – 13. The Waving Cat of Japan at Embrace Arts is a unique performance which is performed by a company of deaf and deaf aware artists with fully integrated sign language throughout Read More »

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The Spark Festival in Loughborough

The Spark Festival in Loughborough

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:29

The Spark Festival returns between 29 May until 9 June and is bringing unmissable half term family events to Loughborough. The children's arts festival presents two fantastic events at Loughborough Town Hall as part of this year's programme - Cloud Man and Anne Fine's Literature Lab. Read More »

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The Spark Newsroom - Young Reporters With Festival News

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:28

Takeover Radio and BBC Radio Leicester are joining forces to create The Spark Newsroom. As part of this year's Spark Festival, young reporters from Takeover Radio will be broadcasting festival bulletins on both Takeover and BBC Radio Leicester. Read More »

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