Family Fun in Stafford

Posted on February 21, 2010

Sunday 28 February 2010

10:15am till 3.00pm
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
To book telephone the Stafford Gatehouse Theatre Box Office on 01785 254653
or in person to the Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LT.

Manchester Camerata invites you to take part in our latest Family Creativity Day in Stafford.  

A recent similar event in Chester was listed as one of the top 25 family things to do for the Half Term holidays by The Times newspaper.

The days are made up of three workshops, leading to a special performance in the afternoon. Everyone gets experience of each of the sessions during the day.

The first workshop is a percussion workshop when everyone can have a go on our principal percussionist’s huge range of percussion, including sleigh bells, gongs, timpani, drums, wind chimes, exotic African and Asian instruments etc
The second workshop is craft based and children and parents make props, scenery, costumes and instruments for the final performance.

The third workshop is with a storyteller and is drama based – everyone gets involved with bringing the script to life and acting out the story.

The three groups come together at the end for a final performance on the stage. Non participating members of the family are welcome to come and watch.

Children must be accompanied by an adult, who will also have the opportunity to take an active role in the day’s activities!  There is a short break for lunch and you can invite non participating family members along to the final performance. The day is most suitable for children between the ages of 7 and 11 although this is very flexible. 

Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children. Entry for the final performance at 2:30pm is free, but you’ll need to book a tickets through the box office and places are limited!.