Halloween Family Creativity Day – Chester

Date: Saturday 23rd October 2010 10:15

Venue: Queen's School, Chester

A fun day when all members of the family can get creative!The aim is for families to spend the day together working creatively on a particular story or theme, to produce an afternoon performance. The theme of this event is Halloween – all things gothic and ghoulish!When each family arrives at 10.15am they are allocated toone of three groups and work on a rotation basis to experience three workshops.- The first workshop is percussion based and everyone can have a go on a huge range of percussion, including sleigh bells, gongs, timpani, drums, wind chimes, exotic African and Asian instruments. – The second workshop is craft based and everyone gets to make props, scenery, costumes and instruments for the final performance.- The third workshop is drama based and gives everyone involved the chance to breathe life into a script and flex their acting muscles!The three groups come together at the end for a final performance on the stage. The day is most suitable for children between the ages of 7 and 11 although this is very flexible. Children must be accompanied by an adult, who will take an active role in the day&s activities! There is a short break for lunch and you can invite non-participating family and friends along to the final performance at 2.30pm.Tickets £5.00 (adults) / £3.00 (children)Entry for the final performance is freeBooking InformationCall the Chester Festivals ticket line on 0845 241 7868ORPop into Chester Tourist Information Centre, opposite the CathedralClick here for the Chester Festivals websiteAbout the Queen&s SchoolThe Queen&s School is located on City Walls Road and is close to Chester Race Course. Parking is available nearby at Crane Street and Chester Race Course.In partnership with Shell Chester Literature Festival