The Play-ground at Curve
Wednesday 29 May - Saturday 1 June 10am - 4pm daily
The Play-ground is a treat for all the family in the heart of the city. Spend a day with us over half term – there will be plenty to see and do.
All Play-ground activity is absolutely FREE so why not come down and play!
The Spark and Curve present
Pick up a Spark brochure for information about shows to see or visit www.sparkfestival.co.uk
Join in and create a cardboard world which will grow and change over four days. Create your own story about your city, and the people to go in it.
Dressing Up Box
Dress up in outfits from Curve's wonderful costume collection. Choose an elegant evening dress, a police man's hat, add some shades and a feather boa perhaps?
The Book Corner
When it’s time to chill out, settle down with a book or enjoy some story-telling tucked away in The Book Corner.
Look out for talented local artists performing on the foyer stage in 15 minute slots or ‘bites’ each day.
Dance 2 Funky Music
Wed 29 May 12.30pm, Thu 30 May 10.30am,
Fri 31 May 1.30pm, Sat 1 June 1.30pm
Dance workshops for 5-8 years with a taste of hip hop, street dance and soca.
A Thousand Suns – Leicester Print Workshop
Thu 30 May & Sat 1 June
10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 2pm, 3pm
Use different techniques to make your own printed suns and suns for the Indian Summer 1000 Suns installation. Workshops for 5+ and families. Both these workshops are free
(limited places – call 0116 242 3595 to book).
A Day of Music with Darbar
Fri 31 May
This special event is aimed at all the family and is brought to you in partnership with renowned Indian classical music makers, Darbar.
Singing with Tofail Ahmed
10.30am (for under 7s) & 11.30am (for ages 7+)
Explore voices from different traditions and join in making a chorus of sound.
Sitar with Roopa Panesar
1.30pm (for under 7s) & 2.15pm (for ages 7+)
Handle traditional instruments and learn how to make sounds on the sitar.
Tickets: £3 per child (Children must be accompanied by an adult, who goes free)
Call 0116 242 3595 to book.
Young Arts Workshops
Come and join the fun with a series of exciting workshops for all ages, by Curve Young Arts Entrepreneurs. All workshops last 1 hour.
Round the World Drama Workshop for 8 +
Wed 29 May 10.15am & 2.30pm
Come along to this fun workshop and explore the different cities of the world. Where will you end up? China, New Zealand, Brazil....
Get Set, Go! Dance Workshop for 8+
Thu 30 May 12.15pm
A short, sharp and sweet way of making dance; we will be using simple choreographic tools to make a dance piece...in only an hour! On your marks, get set, go!
City Kids Adventure Drama Workshop for ages 8-12
Thu 30 May 2.30pm
Join the SpectActors for this exciting workshop and discover your own imaginary city using some fun drama games! Help create a city ruled by kids, explore the animal nightlife and join in the Great Taxi Chase!
Roald Dahl Workshop Dance Workshop for ages 4-6
Fri 31 May 10.30am
A fun, enjoyable workshop using props, materials and imagination to create journeys of movement through books such as James and the Giant Peach and The BFG.
Explorers Dance Workshopfor ages 4-6
Fri 31 May 12pm
Exploring classic children’s literature through movement and imagination. Are you ready to ‘go on a bear hunt’, to find where The Lost Penguin came from or to see what The Gruffalo looks like?
Spot’s Birthday Workshop Movement Workshop for ages 3-5
Fri 31 May 3pm
Join in with the party games, as we relive a party through movement. Are you ready to win musical statues? Can you find a new way of playing pass the parcel? Are you the best at sleeping lions? Come along and have some fun.
From My Front Door Poetry Workshopfor ages 6-10
Sat 1 June 11.15am
An imaginative, one hour workshop using games and activities to create poems about your journey from home to Curve that day.
My City Poetry Workshopfor ages 8-12
Sat 1 June 1pm
Using photographs, imagination and your own love of Leicester, create poems about your favourite memories of your favourite places.
For more information on any of these workshops please contact our Ticket Office on 0116 242 3595