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The Grand Opera House is delighted to present its first ever Family Festival!

Family Festival

Tue 04 Jul - Thu 06 Jul 2017

Family

The Grand Opera House is delighted to present its first ever Family Festival from Tuesday 4 – Thursday 6 July. The Festival has a wide range of activities for children and young people and their families. As well as a wide range  of workshops, the building will come alive with circus performers, face painters, balloon modellers, a treasure hunt as well as a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of Northern Ireland’s oldest Theatre.


DAILY EVENTS

All day in the Theatre Foyer

The Grand Opera House will become a hive of activity with family entertainment such as face painting, circus performers, balloon modellers and colouring in stations! Please note, daily activities may vary.

Times: 10.30am – 2.30pm
Price: Free!

Community Tours
Get exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into daily life in Northern Ireland’s Premier Theatre and find out about its history. Includes a treasure hunt and a chance for juniors to try their hand as a Lighting & Sound Engineer on stage!

Times: 10am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm
Duration: 1hr 15m
Price: £4 per person
Venue: Tour begins in the Theatre foyer



Street Dance Workshop
Prepare yourself for a high energy and upbeat morning. Learn the routine to a current pop hit! Suitable for ages 6 – 10.

Times: 10am & 11am
Duration: 1hr
Price: £5 per person
Venue: Baby Grand



Paper Marbling Workshop
Use ordinary paints and ink to make something truly beautiful on paper and walk away with a colourful masterpiece! Suitable for ages 10+

Times: 11am & 12.15pm
Duration: 45m
Price: £5 per person
Venue: Circle Bar



Storytelling
Join Young at Art's storyteller for a wordy adventure. A fun, interactive and lively session exploring the world of stories. Suitable for ages 3 – 8.

Times: 11am, 11.30am, 12.10pm & 12.40pm
Duration: 20m
Price: £4
Venue: Board Room



ONE OFF EVENTS

TUESDAY 4 JULY

iPad Animation Workshop
A great opportunity for your young person to let their imagination run riot! Participants will turn still images into beautiful and colourful sequences and learn more about storytelling through animation.   Suitable for ages 9 – 14.

Time: 2pm
Duration: 2hrs
Price: £13.50
Venue: Hippodrome



Tea with Tinkerbell and Peter Pan

Escape to Neverland, enjoy tea and a treat with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell and help spread the ‘fairy dust’ just  in readiness for pantomime. Please notify box office of any special dietary requirements. Suitable for all ages.

Time: 2pm – 4pm
Price: £8 per adult/£5 per child
Venue: Baby Grand



WEDNESDAY 5 JULY

Drama Workshop
Tick Tock, Tick Tock - Create your own whistle-stop version of Peter Pan in 2 hours! Suitable for ages 6-10.
Time: 10am – 12noon
Price: £5 per person
Venue: Baby Grand



Clayrazy & Lego Workshop
Unleash your creative side using fun air-drying clay! Become a master builder and make your own model to take home with you, or use Lego™ bricks to build specially designed models in a fun and interactive way. A fun, creative workshop for young children. Clayrazy suitable for ages 3+. Lego® suitable for ages 5+.

Times: 10am, 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.30pm & 1.15pm
Duration: 30m
Price: £5
Venue: Circle Bar



THURSDAY 6 JULY

Drama Workshop

Tick Tock, Tick Tock - Create your own whistle-stop version of Peter Pan in 2 hours! Suitable for ages 6-10.

Time: 1pm – 3pm
Price: £5 per person
Venue: Baby Grand



Clayrazy & Lego Workshop

Unleash your creative side using fun air-drying clay! Become a master builder and make your own model to take home with you, or use Lego™ bricks to build specially designed models in a fun and interactive way. A fun, creative workshop for young children. Clayrazy suitable for ages 3+. Lego® suitable for ages 5+.
 
Times: 10am, 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.30pm & 1.15pm
Duration: 30mins
Price: £5
Venue: Circle Bar


 

 

 

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