Family Festival 2019
Family Theatre Tours
Tickets: £4 pp
11.30am & 12.30pm SOLD OUT
1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
These new tours are designed for children aged under 10 years of age and their families to learn about the history of the Grand Opera House. Tours will last approximately 40 minutes. Children should be accompanied by an adult.
Introduction to Musical Theatre
9.15am – 10.15am: 6-10 yrs SOLD OUT
10.30am – 11.30am: 11-13 yrs 13 PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
These workshops, hosted on the Grand Opera House stage, are an exciting opportunity for young children to learn some basic choreography and find out what it takes to be the next big star.
10am – 12 noon: 6-10 yrs SOLD OUT
1pm – 3pm: 11-13 yrs 2 PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
All you need to bring is your imagination! Express your creativity and have fun as you produce your own play to share with your family at the end of the workshop!
Tickets: £20. Price includes tricks to take home.
10.00am – 11.30am: 6-10 yrs 1 PLACE LEFT
12.15pm – 1.45pm: 6-10 yrs 1 PLACE LEFT
Calling all young budding magicians – come along to a “Street Magic” workshop at the Grand Opera House! Watch some great street magic performed by professional magician John Ussher before being taught the inside knowledge and secrets of some amazing tricks. You will learn to perform close-up magic tricks that will astound your friends and family, which can be performed anytime, anywhere with just simple items you carry in your pockets.
10am -12 noon: 7-10 yrs SOLD OUT
12.30pm – 2.30pm: 11-14 yrs SOLD OUT
These mini master-classes are a great introduction for children to the colourful world of stop motion animation! The workshops will allow partcipants to make a complete animated Lego film on a tablet using sound effects, visual effects, titles and lots of imagination! Your child will learn to use tablets and they will receive a copy of their film at the end of the session.
Tickets: £3.50 per child and parent | 0-3 yrs
9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm ALL SOLD OUT
Baby Dance is full of energy and movement designed especially for you and your little one! The class is jammed packed with fun action songs which will delight your child, as they jump up and down like a jack in the box, fly around the room like a rocket to the Blast Off song and so much more. Please note that an adult must accompany each child.
Circus Skills Workshop
Tickets: £5 per adult and per child | 12.30pm – 2pm SOLD OUT
Join Belfast Circus School for a family circus workshop for children aged 5-10 years of age and their parents, on stage in the magnificent surrounding of the Grand Opera House’s Victorian auditorium. Parents, no more sitting on the side lines, or calling back for pick-ups, this is an exciting opportunity for families to do fun circus activities together. No experience required. Circus offers challenge, creativity, physical and personal development.