Bluecoat: Young Fest 2017

    Location (with MAP): Bluecoat
    Date/Time: Saturday 22 April 2017. - Sunday 23 April 2017. All Day
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    We are thrilled to announce the series of events that make up this years Young Fest. Join us on Sat 22 & Sun 23 Apr for a variety of free workshops and performances from Liverpool based artists, especially for young people and their families, presented by Tmesis Theatre, part of Physical Fest, International Festival of physical theatre.

    Please click the links below to find out more and to book for Young Fest events.

    Sat 22 Apr

    Superhero Dance Party with Jennifer Essex

    For ages 3-6 years

    In this fun dance workshop, we’ll explore our superhero selves. Faster than speeding bullets and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, we’ll dance our way through a heroic 45 minutes.

    Improvisation & Storytelling Workshop

    For ages 7-11 years

    Come and join Impropriety make epic stories from nothing but your imaginations. Impropriety use improvisation games and exercises to create theatre on the spot.  All the exciting, strange, wonderful characters and stories you can create will be brought to life in this fully interactive workshop.

    Space Rebel Princess with Jennifer Essex Performance 

    For ages 3-8 years, families welcome

    A young princess dreams of becoming an astronaut, but her parents have more aristocratic goals for her. With your help, she must leave her fears behind and boldly go where no princess has gone before!

    Acrobatics and Physcial Comedy Workshop

    For ages 8+  

    Polichinelo Circus specialise in acrobatics and physical comedy and have performed, amongst others, for CBeebies. Marcelo and Jordan will be leading an acrobatics workshop full of fun for all abilities.

    The Rubbish Show

    For all ages

    What happens to rubbish and where does it go? One person’s rubbish is another person’s gain. From the world of consumerism we are left with waste, we have forgotten how to fix, mend and repair. Even people are forgotten about. Come with us on a journey into the rubbish to what or who could be lying beneath the ground.

    Sun 23 Apr

    Play and Move with Tmesis Theatre

    For ages 3-6 years

    Come and play, create, move, explore and get physical with Tmesis Theatre. Our session for 3 – 6 year olds will encourage active participation and interaction between children in a fun and relaxed manner.

    Artemis Productions

    Liverpool based Artemis Productions are a street theatre company that specialises in vinrant stilt walking characters and interactive performance. A lot of their work is inspired by nature and they will animating Bluecoat’s garen with Bob and Gerry, their oversized flora and fauna duo

    Make a Monster: Puppet making workshop with Headstrung

    Workshop for ages 7-11, 11am-12pm

    Workshop for ages 3-6, 1-2pm

    Pop in and make a monstrous new friend, then invite them along to the monster disco!

    Monster Disco

    Come and dance with the giant beasts! Bring your dancing shoes and your best moves and come and join the fun at the MONSTER DISCO! Fancy dress encouraged!