Festival on the Close

The Festival on the Close
25 June - Thursday 29 June 2017

The Festival on The Close is a public arts festival built around a programme of educational enrichment workshops.  There will be over 200 creative workshops for children running throughout the week - from learning to dance flamenco to live sports commentary; from creative writing to sculpture; from fashion to stage combat.  Unique, once in a lifetime experiences - playing alongside professional musicians, dancing with Motionhouse, stomping with Stomp workshops, singing with G4 - lie at the heart of the Festival and make this one of the most ambitious and exciting educational arts festivals in the country,  In addition every evening in the Performance Arena on The Close there will be the following live performances:

Sunday 25 June - G4 and Lesley Garrett

Monday 26 June - A Night at the Proms

Tuesday 27 June - National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday 28 June - West End Show, Stomp

Wednesday 28 June - Comedy Night with Simon Evans and Zoe Lyons

Thursday 29 June - Laura Mvula with Passport to Stockholm

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To catch up withe the events, read some of the pupil written reviews below: