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The Spark Festival - Festivals, See & Do in Leicester

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The Spark Festival


The Spark Festival

The Spark Festival is the largest children's arts festival in England & Wales, presenting the very best theatre, dance, music, visual arts and digital media events for young people aged 0 - 13 years and their families.

Founded in 2003, The Spark Festival has grown over the past fourteen years driven by the belief that the arts are crucial to a child's development and well-being.

The festival aims for variety and access - to create as many opportunities as possible for children to engage with a wide range of performances and events in a variety of settings, including professional theatres, schools, community venues, parks, libraries, and museums.

The festival is a fantastic opportunity to spend some quality family time and be inspired, educated and entertained.

The Spark and festival venues aim to present a variety of work from contemporary dance to digital arts, which is specially created for children by a range of regional, national and international companies. 

The Spark Festival will next run in summer 2018 - check back here for more details.

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LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE

Tel: +44 (0)116 2616893


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