Pint-sized Arts Festival

2011-07-01 13:09

The National Arts Festival is under way in Grahams­town and a number of shows on the fringe are aimed at families.

There is also a daily programme for children. One for those between the ages of 4 and 6 that includes a daily show as well as handicrafts and lunch, and another for primary schoolchildren that includes workshops, shows and lunch.

As for the family shows on offer there are more than a dozen. Among them is an encore-run from Pierrot Mc Clown (July 10, Mullins Room), the European mime whose hilarious performance is sans language barriers.

The Well Worn Theatre Company are putting on The Pollution Revolution (until July 9, Memory Hall), a piece of fun storytelling with a powerful environmental message.

Others include Animal Fantasy (today, Memory Hall), which is a toe-tapping participation show that makes use of puppets to engage the young audience, as well as Dr Pocket’s Ocean Commotion (until July 10, Memory Hall) featuring pirates and sea-monsters, and then there’s A Fairy Tale Mystery (Monday to July 8, Memory Hall) which invites kids to follow the fairytale clues to find out who kidnapped the?Fairy?Godmother.

» For more information about the shows on the National Arts Festival’s family theatre line-up visit www.nationalartsfestival. co.za

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.