Bigger Children and Teen Art Festival at Playhouse

Feast your eyes and feed their imagination on two weeks of fun creativity and tasty surprises at The Playhouse!

Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 10:02 am
Updated Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 11:03 am

The Playhouse has announced an even bigger Children and Teens Art Festival for their 24th year!

A new tasty breakfast club and experiments in growing food will be on the menu for the festival, which runs from Monday 18 to Friday 30 July.

Sponsored by Partridge Peartree Promotions, fresh artistic feasts include workshops in edible food sculptures, street art, dance, drama and music.

The festival is divided into three age categories; from 4 to 6 year olds, 7 to 12 years olds and teens - ranging from 13 to 16 years old.

The Playhouse will also offer, due to popular demand, the return of the teen drama intensive week for 13- 16 year olds from Monday 26 to Friday 30 July.

For tots and kids, the festival has been extended to include a breakfast club from 9am- 10am, with morning activities such as yoga for kids, gardening, fun and games.

The festival will also offer for the working parent an additional evening circus school and film club from 3pm to 5pm for 7 to 12 year olds.

“A celebration of everything delicious and innovative about this place!” Festival co-ordinator Jessica Caldwell said.

“We want to use visual art, drama, dance and more, to celebrate the epic creativity, traditions and people that make our food heritage so unique!”

One of the City Calendar’s highlights, The Playhouse Childrens Arts Festival, is the longest running Childrens Arts Festival in Northern Ireland.

For the last two weeks of every July, The Playhouse host this colourful and funfilled extravaganza, with children of all ages taking part in workshops Drama, Visual Arts, Dance and more!

The festival will run from Monday 18 to Friday 30 July.

Bookings are now open with limited places available.

Contact The Playhouse Box Office on (028) 71268027 to book or visit for more information.