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Indian drums Sonia Sabri Company: Lok Virsa - Drumming Welcome

Join us on the Arts Centre Outside Area for a colourful procession of Dhol drummers and dancers in vibrant costumes to launch the day’s events

This event is part of Lok Virsa, presented by Sonia Sabri Company - a one-day arts festival or ‘mela’ of arts activities and pop-up performances for all the family. Lok Virsa simply means ‘heritage of the people’ and is perfect for everyone of all ages from different cultures and backgrounds.

 10 - 10.15am
Arts Centre Outside Area
Free
All ages
 

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Sonia Sabri Company: Lok Virsa - Kalia

Interactive Storytelling Performance

Using storytelling dance, music, mime, spoken word and glorious fabrics, children and their adults are invited to join the artists in the retelling of a fun old fable.

This event is part of Lok Virsa, presented by Sonia Sabri Company - a one-day arts festival or ‘mela’ of arts activities and pop-up performances for all the family. Lok Virsa simply means ‘heritage of the people’ and is perfect for everyone of all ages from different cultures and backgrounds.

 12-12.30pm, 1-1.30pm
Studio, Arts Centre
Free - pick up a wristband at Info Point 1
All ages

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Interactive Talk

Join scientist Phil Jemmett as he uses science tricks to find his way around Christmas. Can you engineer your own decorations from the kitchen cabinet? What happens if all your new presents need batteries and you haven’t got any?

 10.30am-11.30am, 1.30pm-2.30pm
OC0.02, Oculus
Free - limited capacity so collect a wristband from Info Point 3
All ages

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Father ChristmasRaymond Briggs' Father Christmas

Join Santa as he awakes from a dream of sun, sea and sand only to find it is the busiest day of the year: Christmas Eve. Watch as he prepares his Christmas deliveries, feeds his reindeer and finally takes flight into the snowy night.

 11am-12pm, 2-3pm
Theatre, Arts Centre
Tickets can be purchased from Arts Centre Box Office
Age: 3+

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Nikky Smedley: Storyteller

Come and snuggle round Nikky’s gigantic, beautiful, amazing Storytelling Skirt. Hear who springs from Jamie’s monster tree, meet Incapability Brown, the greatest inventorentorator in the world and learn how Tom copes with everyone forgetting his birthday. It’s a visual and vocal treat, with plenty of opportunity for the children to join in and help with the stories.

 10.45-11.30am, 12-12.45pm, 1.30-2.15pm, 3-3.45pm
Ensemble Room, Music Centre, Arts Centre
Free - limited capacity so pick up a wristband at Info Point 1
Age: 3-11

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Music Theatre Warwick

Join us on the Arts Centre Outside Area for festive tunes from the talented students from Music Theatre Warwick (MTW).

MTW is the University of Warwick's student society dedicated to performing musicals and concerts throughout the year.

 12.30-1pm
Arts Centre Outside Area
Free
All ages

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Opera Warwick

Join us on the Arts Centre Outside Area for some festive carols and tunes from Opera Warwick's upcoming show, The Bartered Bride.

Opera Warwick is the University of Warwick's society for students who love opera. They put on two productions each year in Warwick Arts Centre's Theatre.

 1.30-2pm
Arts Centre Outside Area
Free
All ages

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Please note that children must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult aged 18 or over. Children under 16 may undertake activities unaccompanied where indicated, but there must be a responsible adult observing and available at all times. The University of Warwick cannot be responsible for personal items of any kind brought on site.