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Family-Friendly Fun in ‘Planting Roots Festival’ at Warwick Arts Centre

The University of Warwick's Warwick Arts Centre invites families in the local community to a day of eco-friendly entertainment and creativity at the Planting Roots Festival on Saturday, November 4th, 2023.

While at the festival, attendees can look forward to joining in with engaging activities and interactive experiences that aim to celebrate sustainability and foster a sense of community.

The festival will include activities such as Junk Sculpture Workshop, where Birmingham based visual artist, Benny Semp, will transform discarded materials into imaginative sculptures, fostering sustainability and artistry for all ages.

The Climate Live Labs will allow visitors to experience hands-on activities and demos from artists and scientists, exploring creative activities and local environmental insights. It will also offer the chance to learn how to create fabric dyes from kitchen waste at home.

As well as these activities, there will be a performance of "Plastic Drastic Fantastic" combining South Asian dance and thought-provoking narratives on plastic.

Most activities are free and open for drop-ins, ensuring a day of family-friendly fun. The festival will run from 10am-7pm on Saturday 4th November.

The event has been organised by the Warwick Institute of Engagement and the Foleshill Community Group to bring local people together.

Find more information about the Planting Roots Festival here.