Children's Workshops

Children's Workshops

Sponsored by Norfolk Cottages

Workshop places are limited and must be booked by emailing children@holtfestival.org
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own refreshments.


circus skills2Circus in a Day! With Lost in Translation
Thursday 25th  Gresham’s Pre-Prep
9.30am-11am  Ages 6-8
11.30am-1pm  Ages 9-12
1.15pm-2.45pm  Joint rehearsal
3.00pm  Performance

Join the circus for a day with juggling, hula hoop and acrobalance culminating in a performance with make-up and costumes which will astound your family.


ompa((( On Pa ))) Workshop + Performance
Friday 26th  Holt Community Centre    Ages 3-10
10.30am-11am Workshop  
11am-11.20am Break
11.20am-12.00noon Performance


((( On Pa ))) means sound wave in Japanese. Join Japanese musician and inventor ICHI and English folk artist Rachael Dadd for a joyful and exploratory celebration of sounds using everything from water, paper, books, balloons, cooking utensils, steel drums, banjo, clarinet and instruments made from all sorts of found objects. With live projected drawings, this is an experience to be shared and enjoyed by all.


stomp2Clap, Tap + Stomp! With Old Kent Road
Friday 26th  Auden Theatre  
4pm-5pm   Ages 8-16


Here’s your chance to have a go at body percussion on the stage of the Auden Theatre with the amazing Avalon Rathgeb, Founder and Artistic Director of Old Kent Road and choreographer of OSCiLLATE along with Dre Torres who is also amazing and co-choreographed OSCiLLATE.

No special shoes or equipment required, just plenty of enthusiasm!