spark beaumont leys leicester

The Spark Arts for Children’s Artist in Residence project, Imaginative Neighbourhoods, are bringing people together to celebrate what makes their community special at two events in March. Over the past year, Artists in Residence in two Leicester Neighbourhoods – Jayne Williams, writer in residence at Beaumont Leys and Manya Benenson and Parmjit Sagoo, artists in […]

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spark festival 2016

The countdown to The Spark Festival 2016 has begun. It promises 13 days of unforgettable arts experiences for children 0 – 13 years, at venues across Leicester Monday 23 May – Saturday 4 June 2016. The Festival includes the very best theatre, dance, music, workshops and interactive digital technologies around. This year’s exciting programme offers […]

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among ideal friends spark

The Spark Arts for Children is delighted to announce it has been successful in securing funds for a new project Among Ideal Friends. The funds will enable The Spark, in partnership with Libraries across the East Midlands, to establish a new touring theatre consortium specifically for the presentation of performance work in libraries. The new […]

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spark a tasty tale

The Spark Arts for Children and Leicester Library Services present: A Tasty Tale – The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Noël Greig Two hungry children abandoned in the woods. A delicious house made of gingerbread. Hansel is not as brave as he boasts he is. Gretel is bolder than she thought she could […]

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spark festival

The Spark is really excited to be appearing at three festivals during August 2015. Leicester Belgrave Mela Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2015, 11am to 5pm Creative Indian Garden Using a variety of mixed crafts and word art our specialised artist, Sophie Johnson-Hill, will create an Indian Garden with a selection of large animal sculptures, […]

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