Arts & Kids Week Events - 27 October 2012

24 October 2012, 15:43 | Updated: 25 October 2012, 11:32

Arts & Kids Week links families to over 700 arts events around the country, from storytelling, painting, drawing, and design workshops to film making, animation, music and photography master-classes, concerts, backstage theatre tours and much, much more. Many of which are free.

27th October 2012

JUICE: Art Jam II, Gateshead

Sketch Book Session at The Sage Gateshead, Tyne and Wear - Pop in, have a doodle, add a panel to the Juice Art Jam comic and get some tips from professional artists.

Times: 12pm
Price: Free but ticketed
Age Groups:  7-11 and 11-14
Contact number: 0191 4434661

Venue Address: The Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2JR

Conducting Colour, Glasgow

City Halls, Glasgow - Be your own conductor and be your own music in this interactive workshop exploring sound, colour, light and movement!

Times: 2:00 PM
Price: Free but booking essential
Age Groups: 5-7
To book: Email to Please note that all children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Sonica has created a fun and engaging programme of events for all the family to get involved with sonic art and music. The programme will take place between 20 October and 20 November 2012.

Venue Address: City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G11NQ City Halls website
Contact details: 0141 353 8000,

MagiMation, Norwich

A Film-making Workshop at Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich on 27 & 28 October - a fabulous opportunity for budding film-makers and animators.

Times: 10.30am to 3.30pm each day
Price: Child £55.00 for the 2 days
Age Groups: 11-14

During this two day workshop, you will write a script, plan the scenes, create characters from modelling material and then animate them, film their movements and record the sound track. The material you have created will be edited and you will be emailed with a link to your film for you to download and keep. The resulting films may also appear on the Big Screen at Chapelfield!

Venue Address: Norwich Puppet Theatre, St James, Whitefriars, Norwich, NR3 1TN
Contact details: 01603 629921,
Visit Norwich Puppet Theatre website