October Half Term Family Arts Festival with Slava’s Snowshow

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by Jane Batt

The Bristol Hippodrome is taking part in the Family Arts Festival which is a festival designed to encourage families to enjoy the arts together over the October half term.

The festival is all about getting families involved in the arts rather than the child enjoying the activity and the parent watching from the side. They are offering the following packages which include a workshop activity and top tickets to Slava’s Snow Show at The Hippodrome.

Family Circus Workshop and Ticket to Slava’s Snow Show – Friday 1st November

Have-a-go circus workshop for the whole family! Come along and take part in a workshop at the beautiful St Paul’s Church from 3pm-5pm; ideal for children aged 5 years and upwards and adults alike! Participants will take part in a group warm-up and introductory games before splitting into smaller groups for a carousel of circus skills to include aerial (silks/trapeze), tightwire, juggling and acro-balance. A fun and active afternoon with an enjoyable and entertaining atmosphere for the whole family to enjoy.

Family Arts Festival, Slava's Snow Show, Bristol Hippodrome

Then come along to The Bristol Hippodrome to see the global phenomenon that is Slava’s Snowshow! Unlike anything you have seen before – a world of wonder combining hilarity and poignancy with stunning spectacle and breathtaking images. The ensemble cast of clowns use water, cobwebs, bubbles and dry ice to dazzling effect; a world of wonder in which a bed becomes a boat, a web of cotton envelops the audience and one tiny piece of paper begins a blinding, heart-stopping snowstorm that engulfs an awestruck audience in a blizzard of sparkling snowflakes. Children must be accompanied.

Slava’s Snowshow touches the heart and the funny bone, packed with laughter and wonder for the whole family. Show starts at 7.30pm

Please note ticket price includes your ticket to the evening show.

Cost – £35 Adult £30 children

 

Family Arts Festival, Slava's Snow Show, Bristol Hippodrome

Family Magic Workshop with Peter Clifford and Top Priced ticket for Slava’s Snowshow – Saturday 2nd November

This fun and engaging family magic workshop at The Bristol Hippodrome will have you tricking your friends for weeks on end! Come and learn the secrets behind the magic in this interactive 2 hour workshop with local Magician Peter Clifford.

Peter has worked as a magical advisor, creating effects for many theatre shows; creating a stomach churning eye plucking scene in King Lear (Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol; with whom Peter has acted in seven of their fantastic Shakespeare seasons). Television appearances include CrackerBrooksideSerial Killers and as Isaac Fawlkes in BBC’s Magic -a history of magic; Peter was an original part of the creative team for the award winning Derren Brown television series. He also co-created and co-directed the sell out tour and West-end run Derren Brown – Live. He hosts an annual series of magic shows, introducing two top acts a night from the world of magic, at Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatre; where Peter has also performed four solo Christmas shows.

Family Arts Festival, Slava's Snow Show, Bristol Hippodrome

‘Peter Clifford is one of my favourite magicians and one of the loveliest people I know.’
Derren Brown

Please note there are two prices, £15 is for the workshop only £35.50 is workshop and Top Priced ticket to the show at 3.00pm

After this exclusive 2 hour workshop you will get to see magic take place on the stage with a top priced ticket to watch the matinee show of Slava’s Snowshow! Show starts at 3.00pm

Family Arts Festival, Slava's Snow Show, Bristol Hippodrome

 

Box Office 0844 871 3012 Website www.atgtickets.com/bristol

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