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The Classics presents: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at Faversham Library

  • Faversham Library Newton Road Faversham ME13 8DY United Kingdom (map)
 
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The Classics presents: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at Faversham Library

Join us in Faversham Library on the 30th March 2019 for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

View the below programme to book tickets. Booking in advance is required. Please note that a small booking fee is applicable for events.

 

The Mad Hatter’s Colourful Crockery: Explore Alice’s Adventures with creative practitioner, Natasha Steer from Creatabot

10am - 1pm

Price: £4.00 plus booking fee

Natasha Steer, of Creatabot Creative Workshops, will lead you in a 1.5 hour professional community workshop which has a focus on bespoke creative arts and crafts.

Join Natasha to paint teacups and saucers that are fit for any Mad Hatters Tea party, decorated with your favourite characters, themes, symbols and colours from the book. Take your pieces of artwork home to bake in your oven and use your keepsake crockery again and again.

Ages: All ages welcome
Access: This workshop is accessible and will have a BSL interpreter present.
Location: Faversham Library


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Wonderful Wonderland Faces by Like A Magpie Face Painting

11.15 am - 1.15pm

Price: £2.00

Allow Like A Magpie Face Painting to transform you into the one of the characters of your choice from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in a matter of minutes, using safe, non-toxic, hypo-allergenic face paint that can be washed off easily with water.

Price: £2.00 per face. Cash payment only.

Ages: 4+

Location: Faversham Library


Alice in Wonderland by Let’s All Dance.

A family friendly Alice ballet plus photo opportunity.

1.30 - 2.30pm

Price: £8.00 plus booking fee. Ticket includes one cake and drink at the tea party.

Don’t be late for this very important date!

A fantastical new ballet for the whole family!

Let’s All Dance makes three guest appearances in North Kent Libraries during March 2019 with this fabulous family favourite. Stunning dancing, much loved characters and super costumes bring the famous tale to life in this magical ballet production.

Come and join Alice as she enters the curiouser and curiouser world of the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and Mad Hatter.

Take part in a photo opportunity with dancers after the show. Optional post show ballet classes are available to purchase.

Ages: Suitable for ages 2-11 years, families, and children with additional needs. Children under 18 months do not require a ticket.

Running time: 40 mins

Access: This show is accessible and will have a BSL interpreter present.

Location: Faversham Library


A post show ballet movement workshop by Let’s All Dance

2.40 - 3pm

Price: £2.00 plus booking fee

Dance with the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts and Alice. Come along to this movement workshop and learn a few ballet steps with the dancers from Alice in Wonderland.

Suitable for ages 2-11 years.

Location: Faversham Library


The Mad Hatters Tea Party: A life sized installation and community party with cake and tea.

3 - 4pm

Price: Free Entry. Cakes and drinks priced at 50p

After the ballet, join us at The Mad Hatters Tea Party at Faversham Library on the 30th March 2019.

Witness the finale Mad Hatters table installation reveal, by Kent based scenographer Jasmine Haskell, Wendy Daws, Natasha Steer and Strangeface Theatre Company, alongside an interactive community Mad Hatters Tea party.

Meet life sized character installations from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: The White Rabbit, The March Hare, The Cheshire Cat and The Dormouse. Surround yourself with the Alice items made during the community workshops, place on a Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum or Queen of Hearts mask and take a picture of yourself seated at the table. Alice themed refreshments will also be available to purchase.

Ages: All ages welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


CREATIVE BIOGRAPHIES

Natasha Steer from Creatabot Creative Workshops

Natasha Steer, the maker of Creatabot, is a socially engaged creative practitioner - specialising in using creativity to connect communities and improve wellbeing. She runs various workshops in the North Kent community and designs bespoke creative workshops for all ages. Often these workshops will be based around wellbeing and promoting self-care.

Workshops can include anything from hands on creative workshops to community consultations or the benefits of urban innovation. Clients so far have included MHS Homes, Medway Council, UCA, Paint The Town Festival, The Improving Mental Health Provision, The University of Kent, Medway Youth Trust, Mid Kent College, Langley House Trust, Rochester Farmers Market and Medway Youth Service.

In 2017 Natasha Steer was crowned CREATIVE CHAMPION OF THE YEAR (AN INSPIRING AND MOTIVATING INDIVIDUAL) under the Kent Creative Awards, which are a celebration of Arts and Culture in Kent. The title was awarded as a nod towards her work with people of all ages who have fewer opportunities in life.

Like A Magpie Face Painting

Laura Murphy is the owner of Like A Magpie Face Painting. It is a Kent based face painting service available for parties and events. She is fully insured, experienced and DBS checked; often working with bookings from families with SEN children or additional needs.

Let’s All Dance

Let’s All Dance are a South London dance organisation who present a wide range of theatrical productions, dance classes and educational workshops within London and the South East. They aim to bring the best professional dancers to adults and children all over England. The company have performed at several prestigious venues and events, including Cornerstone Arts Centre, The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, Electric Theatre in Guildford, The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury, Canary Wharf in London, Paint The Town Festival in Medway, the Hazlitt Theatre in Maidstone. Leicester Square Theatre and Sadler's Wells Theatre in London.

Jasmine Haskell

Jasmine Haskell is a freelance artist, designer & maker. Her skills lie in painting, sculpture, illustration, theatrical design, sewing, scenic art, moulding and casting. She believes in the power of curiosity and her work often involves organic forms, with emphasis on movement and capturing emotional sensitivity.

Recent commissions include Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival, Set Designer, Maker & Scenic Artist; 'James & the Giant Peach' Cambridge Theatre Company, Set & Prop Designer & Maker; 'Herd of the Hospice?' Campaign, Scenic Artist & Designer; Channel 4: Stand Up to Cancer, Set Design & Fabrication

Events are billed as part of The Classics: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in partnership with Lyrici Arts and Kent Libraries, and funded by Arts Council England.

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