Splat! – New Family Festival – 1st May 2017 – Rochester Castle Moat – Rochester

Creative and Art Events

Splat! is a new family event taking place in Rochester Castle Moat on Monday 1st May 2017, 11am to 4pm as part of Rochester Sweeps Festival. Splat! is suitable for all the family and offers hands-on workshops for children in a safe, family-friendly environment.

Creatabot will be there running workshops to make beautiful fabric May Day flowers, to celebrate the start of Summer!

There will also be an open workshop to make fabric flowers to decorate Rochester High Street on May Day. This is taking place on the 15th May at 2pm at the Nucleus Arts HeArt space which is upstairs in the Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham.

See the Facebook event here: www.facebook.com/eventmaydayflower

Performances at Splat!:

Curious Cargo – Meadow Sprites

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Charming, cheeky and thoroughly engaging, these magical creatures have flown in from the meadow to explore the human world. Watch them as they fly and flit about, spreading summer’s warmth and tales of their woodland habitat. Now you see them, now you don’t!

Bread and Butter Theatre Company – Topiary Bushes

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Two huge topiary bushes nestled in gigantic terracotta pots – this is horticulture on a grand scale.

Passers-by will be surprised and delighted by the mischievous garden fairies that live within. But beware, they can be over-zealous with their watering cans!

HandMade Theatre presents – Flying The Nest

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Welcome to Hatchling College, an eggciting place to learn all about native birds and how to be a good birder.  Sit in a giant nest and get involved in this interactive eggsperience led by our three eggstrodinary professors.  Filled with a fantastic mix of music, puppetry, facts and fun, this humorous show brings to life native bird characters in a new and engaging way.

A show suitable for children aged 4 to 9 years, including those with special education needs, and their families.  

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