Family Day At The Guildhall Arts Centre

Family Day At The Guildhall Arts Centre

Join us for FREE junk drumming workshops, face painting, circus skills and so much more!

Join us at the arts centre for our fantastic family day. With so much happening around the building, you'll be spoilt for choice! There's facepainting, arts and crafts, circus skills training and even a live theatre show!

See full details of events below (please note some events require booking in advance):



The Nosy Little Troll

Join us in the theatre for this funny Scandinavian story, starring a tasty brown cheese song, a lost goat and a bushy old troll with green fingers. Garlic Theatre hold their young audience spellbound with wonderfully crafted troll puppets, live music and lots of joining in.

2pm (£8, £6 concessions, £24 family of 4)




undefinedArts and Crafts

The team from the LOV network will be in the ballroom, providing fun arts and crafts activites!

10am-3pm drop in sessions (Free)



undefinedFace Painting

'The Party Lady' will be in the ballroom, providing fun face painting! 

11am-3pm drop in sessions (Free)



undefinedJunk Percussion Workshop

After being introduced to the instruments, the children will have fantastic fun playing them whilst gaining valuable experience of working as a team and learning how old pots, pans, brushes and boxes can all be recycled to form a “Junk” orchestra.

11am-2pm Newton Room booked sessions (Free)




Join Beth for an exciting adventure in one of her storytelling sessions!

11.30am-12pm, 12.30pm-1pm, 1.30pm-2pm drop in sessions






Join Imageskool in Abbey Gardens and get involved in painting our very own graffiti wall! 

10am-3pm drop in sessions (Free)







Head outside into Abbey Gardens to get involved in a fun bubble display!

10am-3pm drop in sessions (Free)




undefinedCircus Skills

Join us outside in Abbey Gardens for some serious clowing around, as you learn exciting circus skills! 

10am-3pm drop in sessions (Free)




Book Tickets

  • Sat 15 July 10:00 AM

Important Information

Date: Saturday 15th July

Time: Events between 10am-3pm

Please see specific events for details on times and booking information


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