Festival of the Arts
Thanks to funds raised from the Sponsored Sing in December 2018, we have been able to organise an amazing array of art workshops & programmes for Summer 2019!
Check out below what our students will be up to over the next few weeks.
Look out for Events for Parents, where parents & carers are able to acquire tickets for, or attend some of the events.
'BURY IN BLOOM' ART WORKSHOP
Mon 4th June
Mon 10th June - Thu 13th June
Guildhall Feoffment will be working with Rojoart to make a large installation artwork for the school hall using the donated picture frames
'The Wardrobe' Writing Workshop
The students will be introduced to 'The Wardrobe' and will be encouraged to touch it, walk around it, open it, talk about it and find the interesting artefacts within. They will then return to their classrooms to create a story together about the wardrobe.
EMMANUEL ART WORKSHOPS
Tue 11th June
The Pentecost Party Celebration
The children will take part in reflective story telling, finding symbols around the Cathedral, music activities and art activities. The day will have a party atmosphere so children are asked to dress in bright clothes to celebrate the birthday of the church.
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
Wed 12th June
Local artists will set up an area of the school hall where they will display and demonstrate their craft for the children to explore and learn about.
TAKE ONE PICTURE
Mon 17th June - Fri 21st June
Each class will be choosing one famous picture to reproduce in their own ways as well as finding out about the artist.
THEATRE & DANCE
DANCE WITH DAWN
Fri 14th June
SHAKESPEARE TAKEOVER FESTIVAL
Much Ado About Nothing
Years 5 & 6
Performance: 25th June, 7pm, Theatre Royal BSE
Years 5/6 students are bringing their version of William Shakespear’s Much Ado About Nothing to Theatre Royal stage. Under the leadership of highly experienced Drama Facilitator Annie Eddington, the school have watched a professional production and been taking part in workshops in order to create their response to share with you.
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Or call the box office on 01284 769505
DOORSTEP THEATRE PROGRAMME
Half Moon Theatre (in collaboration with Theatre Royal BSE) present their touring shows within the school, followed by workshops.
Young Herbert's Horrors
Tue 18th June
Workshop follows on Wed 26th June at Theatre Royal BSE which will include a tour of the building & a small performance in front of other schools.
Years 3 & 4
The Goose Who Flew
Wed 19th June & Thu 20th June
Followed by workshops at the school
Years R, 1 & 2
CELEBRATION & THANKSGIVING
A Special Service at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Thu 6th June, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Benjamin Britten Choir (with St Cecilia Girls Choir)
Solid Steel Band UK
Thu 13th June
Workshop for Years R, 1, 2 & 3
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Wed 19th June
The Big Sing is a singing event with a celebration theme. It will involve the use of film clips. movement and dance as an inspiration to sing songs from around the world. Workshops will include songs from different genres and the day will finish with a performance with all the children singing together.
Years 3 & 4
Auditions will be taking place in classrooms throughout June, and teachers will choose 2 children from every class to take part in the final showcase.
Thursday 4th July
Years 1, 2 & 3: 5pm - 6pm
Years 4, 5 & 6: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
This will be a ticketed event and details will be sent out at a later date.
The runner up and winner of the competition will be asked to perform their act at The Summer BBQ to be held on Friday 12th July 2019.
JANKYN SMYTH CIVIL SERVICE
Thu 27th June, 11am
St. Mary's Church
Years 3, 4, 5 & 6
Benjamin Britten Choir will be performing during the service
All parents are welcome to attend
BEST OF THE BEST EXHIBITION
King Edward VI School
Mon 17th June - Fri 28th June
Classes will be visiting this exhibition upon the class teacher's discretion.