Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival – Family Event
Storytelling theatre, poetry, origami, music and tai chi will take us on a journey to other cultures, inspiring young imaginations.
FREE to children accompanied by a responsible adult
For children aged 5+
11.00 Tai Chi for Children and Parents
Derek Pearce from the Mei Quan Academy of Tai Chi will introduce children and parents to the traditional Chinese art of tai chi, which helps develop balanced health for body and mind.
12.00 SPIN Interactive Poetry Show
Apples and Snakes presents an exciting and interactive show in which word wizard artists will cook up new ways to play with words and show just what you can do with them!
The show features poets and storytellers the like of Francesca Beard, Debbie Guneratne and Naga MC who will bring their own distinctive style and have your kids fired up by poetry.
13.00 Snack break
Fruit, granola bars and refreshments will carry us through to our next event. Families are invited to bring a packed lunch, or eat at the Asia House Café.
13.30 Poetry Workshop for Kids
Join Francesca Beard as she introduces words, games and activities to get children gearing up their imaginations and writing their own poems.
The children and I absolutely loved the show. It brought poetry alive and kicked it into the 21st Century! Slavka Jovanovic, Children’s Theatre Programmer.