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Make It Market

Every weekend in December our colourful, fairy tale tent in the magical town of Winterville, Victoria Park Hackney will welcome thousands of visitors to the planet’s first Make it Market. The Make It Market will be buzzing with activity from roving reporters from The HoFT Examiner, children’s newspaper to guest curated live shows on our Media Planet Stage.   We are looking for artists to join us at Winterville, selling their own handmade products and running Make It Workshops with the public.  Download a application form and information flyer for more details. Application Form for Artists Information Flyer Please return to...

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The Imagination Generator

art bath cabaret children's forest imagination generator theatre workshop

Hidden in The Forest of Imagination lies the source of the world’s imagination… An unusual machine that spurts out incredulous ideas, extraordinary stories, and fascinating dreams all whirling and burping all day long with bubbles and steam soaring from its engine.However this wondrous machine was in danger! It was running low on imagination and needed the children and families of Bath to bring it back to life.Luckily The House of Fairy Tales Imagination Technicians were joined by 300 inventive children and 7 magnificent primary schools from Bath who adventured and let their imagination run wild, creating light bulb ideas all...

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The Media Planet takeover at Leeds Castle

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We welcomed 1200 Brownies into the grounds of Leeds Castle in Kent where our travelling arts circus and media planet landed to celebrate the 100th Brownie Birthday!  The Brownies were recruited as rambling reporters and were handed out blank scrolls and dispatched inspiration for stories whilst singing songs and experiencing new games.The land was filled with bright budding reporters who investigated the nature and land to inspire them to create stories, plays, games, maps and songs. The Brownies stories were brought to the Living Wall where the latest and greatest headlines for The HoFT Examiner were written, inked, painted and screamed before...

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Cabaret Mechanical Theatre Workshops

art cabaret children's mechanical theatre video workshop

Watch Cabaret Mechanical Theatre children's workshop filmed by our fantastic in house photographer Sam Scott Hunter. Eight marvellous mechanical toys burst into life with Fire the Inventor's automata magic.    Previous Workshops   Turn Old Boxes into Moving Animals, Family Workshop, Wednesday 16 April  Mechanical Art, children ages 7+ Thursday 10 April    

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The HoFT Examiner at Wilderness Festival

The HoFT Examiner

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