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Half a String return to Gulbenkian with another magical Christmas treat and a daring quest to fix winter!

What can unite the grumpy town of Thawmor this winter?

Legends tell of soft white snow that blankets the ground, and inventor Eira is determined to bring it back. So grab your goggles and join her madcap adventure as she battles a fearsome whale, explores an abandoned mine, and meets herds of goats whilst finding unlikely friends in the strangest of places.

Get lost in Half a String’s world of breathtaking puppetry, live songs and folk music, all led by captivating storytellers. Discover this original winter tale that will enthral the whole family, and answer the question: will it snow this winter?

Relaxed & BSL interpreted performances: Sun 8th and Sun 15th Dec, 2pm

Schools performances and discounted tickets.

For ages 4+.

Christmas Show: The Snowsmith

Sat 7 - Thu 19 December


ART31 takes its name from Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child, which states that ‘Children have the right to relax and play, and to join in a wide range of cultural, artistic and other recreational activities’.

ART31 is a vision created with, by, and for young people in Kent, championing the belief that all children and young people have an entitlement to access high quality arts and culture, to empower them to achieve their creative potential, and to genuinely engage young people as equal partners in any decision making that affects them.

The ART31 Youth Board is made up of young people from across Kent aged 13-25 who steer its governance, and influence policy and practice across the county and beyond, challenging the creative sector to examine existing ways of working and integrate young people into the core of their practice.

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