12 noon – 4pm
Free | Suitable for All Ages
Interactive Make & Take Workshops sharing traditional arts and crafts from local communities
Polish Marzanna Dolls - Traditional Polish crafts facilitated by Polish Abroad
Chinese Fan & Lantern Making - Traditional Chinese paper crafts facilitated by Sai Pak
Indian Natural Henna Tattoos - Traditional Henna Tattoos popular in Indian, Egyptian, Middle Eastern and African culture facilitated by Sarika Art
Traditional Philippine Craft Jewellery - With its origins in the Metal Age in the Philippines, this workshop uses recycled materials to create unique jewellery pieces. Facilitated by Kabalikat in North West.
Traditional Russian Folk Headbands - Learn about Russian culture as you create your own colourful traditional Russian headband.
Arabic Culture and Language Taster Session - Learn a few greetings and words in Arabic
Workshops @ Urban Villages Marquee
1pm – 4pm
Beijing Opera Masks - Make your own Beijing Opera Mask using traditional Chinese calligraphy & paper cutting techniques
Matryoshka Babushka - Russian Dolls - Matryoshka Babushka , Russian nesting Dolls are an integral part of Russian culture and traditional crafts. Make and decorate your own using salt dough techniques
Indian Bindi & Henna Art - Learn about Indian culture and traditions with this interactive cultural exhibit and workshop delivered by Jyoti Suri
Street [email protected] Waterloo Place
1pm – 2pm NW Success Lion Dance
Tai Chi Master Class with Zhu Chang Hai 8th Duan
Special open-air public master class for all ages and abilities. This ancient form has been practised throughout China for generations – all levels welcome.
Rosemount Male Voice Choir ‘In Harmony’
Award-winning Rosemount Male Voice Choir under the direction of Raymond Kelly with brother Maurice on keyboards and featuring many of the city’s well-known voices.
A musical extravaganza telling the story of our city’s diverse cultural traditions through narration, song, music, dance, performance and shenanigans.
An Turas – The Journey, transports the audience across time and continents from India, Spain, New Zealand, Ireland, Africa and China in a highly visual, vibrant energizing show.