Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives sessions are back at the Festival Theatre. Join us for creative fun on Friday mornings, exploring a variety of themes and art forms!

Wee Creatives

About Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives sessions are back at the Festival Theatre!

Inviting 2-5 year-olds and their adults to join us for creative fun on Friday mornings, exploring a variety of themes and art forms. Whether you choose to book for one session or join us every week, we look forward to meeting your Wee Creatives soon!

When: Friday mornings 10am-11:30am.
29th October, 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th November.

Where: Indoors (Empire Rooms) at the Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9FT

Who: Children aged 2-5yrs and their adults (Only children require a ticket) .

What: Our sessions are led by professional artists. Weekly sessions will involve creative activities in different art forms. Across the term we will enjoy drama, storytelling, craft, dance, art, and music. Please dress in comfortable clothes that are easy to move around in and that you don’t mind getting paint/glue etc. on.

How to book: You can book spaces online, in person or by phone. You can call our box office on 0131 529 6000, phone lines are open Monday-Friday 11am-3pm.

Questions? Email us at engage@capitaltheatres.com and a member of our Creative Engagement team will be happy to help!


Covid-19 information:

Capital Theatres is committed to keeping our participants and staff safe.
The sessions will take place indoors, with limited capacity. Spaces must be booked in advance. We will not enforce physical distancing, but numbers will be capped and therefore there will be room for everyone to have their own space as desired. We ask that to minimise the number of adults in the room, that you do not have more adults than children in your group.
Adults must wear face coverings for the duration of the activities.
Sessions will be run in accordance with Scottish Government guidelines at all times.
Please do not attend if you or anyone in your group has symptoms of Covid-19.

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