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Carnival of Capital E


Tue 15 Jul 2014, 9:30am–11:00am
Wed 16 Jul 2014, 9:30am–11:00am
Thu 17 Jul 2014, 9:30am–11:00am
Fri 18 Jul 2014, 9:30am–11:00am
Fri 18 Jul 2014, 1:00pm–2:00pm

Where: Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Leave Your Mark: $0.00 ($0.00)
  • Windswept Wonders: $10.00
  • Balloon Costumes: $15.00
  • Snatch and Throw Dance: $10.00
  • Storytime, Songs & Art: $5.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Listed by: Capital E

In a two-week long celebration of Capital E and the local artists and performers we love, these holidays bring you a parade of workshops and fun under one roof! There will be workshops featuring art, dance, sculptures and storytelling – read on for more details.

Leave Your Mark
Drop in to our new-look space, E Central and you could become world famous in Wellington! If you are a budding young artist or designer it's time to leave your mark and give our new space that extra magic. Contribute to our larger than-life evolving mural or take to the craft table and get down on paper what Capital E means to you. Paint a picture, create a collage or pen a poem... it's up to you! The top 20 designs will not only win a prize, but they will feature in E Central for everyone to admire for years to come.

The Capital E new look central space( unveiled 6th July) will be open to the public every day of the school holidays! Drop in any time between 10am-4pm

Windswept Wonders
Inspired by Wellington's wind sculptures,Tower of Light and Urban Forest, art teacher Karen Carey will help you create and decorate your own wind-driven sculpture and art work. Experiment with movement, shapes and patterns and learn everything about printing and colour in this fun hands-on hour.

Age: 3 - 6
When: Tues 8 or Wed 9 July
Time: 9.30am & 11am
Duration: 1 hour
Where: E Central, Capital E Central
Price: $10 per child (adult supervision required)

*Sign up for this workshop in term-time too!

Balloon Costumes
Think making balloon animals is fun? How about designing your very own balloon costume? New Zealand's most sought-after event entertainers, Highly Flammable, will teach you the fabulous art of balloons and costumes combined.

Age: 5 - 12
When: Fri 18 July
Time: 1 - 2pm
Duration: 1 hour
Where: E Central, Capital E Central
Price: $15 per child

Snatch and Throw Dance
Join Java Dance for this fun workshop and discover the art of dancing with magic rocks! Make up your own unique moves and try some partnered tricks in an hour dedicated to dance.

Age: 5 - 8 (Jnr) & 9 - 12 (Snr)
When: Thu 10 & Fri 11 July
Time: 10.30am (Jnr) 12.30pm (Snr)
Duration 1 hour
Where: E Central, Capital E Central
Price: $10

Story time, Songs & Art
Listen to stories and sing-a-long with renowned children's author, Juliette MacIver as she tells tales from a selection of her world famous books. Enjoy Marmaduke Duck and the Marmalade Jam, The Frog Who Lost His Underpants and more, then take part in a selection of activities to inspire budding writers and artists alike.

Age: 2+
When: Mon 14 - Fri 18
Time: 9.30 - 11am
Duration: 1.5 hours
Where: E Central, Capital E Central
Price: $5 per child (adult supervision required)

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