Skip to main content

Artbeat

The ArtIMP exhibitionat the Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford , has a dressing-up corner to enable young visitors to compete with the monsters and dream characters some of them have been making. Eight primary schools have worked for a year to make paintings and objects on strange and imaginative themes.nbsp;Until May 6. Information: Cartwright Hall, 01274 751212.

Ancient Egyptians have arrived in Doncaster from Aberdeen and will soon be on their way to Bolton and Telford. Tutankhamun and the Treasures of the Pharaohs consists of replicas of 300 treasures, 100 of which are objects found in Tutankhamun's tomb. Information: www.egyptiantreasures.co.uk School bookings for all venues via the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre: 01224 824824.

The Atticus Project at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch , ends in an all-day debate for governors, headteachers and teachers tomorrow on the theme of tackling racism. Jatinder Verma, artistic director of Tara Arts Theatre Company, will give the opening address. Phoenix Dance will lead all-day workshops on April 2 as a curtain-raiser to its performance on April 3. Information: Owen Gillum, 01708 456118.

The Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company is in Manchester this weekwith workshops, talks, lecture demonstrations and performances. Information: 020 7928 6294, www.shobanajeyasingh.co.uk

Next Thursday, Combination Dance will be performing as part of the annual Leap into Dance festival at the Richmond Theatre. Its programme of new pieces for different ages will include the results of work in schools. Information: 020 8332 0534.

Visitors to the Education Show today and tomorrow will find young musicians performing at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham . Music for Youth and the National Union of Teachers are responsible for this innovation. Music for Youth's Birmingham Lollipop Prom, two free concerts for primary schools, is at Symphony Hall on March 26. Music for Youth: 020 8870 9624, www.mfy.org.uk

One hundred primary children took part in a world premiere, From Clocks to Stars by David Bedford, part of the Timepiece Project , last Saturday. This provided an opportunity for the community to come together and help Harlow Chorus celebrate its 25th anniversary. Back at the Richmond Theatre, 800 children from 25 primary schools will be performing at a gala concert organised by Richmond Music Trust on March 30 as part of the Primary Schools Singing Festival 2001. Information: 020 8940 0088.

Full story in Friday magazine in this week's TES

Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you