From Monday 21st October until Sunday 27th October somewhereto_ re:store will be landing in Leicester’s Highcross Shopping Centre. somewhereto_ East Midlands will be working with a group of local talented creative’s, artists and entrepreneurs to showcase their skills and talents.
The old Powerplay store will be inspiring and engaging the public with a mixture of exhibitions, performances, shows, taster workshops, showcases…even a visit from captain Jack Sparrow Himself who will be ensuring swash buckling adventures as part of Treasure Trove Thursday, whilst Mermaids and UV special effects will ensure that underwater Wednesday will sure to be a huge hit!
Sarah Holt the winner of the Oxford St John Lewis competition earlier in the year will be exhibiting her new batch of artwork and wonderful Pop Art creations as well running workshops for members of the public and lets not forget the amazing Georgina Elsom who will be doing some amazing story telling and puppet making throughout the week to ensure that even the youngest visitors to the shop will be wowed.
We will of course be joined by the one and only Orator “Boston Williams” who will be running spoken word workshops and networking events for like minded people to promote his new young poet society he has recently started up.
We also have lost of artists work on display throughout the week which will see photography, sculptures, paintings, artifacts and live make up demonstrations from the amazing Kelly Odell and much more!
Also throughout the week the amazing Face painting faeries will be on hand to offer their amazing face painting skills to members of the public!
If all that is not enough for you we know that October wouldn’t be the same without a little Blood and Gore so our whole weekend will be dedicated to getting people into the Halloween mood with lots of zombie inspired workshops and showcases with the amazing Helen Claire who will be doing a little Zombie Zumba!
We have local filmmakers and photographers on board, so we will be sure to share footage of the event with you all especially the revamping and showcasing of our somewhereto_ Dress!
You can find out about all of the young people involved in the Leicester half term re:store shop by following us on twitter @somewhereto_EM,
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