Families flock to Guildhall Art Centre’s Dr Seuss fun day

Hair raising fun: Guildhalls audience development officer Jade Goswell (right) and Lily Walker create Whoville Hairstyles for the day!
Hair raising fun: Guildhalls audience development officer Jade Goswell (right) and Lily Walker create Whoville Hairstyles for the day!

Families enjoyed a Dr Seuss themed day at the Guildhall Arts Centre’s annual family open day earlier this month.

Children were invited to take part in a range of free activities including arts and crafts with Creation Station, interactive show by Zest Theatre, Whoville hairdos, face painting, a Green Eggs and Ham Hunt, theatre tours and a storytelling show by ‘All that Marlarkey,’ followed by a screening of ‘The Cat in a Hat’.

Creation Station held arts and craft sessions.

Creation Station held arts and craft sessions.

There was also live music by young performers and song writing sessions on the green.

Audience development manager Jo Dobbs said: “I’d like to thank everyone who came for their support. Days like these are really important to us and we welcome people of all ages.”

Behind the scenes: Theatre Technician David Pike  shows a group of visitors backstage.

Behind the scenes: Theatre Technician David Pike shows a group of visitors backstage.