KINGS PLACE FESTIVAL 2013 Sunday (Morning and Afternoon)

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The festival concludes with a full day of events.

Storytelling with Debussy: Aurora Orchestra

9.30am / Hall One

Spin with snowflakes, meet the girl with the flaxen hair and help send a wandering elephant to sleep...

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Kids' Art Workshop: The Craft Closet

9.30am / Gallery Level (-1)

Kids and families are invited to join The Craft Closet to make brilliant paper flowers from recycled paper. Learn some simple origami skills as you fold, crease and stick squares of paper to create a giant flower head.

Classic Buskers for Kids

9.45am / Hall Two

Michael Copley, master of more than 40 woodwind instruments which he plays at ridiculous speeds, accompanied by Ian Moore on a small but perfectly-formed accordion.

Sing! with Nick Cope

9.45am / Concert Level (-2)

Monkeys, bears, socks and mud, this man sings about everything children are really interested in! Suitable for ages 0-8 (and much, much older!)

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The Wimpy Kid Show

10am / St Pancras Room

Everyone loves the adventures of Greg Heffley, and this Festival event is a must for all Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans. It’s also great family entertainment.

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Canal Trip: All Aboard Tarporley

10am / Canalside Terrace

A trip with a difference! When you take a trip along the Regents Canal on historic narrow boat Tarporley, you don't just have to sit and watch the scenery go by – you can explore the boat and help work the locks too if you're feeling energetic.

Art

Gina Southgate - Live painting throughout the day

10am / Kings Place

Painter Gina Southgate will take up residence in the foyers to capture the artists whilst they are playing on the Box Office and -2 stages.

Folk in a Box

10.15am / Gallery Level (-1)

Folk in a Box is a unique one-on-one music venue and performance space. One audience member is allowed in at a time. The door is closed behind them. They are given one song, performed by one musician. Once inside you will be treated to your very own, very intimate concert experience with a mystery artists.

Lyrix Organix: Remixed

10.45am / Box Office Stage

Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of spoken word, beatbox, freestyle rap and acoustic music from UK's very finest emerging artists.

Food and Drink: Interact

Cake Decorating

11am / Battlebridge Room

One for the young and young at heart. Our friendly chefs will be on hand to lend you some sneaky tips on how to cram as many toppings on your cupcake as possible. No need to bring anything with you as everything will be provided, but if last year was anything to go by we’d suggest a top that you don’t mind getting icing on!

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Storytelling with Debussy: Aurora Orchestra

11.30am / Hall One

Spin with snowflakes, meet the girl with the flaxen hair and help send a wandering elephant to sleep...

Canal Trip: All Aboard Tarporley

11.30am / Canalside Terrace

A trip with a difference! When you take a trip along the Regents Canal on historic narrow boat Tarporley, you don't just have to sit and watch the scenery go by – you can explore the boat and help work the locks too if you're feeling energetic.

The Imperfect Pearl – A Baroque Fairy Tale: Part One

11.45am / Hall Two

Mark Latimer has created The Imperfect Pearl in collaboration with librettist William Towers, who also plays Zipoli, and director Emma Rivlin. (Part One).

Orquesta Estelar

11.45am / Concert Level (-2)

This spectacular Cuban Big Band includes over 25 members, and it’s still growing. The Estelar play all the Cuban classics.

Quartet for the End of Time

12 noon/ St Pancras Room

A work which opposes transcendent beauty with moments of complete darkness and silence, Quartet for the End of Time explores transcriptions of birdsong, medieval modes, rhythmic cycles influenced by world music and religious mysticism to create a distinctive work in the oeuvre of this foremost French composer.

Katy & The Elders

12.45pm / Box Office Stage

A refreshingly unique act, consisting of just 3 members: Daniel James, Kevin Davidson and teenage singer-songwriter Katy.

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Canal Trip: All Aboard Tarporley

1pm / Canalside Terrace

A trip with a difference!

Jason Rebello Acoustic Trio

1.30pm / Hall One

ason Rebello is a classically trained pianist, known for his crisp suits and good looks. At just 21, he was head hunted by the great Wayne Shorter, and has since toured with many notable artists. He first met Stephen Keogh on a recording session. Since then, they have enjoyed a partnership spanning 25 years...

The Imperfect Pearl – A Baroque Fairy Tale: Part Two

1.45pm / Hall Two

Mark Latimer has created The Imperfect Pearl in collaboration with librettist William Towers, who also plays Zipoli, and director Emma Rivlin. (Part Two.)

The Buzztones

1.45pm / Concert Level (-2)

Contemporary songs in a way you've never heard them before. This excellent vocal harmony group was formed to show that it is possible for the voice to be at the centre of great musical performances.

Spoken Word

Henry Hitchings: Sorry! The English and Their Manners

2pm / St Pancras Room

Where do the norms of polite behaviour actually come from? And why do they matter anyway? Based on his book Sorry! Henry Hutchings (theatre critic of the Evening Standard) presents an amusing, illuminating and quirky audit of English manners.

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Canal Trip: All Aboard Tarporley

2.30pm / Canalside Terrace

A trip with a difference!

From Bach to Chick Corea - Tempest Flute Trio

2.45pm / Box Office Stage

Tempest present a varied programme, from baroque to jazz to contemporary classical. The trio set out to prove that a three-flute ensemble can reveal fresh and luminous aspects of familiar works.

Food and Drink

Chocolate Tasting

3pm / Battlebridge Room

Come and learn a thing or two about one of man’s most unfailing pleasures: chocolate. Following on from a very successful event in the Rotunda’s Private Dining Room, the class is lead by renowned chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud, who will guide you through the processes that makes chocolate such a joy.

Brodsky Quartet: America

3.30pm / Hall One

Renewed from their thirtieth-anniversary celebrations last year, the Brodsky Quartet, the Kings Place Quartet in Residence, return for an American programme of Copland, Barber and Dvorak.

Ben Hazelton: Indo-Bass

3.45pm / Concert Level (-2)

Through the spiralling harmonics of his instrument’s deep, dark resonance, double bassist Ben Hazelton explores raga music.

Dave Stapleton with Cellophony

3.45pm / Hall Two

In this one-off performance, Dave Stapleton collaborates with musicians from Edition Records, playing rearrangements of much of his Flight album as well as written new works, intelligently combining a dextrous blend of contemporary jazz and classical.

Canal Trip: All Aboard Tarporley

4m / Canalside Terrace

A trip with a difference!

Spoken Word

Artemis Cooper on Patrick Leigh Fermor's 'Broken Road'

4pm / St Pancras Room

Patrick Leigh Fermor's acclaimed biographer, Artemis Cooper, introduces The Broken Road, From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos, the long-awaited final volume of Leigh Fermor’s unfinished trilogy.

Food and Drink

Beer Tasting

4.30pm / Battlebridge Room

Think a beer is just a beer? Think again. Join us for a special look into some of Britain’s most unique beers, understanding the differences that hops, the fermentation process and much more can make to the taste, colour and clarity of a beer.

The Belles of London City

4.45pm / Canalside Terrace

The Belles of London City have taken the entertainment world by storm with their innovative all-female quartet of corseted Morris dancers.

Awake sweet love: Laments and Musings of Dowland, Schubert and Falla

5.30pm / Hall One

Swiss guitar maestro Christoph Denoth is joined by soprano Ruby Hughes to create a series of intimate stories and portraits.

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Canal Trip: All Aboard Tarporley

5.30pm / Canalside Terrace

A trip with a difference! When you take a trip along the Regents Canal on historic narrow boat Tarporley, you don't just have to sit and watch the scenery go by – you can explore the boat and help work the locks too if you're feeling energetic.

La Barraca: Flamenco

5.45pm / Hall Two

La Barraca promotes the ‘genuine, living Arte’ of authentic flamenco, and supports the new generation of talented flamenco artists.

The Romany Diamonds

5.45pm / Concert Level (-2)

Led by one of the world's finest Roma violinsts, Romany Diamonds will enchant you. Three generations of this musical Gypsy Roma family take your breath away with a whirlwind of violins played at breakneck speed (and sometimes back-to-front!), with a rhythm section of accordion, keyboards, double bass and guitar.

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