Family Day

Live at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness!

Saturday 13th November 2010 - 10am-4pm

Tickets are on sale now! Visit the Eden Court website to buy online, or call 01463 234 234.

This specially created Love Music Festival day will be a fantastic extravaganza of live music, workshops and events for families and people aged 4 to 104. Forty amazing musicians from around the world - singing, drumming, playing, beat boxing, making music on every stage, corridor and corner of Eden Court - the world’s only international family music festival lands in Inverness for one day only!

The building will be open to the public throughout the day with FREE access to all of the activities and music taking place in the foyer spaces, including:

  • Mini gigs - each of the festival artists will perform a short set in the foyer
  • Meet the festival musicians
  • Have a go - learn about and have a go with the musicians
  • Map Mixer LIVE! - a fun interactive music making activity, using sounds from across Scotland
  • Colour Cinema - an exciting and experimental group-music-making tool
  • Instrument making workshops - something for the little ones with the great Circus Invisible, their truly unruly traveling troupe of invisible animals

There are also three individual 1-hour long shows to enjoy in the One Touch Theatre where you’ll hear artists from across the globe performing music together:

11am Electric Loops - Huun Huur Tu (Tuva), Hobbit (UK), Oren Marshall & The Charming Transport Band (UK, Ghana)

1pm Sonic Harmonic - Eva Quartet (Bulgaria), Mamadou Diabate (Mali), Sväng (Finland)

3pm Balkan Mash - Kolektifistanbul (Turkey), Jonny Axelsson (Sweden), Creaking Tree String Quartet (Canada)

Tickets: £5 per show or £12 for all 3 shows / £1 per show for Under 18’s.
(See individual day events for more information.)

For the 4-7 year olds in the audience, there are 2 shows in the Jim Love Studio:

11am & 2pm - Trio pour un p’tit pois
An energetic, fun and charming music theatre concert.

Tickets: £3 / £10 for family of 4

The Love Music Festival is packed full of events and activities which are ideal for school groups! If you have a school group which is interested in attending one of our specially devised festival days for schools, please call the Eden Court Box Office for more details, or visit the "Your Festival Day" pages in this website to find out more about each programme. All bookings for school groups should be made through the Eden Court Box Office, details above.