Verbal to 'Get Creative' in Belfast

The Verbal Arts Centre is bringing its popular Reading Rooms Bus to Belfast on Saturday, April 2, to take part in the exciting BBC Get Creative Day.

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The focal point for Get Creative Day NI is the Createathon in the Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Northern Ireland’s creative community is coming together for a whole day of activities involving craft, dance, music, cartoon, minecraft, exhibitions, reading, poetry, printing and more…  The events will start at 11am and run to 4pm. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Verbal's distinctive Reading Rooms Goes Mobile vehicle will be parked at the Ulster Museum from 11am until 4pm with stories for children and families as well as adults. 

“The Verbal is delighted to be a part of the BBC Get Creative Day on 2nd April," said Stephanie Campbell, Reading Rooms Mobile Officer. 

Come and enjoy a range of books based on how we can all be creative. Come and hear about a rabbit who loves books so much that he steals them! Or a girl called Sadie who is small but has a huge imagination. She likes to make and do and be lots of different things. Maybe you are a bit like her!

We also have a story about a flower that introduces colour to an otherwise very dull world. Or, see how Lucien transforms an old toy boat and the amazing adventure it goes on.

So come along and join in on the fun with the Reading Rooms bus.

There are more than 63,000 voluntary arts groups regularly running cultural activities and events in the UK, that's 10 million people across the country doing something creative.

For full details of Get Creative Day across NI visit

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