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    Southwark Music Splash Festival

    Wed 13 Jul, 1pm & 6pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Family & young people
    £5
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    Kids on stage singing and clapping

    Southwark schools perform a project telling Desmond Tutu's story, with help from pianist Pete Letanka, vocalist Rebecca Baxter, and dancers Natasha Khamjani and Derya Donaldson.

    This creative music project explores and celebrates the life and legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning South African, Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
    Jazz pianist and composer Pete Letanka, vocalist Rebecca Baxter, and dancers Natasha Khamjani and Derya Donaldson are working with children from schools in Southwark to tell Tutu's life story through songs, dance and spoken word.

    The project explores the themes of courage and confidence, resilience and fairness, and the pursuit of excellence through joy.

    Need to know

    Age recommendation

    Suitable for all ages

    All children aged over 18 months need a ticket to see the show.

    Children aged under 18 months at the time of the performance who can sit on their parent or carer’s lap do not need a ticket.

    Dates & times

    Wed 13 Jul, 1pm & 6pm

    Approximate run time: 60 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entry£5*
    • Concessions25%**


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