Event Type: Children
Eastgate Open Day

Sat 5 August

10AM – 3PM

FREE  (Though face painting costs £2.50)


Music, acting, backstage tours, arts and crafts, dancing.

Drop into the Eastgate on Saturday 5 August 10am—3pm

 …and try drama, dance, crafts and more.  Enjoy outdoor art and performances in the café.  Dive into the dress-up box, and find out all the things you can do at the Eastgate during the year.

Find your best face and enter the #stageface photo competition – or have it decorated with face paints for £2.50.

10am Rhythm Kids

with Frances Taylor

Rhythm and music games for 3-5 year olds. 30 min
10.45am Let’s Pretend

with Clare Prenton

Drama fun for 3-5 year olds. 30 min



Theatre Tour Explore behind the scenes at the theatre—places only performers and staff usually see . 20 mins
11.45am Art Sparks

with Anna Nicholson

Get creative outdoors using all sorts of materials and colours.

All ages welcome. 1hr

1pm Dancing in the Street

with InChorus & LiveforDance

Launch into the song and dance that will (27th August) end up being the biggest musical street dance mob  ever seen in the Borders.   All ages.
2pm Adult Dance class

with Sara Boles

Step out in style in this fun dance  taster session.  1hr


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