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Taylor Bloxham sponsors The Spark Children's Art Festival

Press release from the issuing company

Leicestershire-based printers Taylor Bloxham is delighted to announce that it has once again agreed to provide its support for The Spark Children's Arts Festival, as its official print partner, for the sixth consecutive year.

Taylor Bloxham will be responsible for the production of a series of five colourful presentation cards along with a 32pp fantastic new environmentally-friendly brochure which has been produced using Regency paper from Howard Smith Paper. Regency is Forest Stewardship Certified (FSC) certified and also carbon-balanced, with a 10% recycled pre-consumer content.

Commenting on the announcement, The Spark Children's Art Festival Director, Ellen Bianchini said: "Our six year partnership with Taylor Bloxham has enabled us to provide consistently high quality, environmentally-friendly print for the festival, that reflects the values of the festival programme and the organisation. The partnership has also lead to further collaborations outside the festival on other projects that promote our joint goals, including the production of a children's book and an award-winning education project 'Paper People'. Taylor Bloxham is a brilliant partner, greatly valued by the company, and has made a wonderful contribution to the success of the festival and the organisation."

The Spark Children's Arts Festival is an annual two-week festival of arts for children in Leicester. It brings theatre, dance, music and visual arts from national and international artists to children in schools, theatres and community spaces. It has just been confirmed that the festival has been awarded a further three years funding by Arts Council England.  The Spark Children's Arts Festival will be held at venues across Leicester between 31st May and 12th June. This year's festival contains an exciting mix of theatre, dance, puppetry, music, visual art and storytelling.

Highlights from this year's festival include Mr Stink at Curve – the premier of the musical stage adaptation of David Walliam's children's book, as well as Scottish Opera's Baby O – an opera for babies plus a weekend of free digital delights at Phoenix Square.

A variety of other longstanding and new business partners are also lending their support to Spark this year. These include The Belmont Hotel in Leicester and a new partner in Blueprint, the East Midlands-based specialist sustainable property developer

To find out more about Spark, visit www.sparkfestival.co.uk or call 0116 261 6893.


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