Hidden Gems Festival Come along to the Hidden Gems Festival programme. There’s something for everyone here and it’s all FREE! Come and try something new in Grays on Saturday 17 March as Hidden Gems launch the "Hidden Gems Community Conversation", part of the national Get Creative Festival week! They have a whole host of taster workshops between 10am and 2pm. Then join us for a free showcase of Thurrock Talent at our showcase at Thameside Theatre at 3pm followed by FREE tea, coffee and cakes. There is no need to book for any of the activities – just turn up and join in the fun! Absolutely no experience is needed and all activities are open to anyone of any age! See the full programme below! Thurrock Adult Community College 10am & 11am | Drama 10am & 11am | Singing 10am – 12 noon | Lacemaking & Crafts 12noon – 1pm | Tutor Recruitment TACC are looking for tutors to join their team, could that be you? Creative Blast Studios (Thameside Complex) 1 – 2pm | Street Dance Grays High Street 12noon – 1.30pm | Circus Skills Beehive Resource Centre 10.30-11.30 | Visual arts 11.30 – 1.30 | Spoken Word w/ John Akinde Grays Library (Thameside Complex) 10 – 11 | Storytelling for families 11 – 12 | Creative Writing Community House 11.30-12.30pm | Mandala Drawing 12.30-1pm | Commedia Dell Arte - Drama Workshop 1pm – 2pm | Marbling Thameside Theatre 3pm | Performances from Creative Blast, Thurrock Golden Voices, John Akinde, Anna-Marie Childs, Kage Solitaire, George Green and John Dockrill. Live Painting from Becky Bowden. Free Tea, Coffee and Cakes after the show. Lightship Café, Grays Beach 11am-2pm | Craft Activities including Knitting, Crochet, Paper Crafting, Jewellery Making, Macramé. Free Tea and Coffee will be available. For more information on Hiddem Gems Thurrock please click the following link: www.strongertogether.org.uk/Hidden_Gems_19723.aspx Booking for this event has now closed.