City Hall Special Event 2013

“Imagine New Worlds” – Special Children’s Event
In collaboration with His Worship the Mayor Raymond Tim Kee, and The Port of Spain Corporation.

On Thursday 24 April 2014, His Worship The Mayor of Port of Spain hosted the third City Hall event for children, organised and produced by the Bocas Lit Fest. Children from schools all over the country assembled for a day of creative fun with some leading children’s entertainers, artists and musicians.

From Friday 25 to Sunday 27 April, the children’s caravan joined the adult festival at NALIS for three days of workshops, authors’ readings, screenings of local animated films, and the last of the NGC Children’s Bocas Lit Fest storytelling events. Click here for NALIS programme details.


Thursday 24th April

Intro from the Bocas Lit Fest – Danielle Delon, Children’s Festival Director
9.00am – 9.05am

Introduction to NGC Bocas Children’s Colouring books – Natacha Jones
9.05am – 9.15am

An Eagle called Liberty – Storyteller Aunty Thea
9.15am – 9.45am

9.45am – 10.00am

Reading: Jojo’s Treasure Hunt by Cherrell Shelley-Robinson
10.00am – 10.10am

Reading by poets John Agard and Grace Nichols
10.10am – 10.30am

Welcome by BOCAS and Mayor of Port of Spain
10.30am – 10.45am

Magician Vindra Doone aka The Great Alagazam­
10.45am – 11.15am

Penelope Spencer and Nikki Crosby
11.15am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

Workshop with Grace Nichols: ‘Painting from Poetry’
12.30pm – 2.00pm