Manchester International Festival

Sunday 4th July 2021



Festival Square, Cathedral Gardens

Information: THE PLAYHOUSE PROJECT established in 2016 is a daytime clubbing experience for the whole family, aimed at parents that miss their dancing days.

Planting positive seeds and vibes into the next generation of music lovers in our city. Organised by a crew of seasoned clubbers and DJ's from the Manchester scene that are now parents. We are delighted with the opportunity to be involved in Manchester's most prestigious arts event, Manchester International Festival. The Playhouse Project are producing two events as part of this year’s programme at Festival Square, Cathedral Gardens.

DJ’s & Activities
12-1pm: DJ Lil'Fee - Paper Town Crafts
1-2pm: VEBA - Round The Twist
Hosted by MC Kwasi

MC Kwasi
MC KWASI - aka the Smile Machine (Mr Scruff, AIM, Friends & Family, Fat City).
Mr Scruff’s mic-man of choice, KWASI, Manchester's original Master of Ceremonies will be bringing goodvibes and messages of love to our dancefloor - a true Manchester legend!!

Manchester music scene doyenne, VEBA (Rae & Christian, Fat City, Groove Armada & La Discotheque), is one of Manchester's greatest soul singers. VEBA provided her unique vocal skills on several tracks for Grand Central records, most famously “Spellbound”, one of the most iconic soul tunes ever to be produced in Manchester, released in 1996. VEBA's soulful, gospel tones have also appeared on a number of Groove Armada tunes. Expect big beats and a slick DJ set of Electronica and Disco.

DJ Lil’ Fee, aka Fiona Daniel (The Whip, Flex) has enjoyed an international music career as the drummer in slick, dance-rock outfit, The Whip. Lil' Fee's DJ sets are finely crafted, rhythmic-roller-
coasters, full of sonic energy for your dancefloor stomp. After agreeing to work with us back in 201,7 Lil' Fee was our first well known headliner and has been instrumental in the successful launch of Playhouse Project events over the last few years. As a parent herself, Fee understands the concept of having fun with the kids and certainly knows how to bring the party.
Expect soulful House & Disco.

Round The Twist Arts
Round the Twists arts deliver children's interactive arts workshops with a focus on performing arts and
storytelling. Join Sal in character for an energetic and inspiring fusion of interactive storytelling and
performance through role play and soundscape.

Paper Town Crafts
Paper Town hosts pop up children's craft events around the North West and designs craft kits to make
crafting with kids easy, fun and faff free. Paper Town will be bringing all their creative, bright and fun
crafts along so the children at the event can get creating and making Dream-catchers whilst at their