06 - 15 Jan‘23

Performances, Cartooning & Interactive Kids’ Activities at Annual Literary Festival ‘Textures 2023: Arrived Home’

Textures 2023: Arrived Home
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Textures 2023: Arrived Home
6 – 15 January 2023
Various Timings

The annual literary festival organised by Arts House Limited returns in 2023 with Textures 2023: Arrived Home, inviting readers of all ages to reconsider what it means to return home and the choices that shape our journey home. As the final part of the Textures trilogy directed by Jason Wee, readers will be invited to celebrate Singapore literature through live performances, poetry recitals, and even pop-up book stores to pick up your next favourite read!

As a leader in enriching communities through arts in Singapore, The Arts House Limited plans programmes throughout the year for audiences of all ages to inspire them to transform ideas into reality.

Textures 2023: Arrived Home has an exciting line-up of family-friendly activities from live performances, poetry recitals, art installations, pop-up book stores, podcasts and more. Head over to The Arts House, National Gallery Singapore and participating neighbourhood libraries for a storytelling session or interactive activities specially curated to spark literary curiosity in the young and the young-at-heart!

Here are all the deets to mark your calendars:

Texture 2023: Arrived Home
When: 6 – 15 January 2023
Multiple Locations 
How much: 
Free and ticketed programmes available. Click here to register!

Click here to learn more about The Arts House Limited.

Programme Highlights:

Your Relatives are Weird! 你的亲戚好奇怪!
A bilingual story & cartooning session with the DIM SUM WARRIORS 点心侠. The programme will be conducted in Chinese and English.
When: 7 January 2023 | 11am – 12pm
Where: Woodlands Regional Library
Age: 4 – 6 years old
How much: Free with registration. Click here to register.

Bukan Biasa-Biasa (Not The Ordinary)
Learn how a writer finds extraordinary ideas from everyday life and transforms them into an exciting story for readers. This programme will be conducted in Malay.
When: 7 January 2023 | 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Where: Woodlands Regional Library
Age: Upper secondary students and adults
How much: Free with registration. Click here to register.

தமிழும் நானும் Tamizhum Naanum (Tamil And I)
An hour of storytelling and interactive activities will teach kids the value of caring for others. This programme will be conducted in Tamil.
When: 8 January 2023 | 10:30am – 11:30am
Where: Woodlands Regional Library
Age: 4 – 9 years old
How much: Free with registration. Click here to register.

A peek into the world of Mist-Bound
The author of the best-selling book Mist-Bound: How to Glue Back Your Grandpa will take readers behind the scenes to explore the making of Mist-Bound – its world and its creatures.
When: 8 January 2023 | 11:45am – 12:30pm
Where: Woodlands Regional Library
Age: Upper Primary (10 – 12 years old)
How much: Free with registration. Click here to register.

Re-tuning: A Multilingual Poetry Reading with Calligraphic Performance
This multilingual poetry recital will portray the journey back to our physical and psychological home through calligraphy.
When: 13 & 14 January 2023 | 8pm
Where: The Arts House, Chamber
How much: Free with registration! Click here to register.

A Novel Idea: SingLit Edition
Director Samantha Scott-Blackhall will bring three novels to life on stage through dramatised reading to explore what it means to search for one’s roots in an attempt to regain time.
When: 14 & 15 January 2023 | 3pm, 5pm & 8pm
Where: The Arts House, Play Den
How much: $10. Click here to register.

迎新年贺新岁,享用美食不浪费 (Ushering The New Year With Good Food And No Waste)
Author Xiao Han will share her latest novel on food waste and discuss tips to recycle, reduce, and reuse food during Chinese New Year.
When: 15 January 2023 | 1pm – 2pm
Where: Ang Mo Kio Public Library
How much: Free with registration. Click here to register.

Brought to you in partnership with The Arts House Limited

Disclaimer: This is an external event not owned or managed by Sassy Mama. Always check with the organiser for changes or cancellations.

Event Price

Free and ticketed programmes available. Click the Book Now link for more info!

Event Location

The Arts House
1 Old Parliament Lane , 179429, Singapore
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