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Southampton & Hedge End – Encanto Workshops On Sale Now!

Well it seems that Disney have done it once again!

Encanto is already a record breaker for many reasons and if you haven’t already seen then film, then make it a priority this week!

Encanto tells the story of Mirabel Madrigal, who was born into a magical family where everyone has a special gift except her. One of her sisters is super-strong, another can produce flowers out of nowhere, her mom can cure any ailment with her food, and so forth. But Mirabel was never given a special gift, and her lack of powers is a regular source of tension between her and her Abuela.

These gifts aren’t innate. They are given to the family by a magical candle the Madrigals call “our miracle,” a force that saved Abuela and her three kids when she was young when they were forced to flee their hometown. As The Violence caught up with them, killing their Abuelo, the candle gave the surviving Madrigals a home: a magical house that became a source of refuge, comfort, and the subsequent generations’ special gifts.

The movie follows Mirabel as she sees that the house, their Casita, is starting to crack at the foundations, which her Abuela adamantly denies in an effort to maintain order. It’s up to Mirabel, the least special Madrigal, to find out what’s endangering their miracle and to protect the home that has protected her family all these years.

Everyone’s talking about Bruno now, it seems. Disney struck gold with the soundtrack to their latest animated smash hit Encanto, earning a place atop the Billboard 200 chart for albums. While many of the film’s tracks have made waves thanks to viral social media trends (especially TikTok), “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” has carved itself a place in music history, as it’s now the highest-charting Disney song in twenty-six years. Originally tied with Frozen‘s once ever-present hit “Let it Go” by hitting number five on the charts, the song finally rose to the number four spot, beating out its chilly counterpart.

“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” is now tied with two songs from Disney’s renaissance — Elton John‘s “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King, and Vanessa Williams‘ “Colors of the Wind” from Pocahontas — both of which also hit number four on the Hot 100.

Take part in an Encanto workshop!

This February half term, we will be running a number of Encanto workshops for kids and families in and around the Southampton region.

Join us on our adventure as we explore the characters, music and life of The Madrigals family and the magical place of Encanto!

We’ll sing your favourite songs from the film in a fun and creative way, you’ll learn a dance from the movie, you’ll play some Encanto themed games and you’ll also get to design and make your own MAGICAL prop to take home with you.

Check out the workshop schedule below…

WORKSHOP 1
Monday 21 February 2022
9.30am – 11.00am
Wildern School, Hedge End
Ages 5-8

WORKSHOP 2
Monday 21 February 2022
12.30pm – 3.00pm
Richard Taunton’s Sixth Form College, Southampton
Ages 5-8

WORKSHOP 3
Tuesday 22 February 2022
9.30am – 10.15am (Class 1)
10.30am – 11.15am (Class 2)
11.30am – 12.15am (Class 3)
Oasis Academy, Lord’s Hill, Southampton
Ages 3-5 plus parent or guardian

WORKSHOP 4
Tuesday 22 February 2022
2.00pm – 4.00pm
Oasis Academy, Lord’s Hill, Southampton
Ages 8-11

Tickets are priced from £7.50 and are available now, via the link below!

Workshop Tickets HERE!

Public Workshops

We run incredible public workshops throughout the year for young people aged 5-17! Tickets for our public workshops tend to go quickly, so be sure to keep checking back for new events if we’re sold out.