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Youngsters set off on a cultural journey around the world as part of annual arts week

PUBLISHED: 15:00 09 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:38 09 February 2018

Pupils showing off their African drumming skills at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Pupils showing off their African drumming skills at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

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Youngsters at Sheringham Primary School had a chance to learn about the customs and cultures of far-flung countries ranging from India to Australia, during a fun-packed programme of activities organised as part of an annual multi-cultural week.

Aboriginal dancers wait their turn to perform in Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPicture: KAREN BETHELLAboriginal dancers wait their turn to perform in Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPicture: KAREN BETHELL

The event saw pupils research facts on their chosen country, before joining in arts activities including fabric printing, African drumming and Bollywood dancing.

The school’s artist in residence Kate Munro also helped childrencreate a collaborative wall-hanging based on the art of Ghana, where Sheringham Primary has a link with an inner-city school.

Pupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

The week. which culminated in an exhibition for parents and a talent show, was organised by the school’s head of art Becky Robinson.

She said: “It has been really nice for the children to get immersed in another culture and because north Norfolk is not very diverse, it gives them a chance to experience how people in other parts of the world live.”

Aboriginal dancers wait their turn to perform in Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPicture: KAREN BETHELLAboriginal dancers wait their turn to perform in Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPicture: KAREN BETHELL

Pupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Aboriginal dancing at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLAboriginal dancing at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Pupils performing an Aboriginal dance Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPupils performing an Aboriginal dance Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Aboriginal dancing at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLAboriginal dancing at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Pupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Pupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Pupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELLPupils giving a Bollywood dancing demonstration at Sheringham Primary School's multi-cultural week talent show. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

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