A huge butterfly is set to appear at Nuneaton’s Ropewalk Shopping Centre as part of Abbey Theatre’s first Hope Festival, celebrating mental health and wellbeing through the arts.

The installation, which acts as the festival emblem, will be made up of thousands of butterflies decorated by pupils from local primary and junior schools. It will be unveiled on 1 October with the event itself taking place on 12 & 13 October.

During the day, there will be exhibitions and workshops whilst on the evening, there will be performances including comedy, music and dance.

For more information, please visit https://www.abbeytheatre.co.uk/whats-on/hope-festival/.