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bOing! Awarded European Festival Status

bOing! Festival has been awarded the prestigious EFFE status by the European Festivals Association. EFFE stands for, Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe and is awarded to festivals that stand for artistic quality and have a significant impact on a…


Luminarium returning to bOing!

A staggering 3,000 people experienced the Mirazozo Luminarium, created by Nottingham based Architects of Air (AoA) at bOing! 2016. With such unprecendented demand over the festival and lots of visitors asking us to bring it back, we are delighted to…


bOing! 2017 – find out first

Put the date 26&27 August in your diary! bOing! is back again this summer. At Gulbenkian, we are busy finalising plans, booking fantastic performances from across Europe which we know you will love! BUT, we are not quite ready to…


2016: Line up announced for Summer of Love stage

  Performers on the Summer of Love ART31 Stage will include local indie bands New Old World and Holy Pinto, Canterbury Youth Music Project, performance poetry from Word Out! featuring Emrys Plant and even more local bands programmed by Ramsgate-based…


2016: Pinocchio: First look!

Last week three members of the bOing! team got to see a sneak preview of Pinocchio by Jasmin Vardimon Company. We loved it! It’s packed with brilliant characters and is unbelievably inventive. The Jasmin Vardimon dancers become human puppets, many…


2016: Countdown to bOing! RIDE

In the second of her countdown to bOing! articles, Natalie Tipping takes a look at RIDE. A production featuring at this year’s festival that is definitely one for petrol heads with a wild imagination is RIDE. Recommended for adults and…


2016: Countdown to bOing!…….Mirazozo

In her first in a series of articles about bOing!2016, Natalie Tipping previews Mirazozo. The annual bOing! Festival has become a calendar staple for many families in Kent over recent years. This year’s event takes place, as always, over the…