Festival for all ages
Jasmin Vardimon Company
With a sensory feast of arresting images, powerful performers and striking kinetic scenery, Jasmin Vardimon’s newest creation is a re-imagining of the ground-breaking classic.
The Architects of Air
The ‘Arboria II’ Luminarium is an immersive and interactive sculpture is dedicated to the theme of ‘trees’ and designed to evoke wonder at the beauty of light and colour
MOONmoon is a musical conversation for our youngest audience members ages 0-18months, revolving around melody, rhythm, pulse and timing.
Duckie is a theatrical reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling with a message of tolerance and self acceptance at its core.
Half a String
A theatre show from the perspective of an acorn. Half a String’s - Breathe, is beautifully realised through a truly unique blend of puppetry, music and live camera work.
In the embrace of choral harmonies, the audience join Frozen Light on their latest sensory exploration. From a soulful connection to travelling into the celestial music of the cosmos.
Pirates of the Carabina
Sometimes serious, but more often funny, PIRATE TAXI is a family-friendly circus show suitable for adventurers of all ages.
Cook up a stink as part of Rufus Skumskins O’Parsleys’ kitchen crew or bring a pot to bang and ward off evil cakes in this fun-filled, messy performance about food.
A sensational walkabout parade bringing a blast of colour and some charming poodles to bOing! Walkabout performance from Dulce Compania features 5 jumping stilt walkers, stunning costumes and cute pups.
New VR thrill ride Volo: Dreams of Flight is coming to bOing! 2022 Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s fabulous flying contraptions, his studies of flight and perspective.
Join Square Pegs Arts for this fun and creative workshop writing and recording Jingles for miscellaneous object and products.
Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company
Fish Out of Water is a fresh, family-friendly outdoor dance performance using hip hop, interactive sculptures & responsive music to explore themes of belonging, otherness, displacement & migrancy.
Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company
MCDC dancers will share a creative workshop using hip hop and contemporary techniques, exploring the themes of travel, learning a piece of the choreography from the show and facilitating creativity.
Baby Playground (Age 0-24 months) Playground Bell tent – Sun 28 Aug Join Baby Playground artists on a gentle sensory journey creating a magical experience for you to share with…
This unique family experience is for children over 5 and their parents, to join creative ecologist and educator Richard Layzell in a 30-minute walk and workshop of discovery and celebration.
Music for Change
Music for Change have created a brilliant line up for all ages on our Global Sounds stage at the Cathedral Meadow.
Picking up nearly forty years after the events of the original film, 'The Railway Children Return' will take audiences on an exciting and heart-warming journey.
The University of Kent, School of Physical Sciences (UK)
Have you ever wanted to be a real Crime Scene Investigator? Come and have a go in our reconstructed crime scene!
The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he is marooned on a hostile planet.
This summer, from the biggest global animated franchise in history, comes the origin story of how the world's greatest supervillain first met his iconic Minions.
Learn to code in a virtual world in the palm of your hand. Give your 3D creations behaviour, animation, and movement. Interact with a virtual world entirely created by you.
Use Lego to build smart robots and bring your robot to life using code and introduce concepts such as engineering to kids.
Come and have a tuneful time making your very own musical instrument with cardboard supremos Animate Arts.
The Future Human Signature Research Theme
An exhibition of theatrical costume and a life-size puppet by stage and theatre professionals to imagine how humans might interact with technology in the next 30 years.
Kent Sport, University of Kent
Our friends at Kent Sport are offering some brilliant free activities at bOing! 2022 from Zumbatomic to Street Dance!
Everyone is invited to the bOing! silent disco.....just let yourself go!