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Festival for all ages

Festival for all ages

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Jasmin Vardimon Company

Alice

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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.

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The Architects of Air

Arboria II – Luminarium

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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

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Dybwikdans

MOONmoon

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MOONmoon is a musical conversation for our youngest audience members ages 0-18months, revolving around melody, rhythm, pulse and timing.

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Duckie

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Duckie is a theatrical reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling with a message of tolerance and self acceptance at its core.

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Half a String

Breathe

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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.

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Frozen Light

Fire Songs

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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.

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Pirates of the Carabina

Pirate Taxi

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Sometimes serious, but more often funny, PIRATE TAXI is a family-friendly circus show suitable for adventurers of all ages.

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LAStheatre

The Rascally Diner

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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.

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Dulce Compania

The Royal Poodle Parade

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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.

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Studio GoGo

Volo: Dreams of Flight

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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.

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Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company

Fish Out of Water

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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. 

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Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company

Fish Out of Water Dance Workshop

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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.

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Baby Playground

Baby Playground

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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…

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Richard Layzell

Tree Chic

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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. 

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Music for Change

Global Sounds Stage

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Music for Change have created a brilliant line up for all ages on our Global Sounds stage at the Cathedral Meadow.

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The Railway Children Return (PG)

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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.

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The University of Kent, School of Physical Sciences (UK)

Crime Scene

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Have you ever wanted to be a real Crime Scene Investigator? Come and have a go in our reconstructed crime scene!

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Lightyear (U)

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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.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (U)

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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.

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Code Kids

Virtual Reality Coding Workshop

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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.

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Code Kids

Lego Robotics Workshop

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Use Lego to build smart robots and bring your robot to life using code and introduce concepts such as engineering to kids.

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Animate Arts

BRAVO! Cardboard Crafts

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Come and have a tuneful time making your very own musical instrument with cardboard supremos Animate Arts.

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The Future Human Signature Research Theme

Future Human Exhibition

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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.

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Kent Sport, University of Kent

Kent Sport Mini Sessions

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Our friends at Kent Sport are offering some brilliant free activities at bOing! 2022 from Zumbatomic to Street Dance!

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Gulbenkian

Silent Disco

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Everyone is invited to the bOing! silent disco.....just let yourself go!

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