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Coronavirus update

In line with government advice, Gulbenkian and Colyer-Fergusson Concert Hall are now closed to 30 June. See our regularly updated statement here.

Presented by A Thousand Cranes

This event is now cancelled. If you have purchased tickets for this event, please do not contact our Ticket office, we will contact you over the upcoming days. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The perfect show for children in the year of the Tokyo Olympics.

Buy 4 or more tickets for this show for discount rate of only £6.50pp

The ever inventive British-Japanese theatre company; A Thousand Cranes presents the thrilling the story of how the Eastern Zodiac calendar was created with a race set to cause all sorts of problems for the twelve creatures taking part.

Featuring original Japanese music, two multi -talented actors, origami and shadow puppets with plenty of fun, drama, and surprises, The Great Race! shows how not only speed, but also kindness and courage can help you cross the finishing line.

 

Children must have a valid ticket and be accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket at all times. Children under/over the recommended age may be admitted but will still require a child’s ticket.  Baby on lap tickets (+£1 with adult booking) are available for 0-18months (Full & Baby).  Age ranges are provided as a guide and we ask you to consider whether a show is suitable for your child. For further information please contact our Ticket & Information Team on 01227 769075 who will be happy to help.

Fantastic for families

Our work with young people

Children and Young People are at the heart of what we do, as audience members, as participants and as thought leaders.

Through our landmark ART31 project we are working with young people and partners in Kent to create new opportunities through the arts for under 25's across the county.

Below are some of our current projects focused on the development of young people.

Our projects with young people