A magical weekend of performance and creativity for all ages!

Performers and artists come from across the world, creating unforgettable festival experiences for over 10,000 people each year. bOing! is free to enter (plus free parking!) and everyone is welcome.

Below are events that you can book in advance, but there are loads of free bOing! events for you to enjoy too!

Please go to www.boingfestival.com for more details.

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Stoel

Using a set made of chairs and the rhythm of cello and voice, two dancers move, balance and play in this beautiful performance from Belgium.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Jamboree

It’s time to make some noise! Jamboree is Oily Cart’s vibrant gig-performance for teenagers with complex needs (age 11+), and their friends and families.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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This Family Got Soul

This Family Got Soul! is a high energy, relaxed atmosphere singing workshop designed for large-scale interactive audience participation.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Lulla

Lulla presents a world of song, movement and music, and shows us lullabies in new and traditional forms.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Daedalum Luminarium

Daedalum is a brand new luminarium, launched this year, with bOing! as one of its first outings.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Planet Canterbury: The Big Build

Animate Arts is attempting their biggest build at bOing! yet!

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Animation Workshop

Our ever popular animation workshop will be back at bOing! again this year

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Moon Landing VR Experience

Experience one of Animate Art’s amazing paper installations in 360 degrees!

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Astrodome

Take a look into the night sky and get up close to discover more about the objects that you can see in outer space.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Puppetry Workshop

Make a puppet in this fun hands-on workshop.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Physical Theatre Workshop

Join dancers Aoi and Esteban on a fun workshop for all ages.

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Family Film: Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

A Roman teenager with brains but very little brawn falls foul of Emperor Nero. Forced to join the army and sent to miserable, cold, wet Britain where an historic showdown with the Celts is about to take place.

Sat 24 August 2019, 11:00am
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Anarchist Mobile Library

Tessa Bide Productions presents an interactive show for families

Sat 24 - Sun 25 August 2019
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Crime Scene

Have you ever wanted to be a real Crime Scene Investigator?

Sat 24 August 2019
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Cool Science

This 45 minute interactive Liquid Nitrogen show explores how the extreme cold affects the properties of gases, liquids, and solid materials - including bananas!

Sun 25 August 2019
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Family Film: The Lion King

Lions rule the African savannah in Disney’s live action remake, which welcomes Donald Glover as future king Simba and Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Simba’s friend-turned-love interest Nala.

Sun 25 August 2019, 11:00am
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Accessible Film Club: The Lion King

Lions rule the African savannah in Disney’s live action remake, which welcomes Donald Glover as future king Simba and Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Simba’s friend-turned-love interest Nala.

Sat 24 August 2019, 3:00pm
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Family Film: Mary Poppins Returns Sing-Along

Join us for a special Sing-Along screening of this joyful, wonderful and practically perfect in every way musical.

Sun 25 August 2019
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bOing! International Family Festival 2019

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