bOing! International Family Festival

  • 24-Aug-2019 - 25-Aug-2019
  • Gulbenkian
  • 0 - 16 years
  • Free
  • Get Creative
bOing! International Family Festival
Fantasic For Families
  • Some events are ticketed at £4-6pp

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.

bOing! 2019 is now on sale!

Our ticketed performances are now on sale here, the workshops are here and don’t forget to take a look at all the brilliant free performances we have on offer outside!

bOing! is produced and programmed by Gulbenkian, Canterbury.

This event is ticketed
  • Circus, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre

it is a magical weekend of performance and creativity for all ages.


Venue details

  • Gulbenkian
  • University of Kent
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT2 7NB

  • Kent

    The Snow Dragon

    11-Dec-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Toe-tapping songs and lots of laughs for everyone aged 3 and up, from the company that brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’.

    3 - 10 years
  • Kent

    Hansel & Gretel

    30-Nov-2019 14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

    This contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale finds our two young heroes lost in London, overwhelmed by the sights, sounds and smells. Together the brave duo must outwit the adults to find the...

    5 - 10 years
  • Kent

    Star in a Jar

    23-Nov-2019 12:30 PM - 13:30 PM

    When a little boy stumbles across a special star, he puts it in a jar and takes it on adventures.

    3 - 7 years
  • Kent


    29-Oct-2019 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    10.30am show for pre-walkers 1.30pm show for walkers

    0 - 3 years
  • FREE

    Platforma Family Day


    Join us for a FREE Family Day to celebrate the Platforma Festival exploring themes of home, identity and migration.

    0 - 16 years
  • Kent


    19-Oct-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    Stella is a Star Engineer. From her home on the Moon she keeps the stars shining bright for when we need them most, to make a wish or find our way back home.

    3 - 10 years
  • Kent


    08-Oct-2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Blink. Blink again. What do you see? Day by day your world is filling up with colour, little one.  Reds and blues, yellows and greens. Twinkling lights that glisten and gleam.

    0 - 2 years
  • Kent

    Groove Onto the Moon

    28-Sep-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Groove Onto the Moon follows three friends on a magical adventure to find that very first footprint created 50 years ago. Celebrate one of the most incredible achievements of humankind with a fun mixt...

    3 - 10 years
  • Kent

    Catapluf’s Musical Journey

    21-Sep-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf, whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans, water, drums, even the body.

    5 - 10 years

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