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    Children's Performance, Sat 30 - Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury

    Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury

    Gulbenkian Café

    Gulbenkian Café



    The Gulbenkian Theatre

    01227 769075


    University of Kent,
    CT2 7NB


    Let us take you on a very special journey of imagination with a weekend of amazing theatre, dance, music, films and fun for all the family.

    bOing! 2014 is packed with magical performances and experiences brought to you by leading international artists including:

    C-12 Dance Theatre combine circus skills, parkour and dance in spectacular outdoor performances Market Stall and Trolleys.
    World famous cellist Matthew Sharp will create a new choir of all ages to take part in a fun concert including a strange and fantastic promenade performance
    Paperbelle is an enchanting show which playfully explores colour and is set in a magical world of paper
    All the way from Italy, Compagnia TPO bring Bleu!, a truly immersive experience, using dance and interactive technology to take you on an adventure under the sea.
    Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Periplum’s Imaginarium is an ipad experience that takes you through the rabbit hole and shrinks you to the size of a dormouse…
    We are proud to announce that the fabulous Oily Cart company will preview their new show for children with complex disabilities The Bounce
    Alongside these we have an MP3 experience Walking Stories, an all-day disco, Boogie Woogie Baby, Dad Dancing, workshops with Gulbenkian resident companies Three Half Pints and Wide Eyed Theatre, arts and crafts, face painting, music, films, balloons, dressing up and range of fun and free activities available throughout the day. Not forgetting a very crazy Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Menu in our café

    Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

    Level access to the theatre, foyer and bar through automatic doors.

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 30 - Sun 31 Aug 2014 10:00


    More information & booking will be available soon.



    See location of Gulbenkian Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 140599  Lat: 51.29799 Long: 1.06832

    By car: Situated on the campus of the University of Kent. Follow the A2/M2 towards Dover and turn off onto the A28 towards Canterbury. Continue up to a large roundabout and follow the signs to 'The University'. When on the University's campus, follow the signs to the Gulbenkian Theatre. A map is available to download from their website.

    By train: The closest BR train station is Canterbury West. From there, buses are available by Westgate to take you onto the University's campus. From the University drop off point, follow the signs towards the library and the Cornwallis buildings and on to the theatre.

    By bus: A regular bus service operates from Canterbury City Centre to the University. For details telephone Travel Line on 0871 200 2233. Unibuse 08702 433 711

    Free parking is available to Gulbenkian customers after 5pm on weekdays and all day at weekends in any University car park.

    Parking: free

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

    Level access to the theatre, foyer and bar through automatic doors.

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