Kids Arena - Victorious Festival

Kids Arena

The Victorious Kids Arena is a mini-festival in itself and what’s more, all the activities in the area are totally FREE!

***Shortlisted in the UK Festival Awards for Best Family Festival in 2015, 2016 & 2018***


We’re thrilled to have Captain Barnacles and Kwazii from the Octonauts headline the Kids Stage on the Saturday! Leading the audience into becoming Octonaut Cadets this fun, musical performance is not to be missed!

Mr Bloom

We’re extremely excited for CBeebies star Mr. Bloom to return to Victorious to headline the Kids Stage on the Sunday! There’ll be a bundle of veggie stories, gardening games and catchy songs for tiddlers and parents alike. To sum it up in the words of a famous aubergine: ‘Let’s sing and dance and have some fun!’

Transformers: Bumblebee

Everyone’s favourite transformer; Bumblebee, will be making appearances throughout the weekend. Get your camera ready and come and say hello to this giant walking, talking robot in disguise!


Attention adventure seekers! Introducing our new Official Partner, Lidl GB!

Look out for the Giant Lidl Bag for Life and stretch tent, which will be jam-packed with family fun and exciting activities Challenge yourself with the ultimate test on the Lidl Mudder obstacles. Conquer the summit of Mini Everest and attempt to weave your way through a maze of bungies in the Secret Agent Squeeze. Capture yourself in action as you dive through the Lidl checkout, and then finish off by making a delicious smoothie on our smoothie bikes!

Will & Jared

Our favourite comedy duo, Will & Jared will be back roaming the kids arena and causing havoc with giant bubbles, stilts and jokes. Watch out!

Kids Karaoke

Love to sing? Born to perform? Head over to kids karaoke and belt out some of your favourite tunes!

Face Painting

Tiger? Pirate? Butterfly? Let your little ones be whoever and whatever you want to be at one of our fantastic face painting stations!


Us Southsea folk love the beach so much, we decided to build one in the festival site! Our giant sandpit lined with beach huts and deck chairs is the perfect place to relax while the young ones build sandcastles!

Football Fun

Little Kickers are back bringing football fun and games to mini festival-goers. Try your luck at beat the goalie or practice your dribbling skills. Great fun for everyone!


If you’ve seen the Greatest Showman, you’ll love our circus skills station! Try your hand at plate spinning, diablo throwing, juggling and even unicycling!


Family is at the heart of Victorious and we want the festival experience to be as easy as possible for new parents. In the Kids Arena you’ll find a handy baby change tent away from the crowds. There’s also plenty of seating, perfect for a breastfeeding stop.

Arts and Crafts

Southsea is big on arts and crafts and the Victorious Kids Arena is no different! From a chilled out colouring tent, to painting stations and making stations, they’ll be something to keep little crafters busy.


No Kids Arena would be complete without some bouncy inflatables. Whether it’s a traditional bouncy castle, bouncy slide or obstacle course we’re guaranteed you’ll be jumping for joy!

Bongo Workshops

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get ready for bongo time! Learn some beats and make a noise in our fun festival-vibe bongo workshops