SATURDAY 26th & SUNDAY 27th AUGUST 2017
Our Kids Stage is back once again bringing the very best in children’s entertainment! From family TV favourites to princesses and dance troops, you and your little ones will be mesmerised throughout the day!
See Cbeebies favourite gardener Mr Bloom on the Kids Arena stage as he entertains the crowd with his love of This household name is sure to inspire young minds with his charismatic performance and crowd interaction!
Settle down by the Kids Stage to see Peppa Pig and her little brother George appear during story time sessions, led by a narrator. The cheeky little piggies will also be appearing at our Meet and Greet Point at intervals throughout the day. So get your cameras at the ready to catch a snap of this lovable pair!
We’re thrilled to announce some royal guests are attending this years’ festival – The SH Imagination Princesses! Bringing a touch of magic to the Kids Arena with sing-a-longs from the kids stage and meet and greets around the kids area – make sure you save the date to meet your favourite princesses!
Fresh from Adventure Bay, Chase and Skye from PAW Patrol will be taking a break from their usual rescue missions to join in the fun in the Kids Arena! The heroic pups will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day… don’t forget your cameras!
Be prepared to be wowed by the amazing Abstract Dance Troop! With over 100 classes running each week in Acrobatics, Dance, Drama, Singing, Music and Teacher Training, expect some amazing choreography from this professional team of all ages!
Family fun activities for all ages with Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Come and build your favourite ship from Lego, enjoy our Tudor games, challenge a real Royal Marine and explore a 90ft interactive caving tunnel!
Discover your inner Bear Grylls and take part in the activities in the Kingswood Adventure Zone! Practice fencing, clamber up a Climbing wall, try your hand at bushcraft, make your own dream catcher and have a go at orienteering all under the watchful eye of the Kingswood Squirrel Mascot!
The University of Portsmouth – partners of Victorious Festival – will be there enticing and enriching young scientific minds!
The New Theatre Royals Creative LAB artist Sasha Biloshisky will choreograph a high-energy dance performance for the festival, performing an exciting fusion of dance, parkour and acrobatics inside a large structure.
Sasha has worked with artists such as Sean Paul, Kylie Minogue, Boy George, Alesha Dixon and Stacey Solomon. Workshops with the Sasha will accompany the performances throughout the day, encouraging all the family to have go!
Grab a nerf blaster and run for cover behind giant inflatable shapes in an action packed adrenaline pumping game in our Action Blast Nerf Arena or hone your skills by practicing on our target range!
Could you be the next Andy Murray or Serena Williams!? Have a go at tennis and find out with the Canoe Lake Leisure tennis team!
Enter the crocodile assault course, through the crocodile’s mouth inside you will find a crawl tunnel, biff and bash’s, hanging punch bags and then come down the slide! Discover the bouncy helter skelter fun,! A Castle under the sea, giant slides and a bouncy toddler activity play pen!!
Time to get creative! Join up with local artist James Waterfield and create a spectacular mural for all the festival to see!
Come and meet Rexy the dinosaur & his baby dino friends, with appearances & photo opportunities throughout both days!
Love gaming? Using original Retro Video Game Consoles, Equipment and hundreds of Games, Gaming Retro-bution bring you the ultimate, authentic Retro Gaming Experience. Select any game from a list of over 600 available on their “menu”, let them know what you fancy playing, and you’ll be playing in seconds!
BellaCrafts is renowned for creating an enjoyable crafting environment for children of all ages, so come along and get creative! For more info about BellaCrafts visit their website.
Homestart are an amazing family charity who offer support and friendship for families in the area. They are opening their doors this year at the festival for community colouring!
Our fabulously funny roaming entertainers Will and Jared are back with balloon modelling, juggling, bubbles and more!
Free for everyone at our colourful face painting stations.
The Victorious Beach Area is back! See who can make the biggest sandcastle or sit back and relax in our huge sandy beach area!
Feeling inspired by the amazing acts performing at this year’s festival? Get into the festival spirit and learn to play an instrument at the Ready to Rock School!
Karaoke for kids! Let your little one have a moment in the spot light and sing along to loads of kids.
Whatever music your mini festival go-er wants to make – from Rock ‘n’ Roll to Ding-Dong – Monkey music classes are the perfect place!
Roll up! Roll up! Join us and learn exciting circus skills at Victorious! The fantastic team behind Top Banana Circus skills are on hand to teach your little ones everything from tight rope walking to juggling!
Hop on board and explore the Pompey Football club bus with Portsmouth in the Community.
There is plenty of designated family friendly seating in the Kids Arena as well as a dedicated baby change/breastfeeding facility. Stocked to the rafters with nappies and changing wipes the baby change tent makes festivals with really little ones a doddle.
The amazing Happy’s Circus is back for 2017!