Our Kids Stage is back once again bringing the very best in children’s entertainment!
With headline performances from Fireman Sam and Swashbuckles Cook & Line!
Also featuring the ever popular singing Bolinja Princesses, Dexi’s Dance Academy and Attitune!
The Gruffalo and Fireman Sam will be appearing at our Meet and Greet station at intervals throughout the day!
Brand new for this year, we are thrilled to introduce Happy’s Circus! By day be mesmerised by the traditional circus shows featuring Acrobats, Aerialists, speciality acts Rolla-Rolla and Sword Balancing plus loads of Magic performed byHappy’s Circus! Perfect fun for the whole family!
Learn circus skills like juggling, plate spinning and unicycling with this magical duo!
The ever popular singing princesses are back! With sing-a-long stage performances and meet and greets across the weekend they’re sure to have children smiling all weekend!
Have fun while learning about history in the Mary Rose Zone! Have a go at archery, dress up like a Tudor, get your picture taken on Henry V111’s throne, play whack the ships rat, hold real Mary Rose artefacts or put your family in the stocks!
Head to the Ickle Bambino Baby Raves Tent to throw some shapes with your little ones.
Experience walking on water inside huge inflatables in a giant pool with the Parkwood Leisure Mountbatten team!
Travel where no child has gone before with the New Theatre Royal space adventure…more info coming soon!
Educational and fun! Learn about the wonders of astronomy with the University of Portsmouth.
Oh! I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!”
Roll up! Roll up! Step inside Filskit Theatre’s tent for a seaside treat at Victorious! Through magical, interactive projection, young explorers and their families can experience the joys of the beach through exciting technology and shadow work! Come and splash in the waves and
play on the sand with us! You will also have the chance to create your own seaside souvenir to take home with you! Oh! We do like to be beside the seaside!
More info coming soon!
Time to get creative! Join up with local artist James Waterfield and create a spectacular mural for all the festival to see!
They’ll be decorating a ‘bee tree’ with hand knitted critters to raise awareness for the plight of the bumble bee as well as creating knitted and crochet hearts & flowers on behalf of The Rowans Hospice. Festival goers can donate to the charity and chose one of the hand made items to tie to a the memorial tree in memory of a loved one.
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.
Pull up a pew and get creative in the Families Magazine colouring tent.
Complete with chair-o-plane, Austin Cars and Dobbies. Our miniature traditional fairground is sure to have little pulses racing.
An adventure playground filled with slides, soft toys and loads of fun, all on a double decker bus!
Free for everyone at our colourful face painting stations.
Karaoke for kids! Let your little one have a moment in the spot light and sing along to loads of kids
Refuel for more fun in the Portsmouth Pyramids’ Mad Hatters Tea Party themed café!
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.