New! Workshops & Artist Chats

April 14, 2015

We’ve got performances, activities, pyjama nights and evening shows, roving artists, and this year, we’ve added two great little events perfect for kids and people interested in the artistic process. Take the kids to an active mini-workshop at Arts Umbrella or have a cuppa with a Scottish puppeteer dedicated to
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RBC Donates $5,000 to Youth for Youth Program

March 31, 2015

We’re pleased to announce that RCB has donated $5,000 this year to our inspiring Youth for Youth Program. Y4Y supports young emerging artists gain valuable real-life skills to further their careers in the arts typically in the fields of music and theatre. This year, the Festival is working with the Still Moon Arts Society, which
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Trivia Night! A fundraiser for VICF

March 18, 2015

Back by popular demand is Trivia Night, a fundraiser for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, taking place April 25, 2015. Tickets are just $15 (+ tax & service charge) and are on sale now! Get a team together, come in pairs or come solo, and we’ll have tables of 4
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Spring into crafts!

March 17, 2015

Spring break followed by Easter break means lots of time with the kiddos! Luckily, we have loads of great arts and craft activities to keep little hands and minds busy over the break. We’ve pulled a few from our expanding Pinterest Boards. Face painting 101 –Haven’t you always wanted to
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Miles for smiles!

March 03, 2015

Do you have extra Aeroplan Miles kicking around? Donating them to the Festival via the Beyond Miles program is an incredibly easy and inexpensive way for your help offset travel costs for performers coming to the Festival. This year, we have artists and groups from Australia, Scotland and the Netherlands traveling many miles to
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Spring into arts activities!

February 17, 2015

Looking for ways to occupy and maybe even stimulate your kids brains and creative muscles over the two-week March break? We’ve compiled a list of great arts camps and activities in the Lower Mainland. ArtSpace Spring Break Arts Camp, Burnaby March 9-13 & March 16-20 half-days, full days, ages 4,5
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February theatre fun!

January 20, 2015

Looking for some mid-winter theatre? Head to Michael J Fox for a weird and wonderful musical based on 60s hit show The Addams Family or commune with worn out moms at Motherlode! THE ADDAMS FAMILY, THE MUSICAL Michael J Fox Theatre February 6 – 21 at 5:00 PM Magnificently macabre!
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Don’t miss this Sensational Deep Sea Adventure!

January 06, 2015

Bring the family to see the internationally acclaimed Adventures of Alvin Sputnik at this year’s PuSh Festival and prepare to be utterly enchanted. THE ADVENTURES OF ALVIN SPUTNIK: DEEP SEA EXPLORER January 21-24, 2015 presented as part of this year’s PuSh Festival! Get Tickets TODAY! This magical play evokes the enchantment
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Holiday Performances

December 16, 2014

There are plenty of live performances around town to ring in the holiday season! Whether it’s the classic Nutcracker, the rollicking panto or chamber music, there’s loads of festive fun to be for kids of all ages, and their parents too! Many thanks to for these suggested holiday performances.
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