Theatre for Young Audiences Workshop

April 05, 2018

Interested in creating work for young audiences, or already do so? Come out and share knowledge and ideas about the creation process for work specific to young audiences. Join Tim Watts and Arielle Gray from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, the creators and performers of New Owner for tea, coffee
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Sharing Dance Day

March 26, 2018

On Friday, June 1st Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is hosting NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018 at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. Events will take place at 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm outside Arts Umbrella Granville Island, located at 1286 Cartwright St. NBS Sharing Dance Day aims to engage with
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‘Your Story, Your Voice’ Workshop

February 08, 2018

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is proud to announce an upcoming storytelling workshop on Granville Island with Deborah Williams. Deb Williams, award winning performer, co-creator of the international hit Mom’s the Word trilogy and co-founder of Vancouver’s sold out storytelling series The Flame is offering a storytelling workshop for emerging performers with
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Notice of our 2017 Annual General Meeting

November 15, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm. DATE:  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 TIME:  Arrival 5:30 pm / Meeting 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Refreshments and hor d’oeuvres to follow. LOCATION: Vancouver International Children’s Festival
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Welcome Sophie!

November 01, 2017

We’d like to introduce you to Sophie Mines, the newest member of the Vancouver International Children’s Festival’s staff.  Sophie has come on board as our new Education and Volunteer Coordinator. She will be replacing the extraordinary Diana Stewart-Imbert. Although she has big shoes to fill, we are confident that Sophie
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Festival Volunteer Vinny Vipond Breaks World Record!

October 19, 2017

Congratulations to long time Vancouver International Children’s Festival volunteer, Vinny Vipond for breaking the world record for longest distance travelled on a unicycle…while juggling! It should come to no surprise that Vinny volunteers every year at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival’s Circus Tent teaching festival goers how to juggle.  He’s
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Meet our Development Manager

October 03, 2017

We’d like to introduce you to Michelle Cronier, the Vancouver International Children’s Festival’s Development Manager.  She is responsible for facilitating new connections and developing relationships with all of the Festival’s supporters, donors and sponsors. Please contact Michelle if your company, business or foundation is  interested in supporting the Festival.  We
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Art, Shoes and Charity

July 21, 2017

We’d walk a mile in these whimsical shoes any day! These bright, playful, shoes are designed by artist Patrick James Bravo. Choose from four different shoe styles inspired by Bravo’s art, which when placed together reveals the full art piece.  And, once the sun sets, these shoes go from fabulous
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Meet our Operations Manager

June 28, 2017

Leanne Zacharias has been involved with the Festival for many years and in many different capacities. From her early days with the Festival as a volunteer and performer to running our Artist Services,  Leanne always brings her infectious enthusiasm and passion to whatever her role.  Now, we’d like to welcome
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