Come along to the Octagon for a fun filled weekend of FREE family activities.

From live interactive performances in the main auditorium to arts and crafts and sensory activities in the Kitchen and Bar; from funky beats at our Family Disco to bubbles on the street, there’s something for everyone.


Boogie Wonderland - Family Disco
Pop on your dancing shoes and head to our Family Disco where dad dancing is positively encouraged! 

Backstage tours and behind the scenes experiences
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at The Octagon? This is your chance to find out! 

Live interactive performances and workshops for the whole family
Join us at selected times throughout the day for interactive performances and workshops in our main auditorium. 

Get creative
The sanctuary space is our dedicated area for families to unwind and get creative, with crafts, face painting and sensory activities.

The Family Festival is sponsored by

Additional information


FREE - but timeslots must be booked in advance. 

Age guide

Suitable for all ages!


All our Family Festival activities and performances are free but we are asking families to book a slot for everyone who is visiting. You’ll be given a wristband for each family member when you arrive which will enable you to stay for up to 2 1/2 hours, with various activities happening at different times for you to enjoy.

Fri 26 August 10:00am 10:00am Book
Fri 26 August 1:00pm 1:00pm Book
Sat 27 August 10:00am 10:00am Book
Sat 27 August 1:00pm 1:00pm Book
Sun 28 August 10:00am 10:00am Book
Sun 28 August 1:00pm 1:00pm Book