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bOing! 2016 Kent’s International Family Festival Sat 27 & Sun 28 August

Chagall’s goat; a magical luminarium; the tale of Pinocchio in dance and films chosen by Mark Kermode – all this is on offer and more at Canterbury’s Gulbenkian over two glorious days at the end of August. WOW’s editor Emma Dewhurst asked LIZ MORAN, Director of Gulbenkian and founder and Artistic Director of bOing!, to tell us all about it.

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May The Toys Be With You, by Anna Morell

Star Wars toys at The Beaney

A shift in the Force has been palpable in recent months, as the world waited for the release of the latest ‘Star Wars’ film. Shops upped the price of toys (even toys from the dreadful prequels) and supermarkets increased their ranges of clothing – in adult sizes. They knew, as does Canterbury’s excellent museum, The…

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Theatre Review: Peppa Pig’s Surprise! by Anna Morell (5 Stars)

Peppa Pig's Surprise!

I’m almost vegan these days. I have one caveat: bacon. But only if it’s made from Peppa Pig. Or really, her family. Seriously, what is there to like about her tiny irritating brother who can only respond ‘Dinosaur, grrr!’ to anything? Or Daddy Pig, whose hobo-scruffy beard, sense of self-importance and total absence of intelligence…

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Theatre Review: Every Brilliant Thing by Sam Froudist

Every Brilliant Thing WOW Kent

There’s not much that strikes fear into the heart of the intrepid theatre-goer, but the words “audience participation”, does exactly that. Even the harshest critic quakes in their seat at the thought of getting up and getting involved. I am at The Marlowe Studio in Canterbury to see ‘Every Brilliant Thing’, a one man show…

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