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Family Dance Festival


21 – 22 April, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm


Family Dance Festival

21 – 22 April, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm


Family Dance Festival is an interactive and entertaining hour of pop-up dance featuring three professional companies from Wales plus local youth dance groups.

Witness amazing dancers, twisting and turning, tumbling and sliding in this jam-packed bilingual national touring event, and have a go yourself with a fun taster workshop following each performance.

"Great interactive element. The kids loved it. Thank you!"

Audience member

The dance programme

Super Local Heroes is Bombastic’s brand new show created especially for Family Dance Festival.

Four misfit superheroes on mobility scooters arrive to ask the audience to dance, chat and interact with them and participate in a surreal and fun mission to help neighbourhoods across Wales.

These super local heroes’ will be popping up throughout the show to entertain and introduce the guest companies including...

I am 8

Sweetshop Revolution’s: I am 8, is a light-hearted and charming lyrical piece with four dancers that was commissioned by London’s Sadler’s Wells and The Place.

It presents a world in which children’s stories and dancer’s lives blend in a tale of discovery, spanning what it's like to anywhere between 8 and 28 years old.

Cardiff-based Kitsch & Sync Collective make curiously quirky dance theatre and performance and are regularly featured in festivals across the UK.

Hello Buoys

Follow three dinghy-less damsels as they dip their toes and cause a splash on their seafaring voyage.

Looking for a captain to guide them to sun-kissed beaches, can these ladies of leisure be pointed in the right direction or are they hopelessly helpless in their tropical quest?

Local young dance groups will be adding something extra special to the show with a diverse range of dance styles. Here’s your opportunity to see young talents doing their thing.

Suitable for all ages

Audio Description available in Welsh and English. Please let us know if you require a headset. Touch tours starting 15 minutes before the show.

British Sign Language interpreted shows with Sami Thorpe.

Family Dance Festival is a Bombastic, Coreo Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre co-production in association with Chapter and Memo Arts Centre. It is supported through the Arts Council of Wales’s National Lottery programme and by the Welsh Government.

This event will hopefully be held outside (weather permitting) but if it's moved inside then it will take place under cover, in the Glanfa foyer.

BSL Interpreted

Audio Described

Touch Tour

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