International Youth Arts Festival


Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul


A festival showcasing emerging artists taking place in venues across Kingston

Kingston's celebrated international arts festival returns for its 10th anniversary. Showcasing work by and for people aged 27 and under, IYAF brings some of the best young talent from around the world to Kingston for ten days of inspiring theatre, music, dance and comedy.

Festival Friends Scheme

If you're an IYAF addict, our Festival Friends scheme is the ideal way to get the most out of the festival.

IYAF Friends Card - £40
Unlimited shows at 50% off*

*Maximum two tickets per show & tickets must be booked in advance.

Friends cardholders also receive:

25% off in the Rose Café
25% off ACT bar
25% off all IYAF merchandise
Local food and drink discounts

Cards can be purchased over the phone or in person at the Rose Box Office. Cardholders can then purchase discounted tickets online.

Multibuy

Get an automatic 10% discount when booking five or more IYAF events at once. Available online, over the phone or in person.

Superhero Strengths

Superhero Strengths

Superhero Strengths

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Live at Woodys

Live at Woodys

Live at Woodys

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
A Menagerie of Beasts: Exhibition

A Menagerie of Beasts: Exhibition

A Menagerie of Beasts: Exhibition

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
A Celebration of 10 years of IYAF: Exhibition

A Celebration of 10 years of IYAF: Exhibition

A Celebration of 10 years of IYAF: Exhibition

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
#Lonely: Exhibition

#Lonely: Exhibition

#Lonely: Exhibition

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Culture Café

Culture Café

Culture Café

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
The HappyCamper™

The HappyCamper™

The HappyCamper™

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Live at The Fighting Cocks: Music and Comedy nights

Live at The Fighting Cocks: Music and Comedy nights

Live at The Fighting Cocks: Music and Comedy nights

Fri 06 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Pint Sized Popstars

Pint Sized Popstars

Pint Sized Popstars

Fri 06 Jul - Fri 13 Jul
IYAF Opening Night

IYAF Opening Night

IYAF Opening Night

Fri 06 Jul, 7.30pm
#Lonely

#Lonely

#Lonely

Sat 07 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
Not All Plane Sailing

Not All Plane Sailing

Not All Plane Sailing

Sat 07 Jul - Sun 08 Jul
Losing It

Losing It

Losing It

Sat 07 Jul - Sun 08 Jul
The Duke

The Duke

The Duke

Sat 07 Jul - Sun 08 Jul
The Unconquered

The Unconquered

The Unconquered

Sat 07 Jul - Sun 08 Jul
Music First - Live in Kingston

Music First - Live in Kingston

Music First - Live in Kingston

Sat 07 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Batimbo Percussion Magique

Batimbo Percussion Magique

Batimbo Percussion Magique

Sat 07 Jul - Sat 14 Jul
The IYAF Podcast

The IYAF Podcast

The IYAF Podcast

Sat 07 Jul - Sat 14 Jul
Big Family Orchestra Day

Big Family Orchestra Day

Big Family Orchestra Day

Sat 07 Jul, 10am
Dancing in Charcoal

Dancing in Charcoal

Dancing in Charcoal

Sat 07 Jul, 11am
The Princess Pyunggang

The Princess Pyunggang

The Princess Pyunggang

Sat 07 Jul, 12.30pm
Fold Your City

Fold Your City

Fold Your City

Sat 07 Jul, 12pm
Our Big Love Story

Our Big Love Story

Our Big Love Story

Sat 07 Jul, 8.15pm
Victory of Love

Victory of Love

Victory of Love

Sat 07 Jul, 8.30pm
A Serious Play About World War II

A Serious Play About World War II

A Serious Play About World War II

Sat 07 Jul, 8pm
Double Effect (IYAF)

Double Effect (IYAF)

Double Effect (IYAF)

Sun 08 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
UPROOT

UPROOT

UPROOT

Sun 08 Jul - Mon 09 Jul
Brazilian Percussion Workshop

Brazilian Percussion Workshop

Brazilian Percussion Workshop

Sun 08 Jul, 12pm
Carnival – Kingston Welcomes the World

Carnival – Kingston Welcomes the World

Carnival – Kingston Welcomes the World

Sun 08 Jul, 2pm
Let’s Make a Story

Let’s Make a Story

Let’s Make a Story

Sun 08 Jul, 4pm
Sports for the Unsporty

Sports for the Unsporty

Sports for the Unsporty

Sun 08 Jul, 4pm
The Tale of the Cockatrice

The Tale of the Cockatrice

The Tale of the Cockatrice

Sun 08 Jul, 6.30pm
Raft

Raft

Raft

Sun 08 Jul, 7pm
Vantage Point

Vantage Point

Vantage Point

Sun 08 Jul, 8pm
Simon Caine: Sex, Drugs and other things I never do

Simon Caine: Sex, Drugs and other things I never do

Simon Caine: Sex, Drugs and other things I never do

Sun 08 Jul, 9.15pm
GIFT - Poisonous Business

GIFT - Poisonous Business

GIFT - Poisonous Business

Mon 09 Jul - Wed 11 Jul
Sheep Also Dream

Sheep Also Dream

Sheep Also Dream

Mon 09 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
As The Pendulum Swings

As The Pendulum Swings

As The Pendulum Swings

Mon 09 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
Something's Not Lined Up With The Equator

Something's Not Lined Up With The Equator

Something's Not Lined Up With The Equator

Mon 09 Jul - Fri 13 Jul
Land of Promises

Land of Promises

Land of Promises

Mon 09 Jul, 5.30pm
What Would Happen If Everything Fell Silent?

What Would Happen If Everything Fell Silent?

What Would Happen If Everything Fell Silent?

Mon 09 Jul, 5.30pm
Young Folk

Young Folk

Young Folk

Mon 09 Jul, 7.30pm
Necronomicon

Necronomicon

Necronomicon

Tue 10 Jul - Wed 11 Jul
(not) Alone - IYAF

(not) Alone - IYAF

(not) Alone - IYAF

Tue 10 Jul - Wed 11 Jul
Kingston College Great 1: Ours

Kingston College Great 1: Ours

Kingston College Great 1: Ours

Tue 10 Jul, 4.30pm
Earth Tikaia (IYAF)

Earth Tikaia (IYAF)

Earth Tikaia (IYAF)

Tue 10 Jul, 7.30pm
International Dance Showcase

International Dance Showcase

International Dance Showcase

Tue 10 Jul, 7.30pm
Pan African Dance Heritage

Pan African Dance Heritage

Pan African Dance Heritage

Tue 10 Jul, 7.30pm
Best Of Brighton Fringe - Theatre

Best Of Brighton Fringe - Theatre

Best Of Brighton Fringe - Theatre

Tue 10 Jul, 8pm
Laughing Gas

Laughing Gas

Laughing Gas

Tue 10 Jul, 9.15pm
Split Ends

Split Ends

Split Ends

Wed 11 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
Red Light (IYAF)

Red Light (IYAF)

Red Light (IYAF)

Wed 11 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
So You Want To Work in the Arts?

So You Want To Work in the Arts?

So You Want To Work in the Arts?

Wed 11 Jul - Thu 12 Jul
T*ts and Teeth - Miss Lola Lush

T*ts and Teeth - Miss Lola Lush

T*ts and Teeth - Miss Lola Lush

Wed 11 Jul, 6.30pm
Lorca's Blood Wedding

Lorca's Blood Wedding

Lorca's Blood Wedding

Wed 11 Jul, 6pm
Elmbridge Youth Dance Showcase

Elmbridge Youth Dance Showcase

Elmbridge Youth Dance Showcase

Wed 11 Jul, 7.30pm
Manifest

Manifest

Manifest

Wed 11 Jul, 8pm
The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan

The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan

The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan

Wed 11 Jul, 9.15pm
Noa's Secret Of Infinity

Noa's Secret Of Infinity

Noa's Secret Of Infinity

Thu 12 Jul - Fri 13 Jul
In Our Hands

In Our Hands

In Our Hands

Thu 12 Jul, 7pm
Kingston College Great 2: Love (to) Bits

Kingston College Great 2: Love (to) Bits

Kingston College Great 2: Love (to) Bits

Thu 12 Jul, 7pm
Hyena

Hyena

Hyena

Thu 12 Jul, 8.15pm
In Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Thu 12 Jul, 8pm
Best Of Brighton Fringe - Comedy

Best Of Brighton Fringe - Comedy

Best Of Brighton Fringe - Comedy

Thu 12 Jul, 9.15pm
Funeral Play: A Wake In Progress

Funeral Play: A Wake In Progress

Funeral Play: A Wake In Progress

Thu 12 Jul, 9pm
Bad Clowns: Hostage

Bad Clowns: Hostage

Bad Clowns: Hostage

Fri 13 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Crabby: A Snappy Little Tale...

Crabby: A Snappy Little Tale...

Crabby: A Snappy Little Tale...

Fri 13 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
The Missing Girl of Grigglewood

The Missing Girl of Grigglewood

The Missing Girl of Grigglewood

Fri 13 Jul - Sat 14 Jul
Dee, Myself and I

Dee, Myself and I

Dee, Myself and I

Fri 13 Jul - Sat 14 Jul
Failing At ADDulthood

Failing At ADDulthood

Failing At ADDulthood

Fri 13 Jul - Sat 14 Jul
The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

Fri 13 Jul, 1pm
Kingston Secret Service: Walkabout Street Theatre

Kingston Secret Service: Walkabout Street Theatre

Kingston Secret Service: Walkabout Street Theatre

Fri 13 Jul, 1pm
A Buried Time

A Buried Time

A Buried Time

Fri 13 Jul, 5.30pm
Dance Futures

Dance Futures

Dance Futures

Fri 13 Jul, 7.30pm
Kingston College Great 3: Life In Limbo

Kingston College Great 3: Life In Limbo

Kingston College Great 3: Life In Limbo

Fri 13 Jul, 8pm
Ghost Machine

Ghost Machine

Ghost Machine

Fri 13 Jul, 9.15pm
A Century of Dance

A Century of Dance

A Century of Dance

Sat 14 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Blind Contour Drawing Workshops

Blind Contour Drawing Workshops

Blind Contour Drawing Workshops

Sat 14 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Super Hero - The Musical

Super Hero - The Musical

Super Hero - The Musical

Sat 14 Jul
Alice's Mad Boat Party

Alice's Mad Boat Party

Alice's Mad Boat Party

Sat 14 Jul - Sun 15 Jul
Best Of Brighton Fringe - Children & Families

Best Of Brighton Fringe - Children & Families

Best Of Brighton Fringe - Children & Families

Sat 14 Jul, 11.30am
Tiny Dancers Family Rave

Tiny Dancers Family Rave

Tiny Dancers Family Rave

Sat 14 Jul, 2pm
Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall

Sat 14 Jul, 3pm
Kingston College Great 4: Unlikely - the Musical

Kingston College Great 4: Unlikely - the Musical

Kingston College Great 4: Unlikely - the Musical

Sat 14 Jul, 5.30pm
Bits & Box

Bits & Box

Bits & Box

Sat 14 Jul, 5pm
Accumulator

Accumulator

Accumulator

Sat 14 Jul, 9.15pm
Albert & Friends - Circus Skills Workshop

Albert & Friends - Circus Skills Workshop

Albert & Friends - Circus Skills Workshop

Sun 15 Jul, 12.30pm
Albert & Friends This Is Where We're At

Albert & Friends This Is Where We're At

Albert & Friends This Is Where We're At

Sun 15 Jul, 2.30pm
Capoeira Workshops by City Leaders

Capoeira Workshops by City Leaders

Capoeira Workshops by City Leaders

Sun 15 Jul, 2pm
Community Circle

Community Circle

Community Circle

Sun 15 Jul, 3pm
The Art Of Conflict

The Art Of Conflict

The Art Of Conflict

Sun 15 Jul, 5.30pm
In Addition

In Addition

In Addition

Sun 15 Jul, 5pm
Façade and Frabjous Fantasies

Façade and Frabjous Fantasies

Façade and Frabjous Fantasies

Sun 15 Jul, 7.30pm
The Ring Of Dreams

The Ring Of Dreams

The Ring Of Dreams

Sun 15 Jul, 8pm
Cult Comics

Cult Comics

Cult Comics

Sun 15 Jul, 9.15pm