International Youth Arts Festival 2019


5 July 2019 - 14 July 2019


The International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF) returns for its 11th year from the 5 – 14 July.  

IYAF brings ten days of celebration, curiosity, and creativity to Kingston. This year’s programme is packed with thought-provoking, funny, beautiful shows that tell classic stories, tackle big subjects, and transport us to different worlds.  

Great shows for children and families, ground-breaking theatre and dance, live music, comedy and visual arts – there's something for everyone! 

 

Children & Youth
Celebrating creativity and curiosity. Explore, discover and learn (with lots of fun along the way!). IYAF Children and Youth brings Kingston alive with a brilliant, fun-filled programme for children and young people running throughout the Festival and across two Festival weekends.

Fringe
Join us at IYAF Fringe and explore a bold, diverse and captivating programme of theatre, dance and comedy showcasing some of the most exciting emerging artists and companies working today.

Music
Bringing the best live music to the heart of Kingston.

Exhibitions & Events
Breaking down barriers, celebrating young talent. Our Exhibitions and Events programme celebrates talent from artists of all backgrounds and approaches. Expect some amazing work from the world of graphic design, contemporary art, film and illustration.

Fashioned From Paper

Fashioned From Paper

Fashioned From Paper

Fri 5 Jul
Stephanie Worrell Art

Stephanie Worrell Art

Stephanie Worrell Art

Fri 5 Jul - Sun 14 Jul
IYAF Poster Design Exhibition

IYAF Poster Design Exhibition

IYAF Poster Design Exhibition

Fri 5 Jul - Sun 14 Jul
IYAF Festival opening night

IYAF Festival opening night

IYAF Festival opening night

Fri 5 Jul
Live at Kingston Marketplace

Live at Kingston Marketplace

Live at Kingston Marketplace

Sat 6 Jul - Sun 7 Jul
Kingston College Greats - I need a holiday from my life

Kingston College Greats - I need a holiday from my life

Kingston College Greats - I need a holiday from my life

Sat 6 Jul
8496/KT1

8496/KT1

8496/KT1

Sat 6 Jul - Sun 14 Jul
Kingston Music Service - Big Music Saturday

Kingston Music Service - Big Music Saturday

Kingston Music Service - Big Music Saturday

Sat 6 Jul
Turtles Don't Like Plastic

Turtles Don't Like Plastic

Turtles Don't Like Plastic

Sat 6 Jul - Sat 6 Jul
Kingston College Greats - I Chose This

Kingston College Greats - I Chose This

Kingston College Greats - I Chose This

Sat 6 Jul
Kingston College Greats - Poison

Kingston College Greats - Poison

Kingston College Greats - Poison

Sat 6 Jul
Kingston college Greats - Hearts of Coal

Kingston college Greats - Hearts of Coal

Kingston college Greats - Hearts of Coal

Sat 6 Jul
Pauline Quirke Academy: The Greatest Show

Pauline Quirke Academy: The Greatest Show

Pauline Quirke Academy: The Greatest Show

Sat 6 Jul
Best of Brighton Fringe - Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe - Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe - Comedy

Sat 6 Jul
Best of Brighton Fringe - Children and Families

Best of Brighton Fringe - Children and Families

Best of Brighton Fringe - Children and Families

Sun 7 Jul
The Wizard's Tale

The Wizard's Tale

The Wizard's Tale

Sun 7 Jul
A Place of Knowing

A Place of Knowing

A Place of Knowing

Sun 7 Jul - Sun 7 Jul
Forget Me Dot

Forget Me Dot

Forget Me Dot

Sun 7 Jul
Bugsy Malone and Friends

Bugsy Malone and Friends

Bugsy Malone and Friends

Sun 7 Jul
Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

Sun 7 Jul
The Book Of Thel

The Book Of Thel

The Book Of Thel

Mon 8 Jul
Blackout

Blackout

Blackout

Mon 8 Jul
Grip

Grip

Grip

Mon 8 Jul
Rock Choir

Rock Choir

Rock Choir

Mon 8 Jul
00:00

00:00

00:00

Mon 8 Jul
Theatre and Writing Workshop

Theatre and Writing Workshop

Theatre and Writing Workshop

Tue 9 Jul
Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb

Tue 9 Jul - Wed 10 Jul
Girl World

Girl World

Girl World

Tue 9 Jul
Open Wound

Open Wound

Open Wound

Tue 9 Jul
Monsters & Me

Monsters & Me

Monsters & Me

Tue 9 Jul
The Jumper Factory

The Jumper Factory

The Jumper Factory

Tue 9 Jul
The Feminazis

The Feminazis

The Feminazis

Tue 9 Jul
Will Penswick

Will Penswick

Will Penswick

Tue 9 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 10 Jul - Thu 11 Jul
So You Want to Work in the Arts Possibly Maybe...

So You Want to Work in the Arts Possibly Maybe...

So You Want to Work in the Arts Possibly Maybe...

Wed 10 Jul
Bully Beef

Bully Beef

Bully Beef

Wed 10 Jul
Keep This For Your Records

Keep This For Your Records

Keep This For Your Records

Wed 10 Jul - Sun 14 Jul
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Wed 10 Jul
Elmbridge Dance Showcase

Elmbridge Dance Showcase

Elmbridge Dance Showcase

Wed 10 Jul
Gork Glitch on Adad

Gork Glitch on Adad

Gork Glitch on Adad

Wed 10 Jul
Grafting

Grafting

Grafting

Wed 10 Jul - Thu 11 Jul
Share It: Short Film Preview

Share It: Short Film Preview

Share It: Short Film Preview

Thu 11 Jul
Stacked

Stacked

Stacked

Thu 11 Jul
Entree

Entree

Entree

Thu 11 Jul
Gala Performance - IYAF Talent Showcase

Gala Performance - IYAF Talent Showcase

Gala Performance - IYAF Talent Showcase

Thu 11 Jul
Emerging Dance Platform

Emerging Dance Platform

Emerging Dance Platform

Thu 11 Jul
George

George

George

Thu 11 Jul
Jack and The Beanstalk

Jack and The Beanstalk

Jack and The Beanstalk

Fri 12 Jul - Sat 13 Jul
Wac Arts Digital Orchestra

Wac Arts Digital Orchestra

Wac Arts Digital Orchestra

Fri 12 Jul - Fri 12 Jul
Form

Form

Form

Fri 12 Jul - Sat 13 Jul
Shadows

Shadows

Shadows

Fri 12 Jul
Fun Sponge

Fun Sponge

Fun Sponge

Fri 12 Jul
Sassy Stand-Up

Sassy Stand-Up

Sassy Stand-Up

Fri 12 Jul
Dark and Lovely

Dark and Lovely

Dark and Lovely

Fri 12 Jul - Sat 13 Jul
Untitled Doc

Untitled Doc

Untitled Doc

Fri 12 Jul - Sat 13 Jul
Creative Curiosity Trail

Creative Curiosity Trail

Creative Curiosity Trail

Sat 13 Jul - Sun 14 Jul
Be Not Afeared: A Sensory Telling of Shakespeare's The Tempest

Be Not Afeared: A Sensory Telling of Shakespeare's The Tempest

Be Not Afeared: A Sensory Telling of Shakespeare's The Tempest

Sat 13 Jul - Sat 13 Jul
GROWL - The True Story of the Big Bad Wolf

GROWL - The True Story of the Big Bad Wolf

GROWL - The True Story of the Big Bad Wolf

Sat 13 Jul
Best of Brighton Fringe - Theatre

Best of Brighton Fringe - Theatre

Best of Brighton Fringe - Theatre

Sat 13 Jul
A.N.T.I

A.N.T.I

A.N.T.I

Sat 13 Jul
Jazz Emu

Jazz Emu

Jazz Emu

Sat 13 Jul
Korean Opera - Ondal, The Well-known Fool

Korean Opera - Ondal, The Well-known Fool

Korean Opera - Ondal, The Well-known Fool

Sun 14 Jul
(L)able

(L)able

(L)able

Sun 14 Jul
Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

Sun 14 Jul
Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

Sun 14 Jul
Every Room Becomes a Panic Room When You Overthink Enough

Every Room Becomes a Panic Room When You Overthink Enough

Every Room Becomes a Panic Room When You Overthink Enough

Sun 14 Jul
Lord Of The Flies

Lord Of The Flies

Lord Of The Flies

Sun 14 Jul