SURREY — The shows for next spring’s Surrey International Children’s Festival have been announced.
School and group tickets are now on sale for the 2016 event, set for May 26 to 28 at Bear Creek Park and Surrey Arts Centre.
The theme for the 12th annual festival is “Come Share Your Stories,” which “encourages children and families to share their stories about the first time they were inspired by an artistic experience,” according to festival organizers.
Headlining acts for 2016 are based in Canada, the Netherlands, Chad and the U.S.
Featured performers and shows include Charlotte Diamond, Circus INcognitus, “Love That Dog” (a theatre/puppetry performance from Theatregroep Kwatta), storyteller Michael Kusugak, “The Middle of Everywhere” from Wonderheads theatre/puppetry company, H’Sao (a music performance from Chad) and theatre/magic show “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.”
Group (minimum 10 tickets) and school tickets can be purchased through the Surrey Arts Centre box office (call 604-501-5566); general audience tickets will go on sale April 12, 2016.
The festival is presented by the City of Surrey. For more details, visit www.surrey.ca/childrensfestival.