We will be back for 2018 - dates to be announced soon!

Back for the 8th year, Imagine Watford is an exciting outdoor arts festival that brings the streets of Watford into a place of wonder and excitement.

All events free

Events
Who Killed My Rabbit?
Sat 24th - Sun 25th Itinerània presents

Who Killed My Rabbit?

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The Lift
Sat 24th - Sun 25th Wet Picnic presents

The Lift

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Secret Encounters
Sat 24th - Sun 25th C-12 Dance Theatre presents

Secret Encounters

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Hoopelaï
Sat 24th Andreanne Thiboutot presents

Hoopelaï

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Anyday
Sat 24th - Sun 25th Max Calaf presents

Anyday

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You and I Know
Sat 24th Candoco presents

You and I Know

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Mr Wilsons Second Liners
Sun 25th

Mr Wilsons Second Liners

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Urban Astronaut
Sun 25th Highly Sprung presents

Urban Astronaut

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Kamchàtka
Sun 25th Kamchàtka Street Theatre Company

Kamchàtka

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Free Circus & Physical Theatre Workshops
Fri 30th Mimbre

Free Circus & Physical Theatre Workshops

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The Flycycle & The Submercycle
Fri 30th - Sat 1st Pif-Paf Theatre presents

The Flycycle & The Submercycle

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The Vegetable Nannies
Fri 30th Plunge Boom presents

The Vegetable Nannies

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Culinary Duel
Fri 30th Etta Ermini Dance Theatre presents

Culinary Duel

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Playground Victories
Fri 30th - Sat 1st Light the Fuse & Scribbled Thought presents

Playground Victories

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Smoke *CANCELLED*
Fri 30th Plunge Boom presents

Smoke *CANCELLED*

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Big Mob
Fri 30th Bedlam Oz

Big Mob

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Bodyguards - Protect and Serve
Fri 30th infuseDANCE

Bodyguards - Protect and Serve

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The Imagine Festival Parade
Fri 30th Festive Road presents

The Imagine Festival Parade

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Galileo
Fri 30th Deus Ex Machina presents

Galileo

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Da Native
Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Far from the Norm presents

Da Native

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Bees! A Colony
Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Artizani presents

Bees! A Colony

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The Great Divide
Sat 1st Palace Youth Theatre presents

The Great Divide

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If I Could I Would
Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Mimbre presents

If I Could I Would

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Bingo Lingo
Sun 2nd Wild n Beets presents

Bingo Lingo

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Baba Yaga’s House
Sun 2nd Dizzy O'Dare presents

Baba Yaga’s House

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The JukeBoxes
Sun 2nd Bootworks Theatre

The JukeBoxes

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Calendar

Sat 24 Jun

12:00 Who Killed My Rabbit
12:00 The Lift
14:30 The Lift
17:15 The Lift
12:00 Secret Encounters
13:00 Hoopelaï
15:30 Hoopelaï
13:30 Anyday
16:00 Anyday
14:15 You and I Know
16:45 You and I Know

Sun 25 Jun

12:00 Who Killed My Rabbit
12:00 The Lift
14:30 The Lift
17:15 The Lift
12:00 Secret Encounters
13:30 Anyday
15:45 Anyday
12:30 Mr Wilsons Second Liners
15:00 Mr Wilsons Second Liners
13:00 Urban Astronaut
16:30 Urban Astronaut
13:30 Kamchàtka
16:00 Kamchàtka

Fri 30 Jun

14:00 Free Circus & Physical Theatre Workshops
16:30 The Flycycle & The Submercycle
18:15 The Flycycle & The Submercycle
20:00 The Flycycle & The Submercycle
16:30 The Vegetable Nannies
18:00 The Vegetable Nannies
17:00 Culinary Duel
19:00 Culinary Duel
21:00 Culinary Duel
17:30 Playground Victories
19:30 Playground Victories
18:00 Smoke *CANCELLED*
20:15 Smoke *CANCELLED*
18:00 Big Mob
20:00 Big Mob
18:15 Bodyguards - Protect and Serve
20:30 Bodyguards - Protect and Serve
21:30 The Imagine Festival Parade
22:00 Galileo

Sat 1 Jul

12:00 The Flycycle & The Submercycle
14:30 The Flycycle & The Submercycle
16:30 The Flycycle & The Submercycle
12:00 Playground Victories
14:15 Playground Victories
17:00 Playground Victories
12:30 Da Native
15:00 Da Native
13:00 Bees! A Colony
15:30 Bees! A Colony
13:00 The Great Divide
15:30 The Great Divide
13:30 If I Could I Would
16:00 If I Could I Would

Sun 2 Jul

13:00 Da Native
15:30 Da Native
12:00 Bees! A Colony
14:30 Bees! A Colony
13:30 If I Could I Would
16:00 If I Could I Would
12:00 Bingo Lingo
14:15 Bingo Lingo
16:45 Bingo Lingo
12:30 Baba Yaga’s House
14:45 Baba Yaga’s House
16:45 Baba Yaga’s House
12:45 The JukeBoxes
15:15 The JukeBoxes

About

‭Imagine Watford is an exciting event featuring the highest quality outdoor arts performance from local, national and international artists that will transform Watford Town ‭Centre into a place of wonder and excitement. Free for all the family!

Imagine Watford is created by the Watford Cultural Leaders Group and programmed by Watford ‭Palace Theatre.

Tickets

All events are free and ‭don't require a ticket.

Access

Events are accessible to wheelchair ‭users. If you would like more information, please contact Watford Palace Theatre's ‭Box Office on 01923 225671.

Volunteer

Now in its 7th year, Imagine Watford is back, bigger and better than ever, and we need YOU!

Volunteers will play a key role in marketing the festival, looking after performers and providing information to the general public, as well as taking part in the performances themselves!

For more information on how to volunteer, please call the Watford Palace Theatre Box Office on 01923 225671 or email celinem@watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk

No experience necessary, full training will be provided. Volunteers must be 16 years and over.

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