Funded by Arts Council England & Watford Borough Council
Programmed by Watford Palace Theatre

Imagine Watford Festival 2018

Now in its eighth year, much-loved outdoor arts festival Imagine Watford will return in 2018 to transform the streets once again into a place of wonder and excitement, with spectacular theatre, circus, dance and music performances, free for all the family!

Audiences can expect the biggest line-up to date with amazing acrobatics, high-energy hip-hop dance, enchanting children’s theatre, a strong lady, life-size jenga blocks, a wacky weather machine, a tiny town brought to life, a heavy metal marching band, a story shed and all kinds of quirky characters roaming along the Parade! The Friday evening finale always wows audiences with breath-taking visual spectacle and this years will not disappoint, with stunning largescale puppetry and live music in spirited processional event Sense of Unity that will bring communities together in celebration of their town.

Programmed by Watford Palace Theatre, the festival brings world-class acts to the streets of Watford as well as supporting local artists to create new shows. There is truly something for everyone to enjoy, prepare to expect the unexpected!

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As part of

Watford Big Events



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29 June to 1 July 2018

All events FREE! No booking required.

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Friday 29 Jun 2018 17:00
Monday 30 Jul 2018 12:00
Sunday 01 Jul 2018 12:00