Hoo-Ha! 2017

Hold on to your party hats, Hoo-Ha festival is back this August! For the third year, Colston Hall comes alive for three days filled with music, mirth and rip-roaring fun for all the family. With interactive shows, awesome activities and tons of surprises in store around each corner, everyone’s invited to the Hoo-Ha party.

This year’s line-up includes kids TV legends Dick and Dom and Andy Day, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes live, and there’s Mischief and Mysteries in Moominvalley. Plus there’s tons more fun to be had as the whole foyer building comes alive with activities, shows on the foyer stage and spontaneous happenings.

See below for the line up so far – we’ll be announcing the full programme over the next few months, so keep an eye on our social channels for all the latest news.  Get set for another humongous hullabaloo  at Hoo-Ha!

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Hoo-Ha! 2017

Ticketed shows

Legends of children’s TV Dick and Dom kick off the festival with a madcap show packed to the rafters with their trademark mayhem. Take your places in the Colston Hall classroom as immersive theatre company Bakehouse Factory team up with Bristol Zoo and some colourful characters and cretaceous creatures to present Dino School, and join TV’s Andy Day and DJ Cheeba to celebrate Colston Hall’s big 1-5-0 at a birthday bash to remember.

In The Lantern, adventure into the magical world of Moominvalley, revel in Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes Live, and sit back and relax with some sensational classical music for babies and toddlers from Lilliput Concerts.

Plus… loads of free fun in the Foyer!

There’s tons more fun to be had as the whole foyer building comes alive with activities, shows on the foyer stage and spontaneous happenings, including:

  • Ready Sheddy Disgo
  • Junior Jungle Rave
  • Explorer Dome Inflatable Planetarium
  • Mrs H and The Singalong Band
  • The Fantasy Kids Orchestra
  • Lets Make Art craft activities
  • Mi-Pac Photobooth
  • Boris the Bookworm
  • Face painting

…And lots more still to be announced!

Follow us for all the latest Hoo-Ha updates

There’s still lots more still to be revealed – follow Colston Hall  on Twitter and join the Facebook event for all the latest updates.

Pukka Herbs at Hoo-Ha! Festival 2017

Colston Hall is proud to be presenting Hoo-Ha in partnership with Pukka Herbs for the second year running. Once again, Pukka will be bringing their organic and ethically-traded herbal teas to the Hoo-Ha, and providing a haven of peace and relaxation for grown-ups and small people alike before they get stuck in to the fun of the festival once more. Come and discover more about the wonderful world of herbs and find the perfect blend for you with the help of Pukka’s herbal experts, who will be on hand to provide you with a calming cuppa.

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