Valentina's Galaxy: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

Various, 25 May - 01 Jun

An intergalactic adventure for starry-eyed children.

Inspired by women in space including Valentina Tereshkova (first woman in space) and Mae Jemison (first African American woman in space), Valentina’s Galaxy is a fascinating and moving experience and a real visual treat. Created by Katy Wilson and Heather Fulton, this immersive performance features a combustible concoction of experiments, rocket launches and star gazing. Frozen Charlotte, makers of Paperbelle, make a welcome return to the Festival.

Originally commissioned by the Edinburgh International Science Festival, the production has undergone further development with support from the Science Festival, Imaginate and the Scottish Government’s Festivals Expo Fund.


‘A living galaxy lovingly created under a canopy of stars.’


Relaxed Performance | Thursday 30 May, 10:00am

A relaxed performance aimed at audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment, including people with an autistic spectrum, sensory or communication disorder


The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival is returning in 2019, from 25 May to 2 June, with an exciting programme of theatre and dance for children and young people. This year, the Festival is celebrating its 30th birthday and promises to challenge, excite and inspire in equal measure.

Booking is now open and tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Traverse Theatre Box Office on 0131 228 1404.
Performances of Valentina's Galaxy (for 2-5 year olds) are taking place here at Assembly Roxy, and other shows are on in venues all over Edinburgh.

Browse the full Edinburgh International Children's Festival programme online


Ticket prices

£9 per ticket as part of a family ticket (minimum 1 child, maximum 4 tickets)
£9 per extra child
£12 per extra adult
£9 concession

Please note that the Children’s Festival does not charge booking fees to book online.


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Images © Jassy Earl