Children's Festival 2017

A Weekend of Family Fun, Talks, Bookshop, Activities & Storytelling in association with The Engineering Centre, Dumfries House Estate, Ayrshire.

Tickets available from:

Palace Theatre Kilmarnock

Lines open: Tues - Sat, 10.30am - 4.30pm (until 12pm Thurs 11 May, then use Festival number below). Most major credit and debit cards accepted – no cheques.

In Person

  • Waterstones, High Street, Ayr (open Mon - Sat 9.00am - 5.30pm/Sun 1.00pm - 5.00pm) (until 5.30pm Fri 12 May)
  • Cumnock Town Hall (open Tues - Sat 10.30am - 4.30pm) until 12pm Thurs 11 May


Click on the 'Buy Tickets' button on an event's page to order tickets from the online box office.

Children ’s Festival Box Office

On Site and by Phone:

Children’s Festival Phone:

07596 841 272 (from 12pm Thurs 11 May ONLY)

Lines open:

  • Thurs 11 May: 12pm - 4.30pm
  • Fri 12 - Sun 14 May: 9.30am - 4.00pm

Children’s Box Office: on site at The Engineering Centre (from Sat 13 May ONLY)

Sat 13 & Sun 14 May 9.30am - 3.00pm

All talks take place in the Engineering Centre unless otherwise indicated. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages in listings
are for guidance only.