Lyrici Arts

Paint The Town: Season Four

An exciting theatre and arts festival taking place twice a year in Medway, produced by Lyrici Arts in partnership with Battersea Arts Centre and The Collaborative Touring network. The festival runs from 2016 to 2019.

March 2018

Spring '18 Overview

14- 18th March 2018


Paint The Town is an exciting arts and theatre festival in venues and hidden spaces across Medway, produced by Lyrici Arts in partnership with Battersea Arts Centre.

Paint the Town Festival is back for SPRING - focused on spreading a little bit of kindness, celebrating great local and national theatre, and getting all of Medway involved!



Festival highlights include:



Roll, squeeze and pop yourself through a new, squishy kind of family show for 0-4 yr olds with a funky 1970s soundtrack including disco favourites The Hustle and Car Wash!


Shakespeare's Royal Company

As part of National Shakespeare week, the larger-than-life Bindlestick Theatre Company are back with a fun theatre workshop on the real Game of Thrones!


Ugly Chief

A comedy based on true events performed by a real-life father and daughter. It explores the taboos around death and its practicalities, and the fractious relationship with a parent whose opinions you don’t always agree with.

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Live Before You Die

What do you do when you have a best mate who is so sad he might die?. Funny, tragic and shockingly honest, this is a true story of hopelessness and friendship told by two men on a desperate quest for happiness.



is a gorgeous original family ballet, which takes a fresh and humorous look at the famous Lear poemBeached - The most perfect little puppetry show you ever did see! Take 10 minutes out of your day and immerse yourself in this beautiful show by local company StrangeFace!

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Festival of Festivals


is a fun packed interactive rock show suitable for small kids, big kids and animals! A Showcase like no other from the talented Dance Alley, looking at Medway's history of festivals and community events. 

For full information and trailers from the touring shows browse our listed events below: