Festival Fever – Five Family Friendly Festivals you don’t want to miss in 2016
Ready to don your wellies and head off for some family festival fun this summer? Here’s our guide to some of the best family friendly festivals..
When? 14th-17th July
Where? Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk
Family fun? They promise unforgettable experiences you’ll remember forever! With huge family areas, this year the kids could find themselves down the Rabbit Hole with Alice one second and learning to DJ the next! The musical line-up includes The Maccabees, The National and New Order
For tickets: www.latitudefestival.com/tickets
When? 4th-7th August
Where? Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
Family Fun? Great food,music and culture. The kids will love this combination of nature and arts. Set in the stunning Cornbury Park, Wilderness is a magical haven, true escapism from every day life. With everything from travelling theatres, to poetry, sing-a-long Bowie, Origami and magic shows there’s a host of activities and entertainment that will appeal to all ages. Line up includes Robert Plant and The Flaming Lips and Lianne La Havas
For tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/wilderness?camefrom=CFC_UK_MAMA_Wilderness_WB…
The Green Man
When? 18-21st August
Where? Brecon Beacons, Wales.
Family Fun? Plenty of workshops and interactive entertainment and performances for kids, with a great line up including Belle & Sebastian, James Blake and Laura Marling. This is the festival that encourages you to jump around in a field from sunrise to sunset – they recognise this as a human need as old as time itself. The Green Man – We salute you!
For tickets: www.greenman.net/tickets
When? 28th-31st July
Where? Lulworth Castle, Dorset
Family Fun? Camp Bestival prides itself on mixing up the kids’ and adults’ fun! With theatre performances and a live music line up that includes everything from Bananarama to Fat Boy Slim and Jess Glynne, Camp Bestival has something for everyone! .. and did we mention the ChuckleBrothers and Mr Tumble will be there too!
For tickets: www.campbestival.net/tickets
The Big Feastival
When? 26th-28th August
Where? The Cotswolds
Family Fun? Set on the farm of Blur Bassist, Alex James, The Big Feastival is an extravaganza of music and food! For younger festival goers there’ll be apperances from Dick and Dom as well As CBeebies Justin Fletcher, mix that up with some family Olympics, a vintage funfair and a big top and we think you’ve got the perfect ingredients for a fabulous family festival weekend!
For tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/thebigfeastival