The Family Festival Guide

Festival Kidz has a new look!

We’ve been working hard on a new website to make Festival Kidz mobile friendly, more accessible and easier than ever to find the festival info you need!

Clearer Navigation

We’ve overhauled the navigation to make it cleaner and clearer. Never lose your place again!

New categories are clearly shown at the top of the page.

Festival Kidz Categories

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Festival Wagons and Trolleys Guide

So many different wagons to choose from but not sure which to go for? Whether you want to buy a ready made one or make one yourself, here’s all the information you need!

Space Rocket Wagon

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Chilled in a Field 2015 Review

chilled in a field

Chilled in a Field keeps getting better and better. This was the fourth time our family have attended this event, and it was by far the best. A mix of great music, a friendly vibe, and an amazing venue has made this little festival one of our families’ firm favourites.

Read more…

Win a Family Ticket to England’s Medieval Festival!

We are fortunate enough to be able to offer one of our lucky followers a family weekend ticket (2 adults + 2 children), to England’s Medieval Festival, in East Sussex including 4 nights of camping within its stunning fairytale castle setting. A unique experience to step back in time and immerse your whole family in the sights, sounds and smells of the past.

Jousting!

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Edith Bowman’s Great British Music Festivals – Book Review

Edith Bowman and Naomi Jones at BBC Radio 4 Studio

Last year I was lucky enough to live one of my dreams – being a guest on a Radio 4 show. I was invited onto Woman’s Hour to talk about taking children to festivals – you can still listen to the show here:

Radio 4 – Taking Children to Music Festivals

To add to that excitement, my fellow guest on the show was Edith Bowman, DJ, festival mum and all round lovely person – we shared festival stories in the Green Room before the show – and she sent me her new book to read and review!

Read more…

Win a Family Ticket to Deerstock!

We have a family ticket (2 adults plus 2 children) to give away to Deerstock, 22nd-24th July 2016, Nottinghamshire.

Deerstock is a non-profit festival in Nottinghamshire, with a limit of 500, making it a lovely tiny size and great for families.

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Taking Babies to Festivals

baby-with-glasto-programmeWhy you should take your baby to a festival – and what you’ll need to do it

We went to our first family festival when our youngest daughter, Martha, was nine months old. A lot of friends thought we were crazy taking a babies to festivals but we all loved it. The next year we did two, the year after that it was five so I guess you could say we caught the bug. Read more…

The Best Camping Chairs for Festivals

Comfort or practicality? Can you have it all?

broken camping equipment at festival

Packing for a festival with kids can be a bit of a military operation. Weighing up what you can fit in the car and physically carry versus what you’d ideally like to take is a real balance. Luxury items like camping chairs can sometimes find themselves abandoned in the hall while parents frantically try and cram the last pillow on the parcel shelf as the kids go crazy in their seats.
Read more…

Festival Kidz has a new look!

We’ve been working hard on a new website to make Festival Kidz mobile friendly, more accessible and easier than ever to find the festival info you need!

Clearer Navigation

We’ve overhauled the navigation to make it cleaner and clearer. Never lose your place again!

New categories are clearly shown at the top of the page.

Festival Kidz Categories

Read more…

Chilled in a Field 2015 Review

chilled in a field

Chilled in a Field keeps getting better and better. This was the fourth time our family have attended this event, and it was by far the best. A mix of great music, a friendly vibe, and an amazing venue has made this little festival one of our families’ firm favourites.

Read more…

Edith Bowman’s Great British Music Festivals – Book Review

Edith Bowman and Naomi Jones at BBC Radio 4 Studio

Last year I was lucky enough to live one of my dreams – being a guest on a Radio 4 show. I was invited onto Woman’s Hour to talk about taking children to festivals – you can still listen to the show here:

Radio 4 – Taking Children to Music Festivals

To add to that excitement, my fellow guest on the show was Edith Bowman, DJ, festival mum and all round lovely person – we shared festival stories in the Green Room before the show – and she sent me her new book to read and review!

Read more…

Taking Babies to Festivals

baby-with-glasto-programmeWhy you should take your baby to a festival – and what you’ll need to do it

We went to our first family festival when our youngest daughter, Martha, was nine months old. A lot of friends thought we were crazy taking a babies to festivals but we all loved it. The next year we did two, the year after that it was five so I guess you could say we caught the bug. Read more…

Festival Wagons and Trolleys Guide

So many different wagons to choose from but not sure which to go for? Whether you want to buy a ready made one or make one yourself, here’s all the information you need!

Space Rocket Wagon

Read more…

Win a Family Ticket to England’s Medieval Festival!

We are fortunate enough to be able to offer one of our lucky followers a family weekend ticket (2 adults + 2 children), to England’s Medieval Festival, in East Sussex including 4 nights of camping within its stunning fairytale castle setting. A unique experience to step back in time and immerse your whole family in the sights, sounds and smells of the past.

Jousting!

  Read more…

Win a Family Ticket to Deerstock!

We have a family ticket (2 adults plus 2 children) to give away to Deerstock, 22nd-24th July 2016, Nottinghamshire.

Deerstock is a non-profit festival in Nottinghamshire, with a limit of 500, making it a lovely tiny size and great for families.

deerstock2 Read more…

The Best Camping Chairs for Festivals

Comfort or practicality? Can you have it all?

broken camping equipment at festival

Packing for a festival with kids can be a bit of a military operation. Weighing up what you can fit in the car and physically carry versus what you’d ideally like to take is a real balance. Luxury items like camping chairs can sometimes find themselves abandoned in the hall while parents frantically try and cram the last pillow on the parcel shelf as the kids go crazy in their seats.
Read more…

Many thanks to our 2016 sponsors

And thanks to the following festivals for their support in the past