Our Writers’ Recommendations 2017

All of our writers are festival veterans with more festivals under their belts than they can count! So which festivals are they excited about this year?

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WIN family festival tickets

Have you ever wanted to go back in time?

Find out what life was really like in days of old?

Gather round fair maidens and knights of old. England’s Medieval Festival will transport you back to a world of dungeons and dragons, mystery and marvel.

WIN a family ticket to England’s Medieval Festival 25th Anniversary this August Read more…

Accessibility at Festivals

Most festivals do what they can to be accessible to as many as possible. After all, they want to be popular, and to exclude people from attending would obviously result in less ticket sales!

Read more…

The Red Barrows at Bearded Theory

It’s hard to think of Bearded Theory without remembering the delightful Red Barrows.

Festivals often have regular acts that are invited back year after year due to their unwaivering popularity. Bearded Theory’s staple favourites are The Red Barrows from Bonsall. Read more…

Camp With Your Car

One of the biggest excuses we hear from parents for not taking their kids to festivals is the fear of getting all the camping equipment from the car to their pitch. Obvious other excuses like toilets and not wanting to sleep in a tent we can’t help with, but here’s a little guide to some of the easiest festivals in the UK to camp at with kids.

Read more…

WIN BOOMTOWN TICKETS

Nothing is as it seems!

Kidstown at Boomtown festival

Boomtown will blow your mind. Discover this crazy pop up city of wonderment, theatre, escapism, community and love.

Your family could be adventuring in to the next chapter of this wild and wonderful story. Enter below for a chance to WIN BOOMTOWN 2017 festival tickets.

Read more…

Portable Fire Pit Review

As our children are older now we tend to spend most of our evenings at the tent, so last year I decided to invest in a portable fire pit. Smaller and lighter than carrying a BBQ, they can burn both charcoal and wood so seemed like an ideal bit of festival gear. Mostfestivals will allow fire pits as long as they are off the ground (such as this one), but always check the specific festival website before you go.

After reading a few reviews I chose this one: La Hacienda 58106 as it was a good size and could take both wood and charcoal. Read more…

Geronimo 2016 Review

As it was not possible for one of the Festival Kidz team to attend Geronimo 2016, here’s a review from guest blogger Colette of We’re Going on an Adventure


The main focus of our May bank holiday this year was Geronimo Festival at Tatton Park.  Now in it’s second year, Geronimo Festival promised to be even bigger and better than last year.

Geronimo Festival 2016

We had an absolutely fantastic time at Geronimo Festival last year so had high hopes for a repeat performance.   Read more…

Mini Rumpus!

Missing that special family festival atmosphere?

4th – 5th March 2017
10am – 2pm
Waterloo, London
For Ages: Under 11

In the final weekend of the VAULT Festival 2017, Mini Rumpus: Woodland Tails is taking over the tunnel venue beneath London’s Waterloo station to bring immersive parties, live music and performances, and is especially for families with a sense of fun and adventure.

Read more…

WIN CAMP BESTIVAL tickets!

Want to see the World’s largest disco ball…?

Our first competition of the year and it’s a BIG ONE! Your family could be joining the super star elite at this years’ CAMP BESTIVAL. Enter below for a chance to WIN a family festival ticket to Camp Bestival 2017.

Read more…

Our Writers’ Recommendations 2017

All of our writers are festival veterans with more festivals under their belts than they can count! So which festivals are they excited about this year?

Read more…

Accessibility at Festivals

Most festivals do what they can to be accessible to as many as possible. After all, they want to be popular, and to exclude people from attending would obviously result in less ticket sales!

Read more…

Camp With Your Car

One of the biggest excuses we hear from parents for not taking their kids to festivals is the fear of getting all the camping equipment from the car to their pitch. Obvious other excuses like toilets and not wanting to sleep in a tent we can’t help with, but here’s a little guide to some of the easiest festivals in the UK to camp at with kids.

Read more…

Portable Fire Pit Review

As our children are older now we tend to spend most of our evenings at the tent, so last year I decided to invest in a portable fire pit. Smaller and lighter than carrying a BBQ, they can burn both charcoal and wood so seemed like an ideal bit of festival gear. Mostfestivals will allow fire pits as long as they are off the ground (such as this one), but always check the specific festival website before you go.

After reading a few reviews I chose this one: La Hacienda 58106 as it was a good size and could take both wood and charcoal. Read more…

Mini Rumpus!

Missing that special family festival atmosphere?

4th – 5th March 2017
10am – 2pm
Waterloo, London
For Ages: Under 11

In the final weekend of the VAULT Festival 2017, Mini Rumpus: Woodland Tails is taking over the tunnel venue beneath London’s Waterloo station to bring immersive parties, live music and performances, and is especially for families with a sense of fun and adventure.

Read more…

WIN family festival tickets

Have you ever wanted to go back in time?

Find out what life was really like in days of old?

Gather round fair maidens and knights of old. England’s Medieval Festival will transport you back to a world of dungeons and dragons, mystery and marvel.

WIN a family ticket to England’s Medieval Festival 25th Anniversary this August Read more…

The Red Barrows at Bearded Theory

It’s hard to think of Bearded Theory without remembering the delightful Red Barrows.

Festivals often have regular acts that are invited back year after year due to their unwaivering popularity. Bearded Theory’s staple favourites are The Red Barrows from Bonsall. Read more…

WIN BOOMTOWN TICKETS

Nothing is as it seems!

Kidstown at Boomtown festival

Boomtown will blow your mind. Discover this crazy pop up city of wonderment, theatre, escapism, community and love.

Your family could be adventuring in to the next chapter of this wild and wonderful story. Enter below for a chance to WIN BOOMTOWN 2017 festival tickets.

Read more…

Geronimo 2016 Review

As it was not possible for one of the Festival Kidz team to attend Geronimo 2016, here’s a review from guest blogger Colette of We’re Going on an Adventure


The main focus of our May bank holiday this year was Geronimo Festival at Tatton Park.  Now in it’s second year, Geronimo Festival promised to be even bigger and better than last year.

Geronimo Festival 2016

We had an absolutely fantastic time at Geronimo Festival last year so had high hopes for a repeat performance.   Read more…

WIN CAMP BESTIVAL tickets!

Want to see the World’s largest disco ball…?

Our first competition of the year and it’s a BIG ONE! Your family could be joining the super star elite at this years’ CAMP BESTIVAL. Enter below for a chance to WIN a family festival ticket to Camp Bestival 2017.

Read more…

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