Deer Shed Festival is an independent festival run by a family for families – with a welcoming atmosphere and a strong passion for decent music, food and entertainment for all the family.
Deer Shed Festival 2017 Review
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17th - 19th August 2018
Location: Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU
A really nice family-friendly festival with a strong and warm hippy vibe. Expect the atmosphere to be laid-back and friendly and expect the site to be very colourful and arty. Beautiful Days is the Levellers’ own annual family-friendly weekend camping festival. Founded in 2003.
The fantastical festival that is Just So Festival is going one better than the usual nights under canvas this year with the chance to build your own bivouac and sleep under the forest canopy. Read more…
The Festival Kidz Awards are Back for 2015!
This year we are giving out a new award – the Families’ Choice Award. This is awarded entirely based on the number of votes from our followers. We had an amazing response of nearly 600 votes, 276 of which were for our winning festival, LAKEFEST!
Congratulations to Lakefest!
In second place were the Fairyland Trust events – Fairy Fair and The Real Halloween, followed by Just So and Green Gathering tying for third place.
Announcing the 2nd annual Festival Kidz Awards!
2014 was a fantastic year for family friendly festivals – we reviewed more than ever before and visited so many that it made judging the awards extremely difficult. If your favourite festival is missing from this list, please feel free to comment below!
The Festival Kidz Awards are Back for 2014!
Voting has now closed
Festival Kidz is run by parents for parents. We want to be able to recommend the best festivals for people to take their children to.
To this end, all our reviewers have submitted their recommendations and we are now compiling the results. Our coveted Festival Kidz Gold and Silver Award winners will be announced soon.
We are rating them in more categories this year – activities, camping, facilities, value for money, entertainment, accessibility and green credentials.
NEWS: Chilled in a Field have announced their new home for 2014!
This year Chilled in a Field will be held in the Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum. This location is even more perfect for families as it is a wonderful magical place for children to visit, and entry to Bentley is included in your ticket. Read more…
Here are the results of our very first Festival Kidz awards!
Thank you so much to everyone who joined in – the judging panel have read through all your responses carefully and taken them into consideration. It was a difficult decision, and something that clearly emerged from the process was how many fantastic family festivals there are in the UK and how much their loyal fans love them!
Exciting news – our 2013 Festival Kidz Award winners will be announced tomorrow!
We had an amazing response from you, so thank you to everyone who filled in our survey and helped us to decide.