It’s been a long three years without Shindig Festival and the whole family was incredibly happy to see it finally back. After a day at the festival, one of my twelve year olds exclaimed “This is the friendliest place I’ve been to in a long time! I love it here” and the whole family agreed.
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by Naomi, with Eloise (12), Charlotte (9) and Amelie (9) Shindig Festival kicked off our summer with a riotous blend of music, dancing and just plain old good quality family time. There was an impressive amount on offer for both adults and children. They even had the ‘difficult’ teenager stage covered. Due to our eldest […]
It’s tricky for a dance music family-friendly festival to balance the party and family elements. I think The Shindig Weekender managed this well, giving a great mix of the two. It was a lovely warm bundle of arty-party fun, with a fantastic kids’ field to boot. While I don’t think it will appeal to parents […]
We are so close to the 2022 festival season you can almost touch it.. we have already started on our costumes! Shindig Festival is one of the first of the season, on 26th-29th May 2022. There hasn’t been a Shindig since 2019 so this makes it particularly special and we are excited it is finally […]
Last year we visited Shindig for the first time, and instantly loved the festival. It’s on a beautiful site and has lots on offer for children, with a great dance line up on many little stages. This gives it a less crowded and more friendly vibe than some other dance music festivals. If you want […]
First celebrity selfie – tick; first silent disco – tick; first big concert by someone famous (for 7 and 9-year-olds, that is) – tick; first time at the front of the stage among a heaving crowd – tick. The Big Feastival proved to be a big hit with our boys. The sixth Big Feastival, on […]
Parent Reviews: 2022, 2019, 2018 Kickstarting summer, bringing a healthy dose of funkativity and a packed programme of entertainment for all ages, Shindig offers relaxation and revelry in equal measures.
We visited Jimmy’s farm last year for a family day out in the school holidays, it was a rainy day but we had a blast and knew we would have to go back again for a visit. For the Sausage and Beer Festival the weather couldn’t have been better, it was bright and sunny with […]
Big Tent Festival, Falkland Estate – July 2012 Reviewed by Lorraine from Kidding Around Fife Having never been to a festival before with our kids, I really didn’t know what to expect as we headed off toward Falkland Estate to what our kids have been so excited in attending.
All the info on one page! These are our top picks for 2023, with the ticket prices, headliners and some of the activities on offer to help you choose. We have also added the themes to help you get to work on your costumes now! Festivals are listed in alphabetical order. All prices quoted are […]