Starry Skies 2019 Review

Before I went to Starry Skies, I spent hours pouring over the map that I had been sent. Trying to decide where best to camp, which luggage drop off to use, how far away from the toilets I should be and how crowded the different campsites would be. Upon arrival we decided to take our […]

Starry Skies 2018 Review

There is always a risk in returning to something you’ve loved. Could Starry Skies 2018 live up to our memories from two years ago? Our children are that little bit older (and with one more than last time they now out number us). So could we still find that same magical escape from the world […]

Starry Skies 2017 Review

This was my family’s first time at Starry Skies. When I showed my two children the Festival website they were both immediately sold on it. It is a beautiful family gathering, close to the Welsh border, with the main emphasis on encouraging children to enjoy their natural habitat. The event is exclusively for families, predominantly […]

Starry Skies 2016 Review

Set Your Kids Free At Starry Skies By Kirsty, with Evelyn (Very nearly 7) and Martha (3) Starry skies is a little hard to define. Running from Wednesday to Sunday it’s more of a mini family holiday than a weekend music festival and while there is some live music that isn’t the focus. 

Starry Skies 2015 Review

It was our first visit to Starry Skies, although we were excited about it because it is run by the same people as Shambala (my favourite of the adult festivals). Starry Skies doesn’t list itself as a music festival as such – it is more like a family camping holiday with activities. For us, this […]

Starry Skies 2014 Review

Reviewed by Romany and her family. When you go to as many festivals as I do, it can become a bit of a chore. For me, it’s work – I spend my time wandering the arena with a critical eye, ready to report back on what it offers for families, always being aware of my […]

Starry Village

Check out our reviews of Starry Village (formerly Starry Skies): 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 Brought to you by the team behind Shambala Festival, Starry Village is designed especially to give free-range kids and their grown-ups all the best bits of a family festival and camping holiday rolled into one.

Best Family Friendly Festivals 2024

This year is shaping up to be another stonker of a festival year, with some incredible line ups and workshops. As the sun starts to finally shine we have arrived with our 2024 recommended list! All of these festivals have been visited and tested by our festival families. You can find reviews linked to the […]

Best Family Friendly Festivals 2023

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 […]

Best Family Festivals 2022

It’s wonderful to see the festival calendar filling up. There are a few festivals taking the year off, but most are running again, and we’re incredibly excited about 2022. So what are the best family festivals for 2022, as recommended by Festival Kidz parents? Here are our favourites, our tried and tested. The festivals we […]