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 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 Skies Family Camp

Check out our reviews of Starry Skies: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Edition seven of Starry Skies will takes place between 31st July – 4th August on a family farm in the Welsh village of Usk. Brought to you by the team behind Shambala Festival, Starry Skies is designed especially to give free-range kids and their […]

Best Family Friendly Festivals 2019

People are always asking us which festival is the best! There’s no easy answer to this as everyone has their own favourites. Festivals have such a broad reach these days. There really is something for everyone. Do you want luxury or basic facilities, indie or world music, laid-back or party central? So before you dive […]

Let’s talk about waste

Over 60 independent UK music festivals have pledged to ban single-use plastic at their events by 2021. This is fantastic news and here at Festival Kidz we want to support them to make this happen. Many of our favourite events have taken the pledge. See the full list below.

Ukulele for Beginners

Ukuleles are the perfect festival instrument. Light and portable, easy to play, and they look amazing! This post is to help people who want to play the ukulele but don’t know where to start – I have included the best ukulele for beginners as well as accessories and books that I found useful. The ukulele […]