It was with huge excitement that we packed our bags for our first festival in almost 2 years. As well as the conundrum as to what to pack for a mixed weather forecast, we also had to remember to pack our face masks in case we needed them.
Timber is a small, yet beautiful festival, nestled in the National Forest in Staffordshire. I was so pleased that our family were able to return to Timber’s second year. Timber is a celebration of the beauty of the landscape and the forest. It feels very respectful of the landscape it sits within. The site is […]
Something small but beautiful happened in the National Forest, Staffordshire in July 2018. A brand new festival was born. Timber Festival is a celebration of nature, our relationship with the forest, a chance for children and adults to be free, to play, relax and be inspired. The first thing that struck me about Timber Festival […]
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 […]
All the nominations are in and it’s time to VOTE! Please use this voting form to vote for your favourite family festivals, entertainers and traders, and tell us what it is that makes these so special to you!
The Festival Kidz Awards are back, but with a difference! We asked all our writers to nominate festivals in three categories, to reflect the differing needs of the ages of our children. We have restricted the nominations so that festivals are only nominated in one category. We acknowledge that some of these festivals are excellent […]
Timber for us as a family marks the start of our summer, and all I can say is that it didn’t fall short of our expectations. There is something about the natural beauty of the National Forest, combined with the festival setting that captures our hearts. I am 17 years old and have been going […]
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 […]
With summer holidays still so unknown and the list of what we can and can’t do changing daily, we thought we’d put together this little guide to 2021 small family festivals and camps you can book now. Hopefully, it will help with your summer plans.
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 […]