Timber Festival 2019 Review

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 […]

Timber Festival 2018 Review

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 […]

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 […]

VOTE! Festival Kidz Awards 2022

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! 

Festival Kidz Awards 2022

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 2022 Review

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 […]

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 […]

2021 Family Festivals and Camps

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.