Victorious 2019 Review

We returned to Southsea for our second Victorious and had another wonderful time. Its beautiful seaside location in Portsmouth makes it easy to get to. The line up is always amazing, with some really big names. Because of this, my children (15 and 11) absolutely love it. The kids’ field has an astonishing amount for […]

Just So 2018 Review

Just So was such a jam-packed blast of a ride that when I first sat down to write this review I had no idea how I would fit it all in. It really is a non-stop assault of fun, creativity, the fantastical and the downright bonkers.

Just So’s 2018 Programme Preview

Just So is a firm favourite here at Festival Kidz. We love the creativity that goes into every aspect of this wonderful family festival, from thoughtful planning through to perfect execution. It is quite simply a haven for families, filled with wonder and magic, where children can be children and adults can be… well, children […]


The August bank holiday weekend sees the beautiful Southsea Beach and Castle Field in Portsmouth play host to a family festival which is fast becoming a firm favourite in the UK. Victorious Festival is a fantastic value for money three day event (with off-site camping) for families who love their mainstream acts.

Deer Shed 2015 Review

Caitlin Moran once did a hilarious sketch about returning home from a festival and trying to explain to the other people in the office what it had been like. It made me giggle for ages. It’s actually hard to put into words what a great time we had at Deer Shed festival. We’ve returned home […]

Best Family Festivals 2020

Here are our favourites, our tried and tested. The festivals we return to year after year. These are the festivals we give our Festival Kidz recommended stamp of approval. So what are the best family festivals for 2020, as recommended by Festival Kidz parents?

Best festivals for kids

Here at Festival Kidz we’re always asked ‘what is the best family festival’? It’s almost impossible to answer as so much depends on what you are looking for out of a festival. What are the best festivals for kids? For some parents, it’s all about the line-up, whilst others seek relaxation and reconnecting with the […]

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 […]