Play Fest


Location: Eccles Hall Estate, Nr. Norwich, Norfolk

Size: 3,500

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Play Fest is one of the new kids on the block in the UK festival scene. Coming back with a vengeance as a ‘terrible two’ on a mission, Play Fest has already been turning heads and gaining industry attention.  Shortlisted for Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2011, this is one little ‘un to keep an eye on..

The Play Area – This kids, teens & family area is dubbed as “A magical mini festival as diverse as the rest of Play Fest.”  Working in collaboration with Culture Works East, Play Fest brings you The Play Area. A festival within a festival, and will provide an extra special addition to the site. An area specially dedicated to families flocking to the festival which will offer high-quality cultural experiences, activities and facilities tailored to meet the needs of children, teens and their families.

The Line-up for 2012 included:

The Pigeon Detectives / Reverend and the Makers/ Scroobius Pip
The Big Pink / SHY FX/ Spector / Ria Ritchie / Tripwires
The Correspondents
Tellison / Jim Lockey / Juan Zelada
Roots Manuva / Sonic Boom Six

Our pregnant Festival Kidz contributor, Jess, went to Playfest.  Read her Playfest 2011 review, and her follow up in 2012 with bubba in tow.