Festival Survival Guide

Secrets to enjoying a festival with kids

Every year we get lots of parents asking us how to make a festival with kids fun rather than a weekend of stress.

The reality is that going to a festival with your kids is not such a crazy thing to do any more.  There are hundreds of festivals that welcome families of all ages and there’s usually more to do there than at many other holiday destinations so, rather than begrudging being dragged along, chances are your kids will have even more fun than you!
Read more…

Surviving the dreaded… festival toilets!

Toilets at Chilled in a Field 2012 (c) Naomi Jones
The Toilets

As much as you try not to think about it, your children will need to use the festival toilets.

I sometimes wonder how we coped with three small children. The truth is that I gritted my teeth and thought of all the good times we were having in exchange for a little bit of ‘messy’ work.

Isn’t that what parenting is all about?!  We should all be able to cope with this – after all we’ve looked after newborns and nothing will ever be as much work as that! Read more…

NEWSFLASH: The Festival Angels have landed!

Entrance to Angel GardensAngel Gardens take family festival spaces to a whole new level

My friend Sam, the oh-so-lovely Angel Sam of Angel Gardens, has just told me about their exciting new ventures for 2012.  Anyone who has already had the good fortune to visit Angel Gardens in any of the festivals they went to last year will know how lovely they are.  But not content with being wonderful already, they are ramping up their offering a notch or ten, to be THE most thoughtful family space in the country!

So without further ado…  We are VERY excited to announce Angel Garden’s Plans for 2012:

Read more…

Glastonbury 2011 Parent Review

kidzfield helter skelter 2011 Glasto Weather: Wet, Muddy and Hot Hot Hot!!!

Review by: Jan (with 9 yr old and 11 mth old)

Getting to the festival and setting up camp:

Getting into the festival was HELL!  Read more…

Festival Survival Guide

Secrets to enjoying a festival with kids

Every year we get lots of parents asking us how to make a festival with kids fun rather than a weekend of stress.

The reality is that going to a festival with your kids is not such a crazy thing to do any more.  There are hundreds of festivals that welcome families of all ages and there’s usually more to do there than at many other holiday destinations so, rather than begrudging being dragged along, chances are your kids will have even more fun than you!
Read more…

NEWSFLASH: The Festival Angels have landed!

Entrance to Angel GardensAngel Gardens take family festival spaces to a whole new level

My friend Sam, the oh-so-lovely Angel Sam of Angel Gardens, has just told me about their exciting new ventures for 2012.  Anyone who has already had the good fortune to visit Angel Gardens in any of the festivals they went to last year will know how lovely they are.  But not content with being wonderful already, they are ramping up their offering a notch or ten, to be THE most thoughtful family space in the country!

So without further ado…  We are VERY excited to announce Angel Garden’s Plans for 2012:

Read more…

Surviving the dreaded… festival toilets!

Toilets at Chilled in a Field 2012 (c) Naomi Jones
The Toilets

As much as you try not to think about it, your children will need to use the festival toilets.

I sometimes wonder how we coped with three small children. The truth is that I gritted my teeth and thought of all the good times we were having in exchange for a little bit of ‘messy’ work.

Isn’t that what parenting is all about?!  We should all be able to cope with this – after all we’ve looked after newborns and nothing will ever be as much work as that! Read more…

Glastonbury 2011 Parent Review

kidzfield helter skelter 2011 Glasto Weather: Wet, Muddy and Hot Hot Hot!!!

Review by: Jan (with 9 yr old and 11 mth old)

Getting to the festival and setting up camp:

Getting into the festival was HELL!  Read more…