Fire in the Mountain

Fire in the Mountain

31st May - 2nd June 2019

Location: Cwmnewidion Isaf, Wales

Website: www.twoforjoy.co.uk

The Fire in the Mountain is rekindled and its warm glow casts light over the valley of change – Cwmnewidion. Red kites soar above lush green ravines, with oak grove and wild meadow below. Located between the fringe of the magnificent Cambrian mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, where hare and horse graze, with nature’s spirits ebbing and flowing. Bringing this ancient kingdom alive once again in another magical gathering of hearts, minds, and music.

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Green Man Festival

15th - 18th August 2019

Location: Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons, Wales

Size: 10000

Website: www.greenman.net


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Kaya Festival

No dates for 2019 yet

Location: Margam Country Park, Neath Port Talbot

Size: 2000

Website: kayafestival.com

World music – World food – World love

Kaya launched in 2012 as a new music festival set overlooking the Snowdonia National Park offering an assortment of African, Jamaican, Caribbean and world musical flavours along with a diverse range of workshops, food stalls and festival activities.  The festival did suffer from teething problems, particularly where provision families was concerned, although if they work on the issues raised this could be a real little gem of a festival with a unique atmosphere and culture – read the reviews for more information.

Highlights for families/kids:

There is the Kultural Fusion Kids Zone which features a circus tent where you can find workshops, arty fun, a solar cinema and face painting. Learn to juggle, take a walk through the woodland art trail, make your own fancy dress.

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Small Nations Festival

Future events unknown

Size: a small and intimate 1500

Location: a gorgeous spot nestled in the Welsh countryside

UPDATE

UPDATE FROM THE ORGANISERS: “Unfortunately, due to increasing financial problems and difficulties securing funding, we have had to make the heart-wrenching decision not to hold Small Nations in 2012. We will continue to work hard on the issues at hand and look to the future. Our emphasis is now on keeping the community spirit of Small Nations alive through gigs, parties, events and popping up at other festivals during the year.

Many thanks for all your support,

The Directors – Small Nations Music LTD.”

Please go to the Facebook page for the most up-to-date info.

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Wales and border: Best Family Festivals 2018

These are our writers’ favourite festivals in Wales and the welsh border. Although not all in the same country, the festivals on the Welsh border are close enough to share that same wild, green, close-to-nature atmosphere. You may not even get a phone signal!

Does this mean that they are more likely to get rain? Yes. Does this also mean that they are better able to handle rain? A big YES!

For more festivals please see our special family friendly festival map.

We know there are other amazing festivals that we are missing out – and we’re attempting to get our reviewers around as many festivals as we can. The festivals below are our tried and tested choices, ones our writers go back to year after year. Read more…

Green Man Staycation

Turn your trip to the Green Man Festival into a week-long family holiday in the Brecon Beacons National Park!

Green Man Festival 20th 21st 22nd August

ENOY THE ULTIMATE “STAYCATION” THIS SUMMER AND TURN GREEN MAN INTO A WEEK-LONG ADVENTURE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!

Beat the recession and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park with Green Man’s UK exclusive Holiday Ticket offer!

Read more…

Fire in the Mountain

Fire in the Mountain

31st May - 2nd June 2019

Location: Cwmnewidion Isaf, Wales

Website: www.twoforjoy.co.uk

The Fire in the Mountain is rekindled and its warm glow casts light over the valley of change – Cwmnewidion. Red kites soar above lush green ravines, with oak grove and wild meadow below. Located between the fringe of the magnificent Cambrian mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, where hare and horse graze, with nature’s spirits ebbing and flowing. Bringing this ancient kingdom alive once again in another magical gathering of hearts, minds, and music.

Read more…

Kaya Festival

No dates for 2019 yet

Location: Margam Country Park, Neath Port Talbot

Size: 2000

Website: kayafestival.com

World music – World food – World love

Kaya launched in 2012 as a new music festival set overlooking the Snowdonia National Park offering an assortment of African, Jamaican, Caribbean and world musical flavours along with a diverse range of workshops, food stalls and festival activities.  The festival did suffer from teething problems, particularly where provision families was concerned, although if they work on the issues raised this could be a real little gem of a festival with a unique atmosphere and culture – read the reviews for more information.

Highlights for families/kids:

There is the Kultural Fusion Kids Zone which features a circus tent where you can find workshops, arty fun, a solar cinema and face painting. Learn to juggle, take a walk through the woodland art trail, make your own fancy dress.

Read more…

Wales and border: Best Family Festivals 2018

These are our writers’ favourite festivals in Wales and the welsh border. Although not all in the same country, the festivals on the Welsh border are close enough to share that same wild, green, close-to-nature atmosphere. You may not even get a phone signal!

Does this mean that they are more likely to get rain? Yes. Does this also mean that they are better able to handle rain? A big YES!

For more festivals please see our special family friendly festival map.

We know there are other amazing festivals that we are missing out – and we’re attempting to get our reviewers around as many festivals as we can. The festivals below are our tried and tested choices, ones our writers go back to year after year. Read more…

Green Man Festival

15th - 18th August 2019

Location: Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons, Wales

Size: 10000

Website: www.greenman.net


Read more…

Small Nations Festival

Future events unknown

Size: a small and intimate 1500

Location: a gorgeous spot nestled in the Welsh countryside

UPDATE

UPDATE FROM THE ORGANISERS: “Unfortunately, due to increasing financial problems and difficulties securing funding, we have had to make the heart-wrenching decision not to hold Small Nations in 2012. We will continue to work hard on the issues at hand and look to the future. Our emphasis is now on keeping the community spirit of Small Nations alive through gigs, parties, events and popping up at other festivals during the year.

Many thanks for all your support,

The Directors – Small Nations Music LTD.”

Please go to the Facebook page for the most up-to-date info.

Read more…

Green Man Staycation

Turn your trip to the Green Man Festival into a week-long family holiday in the Brecon Beacons National Park!

Green Man Festival 20th 21st 22nd August

ENOY THE ULTIMATE “STAYCATION” THIS SUMMER AND TURN GREEN MAN INTO A WEEK-LONG ADVENTURE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!

Beat the recession and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park with Green Man’s UK exclusive Holiday Ticket offer!

Read more…