How to choose the right festival for your family

and is a festival the right place for you?

There’s no denying that taking children to a music festival can be very hard work, and it’s not everyone’s cup of tea – but for those uber cool, let’s have it, this is how we roll type of parent (that’s you) you might take the plunge and hopefully find the rewards are well worth the effort.  Accept that you won’t see everything you would see if you didn’t have children with you, get in the festival spirit of what will be will be, and let the adventures begin…

Read more…

Meet Dean the Art Wizard

 

Hi all festival fanatics,

My name is Dean and I’ve been working with children of all ages at festivals & events within the UK but mainly within the Midlands as Dean The Art Wizard & friends!

Take a look at this film of us creating the Summer Sundae logo with friends & family, we created an enormous guitar including a Summer Sundae vase created from beer cans collected at the festival. We also used plastic pint glasses, recycled vinyl records, Cd’s & tape cassettes. 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…

Create your own festival!

By Hannah, editor of the brilliant GoFestival Guide 2011

Like a good festival but a bit strapped for cash? Why not have your own?

Gather some friends, find a piece of land, back garden or corner of a campsite. Decorate with flags and bunting, borrow a bell tent, round up a bunch of musicians and your very own festie could be born.

10 easy steps to get your DIY festival off the ground….

Read more…

Larmer Tree: Kids Shows and Workshops 2011

If you’ve never been to Larmer Tree before then maybe it’s about time you tried it!

Children aged 0-10 will be endlessly amused by eleven acres of magical gardens to explore, a huge adventure playground and our Children’s Area on the Larmer Lawns, with shows, hands on activities and workshops to get stuck into from 2pm Thursday through to Sunday afternoon.

Read more…

How to choose the right festival for your family

and is a festival the right place for you?

There’s no denying that taking children to a music festival can be very hard work, and it’s not everyone’s cup of tea – but for those uber cool, let’s have it, this is how we roll type of parent (that’s you) you might take the plunge and hopefully find the rewards are well worth the effort.  Accept that you won’t see everything you would see if you didn’t have children with you, get in the festival spirit of what will be will be, and let the adventures begin…

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…

Larmer Tree: Kids Shows and Workshops 2011

If you’ve never been to Larmer Tree before then maybe it’s about time you tried it!

Children aged 0-10 will be endlessly amused by eleven acres of magical gardens to explore, a huge adventure playground and our Children’s Area on the Larmer Lawns, with shows, hands on activities and workshops to get stuck into from 2pm Thursday through to Sunday afternoon.

Read more…

Meet Dean the Art Wizard

 

Hi all festival fanatics,

My name is Dean and I’ve been working with children of all ages at festivals & events within the UK but mainly within the Midlands as Dean The Art Wizard & friends!

Take a look at this film of us creating the Summer Sundae logo with friends & family, we created an enormous guitar including a Summer Sundae vase created from beer cans collected at the festival. We also used plastic pint glasses, recycled vinyl records, Cd’s & tape cassettes. Read more…

Create your own festival!

By Hannah, editor of the brilliant GoFestival Guide 2011

Like a good festival but a bit strapped for cash? Why not have your own?

Gather some friends, find a piece of land, back garden or corner of a campsite. Decorate with flags and bunting, borrow a bell tent, round up a bunch of musicians and your very own festie could be born.

10 easy steps to get your DIY festival off the ground….

Read more…