25 Jul Best Family Friendly Festivals
Summer is the best season to go to a festival. You’ll never understand why they are so popular until you’ve experienced one yourself. Indeed, they are one of the best weekend entertainments for you but also for your family, kids will love them! So don’t hesitate and check this list of London’s best family friendly festivals.
1 – Campo Sancho Festival
Small, intimate and family friendly, Campo Sancho is a brand new festival that will surely be liked by many. For the little ones, several activities are planned, from Panic Circus to crafty workshops, nature trails and artsy happenings. Added to all this there will be a selection of amazing locally-sourced organic foods and heavenly cocktails, so don’t miss your chance and book your tickets now!
2 – Camp Bestival
A veritable explosion of music, arts, and creativity, Camp Bestival prides itself on blending kids’ and adults’ experiences through spoken word, live theatre and a diverse musical line-up. Some big names will be taking centre stage this year, from Mark Ronson, Reverend and Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds, to retro acts Madness and All Saints. For the younger audience, Mr. Tumble will be on hand while smash hit West End musical School of Rock will put on a special performance.
3 – Standon Calling
Standon Calling is looking to be one of the hottest festivals this year as the line-up for this year has been the best received in the festival’s history. Besides solid line-ups, there will be a heated swimming pool, a dog show and an after-hours club in a cowshed. Last but not least, Standon is launching a comedy show, your children will love it.
4 – The Big Feastival
Blur bassist Alex James hosts this food and music festival on his own farm right next to London to raise money for the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation, a charity which teaches essential food skills to help people make choices for a healthier lifestyle. Forget festival food trucks – there’s gourmet offerings from the likes of Rick Stein or even Antonio Carluccio, famous internationally-recognised cooks!
5 – Wilderness Festival
Wilderness Festival is a magical playground. It’s the awe-inspiring performance art, debates, and lovely feasts that have firmly positioned it as a family friendly carnival, and much more than just a music festival. Festival-goers will be treated to first-class theatre and dance every night. A perfect place to educate your kids to arts or nature!
6 – Curious Arts Festival
Described as “one of UK’s top boutique festivals” by the Guardian, Curious Arts Festival is a celebration of artistic talent. Children can enjoy puppetry workshops and bedtime stories, and there’s an impressive mix of music and comedy. Some of the best contemporary authors and poets will also be dropping in to talk about their work. You will definitely love it!
7 – Cornbury Music Festival
Cornbury Music Festival is a lovingly crafted, high-end, open-air party, the ultimate celebration of music and culture set in the heart of the Cotswolds at Great Tew Park, tailor-made for the whole family. Youngsters can learn to play the ukulele, create songs, participate in drumming workshops or pick up some new dance moves. A perfect weekend getaway for the families.
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