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Family-Friendly Festivals 2019

Written by Amy Hughes

Let’s see some live music and party with Peppa Pig,
Non-stop fun will have the whole family doing a little jig!
From Big Jam Sandwich to Great Wonderfest,
These festivals will make summer 2019 the biggest and best!

Great Wonderfest, Duxmore Farm, Isle of Wight

1st – 4th August 2019
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Brand new for 2019, this family festival will be hosted by TV legends Dick and Dom! With this pair at the helm, and music from the likes of The Vamps, Becky Hill and Example, you’re guaranteed to have a good time. You can even enjoy some yoga and a pamper session! For the wilder ones, there are watersports, skateboarding, circus skills, and also a vintage fair! Definitely not one to miss out on this summer. Book weekend tickets here or day tickets here.

Firle Vintage Fair, Lewes, East Sussex

9th – 11th August 2019
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Step back in time in style at the Firle Vintage Fair. Set in the heart of the picturesque Sussex countryside in Firle Park near Lewes, the fair celebrates beauty and antiques from yesteryear, with vintage stalls including: French Brocante, haberdashery and fashion, country interiors and gardenalia, plus live entertainment, classic cars, croquet games, horse and cart rides, workshops, talks, artisan food and beverages and original 1880 Victoriana fair-rides. Book now.

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Estate, Dorset

25th – 28th July 2019
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Set in the majestic grounds of Lulworth Castle, on Dorset’s dramatic Jurassic coastline, Camp Bestival is jam-packed with entertainment, from stellar musical morsels and cultural delights to stunning sideshow attractions and lashings of family fun. This year’s theme if heroes vs. superheroes promises a weekend that’s out of this world! You can see stars including Jess Glynne, Lewis Capaldi and Nile Rodgers and Chic this summer. Book your day tickets here or weekend tickets here.

Enchanted, Horsham, Sussex

23rd – 25th August 2019
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Enter an illuminated Summer Wonderland featuring a mix of live music, street theatre, a silent disco, circus performance, dance and the spectacular Secret Illuminated Gardens, plus a boutique market of street food, pop up bars, homewares, art and fashion. Meet Gnomus an incredible 4m tall gnome puppet, join the archaeological dig for bones and learn how to make unicorn horns and dragon slime! As dusk settles, a spectacular fire show procession featuring a huge flame-breathing dragon will mark the opening of The Secret Illuminated Gardens. Book now.

Big Jam Sandwich, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

4th August 2019
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Big Jam Sandwich is a fun packed interactive family event for families with children up to 11 years old. The main stage is hosted by The Magic Frostie and will play host to some well-known acts including Mr Bloom & His Band, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Peppa Pig & George, The Princesses. You’ll also find the Dino Experience with the Big Jamosaurus, two custom-built game busses equipped with gaming consoles, mini go-karts and workshops! Book now.

Wonder Fields, Great Fulford Estate, Devon

12th – 15th July 2019
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Set in the beautiful British countryside at Great Fulford Estate, less than 30 minutes outside of Exeter, Wonder Fields is a fantastic family festival. With a full programme of entertainment and activities, from energetic dance workshops and forest school adventures to archery and hip-hop yoga, there’s something for everyone.  The music line up caters for an eclectic mix too, with reggae, folk, electro, house, techno, acoustic, R&B, drum and bass, hip-hop and jazz all covered! Book now.

Do you know of any other fab family festivals? We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and really want to go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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