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Family-friendly festivals 2022

Written by Annabel Middleton

Let’s see some live music and party big,
Non-stop fun will have the whole family doing a little jig!
From Just So to Camp Bestival Dorset,
This summer will be the best and you won’t have to force it!

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Estate, Dorset

28th – 31st July 2022
Tickets from just £16.50 with Picniq!

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 you can see stars including Rag’n’Bone Man, Rudimental, Kool & The Gang and Example! There’s also the world’s biggest bouncy castle coming to Camp Bestival Dorset this summer, as well as Mr Tumble, Mr Maker, and Dick & Dom! Book your tickets now for an amazing weekend or day trip!

Camp Bestival, Shropshire

18th-21st August 2022
Tickets from just £16.50 with Picniq

Held in the beautiful grounds of Weston Park, designed by England’s greatest gardener, Capability Brown, Camp Bestival Shropshire offers you an unforgettable summer weekend! From circus workshops and comedy shows to Brainiac Live and Horrible Histories, there is so much for your little ones to enjoy! Plus, there’s entertainment from the likes of Becky Hill, Fatboy Slim, and The Proclaimers! Book your day and weekend tickets here!

Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

19th-21st August 2022

Photo credit: Just So Festival Facebook

Go on a family adventure like no other! Discover activities and entertainment beyond your wildest dreams, from a silent disco to a midnight feast! The festival takes place in the glades and woodlands of the Rode Hall Estate in Cheshire where you and your little ones can unleash your creativity. An acrobat will float above the festival suspended beneath a giant balloon in the enchanting Heliosphere, as well as a Makaton-friendly pantomime from Tall Tails Theatre Company! Find out more here!

The Big Feastival, Alex James’ Farm, The Cotswolds

26th-28th August 2022

Photo credit: The Big Feastival Facebook

Are you an Anne-Marie fan? Then this is the festival for you! Plus, the accidentally fabulous dance workout is a must-do. As your kids dance to their heart’s content, you can pull out those 80s dance moves and show them how it’s done! Children’s TV megastar Justin Fletcher will also be there giving a live performance so get ready to sing along with your Hands Up! For those who fancy getting creative and living life on the wild side, the daily bushcraft workshops will provide your little ones with the skills to survive in the wild! Find out more here!

Victorious Festival, Portsmouth

26th-28th August 2022

Photo credit: Victorious Festival Facebook

Visit Victorious Festival this summer for an amazing line-up, from Sam Fender and Anne-Marie to Bastille and The Wombats. In the words of Dermot O’Leary, it is “a marvellous festival on the south coast”! Plus, there’s a kids arena and all the activities in the area are FREE! There’s face painting, den building, a history show, the Southsea skatepark mini-wheelers, and lots more! Find out more here!

Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales

18th-21st August 2022

Photo credit: Green Man Festival Facebook

This is the festival for all festival-goers! Offering laughs, literature, art, science, mischief and music you will make so many family memories! There’s a little folk area where the kids can enjoy creative workshops, activities and adventures of the imagination which are all FREE they just need to be accompanied by a big folk! Why not tlet them take part in the little fol parade on sunday whilst you listen to some amazing music! Find out more here!

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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