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Our Favourite Family Festivals this Summer

Written by Yeyen

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Mesmerising music, fantastic food and stunning sunshine (well, sometimes!)… what could be better than making some magical memories at a family festival? We’ve rounded up some of the best from across the UK, as well as included some amazing offers only available with Picniq!

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, Dorset

27th – 31st July 2017
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Get the glitter and air guitars ready as this year’s theme is ‘Pop Stars & Rock Stars’! Kid’s will love joining in with the GIANT disco, watching the cast from ‘The School of Rock’ perform their guitar‐shredding, bass‐slapping music plus all the usual fun from TV favourites Dick & Dom, Mr Maker and of course… Mr Tumble! BOOK HERE.

Deer Shed Festival, Baldersby Park, North Yorkshire

21st – 23rd July 2017

This festival is a must for lovers of nature and exploring to your hearts content! Set within the picturesque surroundings in Baldersby Park, you’ll get the chance to build dens, discover some amazing wildlife and see some fab musicians, comedians and poets. Find out more.

Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Park, Devon

18th – 20th August 2017

This amazing festival, which is organised by DMF Music and takes place across six stages, is full to the brim with site art, comedy, theatre and, of course, fantastic music! There’s also a children’s area and a great range of food and craft stalls. Find out more.

Green Man Festival, Powys, Brecon Beacons

17th – 20th August 2017

This laid back festival, located within the stunning surroundings of the Brecon Beacons, is the perfect escape for family’s looking to get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy some time together. Head to “The Little Folk” area for fun workshops and activities, as well as seeing an eclectic mix of music and dance! Find out more.

The Big Festival, Cotswold

26th – 28th August 2017

Hosted by Alex James, the former bassist of Blur, this festival is a fabulous mixture of food and music. As well as lots of other fun filled activities for all of the family to enjoy, it even has cooking classes for mini budding chefs! Find out more.

One Tribe Festival, Cholmondeley Castle Estate, Cheshire

3rd – 8th August 2017

Set over five fantastic and fun filled days, this twenty-four hour music festival is a celebration of art, music and culture and is definitely one not to be missed by creative little partygoers. You can have a go at one of their many workshops, including guided meditation, gong baths and yoga! Find out more.

Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Suffolk

13th – 16th July 2017

This family friendly festival, which is making a return for its twelfth year running, offers an array of entertainment that kids, teenagers and big kids alike will love! You’ll find a Kids Area, Inbetweeners Area, Enchanted Garden and more! Find out more.

Curious Arts Festival, New Forest, Hampshire

22nd- 24th July 2017

This quirky boutique festival, situated in the lovely Pylewell Park in the New Forest, is the perfect escape for literature and poetry mad little (and big!) kids. Come and see Poet Laurette Carol Ann Duffy children’s reading session as well as writer Deborah Moggach and musician Billy Bragg. Find out more.

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