For Kids

Fun and learning

Do you ever think Eeek...... what will we do with the kids when we are eating and shopping our way around the festival?  Well, this year we have introduced some new FREE activities to the weekend to keep your little foodies occupied.

Yes, you did read correctly - all our kiddies activties are FREE! And keep checking back because we will be adding more activities.

Grow your Own and the Biggest Gardening Gameshow








Introducing Lee Connelly aka the Skinny Jeans Gardener and former Blue Peter Gardener.  Lee brings Grow your Own and gardening fun to the festival this year with the Biggest Gardening Entertainment show that mixes gardening and education together.  This is the only gardening gameshow that is touring the country in 2019, giving you lots of Blue Peter styled makes that you can do at home to grow your own. Plus after each show Lee will be doing free sow and grow sessions with the kids to start their own GYO adventure.

Lee inspires families and children to get out in the garden, create memories and enjoy the space you have because he believes no matter how big or small your garden is, you can all be gardeners

There will be two shows each day of the festival. The times will be announced closer to the festival weekend.

 Just turn up and check in!

Fun, Educational Art & Craft Classes








Based in Braintree, Mark Hugh-Jones will be leading the team to keep your little ones entertained. Your child will be able to enjoy fun hands-on creative activities to inspire their imagaination and nurture their creative potential.

No stress or mess for you!

There will be drop in sessions going on all weekend so pop in to see what's going on. No reservations necessary.

The theme of the classes will be announced shortly.

Cookery Classes











Bring your little chefs to the festival and they can take part in our free cookery classes. They cook what they make or take it home to enjoy later!  Register your child when you arrive at the festival. classes will be running throughout the weekend. For 6-13yrs of age.

Glitter Face Painting

What's a festival without some glitter?  Our facepainter will paint as many little faces as she can throughout the weekend