Family friendly festivals happening locally

Family friendly festivals happening locally

11th May 2018

Grab your picnic blanket, the kids and some sun cream and head off to one of these family friendly festivals

ROOTS GATHERING

Friday May 18 to Sunday May 20, Hole Park

Roots Gathering Festival

A cross between a traditional village fair and an alternative micro lifestyle festival, this family-focused event supports local arts, crafts and musicians, with a strong focus on sustainable living skills through a variety of different workshops.�www.rootsgathering.co.uk

ELDERFLOWER FIELDS

Friday May 25 to Monday May 28, Pippingford Park

Elderflower fields festival

A weekend of wild adventure, music, food, sports, nature and the arts is designed especially for families with children in mind at Elder?ower Fields. The award-winning festival is set in beautiful Sussex countryside near Uck?eld. www.elderflowerfields.co.uk

ALFRESCO FESTIVAL

Friday May 25 to Sunday May 27, The Hop Farm

More than 100 artists will perform over seven stages for Alfresco Festival at The Hop Farm. Alongside camping and family entertainment, there are circus entertainers, cocktails, street food and more to look forward to. www.alfrescofestival.co.uk

WOODLANDS FESTIVAL

Friday June 8 to Sunday June 10 Elm Wood, Hawkhurst

Woodlands Festival

Here's an intimate, independent, family-friendly festival that has something for all ages. Jam-packed full of talented artists, the event also offers arts and crafts, treasure hunts, storytelling, bushcraft, face-painting, fancy dress and the Fabularium Forest Disco! www.woodlandsfestival.co.uk

TONBRIDGE CALLING

Saturday August 4, Tonbridge Racecourse Sportsground

Save the date for Tonbridge Calling, the free community festival that's 'building a community without borders'. There will be plenty of food and live music on offer, making for a truly unforgettable day out for kids and adults alike. www.tonbridgecalling.uk

TRUCKFEST

Saturday August 18 and Sunday August 19

Truckfest

The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent Europe's largest trucking festival� since 1983 hits The Hop Farm this month! Expect monster truck�car-crushing action, along with James Dylan's Stunt World and the Truck Awards over a rip-roaring weekend of freewheeling family fun.
www.truckfest.co.uk

LOCAL & LIVE

Friday August 24 to Sunday August 26, Calverley Grounds

Local & live

The ever-popular celebration of local music is back and bigger than ever. Along with its main stage in Calverley Grounds, you can also check out plenty of live acts in fringe venues around town, and there's fun for all the family too. www.localandlive.org

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