Local festivals for nature lovers
18th May 2018
These local festivals are perfect for fans of the great outdoors
Friday May 18 to Sunday May 20, Hole Park
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.
Friday May 25 to Monday May 28, Pippingford Park
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
Friday June 8 to Sunday June 10�Elm Wood, Hawkhurst
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!
WEALDEN LITERARY FESTIVAL
Saturday June 30 and Sunday July 1 Boldshaves Garden, Woodchurch�
Experience an enchanting weekend of words, ideas, local food and arts and crafts celebrating 'the nature of place' at Boldshaves Garden. There will be insightful talks from authors, plus Badger Bushcraft, pattern-making workshops and more. www.wealdenliteraryfestival.co.uk
INTO THE TREES
Friday September 14 to Sunday September 16, Pippingford Park, Nutley
Unearth the amazing world of trees, woods and forests at Into The Trees. Open your eyes to the ways in which we can play, work, learn and explore among their leaves, branches and trunks. www.into-the-trees.co.uk