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12 TOP TIPS IF YOU’RE HEADING TO CAMP BESTIVAL

12 TOP TIPS IF YOU’RE HEADING TO CAMP BESTIVAL IN 2021 In 2018 we spent our first weekend at Camp Bestival. We had an amazing weekend with some great friends and have plans to return.  I’ll share with you throughout this post things we loved but I’ll focus on some tips to help you get …

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Can you do Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a day with different age kids?

Yes you can do Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a day with different age kids if you split up for different performances. This is how our day at Edinburgh Fringe Festival went! We decided to drive. We set off at 8am from Darlington getting into Edinburgh for 11, finding parking at a central car park. The …

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Review of Elderflower Fields Festival 2019

Elderflower Fields Festival is a family festival held in Pippingford Park, Uckfield, Sussex. Here’s what we thought of Elderflower Field Festival 2019 and some tips for Elderflower Fields Festival in 2020. Elderflower Fields festival has been running since 2012 but this year was our first time going to it. We were lucky enough to be …

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The Great Wonderfest festival, Isle of Wight

We cannot wait to go to this year’s hot ticket family festival The Great Wonderfest on the Isle of Wight. With amazing artists including Busted, The Vamps, Conor Maynard, Becky Hill, MistaJam, Jaguar Skills, Raver Tots and loads more, along with TV legends Dick and Dom hosting every day it’s guaranteed to be a blast! …

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Win a Family Ticket to the BBC Summer Social 2019

BBC Summer Social is back and bigger than ever. Taking place in the beautiful setting of Croxteth Country Park in Liverpool on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August, the BBC promises a weekend of fun for all the family. You can read our full review of BBC Sumer Social 2018 here. Saturday 3rd August Saturday sees a big pop line up on …

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Barnes Children’s Literature Festival

Here at Mini Travellers we are really looking forward to our first visit to Barnes Children’s Literature Festival on 11 & 12 May. Set around the beautiful Barnes Green and Duck Pond, will be London’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival. UK Laureate Lauren Child will headline the festival, which plays host to so many super-stars …

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe for all ages. What to see with a family ranging from 10 to 70.

Edinburgh festival for all ages. What to see with a family ranging from ages 10 to 70.  We decided to go to Edinburgh Fringe with the whole family for a day trip to take in the festival and introduce the children to new experiences. The festival never disappoints for providing excitement, intrigue and lots of …

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Nozstalgia at Nozstock Festival – still partying hard at 20 Years Young

We’ve just spent our 3rd year running at the fantastic Nozstock Festival, a family-run, family-friendly festival in the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Find out what we thought… NB: Jane and her family were guests of Nozstock but all views and opinions are their own. Nozstock started life as a private party thrown by the Nosworthy family on …

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What to expect at Deer Shed Festival 9 – Making Waves

The ninth edition of the north’s favourite family festival, Deer Shed Festival 9, is shaping up to showcase its biggest ever programme of family friendly music, arts and science and we are going! Here is what Deer Shed Festival themselves have to say about it! Deer Shed Festival 9 – taking place in Topcliffe, North Yorkshire …

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Is Victorious Festival child friendly?

Is Victorious Festival child friendly? We are lucky enough to have done a few family-friendly festivals and have always really enjoyed taking the children so they can experience the sights , sounds, atmosphere and diversity of a festival before they go crazy on their own! We have also found that more and more festivals are …

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England’s Medieval Festival for Families at Herstmonceux Castle

This August Bank Holiday my wife, I and our three children were invited to attend the 25th Anniversary England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle near to Hastings in East Sussex. We were delighted as it seemed just the sort of event our family would love: rustic camping and outdoor medieval-themed activities, and all set in …

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Ultimate Family Camping Packing List for Festivals

So what do you put on a Family Camping Packing List for Festivals? In reality the answer is LOTS of clothes and as little other stuff as possible !  You basically have to pack for a whole British Summer in one weekend if you head to a family friendly festival, which means it includes wellies, …

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