Folk in a Field isn't just about great live music, there are plenty of other activities to get involved in over the weekend. -
FREE Music Workshops
Drum playing workshop and demos on making them - Bodhran and Bowl Cajon (bring your own)
Banjo playing workshop and demos on making them - (some available/bring your own)
Concertina Song Accompaniment workshop - (bring your own)
Have a go or just watch how it's done, weaving baskets, fences, crates and even dragonflies.
Have a go at turning wood the old-fashioned way on a traditional lathe.
Natural Herb Medicine Workshop
Turn your hand to pottery to make something to remember.
Not free but cheap and fun with glow-in-the-dark zombie targets too.
Poetry Reading and workshop
Children's Music/Singing Workshop
Sensory sessions for tiny folk
Giant Rocking horse
Children arts and craft sessions
including; – dream catchers, talking sticks, weaving, jewellery making, badge making, bug homes, natural art, puppets, tin jewellery and more
Festival Crown Making with The Fairyland Trust
Create a beautiful festival crown with willow and foliage, whilst learning about nature and folklore at the same time - you can also create 'wildflowers' as decor for your crown, or as a buttonhole / hair decoration.
These sessions are suitable for children AND Adults
Crown making is £2 per per sold plus £1 for each extra flower created.
All funds from these sessions go to the charity who do excellent work engaging children and their families in nature conservation..
Many demonstrations to be confirmed.
A spectacular performance for all to see just before the headline act on Saturday.
For kids' activities please see our Little Folk page.