Activities

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) 

Willow Weaving

Have a go or just watch how it's done, weaving baskets, fences, crates and even dragonflies.

Wood Turning

Have a go at turning wood the old-fashioned way on a traditional lathe. 

Natural Herb Medicine Workshop

 

Foraging Talks 

Pottery

Turn your hand to pottery to make something to remember.

Archery

Not free but cheap and fun with glow-in-the-dark zombie targets too.

Poetry Reading and workshop

 

Children's Storytelling

Children's Music/Singing Workshop

Mini Monsters

Sensory sessions for tiny folk 

Mud kitchen

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..

 

Demonstrations

Many demonstrations to be confirmed.

Fire Breathing

A spectacular performance for all to see just before the headline act on Saturday.

For kids' activities please see our Little Folk page.

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