The Best Family Friendly Festivals

Check out our top picks of the best family-friendly festivals in the UK in 2023...

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 17th Jan 2023

From small boutique festivals tucked away in some of Britain's most enchanting locations, to the celebrated behemoths of the festival world, such as the legendary Isle of Wight Festival - there are hundreds and hundreds of amazing carnivals, parties, and musical gatherings built specifically to cater to the needs and wants of the entire family out there.

We've created a list of some of the best family-friendly festivals to assist you in finding the perfect event for both the grown-ups and the little ones within your family unit. 

Cast your eyes over the numerous wholesome, exciting, and interactive festivals on offer to families in the UK this year...

 

Highest Point Festival / The Big Family Day Out

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Photo: Highest Point / Facebook

When: Highest Point - Thursday 11th - Sunday 14th May / The Big Family Day Out - Sunday 14th May

Where: Williamson Park and The Ashton Memorial, Lancaster

Lineup: Hacienda Classical, Bastille, Anne-Marie, many more TBA

Atop of the highest point in Lancaster, on the scenic, panoramic and historical grounds of Williamson Park is one of Northern England's best family-friendly festivals - Highest Point.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2023, the festival has already secured Hacienda Classical, Bastille, and Anne-Marie as headline acts. As always, we can be certain the rest of the lineup for 2023 will be unreal.

If you get a bit peckish, a wide selection of delicacies and tipples will be available to purchase from a variety of diverse vendors, as a multitude of activities and performances take place throughout the weekend.

The three-day event concludes with The Big Family Day Out, where kids and adults alike are encouraged to take full advantage of the entertainment on offer. Last year saw a butterfly enclosure, mini zoo, face painting, immersive theatre productions and more. 

As one of the biggest, best kid-friendly festivals, this is one to keep an eye on. 

 

Tickets for Highest Point Festival

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Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Payment Plan
Friday Adult Ticket 18+ Deposit
£5 deposit plus 4x payments of £18.75. Friday Entry Only 18+
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£13.00
(£5.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Saturday Adult Ticket 18+ Deposit
£5 deposit plus 4x payments of £18.75. Saturday entry only 18+
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£13.00
(£5.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Two Day Adult Ticket 18+ Deposit
£15 deposit plus 4x payments of £32.5. Friday and Saturday Entry. 18+
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£29.50
(£15.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Three Day Adult Ticket Deposit
£15 deposit plus 4x payments of £35. Thursday, Friday and Saturday Entry Only. 18+
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£30.50
(£15.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Thursday Tickets
Thursday Adult 2016 Price Ticket
Only 1000 available. Entry to Thursday only. 18+
£38.50
(£35.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Thursday Adult 1st Release Ticket
Entry to Thursday only 18+
£43.45
(£39.50 + bf)
Thursday 13-17 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 30+ at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£22.00
(£20.00 + bf)
Thursday 0-12 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£0.00
Friday Tickets
Friday Adult 1st Release Ticket 18+
Friday Entry Only. 18+
£76.45
(£69.50 + bf)
Friday 13-17 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 30+ at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£38.50
(£35.00 + bf)
Friday 0-12 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£0.00
Saturday Tickets
Saturday Adult 1st Release Ticket 18+
Saturday Entry Only. 18+
£76.45
(£69.50 + bf)
Saturday 13-17 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 30+ at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£38.50
(£35.00 + bf)
Saturday 0-12 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£0.00
Two Day Tickets
Two Day Adult 1st Release Ticket 18+
Friday and Saturday Entry. 18+
£148.50
(£135.00 + bf)
Two Day 13-17 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 30+ at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£77.00
(£70.00 + bf)
Two Day 0-12 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£0.00
Three Day Tickets
Three Day Adult 1st Release Ticket
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Entry Only. 18+
£159.50
(£145.00 + bf)
Three Day 13-17 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 30+ at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£88.00
(£80.00 + bf)
Three Day 0-12 Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times / 1 adult per 2 minors
£0.00

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Tickets for The Big Family Day Out

Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Sunday Tickets
Standard Adult Ticket (18+)
Only valid for Sunday 14th May 2023
£13.20
(£12.00 + bf)
6-17 Years Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21+ at all times / only valid for Sunday 14th May 2023
£7.00
(£6.00 + bf)
5 and Under Kids Ticket
Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21+ at all times / only valid for Sunday 14th May 2023
£0.00

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Elderflower Fields

When: Friday 26th - Monday 29th May 2023

Where: Pippingford Park in East Sussex

2023 lineup: The Jive Acts, SK Shlomo, Sam Redmore & The Tropical Soundclash Allsatrs, Salsadelic featuring Stephanie Benson, The Go Kid Music Takeover!, The Gulls, Still Moving DJs, Max White, and more

Elderflower Fields was born in 2012. The organisers had a vision to create a festival specifically designed for families and children. And that’s exactly what they created. 

Intentionally keeping the festival small, the festival is incredibly safe and encourages kids to embrace their wild side, immerse themselves in nature, enjoy great food, explore art and music, and get sporty.

The kids can enjoy campfire cooking, beach rugby, tree climbing, kayaking, yoga for kids, parkour, and so much more. There's fun stuff for the adults too like cocktails and crowns where you can make an everlasting crown and, you guessed it, sip on some cocktails, yoga, and more.

The organisers are passionate and constantly seeking new activities to bring to their lucky guests.

 


 

Knockengorroch

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Photo: Knockengorroch Festival / Facebook

When: Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th May 2023

Where: Knockengorroch, Kirkcudbrightshire

2023 lineup: Zentone (High Tone + Zenzile), The Langan Band, Old Blind Dogs, Dowdelin, Mungos Hi Fi Sound System with Marina P & Solo Banton, Sheelanagig, Yiddish Twist Orchestra, Akram Abdulfattah, The Drystones, Cut Capers, Subhira Quintet

Situated deep within the Southern Uplands of Scotland, on a beautiful mountain riverside meadow, Knockengorroch is a festival run by a family for families, full of magic and mayhem.

Featuring an abundance of live music, singing, dancing, drinking, workshops and storytelling, the festival is one of the most unique events available to attend in the UK. A real Ceilidh in the hills, as the locals might say.

A world music and roots event, Knockengorroch is renowned for delivering a broad and all-encompassing range of fantastic artists, representing a multitude of genres - including folk, fusion, dub, reggae, electronica, hip-hop and drum'n'bass. As well as music, punters can enjoy cabaret, spoken word, dance, and comedy performances.

It was recently awarded Dark Skies status, which means the festival is located in one of the best areas in the world to see the stars. Aside from stunning night skies, you can also look forward to a sauna, plenty of children's activities, real ales, arts and crafts, workshops, and delicious food stalls.

Head out on an adventure to this stunning and remote festival, and unwind in the natural surroundings with your nearest and dearest this year. 

 

Tickets for Knockengorroch

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Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
4 Day Tickets - Adults
Tier Two - 4 Day Adult (Over 16) Ticket
For entry from 10am on Thursday 25 May 2023. No entry after midnight.
£148.40
(£140.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Tier Two - 4 Day Adult (Over 16) Concession Ticket
Evidence of concession status required. Entry from Thursday 25 May 2023. No entry after midnight.
£143.10
(£135.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Tier Three - 4 Day Adult (Over 16) Ticket
For entry from 10am on Thursday 25 May 2023. No entry after midnight.
£159.00
(£150.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 4 Day Adult (Over 16) Concession Ticket
Evidence of concession status required. Entry from Thursday 25 May 2023. No entry after midnight.
£153.70
(£145.00 + bf)
3 Day Tickets - Adults
Tier Two - 3 Day Adult (over 16) ticket
For entry from Friday 26 May 2023. No entry after miidnight
£137.80
(£130.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Tier Two - 3 Day Adult (over 16) Concession Ticket
Evidence of concession status required. Entry from Friday 26 May. No entry after midnight.
Last few tickets left!
£132.50
(£125.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 3 Day Adult (Over 16) Ticket
For entry from Friday 26 May 2023. No entry after miidnight
£148.40
(£140.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 3 Day Adult (Over 16) Concession Ticket
Evidence of concession status required. Entry from Friday 26 May. No entry after midnight.
£143.10
(£135.00 + bf)
Teenagers
Tier Two - 4 Day 12-15 Year Old Ticket
For entry from Thursday 25 May 2023. Must be accompanied by an adult. No entry after midnight.
£68.90
(£65.00 + bf)
Tier Two - 3 Day 12-15 Year Old Ticket
For entry from Friday 27 May 2023. Must be accompanied by an adult. No entry after midnight
£63.60
(£60.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 4 Day 12-15 Year Old Ticket
For entry from Thursday 25 May 2023. Must be accompanied by an adult. No entry after midnight.
£68.90
(£65.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Tier Three - 3 Day 12-15 Year Old Ticket
For entry from Friday 27 May 2023. Must be accompanied by an adult. No entry after midnight
£68.90
(£65.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Children
Child ticket
Free entry for all children under 12
£0.00
Payment Plan
Adult 4 Day (over 16) - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit Deposit
£37.5 deposit plus 3x payments of £37.5. For entry 10am on Thursday 25 May 2023.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£46.50
(£37.50 + bf)
Adult 4 Day (Over 16) Concession Ticket - 4 Month Payment Plan De Deposit
£36.25 deposit plus 3x payments of £36.25. For entry 10am on Thursday 25 May 2023.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£44.95
(£36.25 + bf)
Ages 12-15 - 4 Day Ticket - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit Deposit
£16.25 deposit plus 3x payments of £16.25. Must be accompanied by an adult.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£20.15
(£16.25 + bf)
4 Day Car/Van Parking Pass - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£10 deposit plus 3x payments of £10. Parking for cars, vans & towing vehicles.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£12.40
(£10.00 + bf)
4 Day Live In Vehicle - 4 x 6 Plot - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit Deposit
£16.25 deposit plus 3x payments of £16.25. Plot size not to exceed 4x6m including awning
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£20.15
(£16.25 + bf)
4 Day Live In Vehicle - OVER 4 x 6 Plot - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£18.75 deposit plus 3x payments of £18.75. Large live in vehicle (campervan or caravan)
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£23.25
(£18.75 + bf)
Adult 3 Day (Over 16) - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit Deposit
£32.5 deposit plus 3x payments of £32.5. For entry from Friday 26 May 2023.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£40.30
(£32.50 + bf)
Adult 3 Day (Over 16) Concession Ticket - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£31.25 deposit plus 3x payments of £31.25. Evidence of concession status required.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£38.75
(£31.25 + bf)
Ages 12-15 - 3 Day Ticket - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£15 deposit plus 3x payments of £15. For entry from Friday 26 May 2023.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£18.60
(£15.00 + bf)
3 Day Car Parking Pass - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£7.5 deposit plus 3x payments of £7.5. Parking for cars, vans & towing vehicles.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£9.30
(£7.50 + bf)
3 Day Live In Vehicle - 4 x 6 Plot - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£12.5 deposit plus 3x payments of £12.5. Plot size not to exceed 4x6m including awning
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£15.50
(£12.50 + bf)
3 Day Live In Vehicle - OVER 4 x 6 Plot - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£15 deposit plus 3x payments of £15. Large live in vehicle (campervan or caravan)
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£18.60
(£15.00 + bf)
Other
Dog ticket!
Well behaved dogs on leads, accompanied by well behaved humans, welcome
£0.00
Vehicles - 4 Day
Tier Two - 4 Day Parking Pass
Parking for cars, vans & towing vehicles. For entry from Thurs 25 May. No entry after midnight
Last few tickets left!
£37.10
(£35.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 4 Day Parking Pass
Parking for cars, vans & towing vehicles. For entry from Thurs 25 May. No entry after midnight
£42.40
(£40.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 4 Day Live In (campervan or caravan) 4x6m Plot Max
Live-in vehicle or caravan.. Plot size not to exceed 4x6m including awning. Entry from Thu 25
£68.90
(£65.00 + bf)
Tier Three 4 Day Large Live In (Campervan/Caravan) Over 4x6m Plot
Large live in plot (campervan or caravan). Entry from Thu 25 May.
£79.50
(£75.00 + bf)
Vehicles - 3 Day
Tier Two - 3 Day Parking Pass
Parking for cars, vans & towing vehicles. Entry from Fri 26 May. No entry after midnight
Last few tickets left!
£31.80
(£30.00 + bf)
Tier Two - 3 Day Live In (Campervan/Caravan) 4x6m Plot Max
Live-in vehicle or caravan.. Plot size not to exceed 4x6m including awning. Entry from Fri 26
£53.00
(£50.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Tier Two -3 Day Large Live In (Campervan/Caravan) Over 4x6m Plot
Large live in plot (campervan or caravan). Entry from Fri 26 May.
Tickets selling quickly!
£63.60
(£60.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 3 Day Parking Pass
Parking only for cars, vans & towing vehicles. For entry from Friday 26 May. No entry after midnight
£42.40
(£40.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 3 Day Live In (Campervan/Caravan) 4x6m Plot Max
Live-in vehicle or caravan. Plot size not to exceed 4x6m including awning. Entry from Fri 26 May
£74.20
(£70.00 + bf)
Tier Three - 3 Day Large Live In (Campervan/Caravan) OVER 4x6m
Large live in plot (campervan or caravan). Entry from Fri 26 May.
£84.80
(£80.00 + bf)
Knock Bus
Edinburgh Return Fare - Thursday 25th May 2023
Return Bus Ticket - Edinburgh City Centre to Festival Site
£32.86
(£31.00 + bf)
Edinburgh Return Fare - Friday 26th May 2023
Return Bus Ticket - Edinburgh City Centre to Festival Site
£32.86
(£31.00 + bf)
Glasgow Return Fare - Thursday 25th May 2023
Return Bus Ticket - Glasgow City Centre to Festival Site
£27.56
(£26.00 + bf)
Glasgow Return Fare - Friday 26th May 2023
Return Bus Ticket - Glasgow City Centre to Festival Site
£27.56
(£26.00 + bf)

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Cheshire Fest

Cheshire-Fest

Photo: Cheshire Fest / Facebook

When: TBC June 2023

Where: Manchester Rugby Club, Manchester

2023 lineup: TBA

Launched back in 2016, Cheshire Fest has become a firm favourite amongst families in the North West of England. And it’ll be back again in 2023 to celebrate local music, street food, and drink. 

The fest is the largest regional offering of children’s entertainment and activities and boasts an impressive program of performers every year. You can catch performances by local and upcoming musical talents, the most sought after international tribute acts and a handful of legendary names. It’s no wonder the fest pulls huge audiences every year. 

Now, what about food? Picture a buffet of food and drinks served by the best traders in Lancashire. You’ll be in safe hands. And if the little ones need a break from the music, they can enjoy a variety of entertainment including fairground rides, face painting stalls, and appearances from some well-known superheroes and Disney characters. 

Cheshire Fest has the perfect recipe for a proper weekend of festival fun.

 


 

LeeStock

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Photo: LeeStock / Facebook

When: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May

Where: Melford Hall in Suffolk

2023 lineup: Blackgrape, T’Pau, Sugar Hill Gang plus Furious 5 featuring Grand Master Mele Mel & Scorpio, The Supernaturals, Katrina, and more TBA

LeeStock is the annual non-profit festival, tribute and memorial to local Suffolk musician, Lee Dunford who battled against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma until 2006.

Having outgrown several other sites in the past, the festival now takes place on the magnificent grounds of Melford Hall, a 16th century stately home.

Renowned for repeatedly booking a consistently remarkable bill, previous LeeStock lineups have featured many UK musical greats - such as 90s favourites Dodgy, Mark Morriss, John Power, Chris Helme, Tom Hingley, Luke Concannon, Wheatus, D:Ream, Space, Toploader, Lightning Seeds, Terrorvision, Scouting For Girls, and many more. 

In addition to hosting some of the best acts in Britain, festival-goers, especially the kids, can find many other forms of entertainment. From Storytelling and book reading to face painting, colouring in and playing in the sandpit - there's plenty to keep the little ones amused whilst you hit up the bar and food stalls to taste the flavours of some of the finest, locally produced goodies.

All proceeds from the festival and associated fundraising events are donated to the Willow Foundation charity. To date, the festival has raised over £100,000 for the charity.

 

Tickets for LeeStock

Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Weekend Tickets
Early Early Bird Adult 16+ Weekend
Adult entry to both Saturday and Sunday (excludes camping).
£33.25
(£30.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Early Bird Adult 16+ Weekend
Adult entry to both Saturday and Sunday (excludes camping).
£44.25
(£40.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Adult 16+ Weekend
Adult entry to both Saturday and Sunday (excludes camping).
£66.25
(£60.00 + bf)
Child (Ages 6-15) Weekend Ticket
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. Does not include camping.
Last few tickets left!
£16.75
(£15.00 + bf)
Under 5's Weekend Ticket
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. Does not include camping.
£3.00
(£2.00 + bf)
Saturday Day Tickets
Adult 16+ Saturday Ticket
Allows entry to Saturday only. Does not include Camping.
£38.75
(£35.00 + bf)
Child (Ages 6-15) Saturday Ticket
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. Does not include camping.
Tickets selling quickly!
£11.25
(£10.00 + bf)
Under 5's Saturday Ticket
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. Does not include camping.
£3.00
(£2.00 + bf)
Saturday Carer's Ticket
Excludes camping, must be accompanied by full paying disabled visitor.
£0.00
Sunday Day Tickets
Adult 16+ Sunday Ticket
Allows entry to Sunday only. Does not include Camping.
£38.75
(£35.00 + bf)
Child (Ages 6-15) Sunday Ticket
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. Does not include camping.
£11.25
(£10.00 + bf)
Under 5's Sunday Ticket
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. Does not include camping.
£3.00
(£2.00 + bf)
Sunday Carer Ticket
Excludes camping, must be accompanied by full paying disabled visitor.
£0.00
Camping
Campervan / Caravan Pass
1 per van, each occupant requires separate camping pass + festival ticket.
£16.75
(£15.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT
Adult Camping Pass (Does not include festival entry)
Ages 16+. Saturday and Sunday night camping ticket, 1 required per person.
Last few tickets left!
£27.75
(£25.00 + bf)
Child Camping Pass (Does not include festival entry)
Ages 15 & under. Saturday and Sunday night camping ticket, 1 required per person.
£6.00
(£5.00 + bf)
SOLD OUT

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Equinox Festival

Equinox-Festival

Photo: Equinox Festival / Facebook.com

When: Friday 15th - Monday 18th September 2023

Where: Chalk Farm in Lincolnshire

2023 lineup: TBA

'For the people, not the profit' - Equinox Festival is another non-profit event that made our best family-friendly festival list.

Built by a diverse community of music and art lovers, this annual festival prides itself on bringing together people of different cultures and tribes to celebrate, experience, and interact with a medley of magical musical performances and installations.

Held on a relaxing farm setting in the Lincolnshire Wolds, the festival site is comprised of seven stages, each with crazy decor and stage shows, showcasing hundreds of bands and DJs, fire shows, crafts and workshops throughout the extended weekend.

The festival also has its own dedicated children’s play area with with storytelling, games, music, workshops, and so much more to keep the kids entertained. You’ll also find a great selection of food and drink vendors, each supplying a smorgasbord of delectable treats and refreshments, with something to suit the needs of the meat-eaters, veggies, and vegans. Oh, and under 14's go free!

 

Tickets for Equinox Festival

Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Vehicles
Car Park Weekend Ticket £21.40
(£20.00 + bf)
Campervan/Live-in Vehicle Ticket £42.80
(£40.00 + bf)
Caravan Ticket
Price includes your towing vehicle
£64.20
(£60.00 + bf)
Weekend Tickets
Early Bird Adult Weekend Ticket 18+
Includes tent camping. Vehicle tickets are separate.
£133.75
(£125.00 + bf)
Youth Weekend Ticket 14-17 years
Must be accompanied by an adult 21+
£48.15
(£45.00 + bf)
Child Weekend Ticket 5-13 years
Must be accompanied by an adult 21+
£5.50
(£5.00 + bf)
Under 5 Weekend Ticket £0.00
Dog Weekend Ticket
DOGS MUST BE ON LEADS
£21.40
(£20.00 + bf)
Early Bird Adult Weekend Ticket 18+ (6 month payment plan) Deposit
£15 deposit plus 5x payments of £22. Includes tent camping. Vehicles are separate.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£23.75
(£15.00 + bf)

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The Gathering

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Photo: The Gathering Festival / Facebook

When: Saturday 27th May 2023

Where: Inverness Northern Meeting Park in Inverness

2023 lineup: Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Ho-ro, Hannah Rarity, Beinn Lee, Rant, Talisk, Torridon, City Of Inverness Youth Pipe Band, many more TBA

The Gathering is a yearly celebration of Highland culture, presenting the very best traditional and folk-based musical talents from all over Scotland and beyond. If that's not your vibe, don't worry. There's also rock, pop, and other genres on the lineup. 

Taking residence at the Northern Meeting Park in Inverness, the one-day city centre festival event is packed with things to do and see. Those of age can sample some of the finest alcoholic drinks, brought to you by a host of dedicated craft makers from across the region in addition to a wide choice of highland delicacies whilst the youngsters make the most of a packed programme of children's entertainment.

Experience a proper Scottish knees up like no other with your family this year. Bagpipes and kilts at the ready! 

 

Tickets for The Gathering

Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Payment Plan
Adult Ticket - 5 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£9.9 deposit plus 4x payments of £9.9. Ages 16+
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£14.85
(£9.90 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Children's Ticket (Ages 6-15) - 5 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£6.8 deposit plus 4x payments of £6.8. Ages 5-16
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£10.20
(£6.80 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Family Ticket (2 Adult + 2 Children) - 5 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£28 deposit plus 4x payments of £28. For 2 adults (16 and over) and 2 children
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£42.00
(£28.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
Adult Ticket - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit Deposit
£10.5 deposit plus 3x payments of £13. Ages 16+
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£15.45
(£10.50 + bf)
Children's Ticket (Ages 6-15) - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£7 deposit plus 3x payments of £9. Ages 5-16
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£10.40
(£7.00 + bf)
Family Ticket (2 Adult + 2 Children) - 4 Month Payment Plan Deposit
£35 deposit plus 3x payments of £35.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
On sale for just 16 more hours.
£49.00
(£35.00 + bf)
General Entry
Standard Adult Ticket (16+) £54.45
(£49.50 + bf)
Standard Children's Ticket (Ages 6-15) £37.40
(£34.00 + bf)
Free Child Ticket (Ages 5 & Under)
Valid alongside an adult ticket.
£0.00
Standard Family Ticket (2 Adult + 2 Children)
Must arrive together.
£154.00
(£140.00 + bf)
Add-Ons
Under Cover Seating (does not include entry) £11.00
(£10.00 + bf)
Elsie Normington Foundation Donations
£1 Charity Donation - Elsie Normington Foundation £1.00
£2 Charity Donation - Elsie Normington Foundation £2.00
£5 Charity Donation - Elsie Normington Foundation £5.00
£10 Charity Donation - Elsie Normington Foundation £10.00

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Fife Fest

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Photo: Fife Fest / Facebook.com 

When: Silverburn Park in Leven

Where: Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th September 2023

2023 lineup: Definitely Oasis, The Gerry Cinnamon Experience, Dirty Harry (Blondie tribute), Kings of Lyon, The Freddie & Queen Experience, Laid (James tribute), David Bowie tribute band, The Rising (Bruce Springsteen tribute), Resurrection (Stone Roses tribute)

Coming back for its third year, Fife Fest has already left a lasting impression on festival fans by booking the best tribute acts. 

Lucky attendees who snag tickets can enjoy the finest tribute acts, including Definitely Oasis, a band considered by Oasis fans and promoters to be the best Oasis tribute band. Other acts you can catch include tributes to David Bowie, Blondie, James, The Stone Roses, and Queen. It’s safe to say the organisers have done it again with a killer lineup that’s not only packed full of the best tribute but is also incredibly diverse.

Take the family on a trip to the eastern coast of Scotland this September for an unforgettable festival experience.

 

Tickets for Fife Fest

Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Weekend tickets
WEEKEND ADULT TICKET
WEEKEND GENERAL ENTRY
£69.96
(£66.00 + bf)
WEEKEND YOUTH TICKET - 10-17YRS
WEEKEND GENERAL ENTRY (10-17YRS)
£42.40
(£40.00 + bf)
WEEKEND CHILD TICKET - UNDER 10YRS
WEEKEND GENERAL ENTRY UNDER 10 YEARS
£0.00
Day tickets
SATURDAY ADULT TICKET
SATURDAY GENERAL ENTRY
£39.75
(£37.50 + bf)
SATURDAY YOUTH TICKET
SATURDAY GENERAL ENTRY 10-17YRS
£23.85
(£22.50 + bf)
SATURDAY CHILD TICKET - UNDER 10YRS
SATURDAY GENERAL ENTRY - UNDER 10YRS
£0.00
SUNDAY ADULT TICKET
SUNDAY GENERAL ENTRY
£39.75
(£37.50 + bf)
SUNDAY YOUTH TICKET - 10-17YRS
SUNDAY GENERAL ENTRY - YOUTH
100 tickets remaining
£23.85
(£22.50 + bf)
SUNDAY CHILD TICKET - UNDER 10YRS
SUNDAY GENERAL ENTRY - CHILD U10
£0.00
Earlybird
SATURDAY Adult Early Bird Ticket
SATURDAY GENERAL ENTRY
£34.98
(£33.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
SATURDAY Youth Early Bird Ticket - 10-17YRS
SATURDAY GENERAL ENTRY - 10-17YRS
£21.20
(£20.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
SATURDAY Child Ticket - UNDER 10YRS
SATURDAY GENERAL ENTRY - UNDER 10 YRS
£0.00
NOT ON SALE
SUNDAY Adult Early Bird Ticket
SUNDAY GENERAL ENTRY
£34.98
(£33.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
SUNDAY Youth Early Bird Ticket (10-17YRS)
SUNDAY GENERAL ENTRY - (10-17YRS)
£21.20
(£20.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
SUNDAY Child Ticket - UNDER 10YRS
SUNDAY GENERAL ENTRY - UNDER 10 YEARS
£0.00
NOT ON SALE
WEEKEND Adult Early Bird Ticket
WEEKEND GENERAL ENTRY
£61.48
(£58.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
WEEKEND Youth Early Bird Ticket (10-17yrs)
Weekend entry for 10-17yrs
£40.28
(£38.00 + bf)
NOT ON SALE
WEEKEND Child Ticket (Under10yrs)
WEEKEND GENERAL ENTRY
£0.00
NOT ON SALE
Payment Plan
Youth Weekend Ticket Deposit
£5 deposit plus 5x payments of £8.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£7.70
(£5.00 + bf)
Adult Weekend Ticket Deposit
£10 deposit plus 5x payments of £15.
This ticket is part of a payment plan - view terms and conditions
£15.10
(£10.00 + bf)

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Wychwood Festival

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Image credit: Wychwood Festival / Steve Barrett

When: Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th June 2023

Where: Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham

2023 lineup: Travis, Heather Small, The Proclaimers, many more TBA

Wychwood Festival is back again with a jam-packed schedule of over 100 music artists across multiple genres, over 100 workshops, comedy, silent discos and more. The festival also has its own literature festival for kids that runs alongside the main event and a real ale festival for the parents. It’s perfect for all the family, no matter where your interests lie.

Performing live over the first weekend in June this year, punters can expect to witness the Travis, a Southern England festival exclusive, the legendary Heather Small, and Scottish band The Proclaimers. 

The Sunday Mirror dubbed the festival “Britain’s most popular family festival”, and The Independent called it “the best festival for families”, so you know you’re up for a cracking time.

 


 

Isle Of Wight Festival

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Photo: Isle Of Wight Festival / Facebook

When: Thursday 15th - Sunday 18th June 2023

Where: Seaclose Park, Newport

2023 lineup: Robbie Williams, Pulp, George EzraThe Chemical Brothers, Ella Henderson, Sugababes, Scouting For Girls, MIKAmany more TBA

Isle Of Wight Festival is the first major festival of the UK’s summer and one of the longest-running, most significant and legendary British live music events.

Routinely showcasing some of the industry's biggest names, the heritage event has become somewhat of a spiritual home for live music.

The fest has a rich and illustrious past, spanning over fifty years. In that time, it’s welcomed many of the greats onto its stages, including Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, The Doors, The Who, Joni Mitchell and many more. 

A real favourite amongst families, the long-weekend event has its own purpose-built Kidzone area, created specifically to entertain the younger festival-goers. Kids and adults can participate in circus workshops, enjoy theatre and magic shows, get creative in the natural workshop classes, dress up in the costume tent, and so much more. Previous events have even welcomed the likes of Peppa Pig to tell her many festival stories and sing songs.

 


 

Timber Fest

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Photo: timberfestival.org.uk

When: Friday 7th - Sunday 9th July 2023

Where: Feanedock, Moira

2023 lineup: The Destroyers, Lady Nade, Keston Cobblers Club, N’famady Kouyaté, Elle Chante, Lucy Feliz, Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band, and many more

Going down in Feanedock, Timber Fest will bring together lucky music and art fans for three days of celebration, debate, art, and reflection. 

The festival will see many music performances, as well as book readings, poetry, talks, short films, wellbeing sessions, lessons in circus skills, campfire stories, woodland skill sessions, and so much more. 

Timber Fest invites you and your family to unplug and reconnect by enjoying the arts and recentering by enjoying nature and engaging in mindfulness activities.

With such a diverse program, every member of the family is sure to find something that resonates with them. 

 


 

Latitude

Latitude-Festival

Photo: Latitude Festival / Facebook.com

When: Thursday 20th - Sunday 23rd July 2023

Where: Henham Park in Suffolk

2023 lineup: Pulp, George Ezra, Paolo Nutini, The Kooks, Metronomy, Siouxsie, many more TBA

One of the UK’s most beloved festivals is back again to treat around 40,000 lucky guests to a weekend full of music performed by some of the biggest names in the industry, comedy, workshops, theatre productions, art installations, wellbeing activities and more.

The festival has won Best Family Festival and Best Family Day Out in the past, so you know you and the kids are in for a cracking weekend. 

So far on the lineup, we've got a mixed, family-friendly bag of artists including Pulp, George Ezra, Paolo Nutini, and The Kooks. Alongside the tunes, there's comedy, an award-winning children's, teenagers, and family programme, wild swimming, mindfulness activities, and more.  

 


 

 GlastonBARRY Juniors 

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Photo: Glastonbarry Juniors / Facebook.com 

When: Friday 28th July 2023 

Where: Romilly Park, Barry, Wales 

2023 lineup: Ed Sheeran (tribute), Katy Perry (tribute), Dua Lipa (tribute)

Over in Wales, GlastonBARRY Juniors welcomes littluns and their family to enjoy the festival experience with extra fun from free workshops, games, rides, the tiny tots disco, magic shows, and more. 

And for the adults, there’s a licensed bar, delicious food vendors, stalls to explore and more. 

So far on the lineup for GlastonBARRY Juniors, we’ve got tributes to some of the biggest names in pop - Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, and Katy Perry. But keep your eyes peeled as more names will be announced soon. Oh, and under 3’s go free! 

 

Tickets for GlastonBARRY Juniors 

Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Single Ticket
Admits Child or Adult (All under 18s MUST be accompanied by an adult)
£15.00

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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.

 

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