KidsFest, Sunday 14th August 2016
Enjoy a full line-up from the most popular children’s acts and show characters, to have-a-go workshops and attractions! KidsFest is like Glastonbury for Kids so don’t miss this opportunity to create lifelong memories whilst enjoying quality family time!
The best bit is – once you’re inside there are NO HIDDEN COSTS! Everything (except your food and shopping) is included in the entrance price!
Tickets will also be available to buy on the door for only £25.00 per person over the age of 2 years.
Open 10:00am – 6:00pm
|ONLINE (over 2yrs old)||£19.99|
|DOOR (over 2yrs old)||£25.00|
|Child under 2 years||FREE|
|PRE-BOOK Annual & Magic Pass Holders
(must call 08450 345 123 to book)
|PRE-BOOK Disabled Ticket + FREE Carer Ticket
(must call 08450 345 123 to book)
What’s happening at KidsFest?
Scroll down to see who is confirmed so far…
PAWSOME ADVENTURES! Chase and Marshall are coming to Kidsfest! See them during story time sessions, led by a narrator PLUS they’ll be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day!
Catch the crime busting mouse reggae band Da Easy Crew and of course – Rastamouse for some funky music and dancing on the Main Stage.
Spark your children’s imagination and creativity with Lloyd from Art Attack! Join in with arts & crafts as Lloyd demonstrates to kids of all abilities, that anyone can be an artist.
Happy’s Circus is a professional all human show which features Clowns, Acrobats, Aerialists, specialty acts Rolla- Rolla and Sword Balancing plus loads of Magic, Fun and much, much more! www.happyscircus.co.uk
Meet Fergie. The little grey tractor with a secret – he’s alive!
Little Grey Fergie is a world of stories and activities for kids of all ages. Come and see Fergie in his farm area. www.littlegreyfergie.com
Truly one of Essex’s best children’s entertainers in the country, making young and old alike laugh their socks off! www.thepartymancompany.co.uk/our-entertainers/jimbo
Including Bam Bam, Samtastic and many more. www.thepartymancompany.co.uk
Savage Skills are the UK’s leading freestyle mountain bike stunt team providing interactive, jaw dropping shows.
Don’t miss Ben Savage and his professional team as they bounce, jump, flip and shock! www.savageskills.co.uk
Come and enjoy this traditional show, with all the mischievous puppet characters: Dog Toby, Punch, Judy, the Baby, Clown, Crocodile, Doctor, Policeman and the Ghost.
A children’s theatre school that is serious fun! Children from as young as three and up to 18 come to our London singing, acting and dancing schools to make the most of their talent, gain confidence, stretch imagination and learn skills for life. Watch the Make Believe children on stage at KidsFest. www.makebelievegroup.co.uk
Leo + Raph from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. Don’t miss them at KidsFest!
Meet the man behind the Guinness World Record for the BIGGEST BUBBLE and have popping good fun in this interactive area. Why not buy one of the crazy bubble toys for yourself? www.bubbleinc.co.uk
Little Princesses will LOVE meeting our special guests from ‘Upon a Star’.
Why don’t you dress up and have your photo taken with one of these beautiful princesses?
Danny Bench can make your rooms come alive with a magnificent mural! Having 3 years art college experience and 10 years design knowledge, Danny Bench will be creating one of his signature masterpieces at KidsFest.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO it’s our fantastic Superheroes touring around Kids Fest entertaining children with jokes and hilarious demonstrations. CAMERAS AT THE READY!
Avast ye scurvy dog! Keep your eyes peeled for Blackfoot the Pirate and friends who will be entertaining children with jokes and hilarious demonstrations. CAMERAS AT THE READY!
DINO-MANIA! Marsh Farm’s KidsFest has become over-run by dinosaurs – come and meet the zany paleontologist and his Jurassic pals with this fantastic, prehistoric, walkabout entertainment.
Everyone’s favourite ice crystal drink Slush Puppie will be coming along to KidsFest in their van PLUS meet the Slush Puppie for a photo! www.slushpuppie.co.uk
Bring the whole family into our amazing Maize Maze and see if you can find the middle! Spanning 4 acres the Maze will be filled with scarecrows and fun quiz questions to help you on your way… GOOD LUCK
When you climb inside a ‘Just for Tiny People’ tipi you also jump into a world of make believe! Whether you’re an Indian in a tipi, a Princess in a castle or an animal in a cave, these exciting hideaways are amazing fun for indoor and outdoors.
Think your child has what it takes to rock the catwalk?
Sign up to ‘KidsFest’ Next Top Model’ on the day and take part in mini fashion shows.
Learn to run, jump, climb, swing, spin and flip on Team Traceur’s specialised Parkour/Freerunning equipment. Workshops will be running throughout the day and are suitable for both the kids and adults! www.teamtraceur.co.uk
Children will LOVE running, bouncing and tumbling in our enormous inflatable village! Whilst Adults will LOVE that each one is free to play on throughout the whole day, as many times as you like.
Experience the thrill of the Fun fair! Whiz down the Helter Skelter or feel like you’re flying on the Chair-o-plane! Enjoy funfair games including Hook a Duck and Test your Strength!
Ever thought your child was the next David Guetta or Taylor Swift? Come and have a go at the AT Music Group amazing DJ School and mix up some sick beats, or sing your heart out in the Singing Studio!
Roll up, roll up… We’ve got big ones…little ones… pink ones…wooden ones…if its horse shaped and rocking, you will find it in Horse World. A fun environment for all ages with soft floor, cushions and chill out areas, as well as music, toys and a silly amount of rocking horses of all shapes and sizes!
Have you watched the Rugby on TV or your local sports field and always thought you would like to try? Little Scrummers will give children the chance to have a go and play some fun games based on the skills needed for playing rugby. www.littlescrummers.com
The latest football training experience! Our automatic ball feeder allows players to receive accurate and repetitive touches per session. Come and have a go!
Adults and Children alike will enjoy the unique Paintball Shooting range and Nerf Wars area provided by TNT Paintball. War paint at the ready!
We offer professional cycle coaching for children between the age of 3 and 12, focusing on bike handling, balance, fitness and FUN! Whether you’re a fully fledged cyclist or it’s your first time – you can come and have a go on one of the Little Wheeler’s bikes. www.facebook.com/Littlewheelers
Toys that don’t break their promises. We create durable, battery-free toddler toys full of love and cuteness. WOW Toys will have a stand at KidsFest so you can come and check out all of their amazing toys. www.wowtoys.com
Combine professional musicianship, totally engaging songs/movement/drama, utterly unique instruments and play equipment AND you have Glastonbabies! www.glastonbabies.com
If your kids love the emergency services they will LOVE the 999 zone! Featuring Hot Hire Fire Engines, Police vehicles and even 4x4s! You can even climb inside for photos! www.hot-hire.co.uk
Jo Jingles provides the fun and educational Music, Singing and Movement experience for babies and young children. With the help of our Jo Jingles doll, trained and experienced presenters run the UK’s most popular music and movement classes. www.jojingles.com
Monkeynastix is an Internationally Recognised Movement Education Programme for children. The programme is non-competitive, builds self-confidence and a positive self-image and focused on log term motivation.
Moo Music classes are more than just a music class! We sing, we dance, we play and we have fun. Our sessions are a lovely way to interact in some creativity with your little one. Your children can enjoy our fantastic original songs developed by Early Years Educators and professional musicians whilst engaging in imaginative role play, sign language, sensory play and parachute games to name just a few of our activities. All this alongside the singing, movement and instrument work that you would expect at a music based class. Classes not only develop musical ability and enjoyment but they can also contribute to your child’s speech and language development, motor development and social skills.
If your children LOVE everything firemen and fire-engines then give the Essex Fire Museum area a visit! Sit inside a Dennis Rapier, learn about fire stations, engines and uniforms through the ages plus you might even get to squirt the water hose! www.essex-fire.gov.uk/Fire_Museum
Emma R McNally, author and illustrator, will be running Harold Huxley Drama Workshops throughout this year’s Kids Fest. This popular author will have the characters with her from her books; The Adventures of Harold Huxley (early reader chapter books) and Harold Huxley’s Rhyming Picture Books. The workshops are a great way for children to build their confidence and enjoy the stories in an interactive manner. She will also be available to chat to the children and sign copies of her books which will be available to buy. www.haroldhuxley.co.uk
Yoga Inspired Classes for babies and children – Tatty Bumpkin develops flexibility, enhances creativity, aids development and promotes well being. www.tattybumpkin.com
Farm Animals, Tractor Town, Crazy Golf, Pony Grooming, Den Building, Magic Show, Pet Show, Tractor Rides, Milking Demo, Bouncy Pillows…
+ MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!!!