Family events

As well as the events listed below there will also be a maypole in the camping field, felting workshops with Cara Breslin, Raku pottery workshop with Anthea Summers and more.

Further information can be found in the Festival Office.


Taking place on Saturday, this is an opportunity for young and old to get involved in preparing the props for the colourful parade.


Firmly established (since 1987), CLYDEBUILT is a leading Scottish Puppet Theatre Company. The company tour throughout the UK and Europe.  They have been a very popular part of the Folk Festival for years - come to their show and workshop on Sunday to find out why!


Last year we were lucky enough to be graced by the presence of Lord and Lady Flumperdinkle. Everyone treated them so well they have agreed to come back. They’ll be mingling with the commoners throughout the weekend. Mind your P’s and Q’s.


Back by popular demand - The Little Fawn Puppet Theatre. Created by Shane Connolly of Sokobauno Puppet Theatre, the Little Fawn is a wonderful, travelling puppet theatre. A 1950’2 Cheltenham Fawn caravan is magically transformed into a unique performance space for children and their families.