2019 content coming soon, see below for last years programme

Family Field

We’re a family festival with lots going on to keep the young and the young at heart happy.


2018 Family Field

Learn circus skills and watch a trapeze, get crafting and leap around on the bouncy castle – enjoy two days of family-friendly entertainment on Saturday and Sunday in our Family Field.

Sticky Fingers Children’s workshops are running the art and craft workshops and overseeing the whole field. The area will be jam packed with workshops to join in with, shows to watch and fun to be had.

Just drop in and have fun with all the arts and craft materials, stay for ten minutes or all day we really don’t mind. You can take away your creations and all the workshops are free of charge.

Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 April 2018

The Moors Field

Airfish Circus have created a special show for this year’s Food Fest. It’s designed to promote and support our 2018 Anti Plastic. Fantastic! theme AND to surprise, and delight you (and your kids), as much as the tempting munchables on offer all around

Kid’s (big and small), are you team ‘Mermaid’? Or team ‘Shark’?

Release your inner sea creature! Head to Sticky Fingers to craft and create your best Mermaid, or Shark costume, in time for the pre-show kids parade, and fancy dress competition, in the Big Top.

Be imaginative in your re-use of your plastic rubbish is or unleash your creativity and make a plastic-free fancy dress.


And why not have a go at a circus trick or two in one of the aerial, or  ground based circus workshops on site?

There’s bouncy castles, face painting, crafting and fun and games a plenty as well as lots of scrumptious food on our Family Field too. And this year the Moors Market, featuring the very best local food suppliers, will also be on hand.

And keep a weather eye out for a real life mermaid swimming into the harbour on Saturday before joining us for our big Firework display at 9pm.


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