Family Festival

Circus skills, face painting, dance and music workshops, crafts, concerts and comedy… A packed programme of events and activities specifically for our younger visitors makes Warwick Folk Festival a truly family-friendly weekend away.

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All children’s events are held in and around the principal venues on our fantastic Festival site, so the whole family can enjoy themselves together. The site is safe, spacious and, being a school and playing field, it is ideal for children.

As one visitor said: “I love Warwick Folk Festival because it’s so safe and friendly – my Mum has a worry-free weekend!”

Professor Panic and his Panic Circus are pleased to be back at Warwick with their beautiful red/yellow/green Bigtop.
The Bigtop opens on Thursday evening with at 6.00pm and runs throughout the weekend.

The panic team of workshoppers and volunteers are all committed to the Panic people-friendly,child-centred style .

Remember “it is never too late to have a happy childhood” (or to enable another to have one)

More family fun includes Wyld Thyngz forest school, children’s morris dance workshops, making art from rubbish, Jan’s Van, lantern making all weekend with Handy Lanterns – and the chance to join the procession on Sunday, the captivating & hilarious Bonzo & Doris, walk about theatre from Hand & Mouth Theatre and the Fabularium, and last – but never least – the inimitable Keith Donnelly.

Shooting Roots

Summer is finally here and that means it’s time for some Shooting Roots fun! This year at Warwick, Shooting Roots will be running Craft and Ceilidh Project workshops for 12-17 year-olds. The workshops are run by an assortment of young, enthusiastic tutors who make them as welcoming, inclusive,…

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Keith Donnelly ‘Nursery Rhymes Covered In Custard’

Come to the Ceilidh House for the launch of Keith’s new live children’s album Nursery Rhymes Covered In Custard, recorded last year at Bromyard Folk Festival. Brace yourselves for an uproarious collection of Keith’s weird and wacky versions of children’s favourites, topped off with a…

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Hand to Mouth Theatre

Equally loved by adults and children, Hand To Mouth Theatre is Martin Bridle and Su Eaton. Together, they have been creating and performing high quality, intelligent and popular puppet and shadow puppet theatre for more than 30 years. They combine acting, music and puppets to create shows for…

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Panic Circus

Panic Circus

His flexible teams of versatile Performers and work shoppers are all committed to his people friendly and child centred style. Panic Circus is a new wave non-animal circus-clown-theatre outfit steeped in the continuously evolving tradition of travelling…

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Baby Bops and Toddle Bops

Baby Bops and Toddle Bops is a fun music group for babies (0-12 months), toddlers and their carers. Come and let yourself go with the…

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Dan The Hat

Dan The Hat

Dan the Hat .... Juggling and 'Showing off' since the age of 15 . His work has taken him all over the world .From solo shows onboard the prestigious QE2 to posh parties in Barbados as well as corporate shows in Berlin and the giant Malls of Qatar, Dubai and Kuwait. Not to mention countless years…

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