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Lechlade Festival in the Cotswolds

Lechlade Festival in the Cotswolds

We are always on the look out for family friendly festivals and Lechlade Festival not only has great music but some fantastic family fun too.

Now in its 9th year, the multi award-winning Lechlade Festival returns over the bank holiday weekend from 24th to 26th May 2019.

This year’s festival promises to be bigger and better, jam-packed with over 100 performers, including Ivor Novello award-winning, Brit Award-nominated band The Feeling as headliners. Saturday night sees the return of ‘That 80s Rock Show’, performing 80s stadium rock anthems and power ballads with larger than life characters.

The festival is sticking firmly to its roots as a family friendly event, with comedy, camping, boutique glamping, free music, dance and craft workshops, circus skills tent, burlesque and more.  Fab food, real ales, stalls and rides complete the weekend.

Children 16 and under go free, whether camping or visiting for the day. Make the most of your bank holiday weekend with a stay alongside the River Thames in the glorious Cotswolds.

Here are some of the great activities at Lechlade Festival:

Jitterbug Circus

Housed in their very own “Big Top” Jitterbug Circus will be on hand to give instructions and demonstrations for the children on a wide range of circus skills. So,if you have a budding juggler, stiltwalker, tightwire walker, plate spinner or limbo dancer then this is the activity for you.

Try Stilt Walking, Hoola Hooping, Poi Dance, Tight Wire, Juggling, Limbo, Parachute Game, Diablo and more!

The circus will also be giving a performance each day.  Then delve into the Dressing Up Box and find something bright to wear when YOU take part in the show on Sunday afternoon!

Last Man Standing

Can you be the Last Man Standing? You’ve seen it on ‘Total Wipe-out’- now have a go yourself! age 6 and upwards.

Disco Dome

Bop ’til you drop in the Disco Dome! 

Kids’ Play Tent 

Pop into the play tent for some free family fun.  The tent is full of toys and games for the kids to play and have fun!

Fairground Rides

George Scarrott and Son’s Family Fun Fairs will be joining us at the festival bringing you some well known popular attractions to the festival this year as part of our Festival Funfair. George Scarrott & Sons are your local and original fun fair providers since 1890!  Charges apply.

Bouncy Castle & Teacups

The bouncy castles return to the festival, get an all day wristband! The roundabout is new to the festival and ideal for our littlest festival-goers.  Charges apply.

The music line up includes The Feeling, The 80’s Rock Show, Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra and The Marley Experience.

Lechlade Festival takes place 24 – 26 May with day, weekend and camping tickets available to buy.

To buy tickets or for more information click here

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