• The Best of Sussex Festivals 2024

    April 20, 2024

    Have you booked your tickets? Dusted off your tent? Topped up on face glitter and sparkly spandex? If the answer to the above is yes – then you, my friend, are ready for festival season 2024! The rest of you, do not stress, I have the lowdown on where to head to this summer. This…

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  • Review – Pub in the Park, Tunbridge Wells 2023

    July 22, 2023

    For the past few summers Pub in the Park has established itself on the festival calendar. The event offers a unique series of events bringing together a host of Michelin starred chefs with world class musicians to create the perfect mix of good food & drink with outstanding entertainment. Created by chef, Tom Kerridge this year’s…

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  • Review: Love Supreme 2023

    July 13, 2023

    2023 saw Love Supreme celebrate it’s 10th anniversary, and it’s fair to say the event has come a long way since it began back in 2013. Despite living just a few miles from Glynde Place, where the festival takes place, I’ve never actually been until this year. I’ve heard so many good things over the…

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  • Review: Good Vibrations Society 2022, Pippingford, East Sussex

    August 25, 2022

    Good Vibrations Society is a festival still very much in it’s infancy, yet 2022’s event seemed to shout watch this space! This is the second year that the event has run and thanks to glorious weather, a perfect blend of live music and an audience filled with beautiful souls GVS 2022 was an absolute blinder…

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  • Black Deer Review 2022 ~ The long awaited return of Kent’s biggest Country Festival

    July 15, 2022

    The last Black Deer Festival took place in 2019, despite plans for the event to take place during the pandemic plans were scuppered each time at the very last milestone. We’ve been to Black Deer every year since the event first took place in 2018 and it honestly keeps getting bigger and better every year.…

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  • Good Vibrations Society 2022~ Pippingford Park, East Sussex

    April 10, 2022

    Going against all the odds, Good Vibrations Society was possibly one of the few festivals to embrace 2021 as the year to launch. The event is back for it’s second year, without the restrictions previously imposed on mid-pandemic festival goers. Hopes are high that this year is going to be pretty special. About Good Vibrations…

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  • 5 Reasons Black Deer Festival is Perfect for Families

    February 13, 2022

    Festival season is on the horizon, and having been deprived of live music for so long I strongly believe that 2022 is going to be epic! As an avid music lover with two children, researching how family friendly an event is has become as important as the line-up itself. We’re thrilled to be heading back…

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  • East Sussex & Kent Family Festivals 2021

    April 18, 2021

    Festivals are back! After a year of cancellations it feels incredible to have so many local festivals scheduled to take place across the region this summer. This year’s festival season will kick off with the Brighton Festival throughout the month of May followed by events featuring jazz, Americana, yoga and family adventure. We are incredibly…

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  • Into the Trees: Reconnecting with nature through family festival fun

    September 21, 2019

    We’ve been lucky enough to attend Into the Trees each of the four years it’s been running. Since it began in 2016 the event has established itself as a family festival with a difference. Here the headliners are kayak trips, first art trails and camp fire story telling sessions. Days are spent exploring the Ashdown…

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  • Neverworld Festival 2019: Review

    August 8, 2019

    Neverworld is a magical festival which takes place every summer in the heart of the Kent countryside. Having grown from it’s roots as ‘Lee-Fest’ back in 2006, Neverworld now has a capacity of 5000 allowing the event to maintain a quirky, boutique feel yet still attracting some huge names in terms of artists and performers.…

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  • Chilled in a Field 2019 Review

    July 29, 2019

    Chilled in a Field is a small, family friendly festival which takes place every year in East Sussex. Originally set up in 2010 and with its roots in the London rave scene Chilled has won a number of awards for it’s ability to cater for families whilst providing a uniquely creative atmosphere. This was the…

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  • Black Deer Festival, Kent: 2019 Review

    July 5, 2019

    Now in it’s second year The Black Deer Festival is an award-winning event celebrating all things Americana and Country. We were lucky enough to attend in 2018 for their first year and loved every minute so had high hopes for 2019. Taking place just outside Tunbridge Wells in Kent and with a capacity of 10…

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  • Woodlands Family Festival: Hawkhurst, Kent

    June 18, 2019

    Woodlands Festival is an intimate, family friendly festival in the heart of stunning Kent countryside. Set up by Chris and Rachel Baseby, having been touched by dementia and cancer the event raises funds for the Alzheimers Society and Macmillan Cancer Support. Woodlands is fun, friendly and ideal for first time family festival go-ers. Everything is…

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  • Kent & Sussex Family Festivals 2019

    April 15, 2019

    With Summer well on its way we also welcome festival season. Each year seems to see more local festivals welcoming families..and 2019 is no exception! We are lucky to have everything from jazz, Americana, great food, outdoor play and even freedom of speech featuring in some of the events taking place across Kent and Sussex…not…

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  • Byline Festival: celebrating free speech and political debate – a family perspective

    September 4, 2018

    Byline Festival really is a one of a kind event. The festival aims to promote independent journalism and free speech through the means of music, performance, debate and creativity. 2018 was the second year the festival has run at it’s home in Pippingford Park in East Sussex with the line-up including Gary Lineker, John Cleese,…

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