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Kids Stuff

Kids love Ely Folk Festival as there’s so much to do… crafts…music…story-telling…yoga…family concert…kids procession…games…fun…play…and lots more.

This year our theme is… River Life…eels and other wriggly things…even a pirate or two may turn up!  And we’ve got a fantastic range of activities to entertain our younger visitors. We’ve put together a special kids programme for the 2017 festival that can be downoaded here Ely Folk Festival Kids Stuff 2017 v4

Yoga for kids – Saturday & Sunday mornings

Babylon Arts Tent (Saturday & Sunday) -Try your hand at Printing; & create your own special festival souvenir; Poetry writing; Songwriting – pen a new festival tune; Sketching – display your doodles & masterpieces in the Arts Tent

Story-telling with Marion Leeper – River Run – stories from the river (good for adults as well as kids) – Saturday & Sunday

Transform yourself into a pirate girl or boy at the Carnival Arts Tent – both Saaturday & Sunday

Crafts with Maddog – make mermaids, fish, eels and river scenes with discarded junk – 11am and 3pm Saturday and Sunday

Freeplay at Jan’s Van – all weekend

French dance workshop for kids – get your feet moving in time to some wonderful French tunes

Family concert with Megson on Sunday afternoon

Kids performance slot in Marquee 3 on Sunday afternoon – an opportunity to display some of your poems & songs penned over the weekend

Pirates parade around the festival site on Sunday afternoon – scare those landlubbers on the festival site and show off your pirate creations




Booked so far for the 2018 festival (subject to contract)

Steve Knightley
Jamie Smith's Mabon
Johnny Dickinson
Anthony John Clarke
The Willows
John Kirkpatrick
Chris Fox

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