Family Festivals

There are a myriad of festivals out there, but which ones a really work for children? From literature to cycling to big music festivals, here's our pick of the best:

Reveal at the V&A

1–2 July. Family fun at the opening of the NEW V&A Exhibition Road Quarter

Henley Festival Family Sunday

9 July. A whole day dedicated to families with Matthew Bourne ballet workshops, kids pub quiz, Baby Loves Disco and more. 

Latitude Festival

13–16 July. Editor Annie's favourite festival returns to Suffolk's Henham Park

Wealden Literary Festival

15–16 July. Set in idyllic Boldshaves Garden in Kent enjoy literature, arts and crafts, practical courses and workshops within a beautiful rural setting.

Port Eliot

27–30 July. ‘A festival of ideas’, Port Eliot is the ultimate creative and literary festival

Camp Bestival

27–30 July. ‘Little sister’ of Bestival, this was one of the very first family festivals

Wilderness Festival

3–6 August. Amazing for kids with STORYSTOCK and workshops galore.

The Big Feastival

25–27 August. Family fun at Jamie Oliver’s foodie festival in the Cotswolds.

Kit: Baby Ear Defenders

Snap up these cute baby ear defenders before hitting the festivals. Ages 3 months–2 years, £15,