PM's Guide to Festivals, Fairs and Events

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INTERNATIONAL PERMACULTURE FESTIVALS & EVENTS 2015
Permaculture component ranges from international convergences to talks and demonstration areas, see listings website for details.

KEY TO FESTIVAL CODES
M = Music, P = Permaculture, W = Workshops, F = Family, GFA = Greener Festival Award, D = Dog Friendly


AFRICA

MTN Bushfire Festival (SWZ) 29th - 31st May
An eclectic and multi-dimensional mix of world music, theatre, poetry, dance, art, story-telling, puppetry, film, and workshops. M P W F

www.bush-fire.com


ASIA

Permaculture Convergence (THA) tba 2016
Experienced designers, growers, teachers and students come together for learning, laughing and connecting. P W

www.permacultureinstitutethailand.org


International Permaculture Convergence (IND) 15th - 23rd Nov 2017
Sharing traditional Indian practices and honouring the role women play in agriculture are among the aims of IPC India. P W

www.ipcindia2017.org


SE Asian Permaculture Convergence (IND) 14th - 18th Jan 2016
Preceded by a PDC, the theme 'Forest is Future' aims to promote projects transitioning towards forest based livelihoods. P W

www.permacultureindia.org


AUSTRALASIA

Australasian Permaculture Convergence (AUS) Oct 2016
With topics from global to local there's something for everyone. The next event is scheduled to take place in in Western Australia. P W

www.permacultureaustralia.org.au


Earth Frequency Festival (AUS) Feb 2016
This multifaceted gathering is focused broadly on creativity, community, connection, intention and inspiration. M P W F

www.earthfrequency.com.au


Permafest (AUS) tba
A celebration of creative conscious culture with worshops in permaculture, arts & craft, food, community and live music. M P W F

www.permafest.net.au


Rainbow Serpent Festival (AUS) Jan 2016
A weekend of dance, colour, expression and celebration, featuring music, art, education, relaxation and healing. M P W F

www.rainbowserpent.net


Woodford Folk Festival (AUS) 27th Dec - 1st Jan
This festival programme features concert, dance, street theatre, film, comedy, debate, workshops, circus, cabaret and more. M P W F

www.woodfordfolkfestival.com


EUROPE

All Ireland Permaculture Gathering (IRL) 7th - 9th Aug
This dynamic community event encourages active participation with the hosting of talks, workshops and skill sharing. P W F

www.permaculture.ie


Beglika Festival (BGR) 21st - 24th Aug
A creative explosion in magical mountain surroundings with musicians from Eastern, Central Europe and the Balkans. M P W F

www.fests.eu/festival/beglika


Boom Festival (PRT) 11th - 18th Aug 2016
Ecological, spiritual and colourful, come to this arts and music festival with an open mind and a sense of adventure. M P W F GFA

www.boomfestival.org


Buddhafield Festival (GBR) 15th - 19th Jul
Organised by the buddhist collective Buddhafield, this year's theme is based around 'Awakened Awareness'. M P W F

www.buddhafield.com


Gaia Tribe Summer Camp (GBR) 22nd - 27th May
A gently exuberant camp combining live music and dance with relaxation, green living skills, friendship, fun and play. M P W F

www.thegaiatribe.co.uk


Glastonbury (GBR) 24th - 28th Jun
A unique feast of music on a grand scale, this vibrant, colourful and hugely entertaining festival is unlike any other. 2015 sold out. M P W F

www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk


Green Earth Awakening Camp (GBR) 21st - 25th May
A five day camp exploring how Buddhism can help us along the path towards community and sustainability. M P W F

www.buddhafield.com


The Green Gathering (GBR) 13th - 16th Aug
This inspirational off-grid festival promotes sustainable lifestyles with a diverse community atmosphere and thriving permaculture zone. M P W F D

www.greengathering.org.uk


International Permaculture Conference 8th - 9th Sep
& Convergence (GBR) 10th-16th Sep
Bringing together leading international experts and practitioners to collectively design pathways towards the world we want. P W

www.ipcuk.events


London Green Fair (GBR) tba
Held in Regents Park, this fair aims to educate and inspire people to choose a more sustainable lifestyle. P W F

www.londongreenfair.org


London Permaculture Festival (GBR) 19th Jul
Expect music, talks, workshops and stalls at the sixth annual London Permaculture Festival, held at Cecil Sharp House in Camden. P W F

www.londonpermaculturefestival.com


Newcastle Community Green Festival (GBR) tba 2016
20th year of this free festival with a range of entertainment and workshops around environmental protection and social justice. M P W F

www.newcastlegreenfestival.org.uk


Nordisk Permakultur Festival (SWE) 6th - 9th Aug
A programme of many inspiring and experience-based workshops and a chance to meet great folks with music, dancing and fun! M P W F

www.facebook.com/thenordicpermaculturefestival


Northern Green Gathering (GBR) 6th - 9th Aug
A family friendly green gathering. Now in its 18th year, Northern Green is a festival of cooperation and hope. M P W F

www.nggonline.org.uk


Permakultur Danmark (DNK) 22nd - 24th May
Bringing together young and old to celebrate 25 years of Danish permaculture with talks, workshops, music and dancing. M P W F

www.permakultur-danmark.dk


Permacultuur Festival (BEL) 3rd - 5th Jul
A weekend full of permaculture related workshops, lectures and discussions, and the opportunity to camp on the CSA. P W

www.permacultuurfestival.eu


Seed Festival (GBR) 17th - 19th Jul
Local and international thought leaders from business and the arts present on mitigation of and adaption to climate change. M P W F

www.seedfestival.co.uk


Shambala (GBR) 27th - 30th Aug
Four days of fun, kids area, workshops, woodland antics, crazy carnivals, roaming theatrics and everyone in fancy dress. M P W F GFA

www.shambalafestival.org


South Downs Green Fair (GBR) 10th May
A great day out for the whole family with stalls, live music, food, talks, demonstrations, kids crafts, and of course you can come and meet us at the Permaculture magazine bookshop. M P W F D

www.southdownsgreenfair.org


Sunrise (GBR) 2015 Cancelled
10th Sunrise Celebration – an inspiring mix of alternative cult-ure and stompingly good tunes –100% ecologically powered. M P W F

www.sunrisecelebration.com


Trelay-In-May (GBR) 29th - 31st May
This family festival promotes living in harmony with the Earth through music, talks, practical workshops, farm tours and more. M P W F

www.trelay.org


Wild Heart Gathering (GBR)
East Sussex, 22nd - 25th May
Devon, 28th - 31st Aug
An opportunity to partake in a feast of creativity, fun and transformational learning in nature. M P W F

www.wildheartgathering.com


WOMAD (GBR) 23rd - 26th Jul
Bringing together the very best music, arts and dance from all around the globe, WOMAD is celebrated as the 'World's Festival'. M P W F

www.womad.org


NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA

IV Convergencia Latinoamericana de Permacultura (COL) 15th - 20th Jun
An educational and networking platform for the strengthening of initiatives, from local to continental. P W

www.convergencialatinapermacultura.org


Beloved
(USA) 7th - 10th Aug
Expect three full days and nights overflowing with sacred music, art, workshops, dancing, devotion and more. M P W GFA

www.belovedfestival.com


Inland Northwest Permaculture Convergence (USA) tba
Permaculturists of the Inland Northwest region come together for fun, celebration and learning, with over 40 workshops. P W F

www.inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com


Lightning in a Bottle (USA) 21st - 25th May
This famous festival, now in its 10th year, offers music, performance and installation art, talks, workshops and healing. M P W F GFA

www.lightninginabottle.org


North American Permaculture Convergence (USA) tba 2016
This biennial convergence invites old and young, experienced and novice to participate in strategizing a permaculture future. P W F

www.northamericanpermaculture.org


Northeast Permaculture Summer Convergence (USA) tba
Bringing folks together to share ideas and inspiration, support local projects and connect to the larger regional network. P W

www.northeastpermaculture.org


Permaculture Living Convergence (CAN) tba
Mirroring the seasons, this fall gathering prepares for adaption that winter requires through healing, wellness and learning. P W

www.permaculturegta.org


Permaculture Voices (USA) tba 2016
Bringing together a diverse group of creative and innovative doers to share experience, knowledge and make connections. P W

www.permaculturevoices.com


Toronto Spring Convergence (CAN) 25th - 26th Apr
Spring into action with action based activities, community engagement, important dialogue, support and growth. P W

www.permaculturegta.org


Quebec Permaculture Convergence
 (CAN) tba
Sharing of solutions with leading experts and enthusiasts on sustainable living, positive economics, local resilience and more. P W

www.convergencepermaculture.org

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UK EVENTS 2015

KEY TO FESTIVAL CODES
M = Music, P = Permaculture, W = Workshops, F = Family, GFA = Greener Festival Award, D = Dog Friendly


All Ireland Permaculture Gathering
 (County Down) 7th - 9th Aug
This dynamic community event encourages active participation with the hosting of talks, workshops and skill sharing. P W F

www.permaculture.ie


Autumn Countryside Show
 (West Sussex) 10th - 11th Oct
Experience vintage tractors at work, steam-powered threshing, falconry, dog show, woodland craft demonstrations and more. W F

www.wealddown.co.uk


Big Green Week
 (Bristol) 13th - 21st Jun
A wide range of artistic, cultural and inspirational events around this years theme ‘loving the future’. M W F

www.biggreenweek.com


Bushcraft Show
 (Derbyshire) 23rd - 25th May
Jam-packed with amazing bushcraft activities, you can try your hand at firelighting, shelter building, tracking, foraging and more. W F

www.thebushcraftshow.co.uk


The Edible Garden Show (London) 20th - 22nd Mar
From pro plot holders to windowsill growers, get all the inspiration and information you need for the growing season. F

www.theediblegardenshow.co.uk


Food & Folk Festival (West Sussex) 3rd - 4th May
Showcasing the very best of the South East’s produce, crafts, books and plants, with cookery, folk music, dancing and more. M W F

www.wealddown.co.uk


Gaia Tribe Summer Camp 
(Yorkshire) 22nd - 27th May
A gently exuberant camp combining live music and dance with relaxation, green living skills, friendship, fun and play. M P W F

www.thegaiatribe.co.uk


Great Yorkshire Show
 (Yorkshire) 14th - 16th Jul
England’s largest agricultural event, featuring a main arena, livestock, country pursuits, lifestyle, food, motors and machinery. W F

www.greatyorkshireshow.co.uk


Green Earth Awakening Camp
 (Devon) 21st - 25th May
A five day camp exploring how Buddhism can help us along the path towards community and sustainability. M P W F

www.buddhafield.com


The Green Gathering
 (GBR) 13th - 16th Aug
This inspirational off-grid festival promotes sustainable lifestyles with a diverse community atmosphere and thriving permaculture zone. M P W F D

www.greengathering.org.uk


Harlequin Fayre
 (East Anglia) 7th - 9th Aug

East Anglia’s Green Gathering – a melting pot of performance, circus, sustainable living, skills sharing, crafts and wonder! M W F

www.harlequinfayre.co.uk


Hay Literary Festival (Powys) 21st - 31st May
Writers, filmmakers, comedians, politicians and musicians gather to inspire, delight and entertain with stories and debates. M F

www.hayfestival.com


International Permaculture Conference
 8th - 9th Sep
& Convergence (London) 10th-16th Sep
Bringing together leading international experts and practitioners to collectively design pathways towards the world we want. P W

www.ipcuk.events


London Green Fair (London) tba
Held in Regents Park, this fair aims to educate and inspire people to choose a more sustainable lifestyle. P W F

www.londongreenfair.org


London Permaculture Festival (London) 19th Jul
Expect music, talks, workshops and stalls at the sixth annual London Permaculture Festival, held at Cecil Sharp House in Camden. P W F

www.londonpermaculturefestival.com


Newcastle Community Green Festival (Newcastle) tba 2016
20th year of this free festival with a range of entertainment and workshops around environmental protection and social justice. M P W F

www.newcastlegreenfestival.org.uk


Royal Highland Show
 (Edinburgh) 18th - 21st Jun 
So much more than just farming, expect music, shopping, kids fun, countryside pursuits, food & drink, and renewable energy. M F D

www.royalhighlandshow.org


Seed Festival
 (Gloucestershire) 17th - 19th Jul
Local and international thought leaders from business and the arts present on mitigation of and adaption to climate change. M P W F

www.seedfestival.co.uk


South Downs Country Show (Hampshire) 15th - 16th Aug

Programme includes dog trials, ferret racing, wildlife gardening, natural building, local food & drink and the Hampshire Wood Fair. W F D

www.southdownsshow.co.uk


South Downs Green Fair
 (Hampshire) 10th May
A great day out for the whole family with stalls, live music, food, talks, demonstrations, kids crafts, and of course you can come and meet us at the Permaculture magazine bookshop. M P W F D

www.southdownsgreenfair.org


Vintage By The Sea (Lancashire) 5th - 6th Sept
A glamorous weekend of music, fashion, film, art, design and dance from the 1920s to the 1990s. M F

www.vintagefestival.co.uk


Wilderness Gathering (Wiltshire) 13th - 16th Aug
A festival of bushcraft and music, featuring countless workshops, demonstrations, storytelling, live music and wild camping. M W F

www.wildernessgathering.co.uk


Wild Tree Fair (Norfolk) 29th - 31st May
A sibling event to Harlequin Fayre, and a chance to get involved with nature, try your hands at crafts and other activities. M W F

www.wildtreefair.co.uk



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UK FESTIVALS 2015

KEY TO FESTIVAL CODES
M = Music, P = Permaculture, W = Workshops, F = Family, GFA = Greener Festival Award, D = Dog Friendly


Bearded Theory
(Derbyshire) 21st - 24th May 
The family friendly, laid back, fancy dress party with beards, bands and DJs, returns for an eighth year to Catton Hall. M W F

www.beardedtheory.co.uk


Bestival (Isle of Wight) 10th - 13th Sep
Big music names, scene setters and ‘Summer of Love’ themed fancy dress, packed full of surprises, secret stages, colour and fun. M

www.bestival.net


Brownstock (Essex) 10th - 12th Jul
An independent boutique festival run by the Brown family on their farm in Essex, uniquely rustic. M F

www.brownstock.co.uk


Buddhafield Festival (Devon) 15th - 19th Jul
Organised by the buddhist collective Buddhafield, this year’s programme is based around the theme of ‘Awakened Awareness’. M P W F

www.buddhafield.com


Camp Bestival (Dorset) 30th Jul - 2nd Aug
Where Hi-de-Hi camping capers meet the spirit of early festivals, with a theme this year of ‘Camp Bestival Goes Wild’. M F

www.campbestival.net


Cambridge Folk Festival (Cambridge) 30th Jul - 2nd Aug
With a reputation for quality music in intimate surroundings, the 51st year of this sell out festival is so much more than traditional folk. M W F GFA

www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk


Chagstock (Devon) 17th - 18th Jul
A family friendly festival, suitable for young and old alike, offering a blend of music to suit a wide range of tastes. M W F

www.chagstock.info


Cornbury Music Festival (Oxfordshire) 10th - 12th Jul
A nicely-organised and comfortable event, which mixes a few typical festival acts with some new ones. M W F

www.cornburymusicfestival.com


Cropredy (Oxfordshire) 13th - 15th Aug
Fairport Convention’s annual festival of folk and rock music, which can’t be beaten for the sense of community. M F D

www.fairportconvention.com


Download (Derbyshire) 12th - 14th Jun
Three days of heavy rock music featuring around 150 acts over five stages at Donnington Park, the spiritual home of rock! M F

www.downloadfestival.co.uk


Eden Festival (Dumfries and Galloway) 11th - 14th Jun
The family friendly festival offers music, arts and crafts, cabaret and burlesque, theatre, green power and kids entertainment. M W F

www.edenfestival.co.uk


End Of The Road (Wiltshire) 4th - 6th Sep
Atmospheric, intimate and friendly with a hand picked line-up, and comedy, cinema, games and talks for all to enjoy. M W F GFA

www.endoftheroadfestival.com


Festival On The Moor (North Yorkshire) 22nd - 25th May
A small folk festival nestled in the beautiful Esk Valley in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. M

www.festivalonthemoor.co.uk


Glastonbury (Somerset) 24th - 28th Jun
A unique feast of music on a grand scale, this vibrant, colourful and hugely entertaining festival is unlike any other. Sold out for 2015. M P W F GFA

www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk


The Great Escape (East Sussex) 14th - 16th May
This tenth year will feature hundreds of cutting edge acts showcased at venues all across Brighton. M

www.greatescapefestival.com


Greenbelt (Northamptonshire) 28th - 31st Aug
An all-age inclusive arts, justice and faith festival offering a host of music, arts, workshops and ideas from around the world. M W F GFA

www.greenbelt.org.uk


The Green Gathering (Monmouthshire) 13th - 16th Aug
The 5th year of this lively and inspirational off-grid festival promotes sustainable lifestyles with a diverse community atmosphere and thriving permaculture zone. M P W F D

www.greengathering.org.uk


Green Man Festival (Powys) 20th - 23rd Aug
In its 13th year, this folk-tinged festival offers live music plus film, literature, workshop and children’s areas. M F

www.greenman.net


Hebridean Celtic Festival (Outer Hebrides) 15th - 18th Jul
Set against the rich backdrop of its native Gaelic heritage, this unique festival celebrates it 20th anniversary outing. M W F

www.hebceltfest.com


Into The Wild Summer Festival (East Sussex) 28th - 31st Aug
A celebration of the wild, with great music from around the world plus workshops, crafts and activities for the whole family. M W F

www.intothewildgathering.com


Isle Of Wight Festival (Isle of Wight) 11th - 14th Jun
Offers top rock and indie names, legendary acts, and rising stars, in a relaxed festival atmosphere. M F

www.isleofwightfestival.com


Kelburn Garden Party (Scotland) 3rd - 5th Jul
An intimate affair set in a magical environment of the surreally painted Kelburn Castle, site of the Graffiti Project. M F

www.kelburngardenparty.com


Kendal Calling (Cumbria) 30th Jul - 2nd Aug
In the tenth year of this independent festival, expect eleven stages featuring music acts ranging from world to dance. M F

www.kendalcalling.co.uk


Knockengorroch World Ceilidh (Dumfries and Galloway) 21st - 24th May
In its 18th year, Galloway’s celtic/roots/world music festival has a theme this year of ‘coming of age/tribal initiation’. M W F D

www.knockengorroch.org.uk


Larmer Tree (Wiltshire) 15th - 19th Jul
Five family friendly days of eclectic music, street theatre and workshops. Intimate crowds among a spectacular backdrop. M W F

www.larmertreefestival.co.uk


Latitude (Suffolk) 16th - 19th Jul
Celebrating its 10th birthday, expect a full spectrum of art including music, film, comedy, theatre, dance, poetry and more. M F

www.latitudefestival.co.uk


Leeds Festival (Yorkshire) 28th - 30th Aug
Expect a line-up of big names from the rock, alternative, indie, punk and metal scenes, alongside local bands and hot new acts. M

www.leedsfestival.com


Lounge On The Farm (Kent) tba
Features a diverse and reputable line-up, with a mixture of chart-topping acts, hot new bands, DJs and local talent. M F

www.loungeonthefarm.co.uk


Musicport (North Yorkshire) 16h - 18th Oct
Offers the luxury of indoor toilets, three stages, an eclectic mix of world and folk performers, stalls, seaside location – never disappoints. M F

www.musicportfestival.com


Noisily (Leicestershire) 9th - 12th Jul
A festival of performance and participation, expect “a fully immersive environment... an entire weekend of unrestrained hedonism.” M W

www.noisilyfestival.com


Northern Green Gathering (Derbyshire) 6th - 9th Aug
A family friendly green gathering. Now in its 18th year, Northern Green is a festival of cooperation and hope. M P W F

www.nggonline.org.uk


Nozstock Hidden Valley (Herefordshire) 24th - 26th Jul
An intimate family run festival of performing arts, a playground for everyone from seasoned festival goers to newbies. M W F GFA

www.nozstock.com


Off Grid (Wiltshire) not in 2015
Permaculture, renewable energy and other ecologically-orientated activities. Family friendly, accessible and fun. M P W F

www.offgrid-festival.co.uk


One World (Somerset) 3rd - 10th Aug
20th anniversary, performing arts, music and dance, 300 work-shops plus a kids programme, crafts, wholefoods, idyllic setting. M W F

www.oneworldcamp.com


Over The Moon (East Sussex) tba
Music, circus, workshops, talks, healing, family events, with a sustainable twist. An inspirational festival experience. M W F

www.facebook.com/OverTheMoonFestival


Reading Festival (Berkshire) 28th - 30th Aug
Rock, alternative, indie, punk, metal, with big names, breaking acts, and exclusive performances. M

www.readingfestival.com


Shambala (Northamptonshire) 27th - 30th Aug
Four days of fun, kids area, workshops, woodland antics, crazy carnivals, roaming theatrics and everyone in fancy dress. M P W F GFA

www.shambalafestival.org


Shrewsbury Folk Festival (Shropshire) 28th - 31st Aug
Has a reputation for delivering the very finest acts from the UK and around the world. Craft fair, dance displays and much more. M F D

www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk


Secret Garden Party (Cambridgeshire) 23rd - 26th Jul
A crazy festival party where everyone joins in, brimming with ideas and creativity. Offers an eclectic musical mix. M F D

www.secretgardenparty.com


Sidmouth Folk Week (Devon) 31st Jul - 7th Aug
Now in its 61st year, expect a week filled with folk music, singing, dancing, pub sessions, concerts and cream teas. M W F D

www.sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk


Small World Spring Camp (Kent) 21st - 25th May
An intoxicating blend of artists, healers, craftspeople, colourful characters, jesters, magicians, and party people. M W F

www.smallworldsolarstage.org


Small World Summer Festival (Kent) 27th - 31st Aug
A five day festival of creative spirit and sustainable living, all powered by the wind and sun. M W F

www.smallworldsolarstage.org


Solfest (Cumbria) 28th - 30th Aug
A non-commerical arts festival with a warm atmosphere, it features a massive range of musical and cultural adventures. M W F

www.solfest.org.uk


Somersault (Devon) 23rd - 27th Jul
A five day summer camp of music, adventure and outdoor living, including activities such as surfing, rockclimbing and falconry. M W F

www.somersaultfestival.com


Standon Calling (Hertfordshire) 31st Jul - 2nd Aug
This independent festival and themed summer party celebrates its 10th birthday with a UK exclusive from The Dandy Warhols. M F D

www.standon-calling.com


Sunrise (Monmouthshire) 21st - 24th May
An inspiring mix of alternative culture, stompingly good tunes, the 10th Sunrise Celebration will be 100% ecologically powered. M P W F D

www.sunrisecelebration.com


T In The Park (Kinross) 10th - 12th Jul
The 22nd edition sees the event for 92,000 music fans return to a new home at Strathallan Castle. GFA

www.tinthepark.com


Trelay-In-May (Cornwall) 29th - 31st May
This family festival promotes living in harmony with the Earth through music, talks, practical workshops, farm tours and more. M P W F

www.trelay.org


Truck (Oxfordshire) 17th - 18th Jul
One of the UK’s best and longest standing independent small festivals, it’s about music, community and being outdoors. M F

www.truckfestival.com


Twinwood Festival (Bedfordshire) 29th - 31st Aug
The ultimate vintage music and dance festival also includes shopping, hair & beauty, food & drink and dance lessons! M W F D

www.twinwoodfestival.com


Valley Fest (Somerset) 28th - 30th Aug 
Family-run from an organic farm in Chew Valley, Valley Fest is all about the family, all about fun and all about the land. M W F

www.valleyfest.co.uk


Watchet Festival (Somerset) 28th - 30th Aug
‘Alice in Wonderland’ is this years theme of the family friendly festival offering music, markets, dancing and more. M W F

www.watchetfestival.co.uk


WE ARE FSTVL (Essex) 30th - 31st May
An international dance music event. 16 stages will play host to over 200 of the world’s leading dance music stars. M

www.wearefstvl.com


Wild Heart Gathering 
(East Sussex) 22nd - 25th May, (Devon) 28th - 31st Aug
An opportunity to partake in a feast of creativity, fun and transformational learning in nature. M P W F

www.wildheartgathering.com


Wilderness (Oxfordshire) 6th - 9th Aug
The festival of musicianship, theatre, talks, late-night parties, outdoor pursuits and food experiences returns for a fourth year. M W F

www.wildernessfestival.com


Willowman (North Yorkshire) 18th - 21st Jun
Returning for a fifth time, the family friendly event offers music, arts, crafts, healing area, spiritual talks and more. M F

www.willowmanfestival.co.uk


Wireless (London) 3rd - 5th Jul
International headliners and rising stars feature alongside carnival rides, music workshops, chill-out areas and more. M W

www.wirelessfestival.co.uk


WOMAD (Wiltshire) 23rd - 26th Jul
Bringing together the very best music, arts and dance from all around the globe, WOMAD is celebrated as the ‘World’s Festival’. M P W F

www.womad.co.uk


Wood (Oxfordshire) 15th - 17th May
Wood is a family festival powered by renewable energy and community spirit. A celebration of music and nature. M W F GFA

www.woodfestival.com


Y-Not Festival (Derbyshire) 31st Jul - 2nd Aug
An intimate nature prevails, with bands camping alongside festival goers, friendly stewards and camp fire singalongs. M F

www.ynotfestivals.co.uk

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UK WOODFAIRS 2015

Bentley Woodfair (East Sussex) 18th - 20th Sep
Two fields of stands, exhibits and displays and an amazing woodland full of demonstrations and activities.

www.bentley.org.uk


Blackdowns Woodland Fair (Somerset) 4th Jul
A local show of country crafts and skills, competitions, children’s activities, tree nurseries, exhibitors, food & drink and more.

www.woodbiz.co.uk


Confor Woodland Show (Wiltshire) 10th - 11th Sep
This exhibition provides an excellent opportunity for those working in the industry to meet, buy and sell.

www.confor.org.uk


Cranborne Chase Woodfair (Wiltshire) 3rd - 4th Oct
A variety of exhibitors and demonstrators from the wonderful world of wood will be displaying their products and skills.

www.woodfair.org.uk


Derby Woodland Festival (Derby) 26th - 27th Sep
A popular event celebrating traditional and contemporary woodland crafts set in the historic grounds of Elvaston Castle.

www.derbyshire.gov.uk


Hatfield Forest Woodfest (Essex) 4th - 7th Sep
Folk, jazz, rock and open mic sessions feature alongside work­shops, forest explorations, kids activities and food & drink.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatfield-forest


National Forest Woodfair (Leicestershire) 31st Aug
An action-packed day including lumberjacks, chainsaw carvers, wood mizers and horseloggers.

www.nationalforest.org/visit/woodfair


Stock Gaylard Oak Fair (Dorset) 29th - 30th Aug
A special family day out, attractions include workshops and demonstrations, art & craft, heavy machinery and trug making.

www.stockgaylard.com


Surrey Hills Woodfair (Surrey) 3rd - 4th Oct
A variety of activities for all ages featuring coppice crafts and wood products, demonstrations, trade stands and local produce.

www.surreyhills.org/events/the-surrey-hills-wood-fair/


Test Valley Community Woodfair (Hampshire) 5th Sep
This free and popular event hosts over 40 exhibitors, childrens workshops, chainsaw artist and conservation groups.

www.testvalley.gov.uk


Tree Fest (Gloucestershire) 29th - 31st Aug
Celebrating nature, trees and woodcraft with fun family activities, around 100 exhibitors and live music.

www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest


Weird & Wonderful Wood (Suffolk) 16th - 17th May
For those fascinated by the beauty of wood, this is a rare chance to see how objects are made and to try making things.

www.weirdandwonderfulwood.co.uk


Woodlands Country Show (Southampton) 11th - 12th Jul
Packed with exhibits, activities and entertainment for all, from falconry displays to ferret racing and chutneys to chainsaws!

www.woodlandcrafts.co.uk


Wood Show (West Sussex) 20th - 21st Jun
Enjoy a range of wood craft demonstrations, a working wood yard, exhibitors and stalls – plenty to see, do and buy.

www.wealddown.co.uk