The ultimate family delight, Wychwood Festival packs in more than 100 artists of music and comedy, alongside a kids' literature festival and countless workshops for all the family, meaning all ages are entertained. And we mean all, as the music spans the generations, sweeping in British rock legends such as UB40 and the rising urban sounds of Ghostpoet. There will also be rides, stalls, a silent disco and a real ale festival for the parents to enjoy!
Ticket Ages: Under 5s go free but £0 ticket needs to be purchased. Ages 5-9 and 10-15 have their own price bracket
When and where: 31st-2nd June 2019, Cheltenham, UK
Set in the magical surroundings of Lulworth Castle, Camp Bestival has won the 'Best Family Event' accolade at the UK Festival Awards so many times, that it’s now considered a must for children and adults of all ages. Sister event to the majestic Bestival, little sister is just as full of nonsense and surprise, with theatre, art, comedy, poetry and all kinds of entertainment, specifically targeted at different age groups from 0-100.
Ticket Ages: Those under 4 go for free but still need a ticket, while those under 18 must be with a parent, or a legal or nominated guardian.
When and where: 25-28th July 2019, East Lulworth, UK
Regarded as one of the most pioneering festivals around, Tauron Nowa Muzkya will turn your child into the coolest kid at school in the space of a weekend. But if the wave of dance, electronica, nu-jazz and soul does get a bit too much for them, the festival also has a scheduled kids activity program and a whole kids district where every child can experience a range of games along with music and art workshops in the company of a professional carer.
Ticket Ages: Unfortunately, the festival doesn't offer any discounts for children.
When and where: 20-22nd June 2019, Katowice, Poland
The largest arts and culture festival in the Baltics is set amongst sunny beaches and misty forests with every corner scattered with dazzling artwork. Walk around and find yourself lost in the magic, or take the children over to Kids Island, where they can get involved with a whole host of activities aimed to explore, stimulate and harness creativity.
Ticket Ages: Children up to the age of 10 can visit the festival for free, and an adult must accompany children under the age of 16 at all times.
When and where: 26-27th July 2019, Salacgriva, Latvia
Opera by a lake and DJs hidden in the wood, Latitude is as much a visual adventure as it is a physical and musical one. Deep in the magical forests of rural Suffolk, Latitude’s journey of eclectic music, theatre, film and creative arts will hold the attention of every member of the family, meaning you could quite easily jump from a craft workshop to a Brian Cox lecture, and end up at a huge pyrotechnic headline set.
Ticket Ages: Latitude has a range of tickets for those under 18, which are: Under 4s (free), 4-12s (child ticket starting at £8), 13-15s (accompanied teen ticket), 16s and over (full price ticket).
When and where: 18-21st July 2019, Southwold, UK