Come and join us for lots of family fun at this year’s Folk Festival:

Bouncy castle & slide, Folk active workshops, Dancing round the maypole, Forest nature crafts, Family treasure hunt, Circus Wessex Workshops, Parents chill area, Younger children’s activities and play area outside the Allendale Centre, Puppet shows, Craft tent, Storytelling and much more…

Mad4Animals at the Methodist Church

There will be a fabulous show for all ages from Mad 4 Animals on Sunday 12th June from 10:30 am – 12:30pm. Get up close and personal with some really exciting animals at this not-to-be-missed show.

More details: see the event listing

 Lantern puppets

Saturday and Sunday – 4 – 4:30pm

A Blacklight Creative PuppetTheatre Show taking place in the Minster Theatre at the Allendale Centre. 

Free and suitable for all ages.

Family Ceildhs

Family ceilidhs will be held on Friday at 7:30pm at The Allendale centre and the outdoor ceilidh will be held in the Cornmarket at 7:30pm on Saturday evening. 

 ( A Ceilidh is a type of folk barn dance where everybody can join in)

Activities in Wimborne Forest Garden 

Entrance in Wimborne Minster Car Park, Kings Street

Join us in Wimborne Minster Folk Festival’s very own forest garden for a programme of wild crafts, activities and story telling. All activities are free but donations are welcome.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 
Friday 1pm – 4pm
Saturday 1pm – 4pm
Sunday 11am – 12pm (All age Service) then 1pm – 4pm

‘Miss Molly’s Family recipes’ (as seen on YouTube).

Willow walk – Saturday 11th June

Come and watch Molly demonstrate various recipes in Willow Walk. 

Sample some vegetarian curry or make your own pitta bread.

You can even decorate a biscuit (50p donation)

‘Folk Festival Craft Tent.

Bring your little and not so little ones to the craft tent to enjoy some creative time together.  There will be 4 different craft activities each day as well as water play and chalkboards for you to enjoy together. Craft activities suitable for pre-schoolers and older. Cost per family £1.50

(pick up your trail sheet from the craft tent £1/child)

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