Things to do 

Fairyland Photobooth ..

Following its huge popularity at previous Fairy Fairs, the Photo Booth will be back. 

 

Immortalize your visit by hiring some fabulous accessories from our amazing dressing up tent and be photographed with family or friends in front of the giant backdrop, and transport yourself into the world of the Little People. 

£1

Pixie Post Office

Want to colour in a postcard and send it to your friends and family - head to the Pixie Post Office and send your postcard direct from Fairyland! 

Bubbleologist

Take part in Bubble-ology  - with an amazing repertoire of bubble tricks - giant bubbles to tiny bubbles bubble sculptures, bubbles inside bubbles, and tons more, bubble-ology captivate audiences of any age

 

Check the information board for times. 

Bouncing Bee's - Drop In

Learn how to identify bees by making their very own British bee ,that can bounce and ‘fly’.

Children also receive a a little card of their special bee with its natural history and how to encourage them into  the garden.

This workshop in a drop-in £1 per make

Fairy Training - Workshop

Meet the Fairy Trainers and learn how to look like a fairy, which flowers the fairies like the most and how to look after them.  

This is quite an active Workshop.  It includes a brief flying lesson and some dancing is involved.  

Fairy Trainees also get to take home their own free pack of wildflower seeds to plant, grow, care for and attract bees and other insects, and of course, to delight the fairies.

This session is 45 minutes long/£4 and can be booked on a first come, first served basis at the information tent. 

This workshop is not suitable for under 3's

Pirate Games

Avast!! The Pirate Games returns to the Fairy Fair .

Have a go on the The Pirate Obstacle Course, While away some time at Bash the Buoy and soak your relatives in Death by Mermaid.

Take part and you could win some great prizes.

Swindling a possibility

Elf Training - Workshop

Hide like an Elf …. Learn how to sneak silently through the undergrowth …  Get Elf-Trained. 

  

Learn the secret ways of Elves and develop your tracking skills

Join the Elf Trainers who will show you how to look, talk and walk like an Elf. Make your very own Elfscope in order to see the world around you as Elves do.

Note: this workshop is activity rather than making-based. 

Upon completion all Elflings will receive a personal certificate.  Free camouflage.

This session is 45 minutes long/£4 and can be booked on a first come, first served basis at the information tent. 

This workshop is not suitable for under 3's 

Wildlife Hospital - Drop In

Help the Fairyland Vets mend and care for cuddly wildlife and other magical creatures often found in Fairyland. This “field” hospital comes complete with supervised dispensary, dressing up clothes, first-aid play equipment, play food and beautifully made appropriate beds (i.e. habitats) for the creatures to rest and recuperate having been “treated” by visiting children. Every child receives a sticker and a colour post card of the creature they cared for.

Book your space at the information tent. 

Fairy Gardenning - Workshop

Make your own Woodland Fairy Garden to plant at home. This workshop uses three real wildflower plug plants, a coir basket and some soil to create your garden.

Learn why fairies will only grow wildflowers and the folklore behind some woodland flowers. Once complete you will be able to decorate your garden with natural treasures to encourage the fairies to visit.

This workshop lasts 45 minutes/£4 and can be booked, first come first served at the information tent.

Adults must accompany all children under 6, but no more than one adult per child. This workshop is not suitable for under 3's 

Face Painting

You can find the faceprinting team in the information tent

Nature Mobile - Drop In - Free

Use some natural treasure to create a nature mobile in this drop-in workshop

Drop in whenever a space becomes available 

 


 

Fairy Crowns - Workshop

Make your own Fairy Crown to wear from willow withies, using real hedgerow leaves and paper tissue flowers based on the wildflowers blooming at this time of year. 

 

Splendid Fairy Crowns  were traditionally worn to celebrate the comings and goings of the seasons.Everyone will learn to identify a variety of native trees commonly found in hedgerows. 

 

Although this was once common knowledge, today it is rare to encounter young or indeed older people who have the gift of knowing the seasonality of flowers.

 

You also get your own free packet of wildflower seeds with a seasonal calendar postcard so you can grow your own Fairy Crown ingredients at home ! 

This workshop lasts 45 minutes/£4 and can be booked, first come first served at the information tent.

 

Adults must accompany all children under 6, but no more than one adult per child. This workshop is not suitable for under 3's 

Storytelling

Free storytelling sessions

Drop into any of the timed performances with our three enchanting three talesman who will regale you with of myths, legends and folktales from around the world.  Expect a lively mix of brave lasses and lads, fools, princesses, talking animals and monsters.

Fairy Flowers - Drop In

Make a large crepe paper Fairy Flower that you can wear. Choose from a range of colourful flowers that grow in our woodlands and meadows.  Learn how you can grow these at home .

Each flower takes about 10 minutes to make. £1/ flower made

Drop in whenever a space becomes available

Fairy King and Queen

As the Fairyland Trust is their favourite charity, The Fairy  King and Queen will once again be gracing us with their presence at The Fairy Fair.

Children will be able to  visit the King or Queen in small groups lasting at least 5 minutes or if it is not too busy they can get their own private audience.

The Fairy King will be in residence from 10 am to 12.45 pm and the Fairy Queen will be in residence from 12.45 pm to 3.30 pm, when she will retire from public gaze.

At 4 pm  The King and Queen  will host a very special tea party for Fairyland Trust Supporters only , together with all the Wildflower Fairies, The Big Bugs and the Bumble Bees.

If you too wish to join as a Supporter and help the Fairyland Trust with its vital work to engage more families in nature, please go to http://www.fairylandtrust.org/become-a-supporter/

At 4.30 pm the entire retinue  will leave the tent and parade to the Stage on the main site for the Grand Finale speech, before saying their goodbyes and heading back to the woods and the wildflower meadows.

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