Wealden has something for people of all ages and is proud to be a family-friendly festival with entrance for children aged 13 and under being free.

Our fun-filled programme of talks, events and activities hand-picked for children will include:

  • Talks and readings from leading children’s authors and illustrators
  • Interactive outdoor activities providing playful encounters with the natural world
  • Den-building, bushcraft and foraging
  • Art classes using natural materials
  • Storytelling
Badger Bushcraft
Jun 30 – Jul 1 all-day
Badger Bushcraft

We are delighted to have Badger Bushcraft with us at this year’s festival.  Phil has an infectious passion for all aspects of bushcraft and country living combined with an exceptionally professional attitude, a host of relevant qualifications, years of experience and tremendous enthusiasm.  He will be running various bushcraft events throughout the weekend including interactive displays and drop-in workshops – drop by his stall to find out more.

Kate Linforth – art workshops
Jun 30 – Jul 1 all-day

Kate will host a series of workshops where participants are invited to create their own patterns.  Kate’s inclusive approach to making work enables all abilities to create beautiful designs inspired by the surroundings.

Times and venue to be confirmed shortly.

Catherine Barr – Ten reasons to love a turtle
Jul 1 all-day

Ten reasons to love a turtle

Time and venue to be announced shortly.

Yuval Zommer – The Big Book of Bugs
Jul 1 all-day
Yuval Zommer
Yuval Zommer

The Big Book of Bugs

Time and venue to be announced shortly