Festival Programme

This year’s programme brings together a thrilling cast of authors, poets, artists and makers for a fleeting midsummer weekend.

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Access Only Ticket Tickets

Access Only - Saturday 25 June (Adult Ticket) £12.00
Access Only - Saturday 25 June (Child Ticket) £8.00
Access Only - Sunday 26 June (Adult Ticket) £12.00
Access Only - Sunday 26 June (Child Ticket) £8.00
Access Only Ticket
All Weekend
£12.00 / £8.00

The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth Tickets

The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth – Adult ticket £12.50
The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth – Child ticket £7.00
Ben Rawlence
The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth
Saturday
10:00-11:00
Woodland Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Tree Climbing Tickets

Tree Climbing – Saturday 11.30am-12pm ticket 3 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 12-12.30pm ticket 3 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 12.30-1pm ticket 7 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 2.30-3pm ticket 7 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 3-3.30pm ticket 2 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 3.30-4pm ticket 4 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 10-10.30am ticket 3 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Saturday 10.30-11am ticket 6 left £10.00
Tree Climbing
Saturday
All Day
Wildflower Field
£10.00

Clay Creatures workshop Tickets

Clay Creatures workshop 3 left £12.00
Gemma Gottelier
Clay Creatures workshop
Saturday
10:00-12:00
£12.00

Firecraft Tickets

Firecraft - Saturday 10.00am-11.00am - Adult ticket 10 left £12.00
Firecraft - Saturday 10.00am-11.00am - Child ticket 4 left £9.00
Badger Bushcraft
Firecraft
Saturday
10:00-11:00
£12.00 / £9.00

Zip Wire Tickets

Zip Wire - Saturday 11.30-12.00 5 left £8.00
Zip Wire - Saturday 12.00-12.30 1 left £8.00
Zip Wire - Saturday 12.30-13.00 4 left £8.00
Zip Wire - Saturday 13.00-13.30 3 left £8.00
Zip Wire - Saturday 16.00-16.30 5 left £8.00
Zip Wire - Saturday 16.30-17.00 5 left £8.00
Zip Wire
Saturday
All Day
The Woods
£8.00

Children’s Art Workshop: Become a Moth Tickets

Children’s Art Workshop: Become a Moth - Saturday 11.00am-12.00pm - Child ticket 12 left £8.00
Edwina Ashton
Children’s Art Workshop: Become a Moth
Saturday
11:00-12:00
£8.00
Brambles Outdoor Play
All Weekend
FREE
Louise Kenward
Moving Mountains – Nature writing workshop/writing the body
Saturday
11:00-12:30
FREE

Being A Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness Tickets

Being Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness – Adult ticket £13.00
Being Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness – Child ticket £7.50
Charles Foster
Being A Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness
Saturday
11:00-12:00
Garden Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

Vesper Flights Tickets

Vesper Flights – Adult ticket £14.50
Vesper Flights – Child ticket £8.50
Helen Macdonald
Vesper Flights
Saturday
12:00-13:00
Woodland Tent
£14.50 / £8.50

Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery Tickets

Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery – Saturday 12 - 1pm Child ticket 16 left £10.00
Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery – Saturday 12 - 1pm Adult ticket 16 left £12.00
Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery
Saturday
12:00-13:00
Wildflower Field
£10.00 / £12.00

The Wild Before Tickets

The Wild Before – Adult ticket £10.00
The Wild Before – Child ticket £8.00
Piers Torday
The Wild Before
Saturday
12:00-13:00
Wealden Tent
£10.00 / £8.00
Tinkertown: Adventure Playground
All Weekend
FREE

Dreaming the Karoo: A People Called the /Xam Tickets

Dreaming the Karoo: A People Called the /Xam – Adult ticket £13.00
Dreaming the Karoo: A People Called the /Xam – Child ticket £7.50
Julia Blackburn
Dreaming the Karoo: A People Called the /Xam
Saturday
13:00-14:00
Garden Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

Craft Workshop Tickets

Craft Workshop - Ashford School (Child Ticket) 10 left £0.00
Ashford School
Craft Workshop
Saturday
13:00-14:00
Wildflower Field
£0.00

Children’s Clay & Kiln Workshop Tickets

Wheelbarrow Kiln workshop 14 left £12.00
Martin Brockman
Children’s Clay & Kiln Workshop
Saturday
13:00-15:00
£12.00

Foraging: Lunch from your Lawn Tickets

Foraging: Lunch from your Lawn - Child ticket (age 11-17) 12 left £8.00
Foraging: Lunch from your Lawn - Adult ticket 4 left £12.00
Jules Bristow
Foraging: Lunch from your Lawn
Saturday
13:30-14:30
£8.00 / £12.00

Arbor the Tree Puppet Performances Tickets

Arbor the Tree Puppet Performance – Saturday 1.30 – 2.15pm Child ticket £8.00
Arbor the Tree Puppet Performance – Saturday 1.30 – 2.15pm Adult ticket £12.00
Arbor the Tree Puppet Performance – Saturday 1.30 – 2.15pm Family ticket £35.00
Arbor the Tree Puppet Performance – Saturday 5 – 5.45pm Child ticket £8.00
Arbor the Tree Puppet Performance – Saturday 5 – 5.45pm Adult ticket £12.00
Arbor the Tree Puppet Performance – Saturday 5 – 5.45pm Family ticket £35.00
Arbor the Tree Puppet Performances
Saturday
All Day
£8.00 / £12.00 / £35.00

Moth Trap Tickets

Mark Cocker: Moth Trap – Child ticket £12.00
Mark Cocker: Moth Trap – Adult ticket £16.00
Mark Cocker
Moth Trap
Saturday
14:00-15:00
£12.00 / £16.00

Otherlands: A World in the Making Tickets

Otherlands: A World in the Making – Adult ticket £12.50
Otherlands: A World in the Making – Child ticket £7.00
Thomas Halliday
Otherlands: A World in the Making
Saturday
14:00-15:00
Woodland Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Shelter Building Tickets

Shelter Building - Saturday 2-3pm - Child ticket 11 left £10.00
Shelter Building - Saturday 2-3pm - Adult ticket 15 left £14.00
Badger Bushcraft
Shelter Building
Saturday
14:00-15:00
£10.00 / £14.00

Soundings: Journeys in the Company of Whales Tickets

Soundings - Adult ticket £12.50
Soundings - Child ticket £7.00
Doreen Cunningham
Soundings: Journeys in the Company of Whales
Saturday
14:00-15:00
Wealden Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Poet Laureate Tickets

Poet Laureate – Adult ticket £14.50
Poet Laureate – Child ticket £8.50
Simon Armitage
Poet Laureate
Saturday
15:00-16:00
Garden Tent
£14.50 / £8.50

Animals & Conservation Tickets

Animals & Conservation – Adult ticket £10.00
Animals & Conservation – Child ticket £8.00
Lauren St John
Animals & Conservation
Saturday
15:30-16:30
Wildflower Stage
£10.00 / £8.00

Pottery Workshop – pinch pot birds Tickets

Pottery Taster workshop – Adult ticket (14+) 7 left £45.00
Pottery Taster workshop – Accompanied child ticket (under 14) 7 left £10.00
Sara Lee
Pottery Workshop – pinch pot birds
Saturday
15:00-17:00
Maker’s Tent
£45.00 / £10.00

Nature Treasure Book workshop Tickets

Nature Treasure Book workshop 12 left £12.00
Hope Fitzgerald
Nature Treasure Book workshop
Saturday
15:00-17:00
£12.00

Land Healer: How Farming Can Save Britain’s Countryside Tickets

Land Healer – Adult ticket £13.00
Land Healer – Child ticket £7.50
Jake Fiennes in conversation with Mark Cocker
Land Healer: How Farming Can Save Britain’s Countryside
Saturday
16:00-17:00
Woodland Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

Feather, Leaf, Bark and Stone Tickets

Feather, Leaf, Bark and Stone – Adult ticket £13.00
Feather, Leaf, Bark and Stone – Child ticket £7.50
Jackie Morris
Feather, Leaf, Bark and Stone
Saturday
17:00-18:00
Garden Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

Feast Tickets

Feast
Saturday
18:30-22:00
£15.00 / £10.00
Anna Selby, Writer-in-Residence
Drop-in Writing Workshop
All Weekend
FREE
SOLD OUT
Outdoor Yoga
Sunday
09:00-10:00
£10.00
SOLD OUT Read More

Winchelsea Tickets

Winchelsea – Adult ticket £12.50
Winchelsea – Child ticket £7.00
Alex Preston
Winchelsea
Sunday
10:00-11:00
Woodland Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Children’s Art Workshop: Flowers, Insects and Sea Creatures Tickets

Children’s Art Workshop: Flowers, Insects and Sea Creatures - Sunday 11.00am-12.00pm - Child ticket 5 left £8.00
Edwina Ashton
Children’s Art Workshop: Flowers, Insects and Sea Creatures
Sunday
11:00-12:00
£8.00

Firecraft Tickets

Firecraft - Sunday 10.00-11.00am - Child ticket 14 left £9.00
Firecraft - Sunday 10.00-11.00am - Adult ticket 14 left £12.00
Badger Bushcraft
Firecraft
Sunday
10:00-11:00
£9.00 / £12.00

Natural ink making workshop Tickets

Natural ink making workshop 1 left £12.00
Amanda Thesiger
Natural ink making workshop
Sunday
10:00-12:00
£12.00
SOLD OUT
Polly Bennett
Pigment Making workshop
Sunday
10:30-12:30
The Barn
£45.00
SOLD OUT Read More

Tree Climbing Tickets

Tree Climbing – Sunday 10-10.30am ticket 4 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 10.30-11am ticket 6 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 11-11.30am ticket 4 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 11.30am-12pm ticket 7 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 12-12.30pm ticket 4 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 2-2.30pm ticket 1 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 2.30-3pm ticket 5 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 3-3.30pm ticket 6 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 3.30-4pm ticket 8 left £10.00
Tree Climbing – Sunday 4-4.30pm ticket 2 left £10.00
Tree Climbing
Sunday
All Day
The Woods
£10.00

Zip Wire Tickets

Zip Wire Sunday - 10.30-11.00 2 left £8.00
Zip Wire Sunday - 12.30-13.00 3 left £8.00
Zip Wire Sunday - 13.00-13.30 5 left £8.00
Zip Wire Sunday - 14.30-15.00 3 left £8.00
Zip Wire Sunday - 15.00-15.30 3 left £8.00
Zip Wire Sunday - 16.00-16.30 4 left £8.00
Zip Wire Sunday - 16.30-17.00 5 left £8.00
Zip Wire
Sunday
All Day
The Woods
£8.00

Hook Carving Workshop Tickets

Hook Carving Workshop Ticket 7 left £25.00
Jill Swan
Hook Carving Workshop
Sunday
10:00-12:00
Makers Tent
£25.00

The Lost Sounds: Live Painting & Soundscapes Tickets

Jackie Morris Live Painting - Adult £15.00
Jackie Morris Live Painting - Child (Under 14) £9.00
Jackie Morris
The Lost Sounds: Live Painting & Soundscapes
Sunday
11:00-13:00
Wealden Tent
£15.00 / £9.00

Shadowlands: A Journey through Lost Britain Tickets

Shadowlands - Adult ticket £12.50
Shadowlands - Child ticket £7.00
Matthew Green
Shadowlands: A Journey through Lost Britain
Sunday
11:00-12:00
Garden Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery Tickets

Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery – Sunday 12 - 1pm Child ticket 13 left £10.00
Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery – Sunday 12 - 1pm Adult ticket 10 left £12.00
Wild Classroom Outdoor Cookery
Sunday
12:00-13:00
Wildflower Field
£10.00 / £12.00

Mushrooms as Medicine Tickets

Mushrooms as Medicine ticket 16 left £21.00
Mushrooms as Medicine
Sunday
11:00-12:30
£21.00

Nature Guide Tickets

Mark Cocker: Nature Guide Sunday – Child ticket £8.00
Mark Cocker: Nature Guide Sunday – Adult ticket £12.00
Mark Cocker
Nature Guide
Sunday
10:00-11:00
£8.00 / £12.00

Nemesis, My Friend: Journeys through the Turning Times Tickets

Nemesis, My Friend: Journeys through the Turning Times – Adult ticket £13.00
Nemesis, My Friend: Journeys through the Turning Times – Child ticket £7.50
Jay Griffiths
Nemesis, My Friend: Journeys through the Turning Times
Sunday
12:00-13:00
Woodland Tent
£13.00 / £7.50
Nature Trail
All Weekend
The Woods
FREE

The Cure for Sleep / Grounding Tickets

Tanya Shadrick and Lulah Ellender in conversation – Adult ticket £12.50
Tanya Shadrick and Lulah Ellender in conversation – Child ticket £7.00
Tanya Shadrick & Lulah Ellender in conversation
The Cure for Sleep / Grounding
Sunday
13:00-14:00
Weald Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Weaving workshop Tickets

Weaving workshop ticket 11 left £45.00
Shiv Textiles
Weaving workshop
Sunday
13:00-15:00
Maker’s Tent
£45.00

Wild Printing workshop Tickets

Wild Printing workshop 1 left £12.00
Laura Thomas
Wild Printing workshop
Sunday
13:00-14:30
£12.00

The Joy of Science Tickets

The Joy of Science – Adult ticket £14.50
The Joy of Science – Child ticket £8.50
Jim Al-Khalili
The Joy of Science
Sunday
13:00-14:00
Garden Tent
£14.50 / £8.50
Wealden Storytelling
All Weekend
Wildflower Stage
FREE

Foraged Flavours: Wild Food Walk & Tasting Tickets

Foraged Flavours: Wild Food Walk & Tasting ticket 13 left £21.00
Michael White
Foraged Flavours: Wild Food Walk & Tasting
Sunday
14:30-16:00
£21.00

A Line Above the Sky / Time on Rock Tickets

Anna Fleming and Helen Mort in conversation – Adult ticket £13.00
Anna Fleming and Helen Mort in conversation – Child ticket £7.50
Helen Mort & Anna Fleming in conversation
A Line Above the Sky / Time on Rock
Sunday
14:00-15:00
Woodland Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

Shelter Building Tickets

Shelter Building - Sunday 2-3pm - Child ticket 7 left £10.00
Shelter Building - Sunday 2-3pm - Adult ticket 7 left £14.00
Badger Bushcraft
Shelter Building
Sunday
14:00-15:00
£10.00 / £14.00

Invented by Animals Tickets

Invented by Animals - Adult ticket £10.00
Invented by Animals - Child Ticket £8.00
Christiane Dorion
Invented by Animals
Sunday
14:00-15:00
Wildflower Stage
£10.00 / £8.00

Being You: A New Science of Consciousness Tickets

Being You: A New Science of Consciousness – Adult ticket £13.00
Being You: A New Science of Consciousness – Child ticket £7.50
Anil Seth in conversation with Jim Al-Khalili
Being You: A New Science of Consciousness
Sunday
15:00-16:00
Garden Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

Endless Forms: The Secret World of Wasps Tickets

Endless Forms - Adult Ticket £12.50
Endless Forms - Child Ticket £7.00
Seirian Sumner
Endless Forms: The Secret World of Wasps
Sunday
15:00-16:00
Wealden Tent
£12.50 / £7.00

Crafty Basketry – Basket Weaving Workshop Tickets

Crafty Basketry – Basket Weaving Workshop
Sunday
15:30-16:30
£15.00

Fledgling / Featherhood: People & Birds Tickets

Hannah Bourne-Taylor & Charlie Gilmour - Adult £13.00
Hannah Bourne-Taylor & Charlie Gilmour - Child £7.50
Hannah Bourne-Taylor & Charlie Gilmour
Fledgling / Featherhood: People & Birds
Sunday
16:00-17:00
Woodland Tent
£13.00 / £7.50

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