Children’s Folk Festival

Free festival fun for all ages

Get stuck into the free of charge, inclusive and varied programme of activities especially for families, including those featured here and more! 

Create your own costumes, head-dresses, May crowns and other folky accessories at a morning Arts and Crafts session at the Baptist Church. Then proudly parade with dancers and others in a Jack in The Green Parade through the town at lunchtime.

Get lost in the intriguing world of folk tales from the Test Valley and beyond with Merry Go Round Story Telling.

Learn a simple dance with members of Mayfly Morris in their Morris Dancing workshop for children and grown ups. Mayfly Morris are the local Whitchurch morris side that meets weekly on a Monday night at Bere Mill.

Enjoy the uplifting feeling of singing together and join folk singers Jackie Oates and Jon Wilks to learn some of the folk songs local to Whitchurch.

For the youngest members of the family, join Jackie and Jennie for Mini Folk, a relaxed sensory & music session especially for toddlers and their parents and carers.

See the full programme here.