This year, we have been lucky enough to have a series of Family Friendly Festivals in the diary and we were really excited to recently go to Timber Festival for the first time in order to kick off our Summer of Family Festivals. Timber Festival takes place in Fearnedock near Ashby in the National Forest and runs over three days, from the Friday till the Sunday. The festival encourages families to spend a weekend in the heart of the forest while at the same time, rethinking their relationships with trees and nature. On arrival, we were greeted by friendly parking staff, parked the car, loaded up the rucksacks and made our way into the festival. The site is relatively well spaced out and there is a fair bit of walking involved for little legs so either a carrier or a good buggy/wagon would be a good asset. As we had a look at the map and the programme, the children wondered into the Bee Keeping tent and spent a good 20 minutes fascinated by ‘Bee TV’ – an old TV set which had been converted into a hive, and spent time listening to and asking questions to the friendly Bee […]
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