The vast majority of activities at Elderflower Fields are drop in. You just need to check in the festival programme when and where they are happening, then show up and join in. A small number of activities however require pre-booking. More detailed information and how to book each of these activities can be found on the programme page, but an overview of all the bookable activities is outlined below for reference.
If you have not done so already, you should buy your festival tickets before booking places on any of these activities.
– Woodland Spa –
The Woodland Spa IS tucked away in a tranquil corner of the festival site, just past the Woodland Stage in the Nightjars area. The massage treatments available for pre-booking include Thai Massage / Sports Remedial / Deep tissue / Hot stones / Shiatsu / Aromatherapy / Reflexology / Myofacial release/ Pregancy massage / Reiki.
– Beer Tasting with Beer & Brew –
Join Beer & Brew for a fun and informal workshop exploring the story of India Pale Ale. The journey begins in 1600s London and takes in exotic paradises such as South America, South Africa, India, California and Burton-on-Trent. Drink great beer, explore fascinating history, meet lovely people. Over 18’s only.
– Raft Building –
Hatt Adventures challenge you to the ultimate test to set sail on your own raft and travel a course. The session will include tuition in different knots skills, raft designs and basic water safety. Once your group have a plan then work in a team to get building. We can’t guarantee you’ll stay dry! 8yrs +
– Tree Climbing –
Take to the tree canopy in Pippingford’s ancient woodland with Canopy Climbing. Their highly skilled instructors will teach you how to ascend using harness and ropes in this hour long tree climbing experience. 7yrs +
– Kayaks, Canoes & Paddleboards –
Hire a boat or board and take the family out to explore the gentle and beautiful lakes at the bottom of the festival site. Various options and times available with prices from £20. Perfect for a lazy afternoon paddle…
– Kids Kayaking Lesson –
Adrian The Kayak Coach will again be offering a one hour fun kids kayaking experience. Designed for children between the ages of 8 – 15 years old. During the lesson, you can expect to learn the basics of paddling and controlling your boat as well as general safety and loads of fun! Places are limited and cost £13 per person.
– Mortimer Nannies –
‘The Keepers of calm’, Mortimer Nannies, will be hosting ‘stay up late’ sessions each evening. The Mortimer Tent will be cosily decked out with fairy lights, comfy beanbags and cushions so the children can snuggle down, listen to a story, play a board game by torchlight or watch a movie.
– Kombucha Workshop –
What on earth is Kombucha? Well, join the gang from Only With Love as they teach you all about this amazing fermented soft drink. The workshop lasts an hour or so and you will get a starter kit with your very own SCOBY to get you brewing up your very own batches. Workshop costs £20 a person
– Camera Obscura Workshop –
Come and make a mini camera obscura that you can use to trace images directly from nature. Made from everyday materials, this 1.5hr workshop by Brighton science-artist Nick Sayers will introduce you to the basics of photography and optics. Places are limited and cost £5 per camera. 7yrs +