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.
– Sports Camp –
The sports camp is free to take part in. The intention is to provide kids with the chance to take part in sports that they might not normally get the chance to try.
– 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! £17pp – participants must be 8years +
– 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. £15pp – participants must be 7 years + SOLD OUT
– Dried Flower Crowns with Box and Bloom –
This year we welcome Nancy from Box and Bloom. Learn how to to attach dried flowers to a metal headband using floristry tape making an everlasting dried flower crown in this one hour mindful workshop. Suitable for 14 years and above. £20pp
– 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. Treatments cost £60 and include Thai Massage / Deep tissue / Hot Stones / Shiatsu / Aromatherapy / Reflexology / Reiki to name a few.
– 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 £25. 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 £15 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. £25pp
– Animation Workshop –
Join Lara and her team from Press Play Films for this one hour claymation workshop using set design & stop-motion animation to make a film for the festival based on this years theme, Party Animals vs Pyjama Party! Session are £12pp for 7years+ or 5-6 year olds accompanied by an adult. SOLD OUT
– Turning Pointe School of Dance – Dance Workshops –
Join Turning Pointe School of Dance with workshops in Ballet, Modern and Creative Dance. Sessions are free but must be pre-booked in advance. SOLD OUT
– 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 £7 per camera. Participants must be 7years +
– DIY DJ –
The team from Hush Beats Disco will be mixing up your own selections and inviting wannabe DJ’s young & old to take to the stage and ‘play your top tunes’. Think you have what it takes? Simply choose a DJ name for yourself and apply with your 3 top floor-filling tunes below.
– Beer Tasting –
Join Beer & Brew for a fun and informal workshop that explores what’s hot in beer in 2022. The workshops last about an hour, you’ll sample a selection of beer styles, and it costs £20 per person. Over 18s only.
– Gin Workshop –
Join Generation Distillers for a tour through the history of Gin ending with the landscape of today’s incredibly diverse Gin market. The workshops last about an hour, you’ll have the chance to sample a selection of Gins with a G&T at the end. Workshop costs £20 per person. Over 18s only.