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Our first ‘big family dance off’ was a huge success last year so will return in 2019 along with a brand new rivalry theme for you to join in with. We thoroughly encourage fancy dress and you should feel free to be wild and outrageous with your attire all weekend. On Sunday we invite your family to dance your socks off as part of the Insect Circus or Monsters for the Deep!

Insect Circus

Roll up, roll up! Join the marvellous menagerie of mini beasts and bugs. The weird and wonderfully entertaining insects are in town performing death-defying stunts to enthral and amaze those who look hard enough. Breakdancing beetles and beautiful ballroom dancing butterflies will flip and fly before your very eyes!

Monsters from the Deep

Delve deep into the darkest abyss to a place very few humans have ever ventured. See the mysterious blue-ringed octopus and neon vampire squids mesmerising moves. Blobfish beware – there is danger ahead! Where black dragons hunt bioluminescent prey and fang-toothed fish and goblin sharks play.

On Sunday, after our family picnic, we encourage creatures great and small, real and imaginary to join Lost & Found on Leapfrog Lawns for a battle of the beasts! Throw your shapes – no special skills required, just enthusiasm!

There will be plenty of silliness, prizes, and one lucky family will be crowned the 2019 Dance of champions and win 2020 festival tickets!

The Elderflower Fields shop is open

We are now taking orders for our brand new limited edition 2019 themed T-shirt. Check out the fantastic design by local illustrator Emma Mcgowan here. Adult T’s cost just £12 and child sizes just £10 when ordered in advance (more at the festival). There are also a very limited number of our original ‘dragonfly’ shirts available, plus a brand new organic cotton tote bag and our re-usable Elderflower Fields water bottles – both just £4.50. Pre-order today at our reduced prices and collect at Elderflower Fields 2019 from the info tent.


This year’s t-shirt was designed by Brighton based artist and illustrator, Emma McGowan.

Emma collaborates with companies around the world to produce beautifully illustrated and hand lettered products and publications, including greetings cards, stationery, wall art, textiles and home décor. Her work is available to license and buy outright, and she also works to commission.
You can find out more at and follow Emma on Instagram @emmajmcgowan

Pre-order your t-shirts here

Elderflower T-shirt 2019
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