Currently known Family Events for 2019, there will be more

All Family Events are free.

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Family Events on Saturday 8th June 2019 (More to come)
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 11:00Broom DancingHigh Street SalamanderBoth children and adults enjoy a chance to learn how to do broom dances.

With: FolkActive

10:00 to 17:00Craft with Dorset Scrap StoreAllendale Children's MeadowCraft activities for children using materials from the Dorset Scrap store

With: Dorset Scrap Store

10:30 to 11:30Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

11:00 to 12:00Mumming Workshop for kids, age 10+Allendale House (Large Room Upstairs)Mumming workshop for children age 10+. May involve acting, mock sword fights, etc.

With: Stephen Rowley

11:30 to 13:00Punch and Judy and Children's GamesAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Ticklish Allsorts
11:30 to 14:00Festival Workshop & instrument tryoutRising SunWith: The Folk Orc
12:00 to 13:00Step Dance for AllHigh Street SalamanderStep dancing is fun. Last year, we had children queuing to have a turn!

With: FolkActive

13:00 to 14:00Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

14:00 to 15:30Punch and Judy and Children's GamesAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Ticklish Allsorts
15:30 to 16:30Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

15:30 to 16:30Broom DancingHigh Street SalamanderBoth children and adults enjoy a chance to learn how to do broom dances.

With: FolkActive

15:30 to 16:15StorytellingModel Town Garden ArenaWith: Ian Tovey
16:30 to 17:00Punch and Judy and Children's GamesAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Ticklish Allsorts

Family Events on Sunday 9th June 2019 (More to come)
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 17:00Craft with Dorset Scrap StoreAllendale Children's MeadowCraft activities for children using materials from the Dorset Scrap store

With: Dorset Scrap Store

10:30 to 11:30Step Dance for AllHigh Street SalamanderChildren love learning how to do broom dances. (So do their parents!)

With: FolkActive

10:30 to 11:15Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

11:00 to 11:45StorytellingModel Town Garden ArenaWith: Ian Tovey
11:15 to 12:15Punch and Judy and Children's GamesAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Ticklish Allsorts
12:00 to 12:45Family CeilidhWillow Walk StageA ceilidh for children. Bring your family along and all have fun together. No experience required.

With: Let's Dance!

12:00 to 13:00Broom DancingHigh Street SalamanderChildren love learning how to do broom dances. (So do their parents!)

With: FolkActive

12:45 to 14:00Punch and Judy and Children's GamesAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Ticklish Allsorts
13:00 to 14:00Longsword WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderFor children 7 years and up that parents can join in with

With: Green Man Sword (Longsword) 

13:30 to 14:45Ceilidh in the SquareSquare (not stage)A family ceilidh for everyone to join in. No experience required. Children, parents, grandparents - all welcome.

With: Music by Murphy's Lore and Andrew Helson

14:00 to 15:00Maypole DancingMinster GreenMaypole dancing for children and all the family.

With: FolkActive

14:00 to 15:00Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

15:00 to 16:30Punch and Judy and Children's GamesAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Ticklish Allsorts
15:00 to 15:45StorytellingModel Town Garden ArenaWith: Ian Tovey

Family Events in 2018