12 - 14 June 2020
12 - 14
June
2020
Timetable: Family Events

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All Family Events are free.

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Family Events on Saturday 8th June 2019
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 17:00Circus WessexWillow Walk Come and learn a wide range of circus skills with Circus Wessex

With: Circus Wessex

10:00 to 10:30Allenbourn FolkEast Borough (Olive Branch)A group of singers from one of our local schools.

With: Details to follow

10:00 to 10:30Allenbourn FolkEast Borough (Olive Branch)A group of singers from one of our local schools.

With: Details to follow

10:00 to 10:30Allenbourn FolkEast Borough (Olive Branch)A group of singers from one of our local schools.

With: Allenbourn Folk Group

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 14:00Festival Workshop & instrument tryoutRising SunWith: The Folk Orc
11:30 to 12:00Punch and JudyAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Peter Dann Punch and Judy
12:00 to 13:00Circus WessexAllendale Children's MeadowLearn some simple circus skills with Circus Wessex. Try your hand at spinning plates or poi. Can you master a hula hoop, or use a diabolo?

With: Circus Wessex

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

12:00 to 17:00Craft with Dorset Scrap StoreAllendale Children's MeadowCraft activities for children using materials from the Dorset Scrap store

With: Dorset Scrap Store

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 14:30Punch and JudyAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Peter Dann Punch and Judy
14:00 to 14:30Circus Wessex street entertainersHigh Street SalamanderWith: Circus Wessex
15:00 to 15:30Circus WessexAllendale Children's MeadowLearn some simple circus skills with Circus Wessex. Try your hand at spinning plates or poi. Can you master a hula hoop, or use a diabolo?

With: Circus Wessex

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 16:15Storytelling: A Trick of the TaleModel Town Garden ArenaBrer Rabbit finds himself in a sticky situation; Coyote gets an extreme makeover while Anansi the Spiderman searches for stories for the whole world

With: Ian Tovey - Storyteller (Storyteller)

16:30 to 17:00Punch and JudyAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Peter Dann Punch and Judy

Family Events on Sunday 9th June 2019
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 17:00Circus WessexWillow Walk Come and learn a wide range of circus skills with Circus Wessex

With: Circus Wessex

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 11:45Storytelling: Myths & MagicModel Town Garden ArenaA she wolf brings up divine twins, fighting dragons bring down a royal tower and giants take on the gods in three very different stories.

With: Ian Tovey - Storyteller (Storyteller)

11:15 to 11:45Punch and JudyAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Professor JR
11:45 to 12:45Circus WessexAllendale Children's MeadowLet Circus Wessex entertain you with their performance. Be ready for some audience participation!

With: Circus Wessex

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 13:00Step DancingHigh Street SalamanderStep dancing is fun. Last year, we had children queuing to have a turn!

With: FolkActive

12:00 to 17:00Craft with Dorset Scrap StoreAllendale Children's MeadowCraft activities for children using materials from the Dorset Scrap store

With: Dorset Scrap Store

12:45 to 13:15Punch and JudyAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Professor JR
13:00 to 14:00Longsword WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderFor children 7 years and up that parents can join in with

With: Green Man Sword (Longsword & Rapper)

13:15 to 14:00Jonathan the JesterAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Circus Wessex
13:30 to 14:45Street Ceilidh Square (not stage)Ever wondered how to dance to folk music? Come and join this free ceilidh, all welcome! Caller Andrew Helson will guide you through the dances.

With: Murphy's Lore

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 15:45Storytelling: A Trick of the TaleModel Town Garden ArenaBrer Rabbit finds himself in a sticky situation; Coyote gets an extreme makeover while Anansi the Spiderman searches for stories for the whole world

With: Ian Tovey - Storyteller (Storyteller)

15:00 to 15:30Punch and JudyAllendale Children's MeadowWith: Professor JR
15:30 to 16:30Circus WessexAllendale Children's MeadowLet Circus Wessex entertain you with their performance. Be ready for fun and some audience participation!

With: Circus Wessex

Family Events in 2018