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"Loads to do for children of all ages and classy music line-up for the grown-ups.…"
We've been to the past four Deer Shed's and this is the third that our two year old daughter has attended and we have seen it grow year upon year. It's easy to get to and there's no restrictions upon tent size so we managed to put our ten man tent in the searing heat.
There is so much to do during the festival with music, theatre, comedy, dance and workshops. During the weekend our daughter enjoyed an abridged version of Alice in Wonderland, the drumming workshop and puppet theatre. I'm sure you'll be keen to make stuff next year in the Science tent.
The music line-up was top notch this year with a mixture of indie, pop, acoustic and even a bit of hip-hop in the shape of Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip. Johnny Marr was the icing on the cake this year and he performed to an appreciative audience performing no less than six Smiths classics! They also added a fourth music stage this year which included some fabulous acoustic and folk acts including Police Dog Hogan, Annie Drury and Paper Aeroplanes as well as listening to Miles Hunt performing acoustic versions of his Wonderstuff songs. Other musical finds we made during the weekend included All We Are, Toy, Raglans, Samantha Crain, Keston Cobbler's Club and John Smith.
Food was generally good but we did miss the gourmet pies, cheesecakes and calamari from previous years. For an affordable festival in a safe and friendly environment I would thoroughly recommend it to families of all shapes and sizes.Read moreLess
"Nice and small (so long as it doesn't get bigger…"
Nice and small (so long as it doesn't get bigger next year). Great kids activities in camping area and in the 'arena' area. Good price. No showers. Good eco loos (better than chemical ones). All 4 families we went with LOVED it. Good public transport links too.Read moreLess