Family Fun For All

Keeping both big and little kids happy is easy with all of these activities….

FREE entertainment to keep you and the kids happy all weekend!

Step inside our creative space for children and adults alike. Managed by Sarah and the friendly team at Spare Room Arts , we believe that absolutely everyone has an inner artist… and with just a little guidance from the team, that creative voice can be discovered, nurtured and celebrated. Stay awhile and make the most of as many activities as you like… all you need to join is, is your imagination.

back for their 7th year and its going to be the best Lakefest kids area ever!
We run activities for everyone whether your 1 or 101 we have something for you ! from Beat Boxing, storytelling, breakdance to a diverse range of arts activities ran by the award-winning Spare Room Arts Staff we have something for you.

The following activities are all FREE!!! and so far the best kids area line up yet! 

age hula Hoop Workshop:
For people of all ages

Groovy Records:
Transform old vinyl records into pieces of amazing artwork! Make them into spinning tops, walls clocks or even mirrors. No decent records are harmed in the making of this workshop! Suitable for all ages

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The freedom of expression table! A table of materials you are encouraged to make anything you like with!

Willow workshop:
Suitable for children 7+

Clay Workshop
Learn how to make amazing clay with the wonderful Kay! Suitable for 5+.

Interactive storytelling and drama for approximately 2-7 years. Games, movement to music, bubbles, puppets, a story circle and then ‘jumping into our story’ to act it out together. Suitable 2-7 years

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Get Red carpet ready in this Funky festival dress up workshop! Make anything from amazing headdresses, the best super capes since Marvel

Dive into a world of rhythm and rhyme with the punky poet Spoz. Expect loads of fun, a bit of silliness and rapping about chocolate. Contains rhyming language. suitable for all ages.

Behind the scenes interactive storytellingThe
The very best Hollywood themed interactive storytelling duo in the land! suitable for all ages.

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Amazing stunt kites that actually fly! suitable for all ages.

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Make your own Hollywood inspired Puppet to perform in the Theatre of Endless possibilities. suitable for all ages.

Renegrade Beatboxing workshop
Renegrade combines his talents to inspire young people into creating music with their mouths, whether this be singing, rapping or beatboxing! Everyone is welcome! Along the way you will learn the basics of beatboxing, have a boogie to Renegrade’s beats and create your very own song on a loop station! suitable 7+.

Peg Doll Movie stars (harriet & co)

Sohan Kailey Bhangra Workshop
Guaranteed the best hour you will spend at Lakefest! Sohan’s energy and charisma are second to non and this workshop is aimed at everyone children and adults alike.

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Frame it! Make your own mini Tv or picture frame to star in your very own film. suitable for all ages.

Mark Fraser storyteller
Mark Fraser is The Storyteller. He tells original stories and traditional tales with performance, puppets and a lot of leaping around. Who knows what troll, wizard, wolf or hero will come out of the suitcase of stories. Mark performs all over the UK, is a member of Equity and the Society. Of Storytelling. At home in schools, festivals, halls and gardens. One story will always lead to another. “ suitable for all ages. 

Ahoy to be a Pirate”
Interactive Pirate Storytelling, Songs & Activities. Welcome to Pirate School. The audience gets to make pirate names, create a pirate voice and even take part on board ship tasks & games. The treasure is an interactive story encouraging the love imagination & books. suitable for all ages

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Hollywood ‘Pop up’ worlds make your very own stage set with characters (suitable for children 8 +)

Felt creations! Wet Felting workshop
Make a dinosaur egg or small colourful felted balls ( suitable for all ages )

Needle felting
Suitable for 10+ – “decorate and embellish your felt balls using needle felting techniques.

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Mask making workshop

Breakdance workshop
Learn the basics of breakdancing in this fun workshop. Wear comfy clothes, jogging bottoms or
leggings are ideal. Suitable 7+

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Tie Dye T shirts feel free to bring old clothes from home to dye too! This is a very popular workshop so get to us early so you dont miss out! £2 per T shirt. Suitable for age 5+

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Make your own rag rug, suitable for children 10+ teens and adults

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Graffiti workshop learn how to make your own stencil design to spray paint. Sparky paint used is non toxic and non permanent workshop suitable for children aged 8+

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Cool Kaleidoscopes! suitable for all ages.

Animation workshop
Learn simple stop frame animation in this exciting workshop! (Suitable 6+)

More family fun

BMX Action

Back by popular demand BMX returns for the 4th year! Top UK pros will be doing shows all weekend.

Rainbow gecko

Helping create lakefest a magical world these guys will be making bubbles and smiles all over the arena

Craft Willow

The craft area is a beautiful and relaxing area where you can learn traditional crafts such as willow weaving, raku, beaten copperwork, blacksmithing, herbalism and more to be confirmed. Sit under the oak trees, enjoy watching the Lakefest world go by, play giant draughts or feed the hungry hippo a tennis ball.