Children’s Festival 2017

The Children’s Festival is back in the main field for 2017 with more fun, activities and events. This year you will find lots of workshops up the top of the field as well as dotted around the site. Enjoy!

Saturday 1st July

The Children’s Festival

Saturday 1st July • 12.30pm – 5.00pm

1.30 pm Popdance Kids session (ages 4 – 11 years) by ZING Dance Studio (Surrey Popdance)
A dance class designed for children that teaches fun & enjoyable routines to ‘pop’ music. The classes are speci cally choreographed with child-friendly routines to music kids love, with no pressure to get the steps exactly right!
www.facebook.com/surreypopdance

2.00 pm Commercial Dance session (ages 9 – 13 years)
by ZING Dance Studio (Surrey Popdance)

A fast-paced dance class where students learn upbeat routines which incorporate street dance, jazz & contemporary dance styles. www.facebook.com/surreypopdance

2.30 pm Kids Fit Camp with Monica (ages 5-7)
Introduction to fitness with suitable challenging exercise drills and circuits which will involve total body activity whilst making exercise fun and educational.
www.mvisionfb.com

3.10 pm Hartbeeps (ages 3 months to 4 years) by Hartbeeps Croydon and North East Surrey
Fun, Exciting and Interactive Music and Production session. Come down the rabbit hole and join us in our Magical Wonderland.
www.hartbeeps.com/

4.00 pm Bloomin Arts Theatre Production ‘Footprints.’
A fun show about all things historical. We all make footprints which have a lasting impression in this world. Join us to find out about some amazing characters who left “footprints” through history.
For young and old alike. Family friendly and interactive.

5.15 pm Meet and Greet
Meet and Greet with some of your children’s favourite characters, brought to us by Be Fabulous Boutique.
www.befabulousboutique.co.uk

5.40 pm Children’s Area Finale- Amazing Abrakids Magic Show
Vince will wow children of all ages with this hour long, interactive, fun and entertaining magic show filled with traditional magic, fun themes and cool tricks to wow us all.
abrakids.co.uk

More Children’s Festival Fun

Saturday 1st July • 12.30pm – 5.00pm

The Travelling Fairy Grotto
A magical, fairyland environment with a sensory garden, games, workshops and a fairy grotto gallery space. Experience the sensory garden, relax in the chill out zone, or place your wish upon the wishing-tree.
Find Meg and her team on Facebook @ The Travelling Fairy Grotto

12.30 – 5.30 pm Little Apples Day Nursery Stay and Play
For the fifth year, Little Apples Day Nursery are generously providing our festival goers with a giant tent full of toys, play and craft activities in their stay and play space. This will be a stay and play session for parents and their 0-5years olds with exciting & stimulating activities and toys.
www.littleapplesdaynursery.com

12.30 – 5.30 pm NCT Baby Change and Baby Feeding Tent
Volunteers from the NCT Croydon branch are providing a place in which parents and carers can come and have a calm, cool space to feed and change their baby.
www.nct.org.uk

Skillz Super Penalty Shootout!
Love football and sports? Come and say hello at our Super penalty shootout stall, where there are prizes and bragging rights to be won! Our Super coaches will be on hand to tell you all about Skillz including our Award Winning Summer Holiday camps and weekly football sessions too 🙂
www.skillzuk.co.uk

Fun, Giant Games and D.I.S.C.O!
Check out XL sized fun in the Revolution Recreation Party Tent. Build a GIANT Jenga tower, play Connect4 and Checkers (challenge your parents!) PLUS… dancing competitions on the party tent dance floor. Suitable for gamers and dancers of all ages and abilities!
www.revolutionrecreation.co.uk

12.30 – 5.30 pm Purley Festival Kids Craft Tent
Brought to you by the fabulous Katie Brind of Krafty Kids Club (www.kraftykidsclub.co.uk) and her team, Purley Festival are pleased to provide our visiting families with a tent full of free craft activities for children to enjoy. Amongst other activities, children can make a dreamcatcher to take home or a flag to leave with us so that we can add it to our bunting to add to the festival vibe.
www.kraftykidsclub.co.uk

Sunday 2nd July

The Children’s Festival

Sunday 2nd July • 12.30pm – 5.00pm

1.45 pm MAD Academy
A fun and energetic music and dance session, lead by Alison. Suitable for walkers to 5 year olds to enjoy with their parent/carer. Instruments, pom poms, ribbons, parachutes and more! (50 mins)
www.madacademy.com

2.45 pm 5th Croydon Brownies, 8th South Croydon Brownies and 4th South Croydon Rainbows
Want you to have some slime making fun? Our groups are for girls but all are welcome to come and join us in this session.
www.girlguiding.org.uk

3.45pm – 4.45pm Wing Chun Kung Fu Taster Classes by Kung Fu Schools
Join us for a taster class in Wing Chun Kung Fu for children. At Kung fu Schools not only do we work on the ABC’s of Self Defence but also the ABC’s of Life; Attitude, Behaviour and Character Building. Please feel free to come and try!
www.KungFuSchools.co.uk

3.45 pm Wing Chun Kung Fu taster class for 4 to 6 year olds.

4.15 pm Wing Chun Kung Fu taster class for 7 to 12 year olds.

4.45 pm Children’s Area Finale- A Funky Chicks Finale Party!
Our Sunday night Children’s Area finale event!  An action packed Funky Chicks disco party full of dance routines & games. A high energy session to get everyone involved and following the Chicks’ moves. (30 minutes)
www.funky-chicks.co.uk

More Children’s Festival Fun

Sunday 2nd July • 12.30pm – 5.00pm

The Travelling Fairy Grotto
A magical, fairyland environment with a sensory garden, games, workshops and a fairy grotto gallery space. Experience the sensory garden, relax in the chill out zone, or place your wish upon the wishing-tree.
Find Meg and her team on Facebook @ The Travelling Fairy Grotto

12.30 – 5.30 pm Mothers’ Union Stay and Play
The Mother’s Union Branch at Christ Church Purley are generously providing a Stay & Play tent for parents and their 0-5 year olds throughout the day. There will be toys and books and a place to play, read and chat for our youngest festival goers to enjoy with their parents.
www.themothersunion.org
www.christchurchpurley.org.uk

12.30 – 5.30 pm NCT Baby Change and Baby Feeding Tent
Volunteers from the NCT Croydon branch are providing a place in which parents and carers can come and have a calm, cool space to feed and change their baby.
www.nct.org.uk

Skillz Super Penalty Shootout!
Love football and sports? Come and say hello at our Super penalty shootout stall, where there are prizes and bragging rights to be won! Our Super coaches will be on hand to tell you all about Skillz including our Award Winning Summer Holiday camps and weekly football sessions too 🙂
www.skillzuk.co.uk

Fun, Giant Games and D.I.S.C.O!
Check out XL sized fun in the Revolution Recreation Party Tent. Build a GIANT Jenga tower, play Connect4 and Checkers (challenge your parents!) PLUS… dancing competitions on the party tent dance floor. Suitable for gamers and dancers of all ages and abilities!
www.revolutionrecreation.co.uk

12.30 – 5.30 pm Purley Festival Kids Craft Tent
Brought to you by the fabulous Katie Brind of Krafty Kids Club (www.kraftykidsclub.co.uk) and her team, Purley Festival are pleased to provide our visiting families with a tent full of free craft activities for children to enjoy. Amongst other activities, children can make a dreamcatcher to take home or a flag to leave with us so that we can add it to our bunting to add to the festival vibe.
www.kraftykidsclub.co.uk