Woodside Festival


THE festival for live music, art, wild activities, good food and drink; all in support of local wildlife.



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Party themes

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From fairies to dragons we’ve got a theme to suit every child...

All of these themes are suitable for parties at any time of year, except Fairies Flutter By which is best experienced in the summer. Parties are suitable for children aged 3-11 and take place in the Outdoor Classroom at Carsington Water. The activity section of the party will last around 1.5hrs.

Fairies Flutter By

Search for signs of fairies then build them a den to live in. Have a hunt for the fairies' butterfly friends and finally make a butterfly feeder to take home with you.

Bushcraft Adventure

Have a go at building dens in the woods using tools to source your building materials. Learn to light a camp fire and cook some marshmallows on the camp fire. Make a woodland medal to take home.

Teddy Bears Picnic

Bring your own teddy along to discover nature together. Play sensory games and make a natural collage bookmark to take home with you.

Pond Party

Dip in the pond to see what is lurking under the water then make a dragon fly to take home with you.

Dragon Discovery

Search for signs of dragon activity around the outdoor classroom then hunt for mini beasts and creepy crawlies. Make your own dragonfly to take home with you.

Arty Party

Let your artistic side out with natural art activities. Make a green man in the woods, do natural sculptures and makea natural collage bookmark to take home with you.

For more information or to book please call the Wildlife Discovery Room on 01629 540 672 or Head Office on 01773 881188, or email