The children’s line-up includes comedian and writer Julian Clary reading excerpts from his book series, a visit from children’s Laureate (2007-2009) novelist, poet and author of the classic We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Michael Rosen and an appearance by CBeebies favourite Mister Maker and 80s/90s classic Basil Brush.
Families can take part in the festival’s Village Green Sports Day with egg and spoon races, three-legged races and tug-of-war. The children’s area will include festival favourites face painting, a craft zone with Daemon and Doppelganger, Hugh Jart painting wall, flower creation workshops, circus workshops, a pirate ship for climbing adventurers, wandering performers and soft play areas for under 5’s.
Bring your John Lewis card - OnBlackheath, in partnership with John Lewis, will have an impressive food demonstration and tasting stage in the John Lewis Food Village.
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