Faeries to be seen deep in Brading Down at Faerie Festival and Wood Fair

Returning for another year, The Brading Faerie Festival and Wood Fair promises music and dancing, storytelling, demonstrations of traditional woodland skills, quests to complete and trails to follow, plus the fairy market place.

Green faerie and woodland stag at the faerie festival

The Brading Faerie Festival and Wood Fair is back! This year with the two events combined into one day of magical fun and discovery, designed for the whole family.

Taking place on 15th September between midday and 5pm at Bulleys Pit on Brading Down, look forward to music and dancing, storytelling, demonstrations of traditional woodland skills, quests to complete and trails to follow, plus the fairy market place. 

The Faerie Festival 2018

Unicorn petting ponies will be in attendance and bring your own wand to enter the wand making competition or help build the cardboard box castle.

Get dressed up
Costume is encouraged at the event but not obligatory although if you would like to be part of the fairy gathering photoshoot then dust off your wings in readiness.  

Morris Dancers at The Faerie Festival 2018

Face painting will available on the day and the ‘Pride’ Unicorn will be putting in an appearance alongside the unicorn maidens.

Bring your own
Refreshments will available all day but you can  bring your own picnic and relax in the delightful setting of Bulleys Pit at Brading Down.

Cardboard Castle at The Faerie Festival 2018

Loving our local Countryside
The event is held by local environmental charity Gift to Nature charity –  who look after 29 countryside sites across the Island – to help raise funds and awareness of these remarkable public assets.

Fairy Wings at The Faerie Festival 2018

Book your tickets
You can book your tickets in advance to ensure you don’t miss out. Proceeds support the Gift to Nature charity .

Adult tickets (over 15) are £6.50 each
Child (over five and 15 or under ) are £3.50 each
Under fives go free (accompanied by paying adult)
Adult supporter tickets are £4.30
Family ticket two adults and up to four children is £20
Supporter family ticket is£16

Head over to the Gift to Nature Website to book today.

Two little fairies at The Faerie Festival 2018

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