Children and family

Fun for all the family.

There are stories, magic, juggling, balloon modelling and other fun events for children on Saturday between 10.30 and 5.30pm and Sunday between 11 and 4.30pm. These are being run by specialist children’s entertainers

You can enjoy the festival without worrying about bored children.

Click on any of the entries below to get more information. At the bottom of this page is a map of the festival locations.

Kevin Burke. Magician, Juggler,
 Entertainer

Kevin Burke. Magician, Juggler, Entertainer

Based right here in Swanage, family entertainer Kevin Burke will be bringing his unique style of fun and frolics to the Folk Festival’s children’s programme this year. Whether performing mind boggling magic, roaming around on stilts, twisting balloons, or showing off...

Jelly Beans on Toast &
 Circus Skills

Jelly Beans on Toast & Circus Skills

Jelly Beans on Toast & Circus Skills. Meet Dekkland the Dragon and explore the quirky world of Marc Dominic in a fun family magic show with magic, balloon modelling and puppets. Marc will also show you how to juggle, spin plates, throw a diablo or juggle the devil...