COVID 19 UPDATE: A MESSAGE FROM TINK;
I regret to announce this year's Faery Festival has been postponed to 2021. I had hoped to hear from the venue in June, but as I understand it, they have not been told anything about opening by Denbighshire Council, who in turn are still waiting to hear from the Welsh Assembly. I was told that if they did open, the toilets would remain closed and that would just create too many problems.
I cannot see how thousands of excited children could possibly be made to observe social distancing and the thought of anyone getting sick or even dying of Covid-19 after attending this event is unbearable - and would see the end of this event.
I hope you understand I have done my best and I have only taken this step to safeguard the Festival in the hope it can run for many more years.
All stallholder fees automatically transfer, and even if there is the annual rise in venue rental, I guarantee you will not have to pay a penny more.
The stress of having to make this decision with so much conflicting information, (lockdown easing, schools in or out, lockdown in Leicestershire, second wave or not), has resulted in me having a stroke at a relatively young age. I now have a year to recover and both myself and The Legendary Llangollen Faery Festival will be back, better than ever next year. Love from Tink xx
a full weekend of faery fun for all the family!
Come along to the glorious Dee valley where the faeries live in the castle on the hill!
This is now the largest faery event in the UK calendar. There's lots to see and do.
FREE wand and wing making, FREE circus skills workshops, FREE storytelling and FREE live music - with bubbles to dance along with, plus much more.
You can ride on the land train or the vintage funfair or make music from everyday items. Tink has gathered hundreds of traders from far and wide to take part in the massive fairy market so you can browse their fantastic wares: jewellery, fabulous fey clothes, faery houses, faery dolls and figurines, candles, steampunk curios, carved wood furniture, faery doors, crystals and much more. Here you can dress like a fairy from head to foot with fabulous gowns, wands, cloaks tiaras and footwear, not to mention wings and other fairy accessories.
We have more fairy doors than you can shake a wand at!
There's fantastic fairy photographers to capture your fairy finery and after all that there are tempting tasty treats in the food court. There are beautiful owls to pose with and Rainbow's End a relaxation area with alternative healers and psychics.
On Saturday evening from 7.00pm, there's a Grand Faery Ball where anyone over 16 can put on their fairy finery and dance the night away to live music from:
Sons of Clogger, Alice's Night Circus, Charlie Draper,Sam Draisey
lots to see & do!
From fantastic storytelling to Wing and Wand Making Workshops, circus skills, face painting, the vintage funfair, story tellingand more, there's lots of activities for our younger visitors to get involved in.
For the grown ups there's the wonderful Faery Market, with over 200 tables offering crafts, ethical gifts and clothing, handmade soaps and balms, faery doors, houses and carvings, alternative therapies, psychic readers, crystals, candles and much, much more. On the field, there are lots of faery inspired goodies and our great catering vendors offer a range of great food and snacks.
The Dragon Stage plays host to some of the finest acoustic acts compered by the incomparable Greg Chapman! Relax in the sunshine and listen to a line up of really entertaining and accomplished musicians. There's a full programme for both days. If the weather is inclement then the show goes on inside the Main Hall.
On the evening of the 9th:
The Grand Faery Ball
...starts at 7.00 p.m. and runs until midnight. With a well stocked bar in the foyer, this is where the grown-ups get the chance to let their hair down, don their finest faery finery and dance the night away to even more great live bands! This year, amongst others to be confirmed it's Alice's Night Circus, Sons of Clogger, Charlie Draper and Sam Draisey!
SONS OF CLOGGER
This is the one event the great British weather can't ruin - thanks to the magnificent 5,000 seat Llangollen Pavilion! Inside you'll find lots and lots of stalls offering all sorts of goodies and faery themed must-haves, plus our enduringly popular Wing and Wand Making Workshops!
There is also a 'Meet The Author' corner where local,and not-so-local writers will be selling and talking about their books. Inspired by the literary town of Hay on Wye, our writers corner , Way on Hye is a must visit!