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 the celebrated Dr Zigs 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:
Julia Moseley,Maidenhair, Alice's Night Circus, and Captain of the Lost Waves.
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 10th:
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 it's Maidenhair, Alice's Night Circus, and Captain of the Lost Waves!
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!