Sit outside pull up a chair, blanket or bale of hay and watch some of your all time favourite movies of both recent and oldtimes. Mary Poppins Moana (with Moana and several Disney princesses making an appearance all wknd-watch their faces light up). Sing
Our official entertainment partners have put together a fantastic variety of workshops to suit all ages. These are all bookable on each morning, at the Razzamataz stand. A Show in a weekend is where children who are staying all weekend get to rehearse every day for one hour with the Razzamataz coaches. Children taking part Read more about Razzamataz- All inclusive workshops, All weekend![…]
Saturday 29th July The Sooty Show will be with us and you can meet Sooty & Richard after the show!!!
So the outdoor cinema will be full of Aardman Animations classics, episodes of Morph, Shaun the Sheep & Wallace & Gromit The Wrong Trousers. July 29th & 30th in conjunction with the free model making workshops! #BFF17
We are very proud to announce that at this years event Big Family Festival in collaboration with the Bounce Alzheimer’s Therapy (The BAT Foundation) and the Call to mind. Design Company, is launching a major ‘Dementia Friendly Communities’ Initiative for the West Midlands. BAT & Call to Mind are promoting Table Tennis across the U.K. Read more about The BAT Foundation & Call To Mind[…]
Brand New Content For 2017! Aspire Sports UK are joining the Big Family Festival to help engage more children and their parents in physical activity. The popular Birmingham based company will be offering a range of action packed activities over the course of the weekend, catering for children aged two upwards on the ‘Aspire Arena’. Read more about Aspire Sports UK[…]
Much loved Birmingham company, Untied Artists will be bringing their brand new theatre show ‘The Acorn Emporium’ to the festival. Having toured their hugely successful family performance ‘The Boy Who Bit Picasso’ from the Outer Hebrides, to Hong Kong and back, the Untied folk have come up with a new work about Squirrels – and Read more about The Acorn Emporium- Outdoor Theatre[…]
This announcement is one for you parents, grandparents and old school cool kiddies out there…..its gonna make you twist and shout in a yellow submarine!!! We are very pleased to announce that one of Saturday’s headline Tribute Acts is none other than The Top Ten Beatles. The Top Ten Beatles have lovingly created a fantastic Read more about The Top Ten Beatles[…]
Super excited to announce another fantastic Tribute for BFF17… Joining us on Saturday 29th July Main Stage Only One Direction Tribute These guys are amazing, they are the best there is, with recognition from the 1D band themselves, performing across the world and many tv appearances!
Papaphone will be joining us on Saturday the 29th July to spoil us with their talent. Both Russell and Tom have been playing on the music scene for many years, working on the sound that can now be heard in Papaphone. The music and heart felt lyrics are what make Papaphone’s sound so mesmerising. Playing Read more about Papaphone[…]
“Join bumbling explorer Mortimer Sparks and his assistant Jinx Calhoun on a series of daring adventures where you’ll discover the power of your Imagination! Gasp and giggle as outrageous audience suggestions become directions to guide our brave heroes on their adventure, and with various interactive and improvised elements, no two adventures are ever the same!” Read more about Outdoor Theatre Act Mortimer Sparks[…]
Brand New For 2017* *Theatre Announcement* *Saturday 29th July Big Top* . Open a book and discover a world where anything is possible. Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moominvalley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are plentiful. Magical puppetry, an ingenious set, original music Read more about Mischief and Mysteries in Moominvalley[…]
Main Stage Saturday Night with Huw Eddy & The Carnival..guaranteed to get you moving. ‘Huw Eddy & The Carnival’ were born in Leeds. Pedalling sound waves with a gob stopping core of Indie Folk yet generous lashings of Rock and Roll and blues influences they bring you a show that has audiences stamping their hoofs Read more about Huw Eddy & The Carnival[…]
Brand New for 2017 Fri-Sun in the Den Storytelling with a Meet And Greet With Elmer the Patchwork Elephant of Andersen Press
Brand New Addition for BFF17 Big Potato will be joining us and in true BFF style bringing a whole lot of family fun with them, they will be running a games tent for festival goers of all ages to enjoy. Games gurus will be on hand to teach games and get people involved. “Big Potato Read more about Big Potato Games[…]
Kiera Battersby Music will be joining us for the second year running and you can see her on the acoustic stage on Saturday 29th July. Kiera Battersby is a sensational 19 year old singer-songwriter whose music is a fusion of Pop, Latin and Jazz. Her songs have been featured on BBC Introducing, and she has Read more about Kiera Battersby[…]
The team from Aashiyana Arts will be joining us on both Saturday and Sunday this year and not only will we get to see their amazing interactive Bhangra & Bollywood dance performance on stage, but they will also be hosting Bhangra Tots interactive workshop (new for 2017), Bhangra Bunny will be joining them too, whom Read more about Aashiyana Arts[…]
Back by popular demand Foo 5ighters – Foo Fighters Tribute will be joining us on the Main Stage on Saturday night. If you missed these guys last year, make sure you don’t this year as you shall not be disappointed they know how to deliver a great show…. “It’s times like these you learn to Read more about Foo5ighters Tribute[…]
Brand New for 2017 Tribute Saturday 29th July Main Stage The Justin Bieber Show!!
We are very pleased to welcome back Matilda Pratt Official to this years event, catch Matilda performing on the acoustic stage on Saturday 29th July. Matilda Pratt is a 14 year old singer-songwriter from Tamworth, a TeenStar, Open Mic UK Grand Finalist and is also a Westfield London Presents Artist. Matilda released three singles – Read more about Matilda Pratt[…]
We cant wait to witness this with our own eyes, Bruce Airhead will be with us Saturday 29th on the Main stage! In a world in which the word ‘unique’ is applied without discrimination, Bruce Airhead’s act almost defies description. You could call it the metamorphosis of a man into a six-foot balloon. Whilst working Read more about Bruce Airhead-Big Balloon Man[…]
We are very pleased to announce that Razzamataz Theatre Schools Sutton Coldfield will be the Official Entertainment Partner for Big Family Festival 2017. This is such exciting news for us all, they will be there all weekend bringing non stop entertainment; Brand new for 2017 “Show in a weekend” where the children in attendance at Read more about Razzamataz Theatre School[…]