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
Aston Villa FC will be attending with their foundation coaches and setting up a mini pitch. Giving children the chance to learn from the pros, take part in crossbar challenges, penalty shoot outs, win AVFC medals and even get a selfie with the one and only Hercules the Lion AVFC official Mascot! This is your Read more about AVFC – Football and skill sessions – Sunday 30th[…]
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![…]
Very excited to announce that Dick and Dom will be performing on the Main stage on Sunday 30th July 2017!
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[…]
Super Sunday Tribute Headliner! We were so pleased to be able to book these guys Rhapsody – Queen Tribute will take to the stage with a show like no other! We cant wait to stamp our feet and clap our hands… “You got mud on yo’ face, You big disgrace Kickin’ your can all over Read more about Rhapsody Queen Tribute[…]
Virtually Jay Kay solo tribute to Jamiroquai will be with us on Sunday 30th July. Performed by Phil Heathcock from the full production Space Cowboy. Phil brings alive the funky vibes of Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay, performing classic hits from Cosmic girl to Virtual insanity.
Tazmin Barnes will be performing on the acoustic stage on Sunday 30th. Tazmin Barnes is a 14 year old singer / songwriter from Tewkesbury and is delighted to be performing at the Big Family festival for the first time. She grew up in China and started singing from the age of 4. Following success in Read more about Tazmin Barnes[…]
“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 Tribute* Sunday 30th July Main Stage Black Magic -The Little Mix Show OMG see you at the front of the stage!!!
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[…]
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[…]
Lir Shilton is a musician based in London, UK, born and raised in Ashkelon, Israel. Lir will be joining us at BFF17 and taking to our acoustic stage. When someone has music running through their bones their story sounds like this! Lir began her interest in music at an early age. When she was 4 Read more about Lir Shilton[…]
Will Whisson will be on our second stage on Sunday and he is definitely one to watch we think..remember where you saw him first, pure talent! Despite only launching himself as a solo performer in May 2016, Will has introduced himself as one of the most exciting new talents to emerge recently thanks to the Read more about Will Whisson[…]
Main Stage on Sunday Taking us back….. ” Shake it to the right If ya know that you feel fine ” One of the best tributes to the ultimate girl band of our generation!! The Spice Girls Show!!
Setting the scene for us at the acoustic stage on Sunday is none other than local lady Faye Bagley. Faye Bagley is a singer/songwriter from Walsall who mixes classic pop/rock melodies with strong and powerful vocals and a catchy stomp. Her uplifting acoustic music has seen her become a regular artist on the Midland music Read more about Faye Bagley[…]
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[…]