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2016 Events

Wednesday 22nd - Sunday 26th June
Glastonbury Festival

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/
Our 16th year with the camera obscura. In the Green Kids field behind the Greenpeace field.

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd July
Winchester Hat Fair<

http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Our 14th year at Hat Fair, the UK's longest running festival of outdoor arts.

Thursday 28th - Sunday 31st July
Camp Bestival

http://www.campbestival.net/
Camp Bestival 2016 takes place in the grounds of Lulworth Castle in Dorset, UK. Best Family Festival Winner.

We were open throughout the summer of 2016 in
Parade Gardens
Bath BA2 4DF. (Weather permitting).
http://www.cityofbath.co.uk/tourism/parks-in-bath/parade-gardens-bath.html

Thursday 4th - Sunday 7th August
Country File Live
https://www.countryfilelive.com/

At Blenhiem Palace.

Starting Friday 12th August
Four Fun Fridays
Andover High Street, A public art programme over the four Fridays in August which will include installations, performances and interactive creative workshops

2015 Events

Saturday 9th May - Rox in the Park presents Evolution
Come on a journey through the history and development of music, an exclusive one day unique festival.

http://roxevolution.weebly.com/

Saturday 30th May - Southmare Lake in Thamesmead
A fete at Southmere Lake with song and dance, including cockney singalongs

http://thebrickbox.co.uk/projects/the-thamesmead-fete/

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th June Glastonbury
England's most well known festival. See us in the Green Kids Field.

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th July Winchester Hat Fair>
Hat Fair is Britain's longest running festival of street theatre and outdoor arts, taking place in Winchester in July every year.

http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Saturday 18- Sunday 19th July The Old Tech Festival
The Old Technology & Archaeology Festival, now running for its 6th year, is organised as part of the CBA's National Festival of Archaeology

http://www.old-tech-festival.co.uk/

Friday 24th - Sunday 26th July Holburne Museum, Bath.

As part of the opening of the Canaletto Exhibition.
http://www.holburne.org/

Friday 30th July - Sunday 2nd August Camp Bestival

A family festival featuring music, arts, shows, food, activities, camping and more.
http://www.campbestival.net/

2013 Events

Saturday 23rd February - Bradford on Avon Science Fair.
An exciting science fair featuring students displaying their varied experiments.

http://mysciencefair.org/

Saturday 16th March
Science and Engineering Day
Southampton University

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/schoolsandcolleges/scienceweek/scienceday.html

Saturday 13th April
Severn View Farm Open Day

A lovely open day timed to conicide with lambing.

Severn View Farm
Inglestone Common
GL9 1BS

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May
Castle Coombe Steam Rally
Castle Coombe

http://www.castlecombesteamrally.co.uk/index.html

Thursday 13th - Saturday 15th June
Staffordshire University Fringe Festival

http://www.fringefest.org.uk/

Monday 24th June
King Edward VI School
Southampton

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th June
Glastonbury
Englands's most well known festival. See us in the Green Kids Field.

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th July
Winchester Hat Fair
Hat Fair is Britain's longest running festival of street theatre and outdoor arts, taking place in Winchester in July every year. http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Saturday 20th July
Uckfield's The Summer op 1913
Uckfield, East Sussex http://www.uckfieldfestival.co.uk/index.php/gallery/summer-in-1913/summer-in-1913-184

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th August
Camp Bestival
A family festival featuring music, arts, shows, food, activities, camping and more. http://www.campbestival.net/

Saturday 24th - Monday 26th August
Westonbirt Treefest
The National Arboretum, Westonbirt
Join us to celebrate all things natural. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest

2012 Events

7th February
Dickens Day Portsmouth Dickens Museum.
A day of festivities to celebrate Dickens' 200th Birthday.
http://www.visitportsmouth.co.uk/wats-on/dickens-2012-p774791/

10th March
Science and Engineering Day Southampton University.
The University of Southampton's award winning Science and Engineering Day.
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/schoolsandcolleges/scienceweek/scienceday.html/

21st & 22nd May
The Hanging Gardens of Brighton The Old Steine, Brighton.
Part of the Brighton Finge Festival.
http://www.babylonfestivals.com/

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June
National Theatre London
Part of the Queens Golden Jubilee Celebtations.

http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/70423/inside-out-event-listings/inside-out-1-10june.html

Sunday 17th June
Widcombe Rising
Widcombe, Bath
Baths best Biennial Festival.
http://www.widcombe.net/

Thursday 21st June to Sunday 24th June
Sunrise Celebration
Bruton, Somerset
Organically-Grown Good Vibes.
http://www.sunrisecelebration.com/

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th July
Winchester Hat Fair
Hat Fair is Britain's longest running festival of street theatre and outdoor arts, taking place in Winchester in July every year. http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd July
Secret Garden Party
Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire.
The Secret Garden is a garden-party-gone-crazy. As well as music there's loads of activities for kids and adults alike. http://www.secretgardenparty.com

Wednesday 8th August
Dunster Beach>
Dunster
Organically-Grown Good Vibes

Saturday 25th to Monday 27th August
Treefest - The National Arboretum, Westonbirt
Join us and celebrate trees and nature at Treefest.
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest/

Monday 17th September
British Science Festival
Surrey University, Guildford
Europe's largest, longest running Festival of Science comes to Surrey.
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/celebratesurrey/newsandevents/

2011 Events

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of August
Salisbury Arts Centre´s Family Festival
A crazy weekend of creativity and invention.

http://www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/event.aspx?id=1676

Friday 26th - Monday 29th August
Treefest
An exciting festival at Westonbirt Arboretum

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-6XCLUX

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th September
Arcane Festival
Arcane Festival returns for it's fifth year to Oxfordshire at City Farm, in Eynsham

http://www.arcane-festival.com/

13th March - Southampton University Science and Engineering Day. wonderful event for kids of all ages.

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/schoolsandcolleges/scienceweek/scienceday.html

30th April - Apledoorn NL As part of the Queensday celebrations.

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th May
Meadowlands Festival
A three day music event in Sussex

http://meadowlandsfestival.com/

Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June
Sunrise Festival
Organically Grown Arts

http://www.sunrisecelebration.com/

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June
Fuse Medway
Street arts festival in the Medway

http://fusemedwayfestival.wordpress.com/

Wednesday 22nd - Sunday 26th June
Glastonbury
We can be found in the Green Kids Field at the back of the Greenpeace Field

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd July
Winchester Hat Fair
The UKs longest running Street Arts festival, four days of the best in outdoor performance and live entertainment.

http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Thursday 21st - sunday 24th July
Secret Garden Party
We will be in the Feast of Fools area as usual.

http://www.secretgardenparty.com/2011/

Saturday 17th September
Surrey Science Circus
A family science day at the University of Surrey

http://www.surrey.ac.uk/sciencecircus/

2010 Events

Saturday 13th February - Brighton Science Festival. Bright Sparks Family Day.

http://www.brightonscience.com/

Saturday 13th March - Southampton Uni Science and Engineering day. our second year at this wonderful event for kids of all ages.

http://www.soton.ac.uk/schoolsandcolleges/activities/scienceweek/scienceday.html

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th April - City of wings Ieper. Street arts showcase event in Belgium.

http://www.gevleugeldestad.net/

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th April - 'Z'arts Up. Street theater festival in the lovely town of Bethune, France.

http://www.culturecommune.fr/zartsup/accueil.php

Saturday 12th June
Wicor School Fair.
Wicor School, Portchester.
http://www.wicor.hants.sch.uk/index.htm

Sunday 13th June
Widcombe rising
After a years hiatus Widcombe rising is back.
http://www.widcombe.net/

Thursday 24th - Sunday 27th June
Glastonbury
Our 10th year - We can be found in the Green Kids Field at the back of the Greenpeace Field.
http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th July
Winchester Hat fair>
The UK´s longest running Street Arts festival four days of the best in outdoor performance and live entertainment.
http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th July
Secret Garden Party
We will be in the Feast of Fools area again.
http://uk.secretgardenparty.com/2010/

Saturday 21st August
Birmingham Hippodrome
As part of a series of off site events.
http://www.birminghamhippodrome.com/default.asp

Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th August
Serenata
The first classical camping festival.
http://www.serenatafestival.com

Sunday 29th August
Herne Bay Festival
A multi-arts community festival held every August and packed with free family-friendly activities and entertainment.
http://www.hernebayfestival.co.uk

Saturday 11th September
A La Ronde
National Trust Property Open Day with activities
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-alaronde.htm

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th September
Out of the Ordinary Festival
A Moon Attuned eco friendly three day family festival.
http://outoftheordinaryfestival.com/

2009 Events

Hanging out with the locals!

Saturday 7th March - Science and Engineering Day from 10:30am to 4:00pm on the Highfield Campus at the University of Southampton.

This is a free event aimed at children aged between 5 and 12 years old and their parents. We put on a range of activities and shows throughout the day across the campus.

Sunday 15th March St Patricks Day Celebrations in Dublin.

Saturday 23rd May - Fringe Street in Brighton. Brightons up and coming Street Theatre event.

http://www.brightonfestivalfringe.org.uk/fringecity/?id=247

Saturday 6th June Fuse Medway Festival in Chatham.

http://www.medway.gov.uk/index/leisure/arts/fusefestival.htm

Friday 26th - Sunday 28th June - Glastonbury Festival in Piltdown. Once again in the Green kids field at the back of the Greenpeace field.

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th July - Winchester Hat Fair. Winchester Hat Fair, the UKs longest running Street Arts festival celebrates its 35th birthday this year with four days of the best in outdoor performance and live entertainment.

http://www.hatfair.co.uk/

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 July - Mouth of the Tyne Festival. The Mouth of the Tyne Festival is a joint celebratory event combining the spectacular riversides of North and South Tyneside.

http://www.southtyneside.info/visitingus/summerfestival/

Friday 24th - Sunday 26th July - Secret Garden Party Cambridgeshire

http://www.secretgardenparty.com/

Wednesday 29th July - Sunday 2nd August - Big Green Gathering in Cheddar. The world's premier and award winning Green Festival.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/somerset/content/articles/2009/04/27/big_green_gathering_2009_feature.shtml

Saturday 1st - Saturday 8th August - The Windsor International Guide and Scout Jamboree (WINGS) is a week long camp being held in Windsor Great Park

http://www.wings2009.org.uk/wsj/index.html

Sunday 31st August Picnic in the Park - Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Stroud.

http://www.museuminthepark.org.uk/general.asp?pid=24&pgid=549

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September - Out There International Street Arts Festival, Great Yarmouth.

http://www.outtherefestival.com/

Looking for somewhere to stay in Great Yarmouth? http://www.lyndhursthotel.co.uk

Saturday 26th September 10.30 - 4.30 - Essex Street Diversions, Chelmsford Town Centre.

http://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=16347

2008 Events

Sunday 25th and Monday 26th May - Liverpool Streets Ahead

International street festival.

Sunday 1st June - Camden Green Fair

http://www.camdengreenfair.org.uk

Sunday 8th June - Stokefest, Clissold Park, Hackney, London.

http://www.stokefest.co.uk

Saturday 14th June - Fuse - Medway Festival, Gillingham.

http://www.medway.gov.uk/index/leisure/arts/fusefestival.html

Uxbridge

Sunday 15th June - 'Widcombe Rising' festival in Bath.

http://www.widcombe.net

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th June, Glastonbury Festival of Comtemporary Performing Arts. You will find us in the 'Green Kids Area' as usual.

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

Inside Camera Obscur at Melbourne

Thursday 3rd - Sunday 6th July, Winchester Hat Fair

http://www.hatfair.co.uk

Saturday 12th July, Lewisham Peoples Day

http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/newsandevents/events/peoplesday

Wednesday 16th July The Chadwell Centre Redbridge

Saturday 19th July Hillabaloo, Telegraph Hill London

http://hillaballoo.wordpress.com/

Wednesday 30th July - Wednesday 3rd August Stockdon International Riverside Festival

http://www.sirf.co.uk

Sunday 24th August - Green Stock Norwich

http://ww.thegreengrocers.co.uk

2007 Events

Australian Tour - The Big Day Out.

Sunday 21st January "Gold Coast"
Thursday 25th January "Sydney"
Sunday 28th January "Melbourne"
Friday 2nd February "Adelaide"
Sunday 4th February "Perth"
Details of the events can be found on the Big Day Out website at http://www.bigdayout.com/

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May - Big in Falkirk

http://www.biginfalkirk.com

Friday 18th and Saturday 19th May - Littlehampton Seafront, West Sussex.

Monday 28th May - Kingston Greenfair

http://www.kingstongreenfair.org.uk

Inside the Camera Obscura

Saturday 9th June - Tate Square, Brixton, london.

Sunday 10th June - Stokefest, Clissold Park, Hackney, London.

http://www.stokefest.co.uk

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th June, Glastonbury Festival. You will find us in the 'Green Kids Area' as usual. http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

Saturday 23rd June - 150th Aniversary of Wrexham Wrexham.

http://www.wrexhamtoday.com/news2.asp?newsid=145

Friday 29th June - Sunday 1st July, Our fourth year at the Winchester Hat Fair

http://www.hatfair.co.uk

Saturday 7th July - Tour De France, Hyde Park Hyde Park, London.
http://www.royalparks.org.uk/events/event.cfm?id=1073

Saturday 14th July Norwich Lord Mayors Celebrations http://www.norwich.gov.uk/site_files/pages/City_Council__Events_2007__Lord_Mayors_Celebration.html

Saturday 14th July St. Leonards Festival East Sussex

http://www.thirty-six-hours.co.uk/page-19.html

Sunday 15th July Great Yarmouth Seafront next to Joylands

Saturday 21st July Hillabaloo, Telegraph Hill London

http://powerparties.wordpress.com/2007/02/20/hillabaloo

Monday 23rd - Sunday 29th July - Littlehampton Seafront West Sussex.

Wednesday 1st - Friday 3rd August 'The Big Green Gathering'. Britain's largest and liveliest Green event.
http://www.big-green-gathering.com

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th August 'Newton-Fest

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th August 'Pltform4Piccadilly' Piccadilly Gardens Mancheste.r

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th August 'Beautiful Days'. Ottery St.Mary, Cornwall.
http://www.beautifuldays.org

Saturday 1st September 'Littleton and Harestock Show' Winchester

The Littleton and Harestock Show is held on the first Saturday of each September, providing a late Summer's afternoon of entertainment and Flower Show competition.
The Show Web Site will keep you up to date with the Show all year round. http://www.lhshow.co.uk/

Sunday 9th - Saturday 15th September BA Festival of Science, York
http://www.the-ba.net/the-ba/Events/FestivalofScience

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd September - Festival of Bathing Beauties Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire.
http://www.bathingbeauties.org.uk/main.htm

Saturday 13th October - The Big Draw Covent Garden, London
http://www.thebigdraw.org.uk

2006 Event

Glastonbury Festival press office informed us that our Camera Obscura features in a film released in cinemas in April. For more information.

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

Saturday 29th April - Clacton Pier

The launch event will explain Creative Partnership's philosophy and demonstrate the power of Creative Learning.
Click here for more information.

Bank Holiday Monday 1st May, Tate Gardens in Brixton

Friday 12th May & Saturday 13th May Streets of Brighton A showcase of the best in street arts

http://www.zapuk.com

Bank Holiday Monday 29th May, Green Futures at Kingston green fair

http://www.kingstongreenfair.org.uk

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th June, Channel4's 'Grand Designs Live' exhibition at Excel London.

http://www.granddesignslive.com/
Grand Designs exhibition

This stunning exhibition based on the hugely successful Channel 4 TV series, presented by design guru Kevin McCloud.

Friday 9th - Sunday 11th June, Floral Guernsey Show

The 10th anniversary event in the beautiful setting of Candie Gardens, St Peter Port in Guernsey.

Sunday 18th June - 'Widcombe Rising' festival in Bath.

http://www.widcombe.net

Friday 30th June - Sunday 2nd July, Our third year at the Winchester Hat Fair

http://www.hatfair.co.uk

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th July, Fuji Rock Festival Japan

http://www.fujirockers.com/blog/200607/000043.html

We built a camera obscura especially for the event. See link for details.

Brixton Girl Friday 4th Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th August, The Big Chill
Eastnor Castle Deer Park.

http://www.bigchill.net/

It's very difficult to sum up The Big Chill Festival in a few words.
Some use it to see as many great live bands and DJs as they can. Some concentrate on the visual art. Some like to dance the weekend away in the Club Tent. Some people hang around their tents enjoying sunshine, barbeques and the company of friends old and new.
Most people will do a bit everything, but the joy of it is that you can do whatever you like, and take in as much or as little as you want.

Friday 18th - Sunday 20th August, A Rum Do Summer Weekender. Baskerville Hall Wales.

http://www.arumdo.co.uk

This will be a festival with very high production values aimed at making people feel part of something special and unique.

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August, Time Team Live, The Big Royal Dig Holyrood in Edinburgh.

http://www.channel4.com/history/timeteam/

As part of the celebrations for the Queen's 80th birthday, Time Team is going to excavate in the grounds of the three main royal palaces Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Holyroodhouse Palace. The shows will be transmitted live on Channel 4 and More4 across the August bank holiday weekend.

Winchester

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September, The BA Festival of Science
Norwich

http://www.the-ba.net/the-ba/Events/FestivalofScience/

We will be on display at Gentlemans Walk.
As well as an academic programme there will be a programme aimed at the general public with hands on experiments, exhibitons, performance, walks etc.

Saturday 9th September, PARKLIFE, Malling Fields, Lewes.

A one day family event with music from Blazing Strings. http://www.blazingstrings.com/

Sunday 24th September - The Big Draw

Amazing Space at Somerset House, London, kicks off the 2006 season on with a free celebration of drawing and architectural space.
http://www.drawingpower.org.uk/menu2.htm

Sunday 1st October - Astronomy Festival - Family Fun Day The Observatory Science Centre. Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex.
http://www.the-observatory.org/

Thursday 12 October - The Hasting Centre, The Ridge, Hastings
East Sussex Services to Schools Trade Fair

2005 Events

13th May, Streets of Brighton - A Showcase of the best in street arts.

24-26th June, Glastonbury Festival

1-3rd July, Winchester Hat Fair

23rd July, The Camera Obscura as miniature cinema, showing the films of Kitty Deplihez in Bracknell. http://www.www.oldclockshop.co.uk/

9th October, Big Fest 05, Uxbridge - A one day community festival.

10th October, Wallands County Primary School Lewes. As part of studying the Victorians for Key Stage 2

11th October, The Big Draw, Tate Gardens Brixton http://www.thebigdraw.org.uk

2004 Events

3rd June, Winchester Hat Fair we will be situated in Cathedral grounds.

4th June, Winchester Hat Fair when we move to Oram's Arbour. http://www.hatfair.co.uk

25-27 June, Glastonbury Festival. You will find us in the 'Green Kids Area' as usual. http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

11 & 12 April and Throughout the summer we will be on Brighton Sea Front at the Old West Pier.

2003 Events

27-29 June, Glastonbury Festival.

20-21 July, Ashton Court Festival. http://www.ashtoncourtfestival

24-28 July, The Big Green Gathering. Britain's largest and liveliest Green event. http://www.big-green-gathering.com

2001 Events

Essex University
23 April -19 May part of Pinwhole - Pin:whole Photography Exhibition at Essex University.

Cuckoo Fair in Laughton 26 - 28 May, Cuckoo Fair in Laughton, Steam fair. Picture Bristol News.

14-15 July, Bristol Community Festival.

16 July, Ovingdean school for deaf children - as part of an activity week.

27 July - 6 August, Set up at Lewes Castle overlooking medieval county town of Lewes, also part of an exploration day.

11 - 12 August, Lavender Line, Vintage weekend part of steam fair.

25 - 27 August, Festival of Transport Hellingly.