20th Anniversary Festival at Daylesford

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20th Anniversary Festival at Daylesford

20th Anniversary Festival at Daylesford: a celebration of organic food and drink, with seasonal workshops, special guests and live music

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Date and time

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 10:00 - Sun, 18 Jun 2023 17:00 BST


Daylesford Farm Moreton-In-Marsh Kingham GL560YG United Kingdom

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About this event

  • 1 day 7 hours
  • Mobile eTicket


Roll up, roll up to the Summer Festival at Daylesford, our first two-day festival and the biggest event ever hosted on our organic farm in the Cotswolds.

Spend the weekend exploring a jam-packed itinerary for families, young children, teens, groups of friends, fans of good food and lovers of nature.

Discover a wide array of attractions and activities including special guests, JCB Dancing Diggers, live music, cooking demonstrations, hands-on creative workshops and an abundance of delicious organic food and drink.

Arrive early and stay all day long with two full days of fun on the farm for the whole family.

It will be a celebration to remember, in honour of Daylesford Organic’s 20th anniversary.

About this event

Standard Day Ticket £25

Children’s Tickets £0-£5

Local rates available

Summer Festival 2023 highlights not to be missed:

🍽 Summer Solstice Banquet with celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna (Saturday night)

🚜 The JCB Dancing Diggers performing (Saturday and Sunday, 11am and 2:30pm)

👨‍🍳 Cooking demonstrations with top chefs Romy Gill, Lucy Lord, Tait Miller and more (Saturday and Sunday)

🐶 Puppy yoga (Saturday, 11:45am) and the famous Daylesford Dog Show (Saturday and Sunday, 12:15pm)

🏆 Special guests including Clodagh McKenna, Ruth Rogers, Tom Parker Bowles and Richard E Grant

🎈 Hot air balloon rides (book at the festival)

Throughout the weekend:

🎙 Back-to-back live music, comedy and entertainment at the new Orchard Sounds area

🧘 Wellness sessions from yoga, Pilates and stretch to dance psychotherapy and cacao ceremony

🗣 Tent Talks with expert panels (more details below)

🎨 Local artist installations, including a mannequin catwalk of fashion made of flowers

🌸 Hands-on floristry and craft workshops

🐑 Sheepdog demonstrations and ‘meet our animals’ for children

🚗 Display of vintage sports cars

🎠 Fairground rides including a vintage helter skelter and carousel

🧒 Children’s entertainment from Sharky & George, Lucas Jet circus, plus Shetland pony walks, face painting, storytelling and book signings

💙 Be inspired by the Nila Tree of Hope installation

💚20th Anniversary Gallery

Festival favourites:

😋 Taste samples from Daylesford’s own Bakery, Patisserie and Creamery along with guest artisan producers

🎡 Fun for all the family with outdoor games & activities, field and farm demonstrations, interactive arts & crafts and classic fairground rides

🔥 Feast on delicious dishes from the Fire Pits and food stalls, or order a fresh Summer Festival picnic hamper

🍕Food trucks and drinks carts from Arancina Pizzeria, Smoke & Braai, Now Now Food, Dalton Farms Ice Cream and more

🧘 Holistic wellness, clothing, bath & body and fragrance ranges from Bamford

🍻 Daylesford’s own festival cider, craft beers and organic wines from Chateau Léoube served at the Summer Festival Bar

💐 Get hands-on with expert-hosted floristry and craft workshops

🏆 Enter our Summer competition tents to win prizes

🌳 Discover the Cotswolds countryside on one of our special walking routes

🍯 Honey tastings with North Cotswold Beekeepers

Further information:

🎙 Orchard Sounds artists to include the Cash Cows, SOL Collective, Alan Power, Paul Cowley, Minna, local musician Tommy Hare and local comedian Matt Bragg. More to be announced

🗣 Confirmed speakers:

o Diana Verde Nieto from Positive Luxury

o Nutritionist and herbalist Rhaya Jordan

o Craig Sams Co-Founder & President of Green & Black's and Carbon Gold and Chair of the Soil Association

o Josephine Fairley Speaker & Leading Entrepreneur

o Chef Tait Miller

o Chef & Experts from non-profit organisation, The Felix Project, who will also have a charity presence onsite

🐝Garden Talk speakers in The Chelsea Garden Room:

o Our Gardens at Daylesford with Jez Taylor Nutritionist and herbalist Rhaya Jordan

o Your Kitchen with Jo Thompson & Mary Jane Paterson

o Kathy Slack

o Darryl Moore

o Carol Woolton

o Rethinking our Gardens with Tom Simpson

o The 12 Gardens of Chelsea with Jo Thompson

o The Historic Gardens of Daylesford House with Rupert Golby

🎨 Craft corner:

o Flower crown making with Daylesford's expert florists

o Botanical screen printing with Hannah McVicar

o Natural cloth dyeing with Cloth Collective

o Flower pressing with Jam Jar Flowers

o Calligraphy with MollyMook Stationery

o Watercolour painting with Clementina Sketchbook

o Landscape painting with Rupert Aker

o Natural dyeing with Nila and live weaving demonstrations from Nila artisans

o Activities with Jez and the Market Garden Team

🎨 LIVE, LOVE, LOCAL Art installations & workshops from local artists including Rupert Aker, Arabella Kiszley and Hattie Creese

💐 Mannequin catwalk of floral skirts

🏆 Summer Festival competition tent. To register your entry for the Summer Festival competition please email your chosen category to events@daylesford.com.

Saturday categories:

o Best decorated cake, Daylesford 20th Anniversary theme

o Best elderflower cordial

o Best summer fruit jam

o Best farmhouse loaf

o Best wildlife drawing - children only

Sunday categories:

o Best Victoria sponge cake, decorated to celebrate The Coronation

o Best homegrown rose

o Best homegrown vegetable

o Best sourdough loaf

o Best bee habitat - children only

🧺 Created especially for our 20th anniversary, our Summer Festival Hampers are ideal for sharing, with a celebratory selection of organic snacks, sweet treats, refreshing rosé wine and non-alcoholic bubbles.

🐶 To take part in the Daylesford Dog Show, please arrive with your dog half an hour before your chosen category begins; no need to register in advance.

Saturday and Sunday categories:

o Dog Most Like Its Owner

o Best Dressed Dog

o Scruffiest Dog

o Dog With The Waggiest Tail

👨‍🍳 Guest Chef demonstrations with The Cookery School.


o Brunch with Lucy Lord

o The Felix Project

o Butchery demo with Cook & Feast, Giovanna Ryan & Marcus Pipkin


o Breakfast Club with Otis & Belle

o Elevated Wild Cooking with Tait’s Kitchen

o Exploring the Happy Gut with Eve Kalinik

o Romy Gill

🚌 Ryse Hydro bus transporting guests from the station

🎡 Kids Zone

o Boat swings

o Lucas Jet circus performances

o Storytelling with Crumps Barn Studio

o Abstract art workshop with Arabella Kiszley

o Pony rides

o Face painting

o My Baba

o Play in Choc

o Pop Up & Play tote bag designs

o Kalmer Kids Meditation

o Sharky & George activities

For any queries, please contact the Summer Festival team through Eventbrite or email events@daylesford.com.

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