All Together Now bring you 'Kids Together'
After a really successful first year, All Together Now is set to return to Curraghmore House, Waterford this year.
The festival will take place on the August Bank Holiday from Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th.
They've just announced they'll be bringing back their initiative called Kids Together.
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Kids Together will bring families to a safe and enjoyable space where creativity and imagination can run freely.
It's expected to be a vibrant area of beauty, colour and fun for the whole family to enjoy.
They've chosen a beautiful garden space in the Curraghmore Estate for the initiative.
Kids will have the freedom to run, explore and participate in tonnes of amazing experiences.
Check out some of the activities available below:
Fantastical Shows & Curious Company
Watch incredible shows from the likes of Funky Fi, Wobbly Circus, Curious Company and the Gaiety School of Acting.
Smoke Rings & Slime!
All Together Now will have Junior Einsteins bring their amazing science experiments to the festival.
Children will be enthralled by two types of slime and get the chance to electrocute a Barbie doll on a Van Der Graaf generator.
They'll also experience lighting up light bulbs by just touching a plasma ball, and shoot giant smoke rings at each other with fabulous giant Smoke Cannons.
Make & Do
The kids can try designing their own jewellery with Busybeadz.
They can also create nature inspired crafts with Earth Force Education and make art, pottery and sculptures with Firefly Parties.
All of their team come from an artistic background, they all work in schools and in the community on creative projects.
Graffiti Workshop - Waterford Walls
Waterford Walls, started by the Walls Project is a group that transforms the walls of Waterford City.
They'll bring their graffiti workshop programme facilitated by experienced Walls artist to All Together Now festival.
Disco Shed DJs spin everything from funk to punk, hip hop to house, rock & roll to reggae, and drum & bass to dubstep.
This bespoke converted shed will host festival favourite DJs and some traditional games along with the Sunday morning football competition.
Actual Reality Arcade!
Experience a life-sized interactive game zone for all ages, inspired by classic arcade games.
Dodge barrels, avoid lasers, build walls, shoot alien invaders and become Pac Man.
Once in the arcade, audiences can take on the challenge of 12 games using their mind, body and imagination to succeed.
Pump jump Frogger to safety or build with giant Tetris blocks, try tandem skiing or attempt the Marble Madness run.
Circus Skills Workshop
Learn the tricks of the circus including tight wire walking, juggling, diabolo and devil stick techniques, plate spinning, poi swinging and more.
The workshop is run on a ‘come and have a go’ basis where participants can stay for as little or as long as they like.
The Wobbly Circus Show
This is a high-energy street circus show that combines comedy and clowning with a high level of circus skills.
Spectators are brought on a journey through mime, manipulation and circus skills building up to a high impact finale.
The Great Escape
The Great Escape is an aerial street show suitable for the whole family.
Granny Yana, a life sized puppet, has escaped the retirement home and has lots of stories to tell.
However, she has her own mind and you never know what she might get up to!
Gently Does It!
For the super-small ones, there’ll be lots of soft play and story times.
Plus, stretch out and breathe deep with Parent and Baby yoga.
You will learn to use your breath with bubbles and learn to relax with magic glitter jars.
Arcadia Spectacular Kids Rave
Arcadia is a world renowned festival installation producer which has its roots in some of our very first festivals.
It famed for its late night entertainment at festivals such as Glastonbury and Burning Man can now be enjoyed by kids.
The full spectacular of the Arcadia will take place on Sunday in the main arena with a very special international guest DJ.
There will be one main entry point into the Kids Together area.
At this point, parents’ and children's’ wristbands will be checked.
Kids Together is only open to those carrying a family ticket and accompanied by children 12 and under.
Parents can pre-register their kids through the website from now up until the festival.
On arrival, children will be given a Tyvek wristband with their parents’ and child’s contact details.
This will be kept on file with the festival accreditation team should a parent need to be contacted.
Family Camp site is reserved for Family Camping ticket holders only.
This area is suitable for children camping for the weekend.
All the normal facilities will be available in this campsite.
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The festival takes place on the August Bank Holiday from Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th.
All tickets are completely sold out.