Fun For All The Family

Professor Pumpernickel

Potty Professor Pumpernickel will once again be conducting his own brand of scientific experiments mixed with terrible jokes.
Expect whizz bangs and whatsits as this crowd favorite from 2016 returns.
Bringing his madcap mayhem and non-stop frenzy of laboratory lunacy.

Along with his ridiculous German accent and a 'doctorate' written in crayons,
The professor aims to entertain and perhaps inspire the next generation of scientists, inventors & superheroes

Face Painting

The Excitables are a collection of World class, multi award winning artists, offering complimentary face painting to children and adults alike at the Festival.
A regular and extremely popular feature since 2010, We are happy to have this crazy bunch back again.

From tigers and butterflies, to stunning, sparkly eye designs, Unique 'one-off' creations, or superheroes and well known characters, These superb artists will give pretty much anything a go!
Most certainly living up to their name The Excitables add to the vibrant atmosphere with their own unique artistry.

Body Painting

A regular feature and always popular, Models are body painted on each day of the festival.
Wearing appropriate modesty covers, models are transformed into walking works of art by some of the UK’s top body artists.
If you’d rather admire the artwork from a distance, why not take a look at the amazing body art that takes place?
For anyone feeling particularly brave, there is always the opportunity to become a living canvas yourself – The Excitables always welcome willing volunteers!

Balloon Modelling

Be sure to pay a visit to the resident Balloon Artist extraordinaire for truly amazing balloon models.
Captivating to watch and ever popular, they will twist up almost anything you request.
From Minions to rabbits, beautiful flowers to scary dragons, prepare to be amazed!

Story Tellers

By popular demand, Walk the Lines will return to the Acoustic Festival in 2017.
Spinning tales of intrigue, fantasy, heroes & adventure to a captivated crowd.
Entertaining all ages from 1 - 100, this popular attraction is well worth checking out.

Walkabout Characters

The acoustic festival always sees its fair share of larger than life characters who are only too happy to entertain. From Dragons to Pirates and most things in between, beloved characters from the big screen and some straight from the minds of their creators wander amongst the crowd during the festival Pay Attention, you never know who you may see next.....

Swingboats & Trampolines

A nod to the traditional fairground entertainment, before we had rollercoasters launching us into orbit.
An ever popular addition, and a welcome return in 2017.


Water-Zorbing is loads of fun and suitable for kids, teenagers and brave adults.
Roll around or relax with the cool water beneath you on a warm day, or attempt to stand and run about.
Standing is fairly easy for the little ones but harder for grown ups.
In fact we challenge any adult to remain upright for 20 seconds, and if you manage it you can have your money back.

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