Face Painting, Body Painting its Free !!          Balloon modelling.

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. 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.

And 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!

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!

Story Telling

By popular demand, Walk the Lines  STORY MARQUEE returns to the Acoustic Festival in 2020.
Spinning tales of intrigue, fantasy, heroes and adventure to a captivated crowd.
Entertaining all ages from 1 – 100, this popular attraction is well worth checking out.


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…