The Bright Foundation Family Festival

The Bright Foundation Family Festival

Join us in the beautiful countryside setting of the Barn Theatre and Museum on the first anniversary of our launch! Enjoy a family-friendly feast of music, puppetry, nature, arts, crafts, and toys.

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Saturday 17 June 12:00-4:30pm
Sunday 18 June 12:00-4:30pm

Line-up (same both days) includes:

Arbor the Tree by Smoking Apples
Part Man. Part Tree. 18 feet tall. Meet Arbor.🌳

The Enchanted Cinema Foley FX Workshop & Performance – The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Puppet Making with puppeteer Kate Shearcroft and Georgia Sawers from Arty Farty Malarky.

Meet the wildlife with Pete the Pond 🦜

Music curated by Tara Franks (SoundsCreative Projects) featuring The Magic Lantern, The Lost Revellers, Saied Silbak, Ana Silvera, Let Drum Beat and Balladeste

Museum Tours

Food 🌯
There will be tasty food and drinks available from Blue Moon (Saturday) Plant the Seed (Sunday), and Naked Espresso.

The Barn Theatre and Museum is a rural location. Parking will be available on-site. Please note the field can get muddy in wet weather – please wear appropriate footwear. We will be offering a return shuttle bus service from Hastings Train Station at 11:45am and 4:30pm. Adults – £4 return / Children – free

We welcome all and endeavour to be accessible for everyone. Please tell us about your access needs when you book your ticket or get in touch on 01424 559020 or email

Pay What You Can
We don’t want cost to be a barrier to enjoying the arts. The Bright Foundation operates a Pay What You Can policy.

Our recommended price is £15 per ticket for adults and £8 for children, but the minimum you need to pay is £5 per adult and £3 per child.

You can also make a larger contribution if you would like to. Infants aged 2 and under go free but please book a ticket for them.



Jun 18 2023


12:00 pm - 4:30 pm



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01424 559020
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