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Programme

The Year of the Phoenix is now over. Thank you for an amazing 2021 edition!

We’ll start announcing content for 2022 shortly after ticket sales have started.

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Friday
Dream
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19:30
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21:00
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Saturday
Sunday

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Special Events
Wickerman

Wicker Fire Ceremony

Join us, on Saturday evening for a magical fire spectacle!

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Costume Competition

Show your amazing costume to the rest of the festival and win some amazing prices!

Immortal Flight

Stoked 2021

The official Anne Stokes fan convention!

Activities

Halfling Meadow

Outlaw Crafts

Sherwood Outlaws

5 and over

Join the outlaws in their craft corner and make a keepsake to take home. Examples of crafts: Medieval disc making, leaf printing, make your own shield or Robin Hood hat.

Times:

Both days – 10:00 till 15:00

Soft Archery

Sherwood Outlaws

7 and over

Test your aim and skill on the archery range with the Outlaws by your side. Perfect for beginners and children.

Times:

Both days – 10:00 till 16:00

Orc Boot Camp

The Galactic Knights

17 and below

Learn how to be an Orc and become a servant of the Dark Lord Sauron!

Times:

Both days – all day

Staff Making

Funky Furniture and Woodcraft

8 and above

Create your own walking staff, using a traditional shave horse and drawer knife

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 10 till 6

English country games

Enchanted Theatre

all ages

Join the activities all day, rotating between the following garden games: Welly wanging, Sack racing, Egg and spoon racing, Three legged races

Times:

Both days – 11:30 till 17:30

Capture The Moment

Sherwood Outlaws

Snap a photo with your favourite Outlaw or if you are brave enough – stand next to Sir Guy of Gisborne and the Sheriff ’s notorious henchmen.

Times:

Both days – 10:00 till 17:00

Medieval Village

Archery range

White Dragon Archery

8 and above

Test your eye-hand coordination and shoot your arrow in the bulls-eye!

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – all day

Goblin Grove

Dungeons and Dragons

Dan Marriott

all ages

Immerse in a world of adventure! Battle monster while searching for legendary treasures. Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 10:30 till 12:00 – 15:00 till 16:00

Starfinder

Dan Marriott

all ages

Blast off into a galaxy of adventure with the Starfinder role-playing game. Step into your power armour and grab your magic infused laser rifle as you investigate the universe with your bold crew.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 13:00 till 14:30 – 15:00

Saturday only – 16:300 till 18:00

Northern Plains

Interactive dances

Toil and Trouble

all ages

Grab your broom and emerge yourself into one or all of the witches dances

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – timetable TBC

Coin Cutting Workshop

Pretty Penny

17 and below

Turn old pennies into pendants and badges at the Pretty Penny coin cutting workshop. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Times:

Sat & Sun – timetable TBC

Hula Hooping workshops

Cogs & Steam

all ages

The Cogs & Steam troupe bring you hula hoop with a steampunk twist.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – timetable TBC

Lightsaber workshop

Lightsaber Combat Academy ltd.

all ages

Come and learn how to wield the iconic Lightsaber with Master Jedi. Classes are subject to attendence limits, please book at the stand.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – Hourly a new session

Creative with clay – Imps & Aliens

Creative Stays

10 and over

Join us for a relaxing hour of creativity, unleash your imagination with polymer clay

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 10:45 – 12:00

Fibre art – Forest Fantasies

Creative Stays

16 and over

Join us for a relaxing hour of creativity, unleash your imagination with wool-painting (needle-felting)

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 15:00

The Healing Garden

Singing Bowls

Maria Nikonova

all ages

Unwind in the Healing Garden and enjoy the ancient Tibetan practice of singing bowl therapy for the ultimate relaxation.

Times:

Sat & Sun – check info board for session times

Drumming Workshop

Laura Daligan

all ages

Find some inner peace and join the drumming workshop with our own Laura Daligan in the Healing Garden.

Times:

Sat & Sun – check info board for session times

Entertainment

Medieval Village

Italian re-enactment

Domus Lunaris

Educate yourself in medieval medicine, cosmetics and the day-to-day running of a mercenary camp with the help of 15th century Italian nobility, the Gabrielli Family

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – all day

Re-enactment

Lord Thomas Stanley Household

Lord Thomas Stanely and his household have been brought back to life! Witness 15th century camp life, battle combat training and hand-to-hand combat throughout the day.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – all day

Historic living camp

The Avebury Household

Living history covering 1300s to 1500s. learn all there is about medieval life, weapons and armour

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – all day

Historic Medieval Battles

Swords of Cygnus

Experience spectacular full-contact combat from the all-female group Swords of Cygnus.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – timetable TBC

Dressing a Knight

The Avebury Household

Learn all about the equipment a knight wore.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 10:30 – 13:30

Fighting Display

The Avebury Household

Travel back in time and witness a battle between two knights!

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – 11:00 – 14:00

Halfling Meadow

Storytelling

Sherwood Outlaws

all ages

Heroic tales of Robin Hood and his men.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – times TBC

Musical performances

Sherwood Outlaws

all ages

TBA

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – times TBC

Outlawed

The Sherwood Outlaws

All ages

An original play by the Sherwood Outlaws.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday – times TBC

The Northern Fields

Mermaids

Mermaid Bay

Get your picture taken with the ‘real’ mermaids hanging out in Mermaid Bay!

Saturday & Sunday

The Goddess Temple

The Healing Garden

Visit the Goddess Temple for some healing, arts & craft, meditation and blessings.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday -check info board for activity times

Dog Show

Lupin Dogs


Behold amazing demonstrations by the breed of dogs used to portray wolves in movies and series.

Times:

Saturday & Sunday -check info board for activity times



Walk About

Find these group all around the festival terrain all weekend!

The Iconic Legends

Admire your favourite film character or take a photo with a super hero!

The Daleks

It is the goal of these futuristic creatures to EXTERMINATE all sadness from the festival grounds…

Walkabout Theatre

Interactive theatre welcomes you to Fantasy Forest!

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Boarding Crew

The Boarding Crew

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Kez Hinton

The Porbeagles

Davey Dodds and Friends

Special Guests

Fantasy Forest will host a number of guests appearing Saturday & Sunday. They can be approached freely for photographs or signatures.

Many of the guests will also be giving lectures and Q&As at the Royal Stage.

Special guests

Anne Stokes

Fantasy Artist

Known for:

Fantasy game illustrations, book covers, figurines, t-shirts, posters, jigsaws and more. The hugely popular fantasy artist makes a welcome return!

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Chris Achilleos

Concept artist

Known for:

Doctor Who artwork, book covers (incl Michael Moorcock) and conceptual film work including Heavy Metal, King Arthur & The Last Legion.

Terry English

Terry English

Armourer

Known for:

Thor: The Dark World, Harry Potter, Batman and Robin, Aliens, Kingdom of Heaven. The man behind so many famous suits of armour!

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Anne Sudworth – Talk in the Chapel on Saturday at 5pm!

Fantasy Artist

Known for:

Arcane forests and moonlit dreamscapes. Highly respected visionary artist capturing many of Britain’s mythical landscapes.

Food and Drinks

Vintage Tearoom

Tea in the good ol’ fashioned way, with a wide range of sandwiches, pastries and much more!

Vintage Tearoom stall

The Stagger Inn

A wide selection of ales, ciders and beers. Everything you need to make a day out at a festival even more enjoyable!

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Sweet Heaven

A wide variety of sweets, candy and delicious slush in multiple flavours.

Sweet Heaven

The Furnace

Goulash cooked over a cauldron fire. Slow roast vegetables, chicken or beef. Paella. All in meat or vegan options.

Hot food

Wooden Hut German Catering

German sausages! Bratwurst, Currywurst, chilli dogs, pizzawurst and more. Oh my!

wooden hut catering

Veggie & Meat Grill

Veggie burgers and fries with vegan mayonnaise, hot dogs, bacon & egg rolls, chilli chips, cheese chips… Yum!

Farm

Build your own Pizza

Mouthwatering freshly made pizza.. And you get to pick all toppings in a jaunty medieval jousting tent!

Fantasy Forest Medieval Pizza

Merrie Ye Mead

Mead! The drink of the Gods. Try the many flavours of Merrie Ye Mead. And perhaps bring a few bottles home with you as well.

Mead stall