Spectacular things to see at Wildchild Festival!

Things to see

50th Anniversary

Step inside The Oakmobile. Be wowed by the adventures of Reynard the Fox in an open air theatre. Watch The Storyteller pedal his bow top caravan before settling down to listen to his stories.

These are just some of the immersive treats we have lined up for you at our party. Events and spectacles will be spread across the whole of our 26 acre nature reserve;  in the meadow, beside the lake and on our beautiful Park Bank.

Things to see
Reynard the Fox

Reynard The Fox

Location: Lower Park Bank

Time: TBC

A theatre performance by The Fabularium Company. The tale of Reynard the Fox follows the woodlands most infamous scoundrel who prides himself on being the trickster of the forest.

The Magical Moving Trees

Location: Lower Park Bank and beyond

Time: Various

The guardians of the woodlands. A three-piece stilt walking troupe you might spot these trees walking in through the festival crowds.

Travelling Storyteller

The Travelling Storyteller

Location: Lower Park Bank

Time: TBC

Look out for the storyteller with his pedal powered bow top caravan – wait for him to settle and tell you a tale or two.

The Oakmobile

The Oakmobile

Location: Badger Wood

Time: 10am – 12.30 and 1.30pm – 4.00

A magical, mobile micro-theatre. On the outside a gleaming aluminium acorn shell. And, surprisingly, inside a peaceful forest glade: full of the sights, smells and sounds of nature.

The Bewonderment Machine

Location: Lower Park Bank

Time: 11.30am – 12.15pm, 1.15pm – 2.00, 3.00pm – 3.45

The Bewonderment Machine Is an artist-built cycle-powered carousel, a kinetic public sculpture and a magical journey for small children.

A Sweep of Swallows

Location: Lower Park Bank and beyond

Time: 10am – Various performances throughout the day

A set of beautiful silk kite walkabout puppets, which will be performed as a trio in the festival crowds. Look out for them catching the wind as they create a beautiful aerial picture.

WildChild Festival Map

Wildchild Festival Map
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Arts Council England, Wilder Future