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7th - 9th JUNE 2024 - Chilthorne Domer, Somerset
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WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON AT HFF:
Our bars, food stalls, market stalls, and lots of fun things to do!



CHILDREN’S AREA


SPONSORED BY: TLE COACHING

Location: In The Domer field - look for the big coloured archway and it's in there!

About it: Our fab Children's Area is a popular part of Home Farm Fest with our younger festival goers! We have the brilliant TLE Coaching team running it this year, who will be bringing both regular activites and new ones!

With loads to do including water rockets, a mud kitchen, a water wall, a pirate ship, a small climbing wall, story telling, fun maths adn english using games and sport and some other exciting things, you'll just have to go and discover it yourselves ;).

Perfect for children of all ages, and a place for parents to relax too!


Cost: FREE on the most part, but some activities may ask for a small donation to pay for materials :)

Extras: Please note - children MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times or they will not be able to enter the Children's Area


CLIMBING WALL & AXE THROWING


 

Location: Inbetween The Lloyd Lounge and The Folkroom (to be fair, just look up for a big blue climbing wall!)

About it: We've got a climbing wall again this year...and sorry, was that AXE THROWING you said?!? Once again, you can bring out your inner Viking (not for littlies though). Plus, who can climb the highest, who can get there fastest? Challenge your friends, or try climbing for the first time in a safe and monitored enviroment (this one is perfect for kids!)

Huge thanks to the Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team for bringing us all this!

Cost: Pay per go at the climbing wall/axe throwing itself



TALKS & WORKSHOPS


SPONSORED BY: LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR!

Location: Avant Garde (in its new location behind the Market Area!)


About it: Another new, but more central location! This year we bring another wealth of talks and workshops lead by experts in their field - come along to learn something new or enhance on  what you already know a bit about.

We also have some exciting additions this year that will bring the Friday and Saturday evenings alive! Keep an eye out for more info...

Cost: FREE talks & workshops, other activities may have a small cost

 


WELLNESS AREA


SPONSORED BY YEOVIL DIVERSITY PROJECT!

Location: Take the picket fenced path just before the Oak & Apple Bar and you'll walk into an oasis of tranquility :)


About it: Thanks again to the team at the Yeovil Diversity Project, our Wellness Are is back for a second year, and this time bigger and better than before! See the timetable for what's on over the weekend:

Here's the 2023 timetable for a flavour of what will be on offer - this year's timetable will be released nearer to June

Cost: FREE for workshops, any treatments/specialist classes may cost so check first!



SILENT DISCOS


SPONSORED BY: LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR!

Location: Club Rouge in the Dance Village

About it: Our Silent Discos in are definitely worth seeking out, be be aware, they've moved! If you've never been to one before, now's your opportunity...and If you've never heard of them, then make sure you don't miss out on the fun... We also run Chilldrens' Silent Discos - Not exclusively for children, but a great chance for them to enter the world of a 'silent' disco :)

Line-up will be announced nearer to HFF17

FRIDAY: TBC

SATURDAY: TBC

SATURDAY: TBC

Thanks to Antix Music Network for providing the DJs, and the awesomeness

Cost: FREE!


WILD PLAY AREA


SPONSORED BY: LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR!

Location: Take the picket fenced path on the way down to the Wellness Area, but it's on the left just before :)


About it: Our very popular Wild Play Area is. once again being run by forest school leader and author, Ema Lou from Wild Wellies. Tools out for some green wood work activities, making buttons and beads, learning how to make nettle string and a festival wool wriggler too over the whole weekend! There will be something for children of all ages.

Ema Lou will also be selling and signing her keepsake journal/book 'My favourite tree', and NEW BOOk 'The Snowdrop Tree' another keepsake/journal book. This time to support a child through bereavement. with 10% going to (School in a Bag) RRP £9)

Saturday: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm | Sunday: 10am - 12pm

Joining Ema Lou is Chilthorne Domer's very own Lara from Skool Beanz! She will be planting seeds with the children that can then be taken away and grown at home :). Lara on-hand to talk and teach about growing plants and vegetables, how to do it and why to do it - lots to learn and do!

There will be the following drop-in sessions:

Saturday: 12pm - 2pm and 4pm - 6pm | Sunday: 12am - 2pm

Cost: FREE 

Extras: Please note - children MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times in the Wild Play area



CHILDREN’S DISCOS


Location: The Dance Village

About it: Run by the brilliant Antix team, the Children's Discos are not to be missed!

FRIDAY: - 7pm - 8.30pm

SATURDAY: - 7pm - 8.30pm

A chance for children of all ages to bust a few moves and have fun at their own music venue - pop in for a bit, or stay for the whole thing, it's up to you.!

Cost: FREE!


CINEMA


Location: Avant Garde (in its new location!)

About it: Start your morning off with a film! Perfect for the early risers, before the music all starts - and a place for Mum & Dad to chilll with a cup of coffee too. 

Bring a pillow or blanket (or even a chair) and snuggle down!


Saturday morning: 9am - 10.45am - Children's Cinema


Sunday: 9am - 10.45am - Children's Cinema


(films will be announced nearer the time)

Cost: FREE



HOME FARM FEST RUN


SPONSORED BY: MARC PURDY PAVING

Location: Around the festival site! Starting from the Dutch Barn stage


About it: Our Home Farm Fest run is now an integral part of the festival, and popular too! It's great fun - we even have several in fancy dress! If you're a prolific Parkrunner, an avid athlete or like a gentle jog and therefore being at the festival means you're missing your weekend run, then this is perfect for you! Equally, if you fancy a run around the site either with or without children, then why not join in :)

Our 2.5km run is taking place at 9.30am on Saturday 8th June

Cost: £3 per entry (12 years old and under MUST be accompanied by an adult to the start line). Pay on the day by the start/finish line (cash or card)


POO PATROL!


SPONSORED BY: REEVES & REEVES

Location: Everywhere - where there's a toilet, there's Poo Patrol!


About it: These guys are many people's saviours. They're there to keep the loos clean, topped up with toilet roll, and they've even been known to fish a phone or two out the poo...!! Every year, their praises are sung higher and higher:

"I was worried about coming to a festival because of the toilets, but these guys are amazing!",

"I've never seen such clean toilets at a festival!",

"Cheers guys! Pleasure going to the dunny at HFF without the usual portapotty puddles and pongs...You guys rock!",

"Never have to bring my ‘full’ festival toilet kit to this one........fab job as always guys!"

See, says it all!

Cost: FREE - they do it for the festival love :)



FUN FAIR


Location: In The Domer field

About it: Our Big Wheel and Fun House will be back again this year!! Race around against your friends on the dodgems, located in The Domer field – for big kids too!

There's also the inflatable area with lots of running, jumping and bouncing to be done!

Cost: Bought through Herberts Funfair not Home Farm Fest


KARAOKE


SPONSORED BY: LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR!

Location: Club Rouge


About it: Think you have what it takes to fill a dance floor with your dulcit tones? Always wanted to croon in front of a crowd? Well now's your chance - karaoke à la Club Rouge!

When: various times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (exact times to be announced)

Cost: FREE! 


Home Farm Fest Bars
Each one with its own personality - which one will be your favourite...

(we highly recommend you trying them all!)



THE TIPSY HEIFER

SPONSORED BY: PROUDHOUSE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Location: In The Domer Stage arena
About it: The Tipsy Heifer - our bar in The Domer field, so called as when the festival’s not on, the cows are in residence in this field. A full bar with plenty of personality and a pub-like feel to it, you can hang out here with a pint in hand, whilst watching bands on the main stage!


THE DUTCH BARN BAR

SPONSORED BY: LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR!

Location: The Dutch Barn Stage arena
About it: The Dutch Barn Bar - the original of all bars that’s been with us since the festival started (in some form or another!). A full bar with staff you’re also likely to see dancing, and if you’re unlucky, singing, along to the bands playing on The Dutch Barn Stage!



THE OAK & APPLE

SPONSORED BY: ML PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Location: Next to The Folkroom Stage
About it: The Oak & Apple - a firm favourite amongst many as it’s name derives from being situated by oak trees…and full of awesome cider! A great atmosphere and next to The Folkroom for that all-out ambient feeling (it also sells beer for the non-cider drinkers amongst you!)


THE DARK HORSE

SPONSORED BY: LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR!

Location: Next to The Lloyd Lounge Stage
About it: The Dark Horse Bar - situated next to The Lloyd Lounge Stage,  this bar’s name derives from Piers’s (who the charity’s originally in memory of) nickname. The perfect place to grab a drink whilst watching bands on this stage, whilst perusing the Market area, or having a rest on our Village Green!



CAFÉ DEL FARM (cocktails)

SPONSORED BY: THE FOX INN, CORSCOMBE

Location: By Dance Village - right on the main avenue, you can't miss it!

About it: The Cafe del Farm Bar - this bar is more of a lounge space with sofas to chill out on. Selling cocktails and mocktails complete with bar flair to go along with it, so if Tom Cruise is your man, then this is the bar for you!


HOME FARM FEST MARKETPLACE

Click on the picture to find out what goodies are up for sale this year! - Plus many more still to come.....

 

 

                   



HOME FARM FEST FOODIE STUFF

Click on the picture to find out more about each one's delicious offerings!

            

 

If you'd like to sponsor an area at Home Farm Fest, please contact us by clicking HERE, as we'd love to hear from you!




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