April Newsletter

What a start to this year’s festival with 3 Daft Monkeys headlining the night accompanied by  Hobo Jones & the Junkyard Dogs, Barsteward Sons of Valdoonican and Zombie Met Girl.

Blind Fever Band and Star Botherers join and finalise the Woodland line up.

Tickets will be sent out 3 weeks prior to the festival, so please do not panic! If tickets have not been received by this time please contact the respected ticket agents directly.

We are now all but sold out and have just over 300 hundred tickets remaining. So thank you for your support this year and we hope to repay that with a memorable weekend.

Bearded School

On Friday 22nd May we will open the doors to the first Bearded School.The Free Bearded School is open for enrolments now.

Lessons have been planned to reflect the national curriculum and lesson plans and a scheme of work will be available for any headteachers. The idea is that parents can prove the day off is educational.

So what have we got planned?

  • Festival Maths – collecting and collating data, measurements and percentages in respect of the festival.
  • English and Creative writing Songwriting and poetry writing
  • Science and creativity – make your own slime
  • History – learn about Catton Hall
  • Sports – Derby County Community Football workshops

The school will be open 9.30 until 3pm. lunch will be 12pm-1pm and parents are asked to ensure they meet their child at this time. Parents are welcome to join in with any of the classes.

Please complete this form to guarantee your children’s spaces, resource pack and certificate.

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