Immerse yourself in another world at Fantasy Forest which organisers promise will be like ‘dreaming with your eyes open’.
Surround yourself with characters from cosplay, steampunk, fantasy, sci-fi, medieval, gothic, pirates and more! Dress up in your favourite costume and join in the fun for a weekend of music, fantasy, entertainment and wonder.
For the first time, characters from all genres will gather together for the Fantasy Forest festival which will take place over the weekend of July 20 and 21, 2019.
Visitors are invited to don their favourite costume to join the event and mingle alongside a host of characters, from fairies, pirates and Vikings, to Storm troopers, knights and elves.
Live music will also be on offer from leading Celtic rock groups The Dolmen and Greenrose Faire, as well as Irish folk band Harmony Glen and UK folk-goth band Inkubus Sukkubus.
Tickets have now gone on sale for the family-friendly festival, which will be the first of its kind to take place in the UK. Discounts are available for early bird bookings from www.fantasyforest.co.uk
Highlights of the festival will include appearances from one of the world’s leading armourers, Terry English, who has created armour for many classic film productions including Excalibur, Aliens, First Knight, Batman and Robin and Gladiator. He has made suits of armour for leading actors including Sean Connery, Timothy Dalton, Helen Mirren, Richard Gere, Patrick Stewart and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
British writer and expert in medieval legends, Professor Roland Rotherham, will also be giving talks at the event, and internationally-renowned artist Anne Sudworth will be exhibiting her works which include magical trees and haunting moonlit landscapes.
Throughout the weekend a host of other entertainment and activities will be on offer, including costume competitions, dancing workshops, children’s entertainers, archery, Viking and medieval re-enactment, a Wicker Man ceremony, food stalls, traders and much more.
Tickets to the Fantasy Forest Festival cost from £22.00 for an adult single day pass. Visitors will also be able to camp at the event by purchasing a camping ticket. To find out more about the event visit fantasyforest.co.uk
Please note that admission tickets for the Fantasy Forest Festival do not include admission to Sudeley Castle. Castle tickets would need to be purchased separately