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The Grand Indian Bazaar


This year marks the 75th anniversary of Indian independence and to mark the occasion we’re presenting The Grand Indian Art Bazaar, a travelling Indian street market. The Art Bazaar will be a colourful and vibrant hive of activity, a window onto the way of life in Rajasthan and its rich heritage of arts and culture. All ages are welcome and activities include:


Sanganeri – hand-block printing techniques originating from Sanganer, a village in the south of Jaipur. How clothes are made – block printing of fabric using carved wooden blocks, pattern designs, making and mixing natural dyes, cutting and stitching materials.


Textile Junkies –  our new partner organisation promoting sustainability and the circular economy, offering workshops in up-cycling surplus sari fabric and other materials into new fashion items and crafts.


Mendhi – body art and temporary skin decoration usually drawn on hands or legs, in which decorative designs are created on a person’s body. Demo by a specialist in this artform with opportunity to go away with a henna tattoo.


Ethnic cCothing – displays and demos of traditional Indian clothes; chance to dress up in saris and other clothes, turbans, camel skin shoes etc. Dressing up box and photo booth opportunity for visitors.


Market Stalls - Shop ’til you drop at Amber and Ayesha’s market stall offering authentic, traditional Rajasthani clothes, accessories and wares.


Dance Styles – demos and workshop led by our beautifully costumed Rajasthani dancer in Kalbelya (snake dance) and Bollywood styles.


Jewellery & Body Adornment – demos of the design and making of anklets, bracelets, necklaces, rings, headdresses, and jewellery workshops.


Rajasthan Cuisine –  Using traditional ingredients and methods – making chai, chapatis, egg curry, dhal, etc.


Music & Song –  led by the brass band, learn the lyrics to popular Bollywood songs, with audience participation parading with the band.


Circus Skills  – workshops featuring tumbling, juggling, contortions, face painting, pot balancing and costumery.

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African Activities


Beard and Moustache Competition

BEAT Street Dance Workshops

Bigtopmania Kids Theatre & Circus


Bollywood / Bhangra Dance Workshop


Camp Bestival Express


Delve Into The Stone Age

Dingly Dell

Dressing Up Tent

Face Painting Tent

Fairy Liquid

Family Fancy Dress Competition

Fancy Dress Parade

H&M Kids present Science

Inflatable Church

Kids' Discos

Kung Fu Kids

Lizzie's Way


Make Your Own Stop Animation Workshop

NIVEA Sun & Cancer Research UK Sun Safety Zone

Park Stage

Pig's Big Ballroom

Pimp My Trolley Competition

Pirate Sandpit

Rimski’s Yard

Robot Junkyard

Silent Yoga

Soft Play Tent (under 5s)

Swing Boats

The Big Top

The Board Game Tent

The Book Matchmaker

The Grand Indian Bazaar

The Kid's Catwalk

The Space Shed

The World's Biggest Bouncy Castle

Wild Runs

Wild Tree Climbing

Woodland Tribe's Big Build

Zip Wire