Wednesday 28 January 2009

Magical Fairy Festival in Canterbury

Fairy folk are coming to town this spring, so put on your wings and your dancing shoes and join the parade!

Canterbury, a town full of history and heritage, is hosting this year's Magical Fairy Festival over the weekend of April 11 & 12.

The two-day event offers free talks, workshops and performances and the line-up includes international performers Ö-Spel from Finland and Beck Sian from Australia.

Everyone is invited to join in a magical parade on the Saturday morning, which will assemble outside The Westgate Hall, Canterbury, Kent, at 10am and includes giants, drummers and lots of dancing.

The festival takes place inside The Westgate Hall. This is intended as a family event with workshops, performances, arts, crafts, healing, readings, talks and workshops on fairies and much more.

Entry is £5 for adults and £2.50 for children, under 12s are free. Once inside, all the talks, workshops and entertainment are free to enjoy. You can book tickets at

However, you can save yourself the price of a ticket if you take out a subscription to The Magical Times. A subscription for issues 2 and 3 of the magazine costs £6.50 and includes a ticket voucher for one person to get into The Magical Fairy Festival 2009. To order, visit

For more details about the festival, call Matthew on 07845438340 or email


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