Come along and soak up the carnival atmosphere on the Castle front lawn with something for all the family.
The festival culminates with the International Jesters Tournament held on the final day. Come along and watch this year’s hopefuls The Fire Man Dave, Dizzy O’Dare and THE Jon Hicks battle it out to win the prestigious title of Fool of Muncaster 2017!
Buy tickets below for 15% discount or alternatively pay entry at the gate on the day. Entry tickets are £1 more (50p more for children) than our regular general entry charges with lots of free extra entertainment provided. Friends of Muncaster have free entry to the Festival every day! Not a Friend yet? Then here’s a great reason to join. Find out more about Friends membership.
What’s happening at Festival 2017?
Fun for all, lots of activities to intrigue and entertain and three great days out with a packed itinerary culminating in the hilarity of the Jesters Tournament on Tuesday. There will be a small charge for some activities.
The Astral Circus Big Top with shows and circus workshops
Boom Dang Drum Band
Blast Furness local orchestra
Ben Gates Sound Sculptures
Gacko and his Ukulele Workshops (Tues only)
Wild Dog Outdoors and SV Educational with Meet the Ancestors (Mon & Tues only)
Fairly Famous Family walkabout comedy entertainment and shows
Maynard FlipFlap (standing in for current Fool of Muncaster Fraser Hooper), performing Monday and compere for the Jesters’ Tournament
Archery with Independent Adventure
Clip n Climb climbing wall
The Estate Woodsmen with their ‘Seed to Seat’ woodworking exhibition
Land Art for Kids workshops
Also Food, drink and craft stalls