The 3foot People Festival

Tuesday 2, Wednesday 2 & Thursday 4 July 2019 – 9:30am – 4:00pm

The 3foot People Festival returns to Hylands Park, Chelmsford this summer bringing unique festival fun exclusively for pre-schoolers (0-5yrs).

As you explore the intimate village of tents, tepees and areas hidden amongst the trees, you’ll discover activities, interactive play, performances and shows.

The exciting 2019 zone line-up includes:

Get Sporty – Bringing ‘have a go’ sporting fun, giving the little ones an opportunity to develop their balance and co-ordination skills. The sports offering will include athletics, balance bikes, football, golf, gymnastics, martial arts, mini trampolines and multi sports.

Craft, Play, Mess, Repeat – Sponsored by Seymour House, promoting the development of creativity, through interactive involvement. Expect endless crafting – including hand & foot painting and crown making. With the return of ‘Boxed In’, even BIGGER soft play tent, three messy play stations and the all new ‘Switched-On’ for getting creative with light, shadows and puppets. 

Once Upon a Time – 3foot’s story and theatre zone offers performances designed to entertain, whilst letting the imagination of mini festivalgoers go wild. Whether this is an intimate story time session within a secluded tented village, or one of the spectacular shows in our big tops.

Music and Movement Activities – Encouraging Children to move, dance and shake. With activities including exciting music and dance shows in 3foots big top tent, multi-sensory activities, developmental musical and speech sessions and even relaxing activities including baby massage and yoga.

Go Wild – 3foot’s zone all about getting up and close with nature. Little ones can explore the great outdoors, play within natural surroundings and ‘go wild’ for the return of the mini exotic zoo and mini petting farm.

Plus, so, so much more…outside 3foot’s dedicated zones are a range of additional activities and attractions including interactive zones, chill out areas, face painting, inflatable fun, the GIANT sandpit and The Good Toy Zone, brought to you by sponsors Fundamentally Children

Once you’re on site all the activities, performances and shows are included within your ticket price, even face painting! 

For more festival information, and to purchase your tickets visit

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Ticket Prices

£2 for Under 1s,

£6 for 1-year olds

£12 for 2-5-year olds

£12 for adult carers (aged 16 years or over)



Your travel tickets will need to be purchased in advance of the festival too.


Shuttle Bus Prices

£3.00 for adult carers

£1.00 for 2-5-year olds

FREE to under 2s


Car Park Prices

£5 per car



Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8FS


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