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Play at Home Fest

Free virtual festival over Spring Bank Holiday weekend (23rd-24th May 2020) to raise funds for charity

23rd - 24th May 2020.

Thrive not just survive over Spring Bank Holiday weekend with the Play at Home Fest organized by Dr. Gummer’s Good Play Guide alongside 3foot People Festival and family entertainment providers. Featuring a host of eclectic performers, the festival will stream virtually across the weekend in a bid to raise vital funds for the National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal.

Lifting spirits across the nation and around the world, the festival is free to be involved in and will bring together stars from across comedy, toys, TV and children’s entertainment. The festival is child psychologist Dr. Amanda Gummer’s innovative initiative to remind families that even while in lockdown, fun is not cancelled!

Broadcast via and across the Good Play Guide’s social media channels, the festival’s performers include comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi, The Giggle Doctors from Theodora Children’s Charity, Merlin Crossingham from Aardman, Miffy and tonies® among others.

Children will be able to take part in Morph model making workshops, arts & craft activities, science experiments, music, comedy and more as part of the fun-filled weekend that guarantees smiles for all the family.  

The family-friendly virtual festival promises to be an upbeat celebration for all, so pitch your tent in the garden, get out your camping chairs and enjoy your Bank Holiday weekend with two action-packed days designed to nurture children’s imagination, creativity and connectivity whilst putting play back at the heart of the home.

Dr. Amanda Gummer, founder of Good Play Guide, the team behind the Play at Home Fest, said, “…the response we have had from the day we first launched Play at Home Fest has been phenomenal and we are excited to be able to bring in so many wonderful people and brands to put together a fun-filled weekend for families. It is so important during this time to understand that we can thrive and not just survive, and we encourage everyone to join in and embrace the fun as we raise money for the National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal.” 

Families are able to register their interest for this free event via the Good Play Guide’s Facebook page.

The festival takes place on 23rd and 24th May at and is free to be involved in. All profits from the event will be donated to charities helping those affected by Covid-19.  

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