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Gloworm Festival 2018

Thoresby Park, Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9EP
Gloworm Festival 2018


Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August 2018
Thoresby Park
Tickets - From £12.50

This year’s festival looks to be the biggest yet!

Gloworm Festival is a family festival that caters for children from the ages of 0-13 years, the festival encourages families to play and have fun in a safe environment. The festival is focused around creative experiences as well as music, entertainment, workshops and theatre production.

Organisers are happy to announce the likes of ‘Peppa Pig’ and ‘PJ Masks’ will be performing on the main stage this year along with performances from ‘Little Mix’ and ‘Daft Punk’ tribute acts to name just a few from the weekend.  There will be some very exciting announcements to follow.

The extremely popular family festival has moved to the beautiful Thoresby Park in Nottinghamshire.

Gloworm Festival is in its third year and has already out grown the previous site which was at Clumber Park. The new site boasts new camping areas to cope with the demand for camping, which also includes Glamping Pods and even VIP Glamping.

The 40-acre site still has some of the areas and zones from previous events like the; ‘The Great Outdoors’ which has a miniature version of the popular ‘White Post Farm’ and climbing activities by ‘Clip and Climb’ Nottingham, there is also ‘The Bazaar’ which is home to a ‘Circus arena’, ‘The Trapeze Show’ a Victorian fairground and not forgetting the family favourite ‘The Beach’.     

This year’s event is sponsored by the toy giant ‘Playmobil UK’ who will be showcasing some exciting new products as well as hosting meet and greets with their characters across the weekend.

You can now secure festival tickets this year with a deposit and even pay in instalments to help spread the costs over the coming months. The event has proved popular with the families as once you have bought your entry ticket all the entertainment is included so there are no hidden extras.

To find out more about Gloworm Festival visit the website!


Guide Prices

Day and Weekend Tickets:

Adult Ticket - £27.50 (Day)
Kids Ticket -£12.50 (Day)
Under 3 - Free (ticket required)
Day Family Ticket (2 adults 2 kids) £75
Weekend Adult - £50
Weekend Child - £22
Weekend under 3 - Free (ticket required)
Weekend Family (2 adult, 2 kids) £135
Booking fees may apply

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Map & Directions



  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Outdoor Event
  • Parking (free)
  • Picnic Site
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

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