Calling all pixies, gnomes and fairies! Head along to Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village in Compton on Saturday 7th and Sunday, 8th July for a magical highlight.
The Woodland Fairy Fair, between 10am and 4pm on both days, encourages families to join the fun.
Enjoy a weekend of magical adventures in the enchanted woodlands and historic galleries as part of this annual family festival. Create fairy worlds, make wands, hear stories and build dens.
In collaboration with The House of Fairy Tales, the Artists’ Village will come alive with an original story about a slumbering giant. This immersive experience will include storytelling, creative play and sculptural installations. Create a lullaby beat maker, follow a trail to crack a magic code, take part in the mystical rituals of the Brothers of Compton, add to the Commonwealth of Enchanted Folk’s ring of spells, and plant a flower in the garden of the Sisters of Night.
In the Wattses’ home and studios, see beautiful illustrations of fairies and toadstools by Mary Watts, as well as James Henry Pullen’s giant automated puppet on display in the gallery. In the woodlands, transform into an elf, pixie, fairy or goblin with face painting by Fascinating Faces, and explore a magical kingdom from the treetops with the Great Big Tree Climbing Company. After a long day of craft and creativity, enjoy delicious seasonal food at The Tea Shop and Loseley’s Ice Cream Van.
Watts Gallery, Down Lane, Compton, GU3 1DQ. Call 01483 810235 or visit www.wattsgallery.org.uk