Set off on adventure with a safari workshop

Come join us as we journey around the vast plains of the Great Estate, observing and hunting down party animals! Find us partaking in a game of croquet or enjoying a refreshing cup of G&T as we picnic in the sun.

From the safari base camp, Jen and her team will run free children’s workshops. Drop-in anytime to discover a world of illusion, combining science and the arts.

  • Make a kaleidoscope Dazzle your eyes – make and decorate a magical kaleidoscope from recycled objects.
  • Make a thaumatrope. Find out about thaumotropes and how the Victorian’s developed this optical toy into early animations.
  • Camera obscura. See the world from inside our ‘giant eye’ camera obscuras and we will explain how the eye works.
  • Kids trails: Intrepid young explorers can pick up a trail and set off on their own safari around the festival site. Hunt down all the clues and receive a special reward at the end. will be designing the trail.


Junior Jungle
The Octopus Garden Chill Out Area
Children taking part at The Great Estate
Under The Canopy Cornwall
victorian sports day
Victorian Sports day