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Main stage live entertainment and roving performers add to the carnival atmosphere of Le Festival Français. There's free face painting, a dedicated kids' activity zone, fashion parades - something for the whole family... and more to come!



Blue Illusion will present a fashion parade showcasing the latest styling trends. You'll find it on Saturday at 2:30pm in the Centre Court area.


FREE FACE painting

Visit the garden grotto for free face painting – become a tiger, a butterfly or anything you can dream of.


FREnch Circus school

Join the Circus! Free Circus Workshops are running all weekend in the Kids’ Zone – You won’t want to miss this!

> 10:00am (45min): French Discovery Circus for children 2.5 to 3.5 years old with parents

> 11:00am (45min ): Kindercircus French Circus Program for children 4 to 6 years old

> 1:30pm (1.15min): Primary French Circus Program for children 6 to 11 years old

> 3:00pm (1.15min ): French Circus Program for 12 years to adults

For more information about the workshops visit: 



Hot Club Swing performs exciting and highly infectious French Gypsy Jazz. The music draws from an exotic palate of classical, jazz and Gypsy influences, that is eloquently French, starkly rustic or romantically Gypsy.

Two free performances on Saturday are not to be missed.

Saturday: 11:30am and 1:30pm


jean darme

Jean Darme is simply hilarious as he roves the festival site to investigate, report on and issue fines for misdemeanours throughout the day. Great family-friendly, interactive entertainment ... along with a little bit of magic.

Appearing: Across the site all weekend. 


la petite ferme

Free for Kids - Brought to you by Fun Farm 2U, this is a unique animal petting farm experience. Children and adults of all ages can have hands on experience with friendly and cute farm animals and poultry of all shapes and sizes.


Les Baguettes

Les Baguettes will set the scene performing their repertoire of lively French gypsy jazz band music. Close your eyes and feel the inspiration of Paris or a romantic walk around the gardens of Versailles come through in their music.

Two free performances on Sunday are not to be missed.

Sunday: 11:30am and 1:30pm


‘Le Petit Prince’ - Roving Puppetry 

Puppeteers Georgie and Rosy bring Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s classic and much-loved story, ‘Le Petit Prince’ to life at the festival. Outdoor roving puppetry featuring The Little Prince, The Fox and The Rose will share specially selected moments from the classic French story. Accompanied by music and narration, the performances allow the audience to connect with the puppets and be transported into an imaginary world of enchantment and wonder. 

Appearing: Across the site all weekend. 


‘Le Petit Prince’ -
Shadow Puppetry Performance and Workshop 

Free Event These indoor performances share the captivating and ancient form of visual storytelling using light and shadow. Puppeteers Georgie and Rosy bring specially selected moments from Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s classic and much-loved story, ‘Le Petit Prince’ to life. The daily show will be followed with an interactive workshop encouraging participants to create their own shadow puppets and explore their creativity in a playful space.   

Performance: 12:00-12:20pm in the Circus Tent daily.
Workshop: 12:20-12.45pm in the Kids’ Activity Marquee daily. 


LUCY RiddetT - Roving accordion

Be mesmerised by Lucy and her beautiful music. Lucy became infatuated with the sound of the accordion listening to Yann Tiersen’s musical score for the French film ‘Amélie’. Lucy's repertoire includes music from around the world; however, her favourite style is French chansons.

Appearing: Across the site all weekend.  



Pétanque is a lively French form of bowls and is played with hollow steel balls. Watch as the presenters showcase their skills. Join in the fun and toss a few boules yourself.


...and SO MUCH MORE!

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