Taster Activities

The 2018 Taster Activity Programme is bigger and better than ever, with a Climbing Wall, Slacklining, Orienteering, BMX Displays, Bouldering Wall and much more!

Take a look at the Taster Activities we had on offer below:

Zorbing
Experience Zorbing in a highly energetic and exciting new way.
DATES & TIMES

Zorbing

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:00

Additional info: Open 12pm - 5pm

Zorbing

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am - 5pm

Zorbing

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 12:17

Additional info: Open 10am - 5pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

Slacklining
Have a go at slacklining or stand back an watch the experts do some tricks on the ropes
DATES & TIMES

Slacklining

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:00

Additional info: Open 12pm - 5pm

Slacklining

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am - 5pm

Slacklining

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am - 5pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

Bouldering Wall
​At Awesome Walls we are committed to providing a first class service for all to enjoy.
DATES & TIMES

Bouldering Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:00

Additional info: .

Bouldering Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: .

Bouldering Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: .

BMX Displays
Be amazed by the 3SIXTY team and their BMX stunts
DATES & TIMES

BMX Displays

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:30

Additional info: 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm

BMX Displays

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 9:30

Additional info: 9.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.00pm

BMX Displays

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 9:30

Additional info: 9.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

Orienteering
West Cumberland Orienteering Club are bringing a maze orienteering challenge in the Festival Village!
DATES & TIMES

Orienteering

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 11:00

Additional info: 11AM - 4PM

Orienteering

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: 10AM - 4PM

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

Newlands Adventure Centre Climbing Wall
Climb to new heights
DATES & TIMES

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:00

Additional info: Open 12pm to 5pm

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

Archery
Have a go at hitting get a bull's eye on the archery field.
DATES & TIMES

Friday

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:00

Additional info: Open times 12pm - 5pm

Saturday

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times 10am - 5pm

Sunday

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times 10am - 5pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

HSBC UK Go Ride by British Cycling
Join British Cycling on the Festival Village and have a go on their bike track!
DATES & TIMES

Friday

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 12:00

Additional info: Open hours: 12pm - 5pm

Saturday

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open hours: 10am - 5pm

Sunday

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 10:00

Additional info: Open hours: 10am - 5pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

Canoe and Kayak Hire
Bring your friends for some fun on the lake
DATES & TIMES

Friday

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 12:00

Additional info: Open times: 12pm - 6pm

Saturday

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times: 10am - 6pm

Sunday

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times: 10am - 5pm

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

KMF Studio Talks
Take your seat and hear some inspiring talks from some of the UK's top adventurers!
DATES & TIMES

Alan Hinkes

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 4:00

Additional info: 

Alan takes us through his fascinating climbing adventures across the world - book your seat here

Alastair Humphreys

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Friday, 08 June 2018 - 6:15

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Alastair will be talking all about his adventures - large and small - book your seat here

James Forrest

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 12:30

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Mountain Man: 446 mountains. Six months. One record-breaking adventure. Book your seat here

Jessie Leong

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 2:00

Additional info: 

How to make every gram count with Adventure Photographer, Jessie Leong - book your seat here

Sean Conway

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 3:30

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The first and only man in history to cycle, swim and run the length of Britain - book your seat here

Leon McCarron

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Saturday, 09 June 2018 - 5:00

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The Land Beyond: A thousand miles on food through the heart of the middle east - book your seat here

Emma Brennand

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 11:00

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An adventure into the making of Planet Earth II - book your seats here

Meek family

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 12:30

Additional info: 

Get more out of your family adventure time - book your seats here

Paul Larkins & Sarah Rowell

Where: TBTL Studio

When: Sunday, 10 June 2018 - 2:00

Additional info: 

A tale of 2 trails – trail running for success and fun. Book your seats here

PRICES FREE with Festival Village Wristband  |  Pay as you go

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