Chelmsford City Council

3foot People Festival

The 3foot People Festival is the UK's largest outdoor festival for pre-school children (up to five years old). The festival takes place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford each summer.

The 2018 festival took place on Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June. 14,000 people enjoyed three days of fun in the sun, with tents, stages and areas jam-packed with activities, performances and sessions. The festival's zones included:

  • Sports Zone
  • Play, Make and Do
  • Theatre and Storytelling
  • Music and Movement
  • Animal Zone

We want to say thank you to everyone who made this year's festival so amazing, including all our little festival goers, as well as our sponsors.

The 2018 festival sponsors were:

  • Essex and Suffolk Water
  • Fundamentally Children
  • New Hall School
  • Seymour House Day Nurseries
  • St Cedd's School

Tell us what you thought

Complete survey


We would love to hear what you thought if you came along to this year's festival.

If you complete our survey, we'll enter you into a prize draw to win a family ticket (up to four people) for 3foot 2019.

For us to enter you into the draw, you need to complete the survey by midnight on Tuesday 31 July.

We will contact you by the end of August if you're the winner.


Keep up to date

3foot will be back next year, and to keep up to date with all the latest festival news, you can:

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