HARVEST AT JIMMY'S September 9–12 is at Jimmy’s Farm, Pannington Hall Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk )
What’s the vibe An end-of-summer celebration showcasing the very best of British food, live performers and bands.
Musical interludes Eliza Doolittle will be performing, alongside Huw Stephens, Gilles Peterson and more.
For the kids Plenty of real-life animals to see, including the cutest little Guinea Pig Village. There’s also an adventure play area, complete with pink tractor, and a dedicated programme of children’s entertainment, including The Gruffalo, den-building in the woods, face painting, animal tours, cooking lessons, craft workshops, and a butterfly house.
Added extras Plenty of fine foods and foodie chefs demonstrating their talents including Mary Berry, Richard Corrigan, Paul Hollywood and Yotam Ottolenghi.
Where to stay Pitch-your-own or glamp it from £350. New for this year is the very civilised option of the Harvest Hotel, with luxurious camping in tipis, yurts and bell tents where you can get breakfast in bed.
What it costs Adult weekend with camping £97.50; children 6–17 years £36; under-fives free. Day tickets also available.
Extend your stay If you’re festivalling with friends, continue the party at the Old Rectory, a ten-bed house near the village of Tattingstone and close to Felixstowe with all mod cons, including a games room. From £3,150.
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