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The Big Tent Festival is an annual 2 day non-profit event, aimed mainly at people with additional needs, their carers and families. However, all are very welcome! It is set at the beautiful 32 acre Holifield Farm in Gweek, West Cornwall. 2019 will be it’s 11th year (4th year with the name Big Tent Festival).

If you missed this wonderful event last year, then we hope to see you this year at our beautifully inclusive festival. There truly is something for everyone, and it is our mission to make sure that a good time is had by all.



Tickets will be available on the door. To reserve your tickets, please either email us at or call us on 01326 221017.



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Morning folks! A huge shoutout goes out to all the lovely people who help to make the most
gorgeous, non-profit Holifield Camping Events 2016 happen. The weekend was filled with happy faces and a feeling of inclusiveness, acceptance, connection & love…this really is so many peoples favourite weekend of the entire year! What a really great team we had on board atHolifield Farm Project!A huge shoutout to Rob & Amy…the brains and main support & main sponsors behind this event – without you two this just could not happen! To our day care centre manager, Wendy, for taking care of everyone & being such fun – we are so glad to have you as part of the team, to Kate for working her socks off and doing such a fantastic job with decor, disco, karaoke, pizza making, announcements, etc,To Lisa for all your help with all sorts & especially the ‘tashes! 😀 Daisy & co for all the hard work and amazing food in the cafe, and to all the stewards & volunteers who helped make this event happen

A gigantic thank you too to all who ran performances and workshops for reduced rates, or for free, and for all who made donation to this event – I think everyone can feel the magic that this unique little event creates – it is such a great & affordable event that everyone involved including the trainees of the Holifield Farm Project day centre & many other people with special needs, carers and families, spend a great deal of the year preparing for and looking forward to.
So…a big thanks to Katie of Falmouth Laughter Club for her laughter workshop, to Miracle Theatre Company for the hilarious show ‘The Hope Springs Duo’, to Shallal Dance Theatre for their great performance & workshop, to Seef Saffah lovely ladies for their amazing bellydancing performance & workshop, to the wonderful Cate for the Hula workshops, to the Tintagel Storyteller for her tall tales, to Rosie & Tom for their beautiful Interactive Musical Storytelling, to The Pumped Up Kids for their fantastic tunes, Got Group Cornwall (Got2Act from Sense (deafblind charity) for their performance of Helen Keller, to Josh and the team from CDOCornwall for the Capoeira demo & workshop, to Claudia Caolin Y Compania- Flamenco Cornwall for her Flamenco performance & workshop,to Get ChangedTheatre Company for the interpretation of Alice in Wonderland, to Jonah’s Lift for the highlight – the barn dance! To all who brought stalls, and helped with workshops… Sam, the facepainter,Kate for help with crafts, Hubbadillia Café for their pizza making workshop, Daisy & Holifield Farm Project for the silly song workshop…and anyone else I may have forgotten.

And last but not least to everyone who attended & got involved, for your happy smiley faces and your wonderful karaoke, dancing, artwork, etc..You all TOTALLY rock!!!

Massive thanks & love, The Holifield Camping Weekend team
PS. Keep an eye out for the photos here!

If you would like to make a donation to help cover the costs of this event, you can do so via paypal here! Thank you kindly.

What a fantastic weekend our 2014 event was! Check out this link for our Press Release and photos 


Holifield Camping Event, previously known as Holi-day, is an annual 2 day non-profit event and camp over aimed mainly at people with additional needs and learning difficulties(of all ages), their carers and families, but all are welcome. Holifield Camping Weekend is set at the beautiful 32 acre Holifield Farm in Gweek, West Cornwall . 2016 will be our 8th year.

Holifield Farm Project is also a day care centre for people with additional needs. Each year we try and make Holifield Camping Weekend as environmentally friendly as possible, and try to provide all energy used on site from solar, wind and biodiesel and keep use of disposable plastic to a minimum.

Holifield Camping Event is on thursday 16th June and Friday 17th June. Please use the links below to find out more about this fantastic event.

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