Doggy Festival Season!

As avid music festival goers - Glastonbury Festival is only about 5 miles from Jess & Tilly headquarters, we thought it was time to investigate the Dog Festivals which are popping up all around the country! 

Festivals used to be only for humans but it seems that our dogs have caught on and also want to enjoy the fun! 

As the world has opened up post covid there seem to be lots of doggy events taking place and we have compiled a list. Something for every type of dog lover!

Here are some of Britain’s festivals for dogs this Spring and Summer!

Get your paws on a ticket now! 


‘The Big Bark’ will take place at the Bath & West Showground in Shepton Mallet, on Sunday 24th April 10:00 – 16:00.

A fun interactive day out with plenty for the pooches to do with Have-a-go agility & Hoopers, Temptation Alley, Canine Olympics, Dog Displays, Doggy Photobooth as well as talks and workshops from dog behaviourists, trainers and groomers, among other attractions.

The Big Bark will also be raising funds for local pet charities and good causes, with a charity fun dog show and scurry.

The event, which is focussed on supporting ethical dog-related businesses and promoting healthy attitudes and positive training methods among dog owners, will play host to more than 30 exhibitors from around the Southwest promoting their products and services.

The pooches will even have their own doggy cafe & a doggy tea party (bookable online) with party games & hats!


This fantastic dog festival, presented by 'Many Pets' pet insurance, will be taking place at seven different locations this year. Attractions include

    • Stunning Country Walk
    • Have-a-go Activities
    • Fun Dog Show
    • Sensational Dog Displays
    • Advice from Experts
    • Fantastic Shopping
    • Festival Food & Drink
    • Live Music
    • and much more!

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How about this one! 

If you love music and don't want to leave your dog behind then this one is for you!  This fun-packed event has been created with dogs in mind and will see some of the UK’s best tribute bands!

Dog Lovers Festival 2022 is the ultimate dog friendly festival set in the glorious Derbyshire Countryside. Voted by The Daily Telegraph as one of the top ten dog events in the U.K and voted by the Daily Star as one of the best dog friendly festivals in the UK and nominated for Dog friendly awards best day out, this fun packed tribute festival is like no other. 

Take part with your dogs and join the Fun Dog Show running all day Saturday & Sunday, great for competitors and spectators too.

There is a fun packed adventure for the dogs with agility, scurry run, obedience training, lure chasing, steeplechase, hide and seek, doggie dip, scent work and lots of tips and advice from dog groups and specialists.With a fantastic range of dog related stalls selling all manner of doggy products, there is all sorts to do at Dog Lovers 2022.​


Woofstock is taking a break in 2022 but will be back next year! 

Woofstock 2023 is a weekend festival held at Powderham Castle Powderham Estate EX6 8JQ. The family-friendly two-day event promises lots of fun activities for dogs, not to mention live music, police displays and a shopping village full of doggy-related stalls.



THE COOLEST DOG SHOW IN TOWN is back for a special Jubilee edition on the 4th and 5th June 2022 at Broadlands Park, Romsey. The ultimate day out for you and your dog!

Dogstival 2022 will take place from 4-5 June at the Broadlands Estate in Romsey, in the New Forest. Adult day tickets start from £9. For more information or to book,


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