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THE CENTRE OF THE FESTIVAL
The Main Stage is where it’s at! Live music is at the very heart of any festival and our Main Stage will be filled with incredible acts, from Pop to Rock, Folk to Soul, we’ll have a lineup of artists and bands that will make for blissful Summer days and epic summer nights.
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY
Aurora Avenue was such a hit this year, we’re bringing back the DJs, bigger and better! In 2018, we’ll have a lineup for killer DJs dropping dance floor anthems, classic beats and fresh new mixes – pack your dancing shoes, you’re gonna need em!
LISTEN TO THE MUSIC
Not a Main Stage kinda person? Do you prefer to watch acts in a more intimate setting? Then Mr Peebles Music House is for you. We’ve got a lineup of the sort of top quality music acts you’ve come to expect from Meraki in a beautiful vintage setting. Bands, duos and solo artists bringing everything from gentle ballads to danceable grooves throughout each day.
THE SUN’S OUT – LET’S HIT THE POOL!
Is there any better way to cool off on a warm summers day than relaxing in a swimming pool? Whether you’re jumping in with friends or making a splash with the little ones, make sure to visit our summer swimming spot.
Who doesn’t have fond memories from their childhood of bouncy castles, bungee races and slides? EVERY kid loves these activities, so we’re got them at Meraki 2018. Watch them go absolutely BANANAS on our giant inflatables and create magical summer memories.
KEEPING KIDS LAUGHING
Try and imagine the best entertainment in the world for kids. The Flying Seagull Project is better than that. We had such an overwhelming response from the Family Field this year, it made things really simple. They’re coming back. It’s going to be incredible.
READY, AIM, FUN!
Join a real-life video game in the middle of our festival! For kids and adults alike, run through our Laser Tag arena and do your best to stay in the game. Make sure to bring friends with great communication and leadership skills, you’ll need these to stand a chance of winning!
RELAX AND LET THE TENSION MELT AWAY…
We’ve set up an Adults-Only spa, where you can take a break, get some peace and quiet and let go of all the stresses of life. Relax, luxuriate and enjoy our Meraki spa experiences…
JUMP AROUND. SPLASH. REPEAT.
For kids, there is literally NOTHING better on a hot Summer’s day than having fun in the water. After this year’s success, we’ll be expanding our splash park experience. More pools, more activities, MORE FUN.
We’ve got the UK’s first fully mobile, interactive trailer cave for Meraki 2018! The overall design and layout of the cave incorporates all of the exciting features of and elements of bespoke caving adventure systems, but condensed into 30 linear meters. Artificial caving systems provide a fun and exciting replication of real caving, but in a safe and controlled environment.
Artiﬁcial caving systems aim to educate, inspire and excite a new generation of subterranean explorers as, well as make caving more available to those who otherwise would not get a chance to participate. We provide each caver with a helmet and head torch, have a quick brief, and then send them off to discover!
ROLL UP, ROLL UP
Welcome to the Meraki fairground – no tickets, no tokens, just get in a queue, jump on a ride, have loads of fun and repeat. AS MANY TIMES AS YOU LIKE. Wanna go on the big wheel 10 times in a row? Go for it. Wanna ride the Heater Skelter ALL DAY? Knock yourself out. Our fairground promises fun for everybody, all day.
EVERYBODY DANCE NOW
Fancy shutting off and dancing to your own beat? Jump into our LED silent disco space and dance the night away. With everyone dancing to a different beat, the best part is when you remove your headphones and hear everyone singing out loud!
SHARE YOUR CREATIVITY WITH THE WORLD!
For those of you with a creative streak, get your hands dirty and express yourself in our Arts and Crafts spaces. Whether you want to spend hours crafting a masterpiece to express your innermost truth or just throw down some colour on a page to show how you feel in the moment, it’s a wonderful place for expression and release.