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Festival, Sat 23 - Sun 24 Jun 2018, £6-£8

Epico the Dragon

Epico the Dragon


Jennie Johnson

01284 758122


Icklingham Road,
West Stow,
Bury St Edmunds,
IP28 6HG


This June, Dragon Fest returns, and Epico the Dragon is back by popular demand.

The fantastically friendly dragon will be appearing on both days, plus there's plenty more fun family entertainment, including:
- Fire breathing displays
- The Beowulf and Grendel Puppet Theatre, with gruesome tales for all ages
- Wulfingas re-enactment group tell exciting tales from the Arthurian Legend

Fun family activities to have a go at include:
- Giant Bubbles
- Dragon Nest building
- Face painting*
- Archery*
- Children’s craft workshops*
- LEGO building zone.

You can even experience relaxing holistic treatments, or have an adventure around the Country Park on the Beowulf and Grendel Trail!

A great range of food and drink will be available throughout the day and stalls selling dragon-themed accessories, collectables and merchandise.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Jun 2018 10:00 to 17:00
10am-5pm (last entry 4pm), Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June


- In advance: Adult £8, Child £6, Family Ticket £26 (5 people, min 1 adult, 1 paying child)
- On the door: Adult £11, Child £9, Family Ticket £35
- Under 5s go free
- Annual Ticket is valid for this event

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Jun The Return of Dragon Fest at West Stow!
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Aug A Twistory Weekend
Sat 25 - Mon 27 Aug The Vikings Come to West Stow!
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Sep Preparing for a Feast!
Mon 22 - Sun 28 Oct As Winter Approaches
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov Celebrating Yule



See location of West Stow - The First English Village on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 799714  Lat: 52.31132 Long: 0.63793

By Road:
Follow brown leisure signs from the A14 or A11; the Anglo-Saxon Village is 7 miles NW of Bury St Edmunds, off the A1101.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome