WATCH: Meraki Festival activities entertain children and adults alike

PUBLISHED: 16:37 15 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:37 15 August 2017

Festival goers enjoy Jason Donovan's performance at the Meraki Festival. Picture: Danny Loo

Festival goers enjoy Jason Donovan's performance at the Meraki Festival. Picture: Danny Loo

Danny Loo Photography 2017

Families enjoyed a wide range of children friendly activities at the inaugural Meraki Festival last weekend.

Herts Showground hosted a zipline, a ferris wheel, a climbing wall, rockaoke, theatre, hula-hooping, swimming pools, hot tubs, massages, laser tag, graffiti artists, a maze, a movie house, and a virtual reality beach.

The Herts Ad team tried everything out for size - watch the video to see how we got on.

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I should probably have taken the hint! Walking out into the garden recently an unprecedented flock of thirty or more crows raucously greeted me from the treetops at the bottom of my garden. Cawing and croaking these big, black birds clung clumsily to the top most branches and twigs, jostling and flapping to stay balanced in a constant flurry of feathers. There is always something ominous about crows – they are after all carrion crows, the vultures of the bird world – always watching for scraps and weakness that might mean their next meal.

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