CarFest 2023

Revving up for CarFest 2024!

23-25 August 2024
Laverstoke Park Farm , Hampshire


We are thrilled to once again be an official charity partner of CarFest presented by bp pulse. The funds raised from this exciting family festival allow us to continue our life-changing work to continue raising awareness of epilepsy, alongside providing vital health services and ground-breaking research.

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Find us in FoodFest flying the Young Epilepsy flag and come say ‘hi’!

The Young Epilepsy team posing for a picture at CarFest

The Young Epilepsy team will be on-site all weekend inviting all festival goers to learn more about epilepsy, the help and support we offer and how they can join us to fundraise and make a difference in the lives of young people living with epilepsy.

This year’s line-up is looking pretty special with headliners, Olly Murs, Sam Ryder and Richard Ashcroft to name just a few!

Beyond the music, CarFest presented by bp pulse will host celebrities such as actor Rob Brydon, car aficionado James May, astronaut Tim Peake, and comedian Ben Miller along with renowned chefs and wellness experts. 

There is also plenty of fun for all the family in all the different festivals including SpaFest, StarFestAdventureFestKidFestFoodFest and RetroFest

For all the petrolheads out there, the awesome display of wheels on the famous CarFest track never fails to amaze.


Meet our CarFest Ambassadors

Play video Darla and Cash hugging on the beach

Cash, 11 and his sister, Darla, 9, are heading to CarFest 2024 

Taking the baton from our star ambassador last year, Olivia, are brother and sister, Cash and Darla.

Both will he heading to CarFest in their campervan to experience all the festival has to offer with their family. Speaking to Chris Evans on the mainstage and helping us raise awareness of epilepsy is their mission, but there will be plenty of time for fun too!

Read Cash and Darla's story

Cash against a yellow background smiling


Cash against a yellow background smiling


Cash is one of the faces of our #UnderstandMyEpilepsy campaign and lives with focal epilepsy. After his first seizure in 2016 at just five years old, it took Cash’s family a further three years to receive his diagnosis. Cash lives with weekly seizures that leave him exhausted, and his family are still searching for the right medication to bring them under control. Cash enjoys football, surfing and skating and is looking forward to experiencing CarFest for the first time!

Darla in a white hoody smiling at the camera


Darla in a white hoody smiling at the camera


Younger sister, Darla’s first seizurewas in 2022, when she was just seven. Thanks to mum, Kelly’s quick thinking, and her familiarity with the lesser-known symptoms of focal epilepsy, Darla was diagnosed with the condition much faster than her brother. 


Aside from the physical impact of epilepsy, the family are keen to promote a better understanding of the condition and how it can affect everyone differently. 


“CarFest exists for one purpose – to raise as much money as possible for UK based children’s charities. The fact that every single visitor to CarFest directly impacts how much we raise, and how we help young people like Cash and Darla, is what makes it so special.” CarFest Founder, Chris Evans


Launched in 2012, CarFest has been a stalwart supporter of UK children’s charities, generating over £25 million for its charitable partners since its inception. Scheduled over the Bank Holiday weekend of 23rd-25th August at Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire, CarFest presented by bp pulse will feature seven distinct yet connected festivals in one: AdventureFest, FoodFest, KidsFest, RetroFest, StarFest, SpaFest, and, of course, CarFest!

We would like to thank Chris Evans and the CarFest team, Clare and Jody Scheckter, and all at Laverstoke Farm for inviting us to once again be a part of the CarFest family! Bring on 2024!


The Biggest Family Fundraising Festival

By attending CarFest and supporting Young Epilepsy, you're part of a community making a positive impact in the lives of young people with epilepsy. Together, we can raise awareness, challenge misconceptions, and provide essential support to those affected by epilepsy. Enjoy a fantastic event while contributing to a worthy cause.

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