Earlier this year a lovely friend of mine called Helen told me about a small festival in Kent that is an adult adventure camp during the day (think crafts, games, exploring), and a music festival at night. Colour me intrigued! I started following Camp Wildfire on social media, and had already decided I'd go in … Continue reading Camp Wildfire 2017
Festival food has come a long way from burgers resembling cardboard in stale rolls with soggy, half-cooked chips. These days you can find almost any cuisine you desire, and there are some food vendors that are so good I have genuinely dreamt about them. I've listed my ultimate favourites below, I hope you'll be able to track … Continue reading The Best Festival Food Vendors
www.kissandglitter.com Insta: @kissandglitter It's got to be said that there's a lot of glitter brands out there now. Instagram is obsessed with the sparkly stuff, it occupies every feed... or maybe that's just mine 😉 I love the creativity of these brands, and some of the smaller UK-based ones are really catching my eye. One such brand is Kiss … Continue reading Kiss + Glitter – Company Spotlight
WARNING: Probably NSFW! In 2015 I took my Qumox SJ4000 camera to Bestival and filmed my friends and I having an incredible time in the sunshine. I edited this afterwards in Final Cut Pro. I hope you enjoy! The song used is the Chemical Brothers - Go! because they played that year and was our … Continue reading Bestival 2015 – a video!
You've bought your ticket, you've arranged a lift with a friend in exchange for petrol money and snacks, now you're trying to work on what on earth to take with you. I'll try and break down the essentials with my festival packing list so you don't end up at the bottom of Pennard Hill … Continue reading A Newbie’s Guide: What to Pack
Birthday Glamping in January? Am I mad? My birthday falls in early January, which has always meant however I choose to celebrate it has traditionally been an indoors activity. My long-suffering friends know every year I like to do something different, not just the usual 'drinks at a pub' birthday affair. I like to use my … Continue reading The Green Escape – a perfect “glamping” weekend!
I wanted use this blog to talk about a few companies I've discovered over my years of festivalling. I'm not one to focus hugely on fashion at festivals, but I do love wearing outfits I wouldn't in "normal life", and throwing glitter on every morning (usually to cover the bags under my eyes from the big … Continue reading Headspace Headdresses – Company Spotlight
In 2012 I decided to experience a festival in a different way. I'd always seen the bright orange tabards of the Oxfam stewards when I had attended as a ticket holder; they were always so friendly with big smiles and some even had glitter on their faces. So when I couldn't persuade any of my … Continue reading Oxfam Festival Stewarding
Choosing a campsite at Glastonbury can be daunting, as the site is so big, and if you've never been before it's very difficult to plan ahead just using the map! Arriving can also be quite stressful, as you're attempting to navigate whilst carrying a lot of gear. I've listed some of the main areas below, and … Continue reading Glastonbury Campsites: the break down
A necessary list of the festivals I attend, mainly so I can remember! If I volunteered at a festival, I put in brackets the company I volunteered with after the festival name. 2007 Reading 2008 Download Reading 2009 Download Glastonbury Sonisphere Reading 2010 Download Glastonbury Sonisphere 2011 Download Glastonbury 2012 Radio 1's Big Weekend - … Continue reading The List… all festivals I have attended