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Bestival 2017

 2017 marked a year of change for Bestival, one of the UK festival scene's giants. After 13 years on the Isle of Wight, Rob da Bank's yearly party moved to it's new mainland home in Lulworth, Dorset. It's no easy feat to relocate such an established festival, and it was certainly the main subject on [...]

Too Many T’s – Artist Spotlight

Now that 2017's festival season is almost over (and yes I still have a couple of festival review posts to write!) I'm going to be putting up posts on a few of my favourite artists I've discovered through festivals. I just had to start with Too Many T's who I may have already mentioned once [...]

The Best Festival Food Vendors

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 [...]

Two happy Oxfam Stewards in the sunshine at Shambala festival stewarding volunteers volunteering

Oxfam Festival Stewarding

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 [...]

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The List… all festivals I have attended

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 - [...]