My super squad photo in the Wild West area of Boomtown in the sunshine

Boomtown Fair 2017

I had a punter's ticket to this year's Boomtown Fair festival, but due to my two friends having to drop out last minute, I decided to work it instead and sell my ticket. Luckily for me I was offered a place working as a Volunteer Supervisor directly for Boomtown. I've worked as a supervisor before [...]

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 [...]

Sunset over Glastonbury festival Silver Hayes with flags

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 - [...]