Winterville 2017 – Clapham Common

After taking a year off, Winterville returns to London triumphant in 2017, but this time south of the river! A winter festival on Clapham Common until the 1st January, with an ice rink, roller disco, big wheel, crazy golf, fairground, and excellent food and bars. I went down on opening night to see the new [...]

Winterland 2017

I've been trying to deny it for the past two months but it's now officially winter here in the UK, and as much as I'm already looking forward to Snowboxx in March and of course the 2018 summer festival season, I need to entertain myself in the meantime! Luckily for me there are some excellent [...]

Small branded flags on a table at the Greener Festival Awards 2013. UK festival

A Greener Festival – Interview with Claire

Something a little different from me this week! I've always tried to be as environmentally friendly as possible in my daily life, and at festivals I behave no differently. I've always admired Glastonbury's mantra of "Love The Farm; Leave No Trace", and do my best to live by that at every event I attend. The [...]

Bestival sign I love Bestival glittery giant sign UK festival

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Secret Garden Party 2017

It was announced at the beginning of the year that 2017's SGP would be the last one ever. After 15 years of music & hedonism, one of the UK festival scenes biggest unkept secrets would come to a spectacular end and I knew I just had to be there. It would be my fifth and [...]