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The History of Glastonbury Festival

The History of Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival was started by founder and somerset dairy farmer Michael Eavis back in the 1970’s. Michael apparently had the idea to create a festival while watching a Led Zepplin gig at the open air festival ‘Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music 1970’.

Glastonbury Festival

The first festival that he put together was a two day event that started on September 19th 1970 which was the day after legend Jimi Hendrix died (very sad day for music lovers).  The first Glastonbury festival was called the ‘Pilton Festival’  which later changed its name to ‘Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts’.  The estimated attendance for the 1970 festival was around 1500 people which in today’s standard is not many at all! Continue reading The History of Glastonbury Festival

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Tribal Earth Summer Festival 2017

Tribal earth summer festival

Date: 17th – 20th August 2017
Starts: 17:30 on Thursday 17th of August
Closes: 18:00 on Sunday 20th of August
Location: Laughton Lodge, Laughton, Nr Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6BY
Ticket Prices: Weekend (includes camping) – Adult £99 & Teen (age 13-18) £50 & Child (age 5-12) £40
Weekend (not including  camping) – Adult £60 & Teen (age 13-18) £30 & Child (age 5-12) £20

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The Jinney Ring Folk Festival 2017

Jinney Ring Folk Festival

The Jinney Ring Folk Festival 2017

Date: 23rd – 24th June 2017
Starts: 18.00pm on Friday 23rd June

Location: Hanbury, Worcestershire, B60 4BU
Ticket Prices: Weekend (includes camping) – Adult £35 & Child £18
Saturday Only – Adult £29.50 & Child £15.00

Now I have to say that although I love the big major festivals as they have big acts that we have all heard of and oodles of entertainment, I also love the really small random festivals such as this wonder that is The Jinney Ring Folk Festival.

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Glastonbury Festival is Back 2017

Its nearly that time of year again.  Avid festival goers from across the UK and across the world are preparing for one of the biggest music festivals in the world.  Glastonbury is perhaps one of the most famous music festivals, of course Woodstock is right at the top of that list but Glastonbury performs well year in year out and for most festival goers is the start of the new festival season here in the UK. With the stone circle, healing field and teepees its a hippy’s place to relax.
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3 European Music Festivals To Visit In 2017

Hippies absolutely love to travel and travelling for a festival is a great opportunity to not only see some great places but catch some great sounds as well. You can get to places in Europe within a matter of hours (quicker than travelling to some places within the UK) and so, if you’re into your music festivals then why not hop on a plane and experience one of the many amazing European music festivals. There really are some awesome festivals on offer for you to visit. Prices are on parr with hat we have here in the UK, some are cheaper and so the only difference is your flights….  Wohoo!

Not only do they have some fantastic lineups, but if you happen to choose one in southern Europe, then you’re almost guaranteed good weather. Hello great music and hello sun!

Here we take a look at 3 of the best European festivals happening in 2017.

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Summer Festival Clothing

summer festival clothingSummer Festival Clothing is here and its cooler than ever with a great fresh look for festival goers this summer.
With the sun beating down upon our warehouse roof the temperature is really starting to heat up in here so we thought we would take a look at some of our fantastic festival summer clothes.

Looking great at a festival isn’t a prerequisite to a good time however people do like to dress up in funky fun clothing when venturing out to their favourite festival.  We have put together a little look at some of our popular festival favourites, of course we have thousands of products in stock so just pop along to our shop if you want to view the categories.
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Festival Websites Going Dark For Campaign Against Sexual Assault

With festival season just about ready to kick off here in the UK we wanted to bring to your attention something that has gained a lot of support from festivals and festival goers alike.

There are many festivals across the UK that have signed up and are in full support of the Safer Spaces Campaign. Looking online there seem to be many different variations of this campaign all across the globe however, each having basically the same aim – creating an environment where people can feel safe when they are out at a festival, venue or just out and about, without worrying about being sexually assaulted or party to any other crimes.   Continue reading Festival Websites Going Dark For Campaign Against Sexual Assault

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