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Posts Tagged ‘These New Puritans’

Festival Preview: Field Day

For any Londoner who is already showing signs of festival fatigue, you can get your music fix in Victoria Park on July 31st, and then go home and sleep in your own bed. Result!

Written by Laura Nineham



There’s a real charm to one day festivals: your money doesn’t run out, treatment you don’t have someone peeing on your hammock (thanks Benicassim) or shouting at all the non-Welsh people to go home (thanks Beach Break) whilst you try to sleep. You don’t even have to worry about how to wash your hair, price whether you’ve drunk more than today’s ration of alcohol or if your mum’s trying to ring you on your dead mobile.

Whilst you’re not going to be able to catch as many bands at a one day fest as you would a marathon event like Glastonbury, when they’re organised well, one day festivals still offer fantastic value for money.




Imagine that, for under £35, you can watch Phoenix, The… read more

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Festival Preview: The Great Escape

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