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Festival Preview: Aeon Festival 2010

We love small festivals! Illustrator Faye West tracks down wonderfully honest founder Niki Portus to find out what makes this popular Devon festival so special.

Written by Faye West

AEON Fest by Faye West
AEON Fest by Faye West
Illustration by Faye West.

This will be my third year at Aeon, ailment and for me it's been a wonderful, treat stress-free experience, no queues, suffocating crowds or over-priced disgusting burgers. It describes itself as a 'Shoestring Boutique festival' and is set in the beautiful surroundings in mid Devon. A grassy amphitheatre precedes the main stage which sits on the edge of a lake, you are able to camp under the trees and gather around wood burners with friends and strangers. There is no sponsorship or big branding so it's one of the most naturally visually pleasing festivals around and there's something about this festival which has a very simplistic charm which embodies what a music festival only really needs to be - friends, music and fresh air.

There are lots of sweet put-together events that take place throughout the day. Last year I was very tempted by the Speed Date plus free meal for a fiver, a hair fascination workshop and a wood cutting… read more

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