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Festival Review: Aeon 2010

Devon's beautiful festival, Aeon, enjoyed its fifth year over the Bank Holiday weekend…

Written by Faye West

Sports Day, illustrated by Faye West

After a hurried fish 'n' chip supper by the Quay near where I work on Friday evening, I enjoyed my hours' journey to Shobrook Park, in mid Devon, with the promising late afternoon glow of a sunny Bank Holiday weekend.

Arriving through the old stone gates and through an avenue of trees, I saw the orange flags of Aeon, luscious greenery and silver lakes. Bit like Camelot.

On greeting my already established friends, I was shown their fruits of labour: wooden spoons which they carved from small logs in the Campcraft workshop. After thee hours of chipping away under the trees they had rather crude Goldilocks spoons, decorated in little smatters of their own blood and proudly sporting large blisters on their thumbs. The main subject then turned on to our beloved Lost Horizon tent, and where was it? My friends had looked out for it all day but sadly it wasn’t to make an appearance. This was a brilliant cushion… read more

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