Tag : Bestival

Bestival 2017: the summer finale

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ah, Bestival. The summer finale. The icing on the cake. The glistening cherry on top of the proverbial ice cream sundae. Only Bestival can truly mark the end of British summertime. As we unpack our towering, still slightly damp backpacks, we should probably put away the pink wigs and orange … Read More

Preview: Bestival 7th-10th September

2 years ago / 0 comments

Another year, another summer. Another summer, another Bestival. Bestival is a staple of UK summertime — it is the last blowout that is forgotten in June, but law by September.  However this summer, Bestival comes with a twist. No more tedious ferry queues snaking for miles. No more questionable journeys … Read More

Safer Spaces at Festivals

2 years ago / 0 comments

If you’re on a festival website on Monday 8th May and are simply shown a blank screen with the hashtag, ‘#saferspacesatfestivals’, then do not be alarmed. This is not a technical issue, but the latest campaign in an attempt to crack down on the issue of sexual assault at music events. … Read More

Review – Fools Paradise Festival

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following an inevitable Fresher’s Week spent traipsing from room to room of Leeds’ Student’s Union, attempting to find newly made friends by wading through a dance floor that resembles a sticky sauna, many incoming Leeds students may have felt they had got the hang of it. But when met with … Read More

Bestival 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the end of the summer nigh, one final glimmer of freedom and liberation came back to England’s Isle with Bestival’s 12th year of fancy dress raving, four day celebratory bonanza. Can you feel the excitement? This year the festival entered into the ‘Summer of Love’ – a space of … Read More

Interview – SLUT DROP

4 years ago / 0 comments

A couple of weeks ago, the internet boiled over with fury at the release of the full Reading & Leeds lineup. Some genius with a rubber attacked the lineup poster to uncover the deep-rooted misogyny (and infuriating musical misguidance) of the event, supposedly one of our country’s flagship festivals. R&L … Read More

Music | Festival preview – Bestival

5 years ago / 0 comments

The words ‘disco revival’ are never far away at the moment and as lovers of the genre around the globe rejoice that the best music of all time is getting a glorified nod in the noughties, 2014’s Bestival looks set to wind down the summer with its disco of the … Read More

Music | News – DARKSIDE tour

5 years ago / 0 comments

Darkside, the duo of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington, are demonstrating their love for their craft by currently undertaking a huge tour that will see them travel all over the world. Alongside this momentous undertaking, Dave Harrington has just announced a forthcoming solo EP and earlier this week, the electronic duo released their remix … Read More