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We work and play at festivals. We cover all the festivals we go to and we do a round up each year of the best festivals of the year.

20 fabulous years of Nozstock – an interview with Ella Nosworthy

20 fabulous years of Nozstock – an interview with Ella Nosworthy

We live on the doorstep of Nozstock festival. We have grown up with it and watched it grow into a perfect size. I have not been since 2014, my commitments to working at festivals that have fallen on the same weekend have kept me from being able to go. It will be lovely to go back this year and although I will miss not being crew, it will be nice to have more freedom and time not working. As a…

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Top Five Family Festivals 2018

Top Five Family Festivals 2018

So many festivals and so little Summer. The choice is huge now. When I first started writing about and taking the children to festivals you really didn’t have much choice but you could now spend a whole summer going from one festival to another. It’s hard for me not to be slightly biased towards some festivals as I work at them but my favourites are based on my experiences and my sons (he helped with this post) and friends experiences….

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The lights from the late-night lock in – Green Man 2017 Review

The lights from the late-night lock in – Green Man 2017 Review

So here we go again. Green Man Festival. Our 7th year, the Festival’s 15th. I have waxed lyrical over this festival for every year we have been, we fell in love with Green Man, we made lifelong friends and have told anyone who will listen that Green Man IS the best festival in the country. So, what the hell am I going to write about? What’s new? How do I keep you, dear reader, transfixed?! This year we were accompanied by some friends…

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Nozstock Festival – 2014

Nozstock Festival – 2014

Nozstock 2014 Review Friday 1st August – 3rd August – Nozstock the Hidden Valley  It was a short but incredibly fun packed day for us at Nozstock this year. We only managed to get to the hidden valley full of dinosaurs and cave folk for the day this year but still had a brilliant time. Keeping myself and Dylan company was my sister in law and my niece, both experienced festival ladies who jumped at the chance of spending the…

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My Top Five Festivals for 2017

My Top Five Festivals for 2017

I think with all the grey skies at the moment and the January blues seeming to hang on, what we all need is summer and of course festivals. I have had several people ask what festivals I recommend for families, so I am listing my top five for 2017. With a big drum roll needed here is my top five in no particular order. Blissfields Festival – 6th – 8th of July – Winchester I am a little bit biased when…

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