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There’s no place like Noz – Nozstock 2019

There’s no place like Noz – Nozstock 2019

When I first went to Nozstock (6 years ago) it was as a reviewer with a young child. Nozstock has now become a regular mark on the calendar. It generally falls on the weekend after they finish school so it feels like the start to the Summer holidays. What has changed over the years, apart from plenty on site (remember the old tractors?) is my relationship with not just with the farm but the family and crew behind it. It…

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Festival guide 2019

Festival guide 2019

It’s that time of year again. Whilst the weather is grim and we are still in hibernation it doesn’t hurt to think about sunnier times to come. We head off to France this Summer for peak festival time so we will be missing the majority of them but fingers crossed we will squeeze in at least two. So here we go drum roll… The Lane families top ten recommended festivals for 2019.. in no particular order. Green Man – 15th…

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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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What do children learn at festivals

What do children learn at festivals

I love festivals but my reasons for going to them have over the years changed and my circumstances have certainly changed. Before it was all about me and my friends, now it’s not just about me and my friends; it’s also about my children and considering my reasons for taking them. I want them to enjoy going to to festivals and have plenty of wonderful experiences from going, and from those experiences they can hopefully benefit every day. At the…

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