Tag: festivals

Boomtown unveils its 2019 sustainability mission

Ahead of next week’s headline announcement, the UK’s maddest and weirdest festival Boomtown, has released its 2019 sustainability mission. With its capacity being just 1,000 in 2009, to now reaching 66,000, the festival’s ongoing priority is to protect the environment…

6 reasons why you should head to Creamfields Festival

Hosted in the Cheshire countryside and set to be headlined by The Chainsmokers, Tiesto and Major Lazer; the 2018 edition of Creamfields will see the dance festival celebrating its 20 anniversary.  Some of the most acclaimed artists in the industry, such…

INTERVIEW: GIRLI

In December I ventured into Soho to get speaking with the political, pop princess Girli. We spoke about her festival plans for this year…  Where do you shop for your festival clothes? There’s a shop called Peace Street, they’re on Depop and they have really…

Festival Guide: M.I.A’s Meltdown Festival

Name: Meltdown Festival Where: Southbank Centre, London When: 9th – 18th June 2017 Headliners: M.I.A, Young Fathers, Soulwax, Afrikan Boy Also Featuring: J.D. Samson, Crystal Castles, Mykki Blanco, Princess Nokia, Young M.A A Brief History: Southbank Centre’s annual Meltdown festival has been running since 1993…

Festival Guide: On Blackheath

Name: On Blackheath Where: Blackheath, South East London When: 10th and 11th September, 2016 Headliners: Primal Scream, Belle & Sebastian, Hot Chip, James Also Featuring: Squeeze, Roisin Murphy, Soak, Edwyn Collins, Saint Etienne A Brief History: Despite the (misguided) common perception that north of the river…