Category Archives: Festival Guides

Preview: All Points East 2019

Following on from one of the most successful debuts in history that established a new and essential UK music festival, All Points East returns for 2019 – taking over Victoria Park in East London.

The festival’s format comprises two weekends of the most diverse and exciting names in music and four days of free entry and community activities known as In the Neighbourhood.

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8 ways to cut your festival travel footprint

When you think of the environmental footprint impact of festivals what springs to mind? A field marred by broken tents and discarded plastic bottles? The hum of a diesel generator at 3am? The weird blue chemicals in festival toilets, or the pollution to the water table from punters too busting to queue to use them?

These are all problems that impact on the environment BUT, did you know that the CO2 emissions from travel have by far the largest impact on the average UK festivals’ carbon footprint? Audience travel alone typically accounts for up to 60-80% of their footprint! – and that figure will increase as we find out more about impacts of crew, supplier and artist travel.

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Festivals 2017 :: The Best Dance Festivals

UK festival season plays a vital role in nurturing the growth of each scene within the EDM stratosphere. From ambient boutique stages, to arena-sized tents and loud production — festivals are the best way to discover new sounds and dance all summer long.

With festival season fast approaching; it’s time you plan your next rave, cover yourself in glitter and add one of these festivals to your summer dairy.

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The Great Escape 2017 :: Ones to Watch

The Great Escape promises to be an outstanding introduction to 2017’s festival season. This year’s international line up is jam-packed with emerging acts from every corner of the music industry.

With only two weeks to go until Brighton’s biggest music event officially kicks off a long, festival-filled summer, we’ve chosen 17 “must see” acts performing at The Great Escape 2017.

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Live At Leeds 2017 :: Ones To Watch

With just under three weeks to go, the award-winning Metropolitan festival Live at Leeds is almost upon us. Championed for their showcase of new music; this year’s line-up is no exception, with an epic range of artists and bands playing across the day.

If you’re not sure where to start on this glorious line-up, check out our top picks.

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