August 23, 2019

Attendees:

The Dad - 44

The Mum - 40

The Kid- 8

It’s hard to imagine a festival set in a more idyllic place than this one. If you arrive from the main car park you walk, rising gently but steadily up a track lined with victorian-style lamp posts, alongside the seemingly en...

June 30, 2019

If you have always been tempted to head to a music festival with your kids but wondered whether a large festival would be suitable for children, then rest assured that our weekend at the Isle of Wight Festival, with our 8 year old twins proved that not only is this fes...

July 4, 2018

The second year of The Great Estate Festival delivers another rambunctious event.

If you have never been to a festival before and would like to dip your toe in the water, then this festival is a great place to start. It is more refined than some festivals, with well-mai...

July 4, 2018

1. It’s a mini-holiday and festival all rolled into one.

Catching the ferry over to the island is all part of experiencing the Isle of Wight Festival. Standing on deck, with lots of other like-minded festival-goers, you can’t fail to get excited and feel like you are ge...

May 28, 2018



Common People has a very different feel to traditional festivals due to its location. Situated on beautiful Southampton Common, very close to all the amenities of the city centre, it opens up into an oasis of tree-lined utopia.
Granted, getting here, we were concerne...

September 7, 2017

Our second visit to Victorious Festival did not disappoint. We still maintain that this metropolitan festival, taking place across the late August Bank Holiday weekend, offers the best value for money, one of the most interesting settings, a fantastic line up and the b...

September 6, 2017

Just So 2017 was our first time to experience this festival taking place across a mid-August weekend. We truly haven't been to a festival like this before. It offered an enormous variety of activities - such as art, literature, theatre and music - all of which were und...

July 10, 2017

Blissfields festival 2017: tangibly blissful.

Why is it that sometimes, you just get a really good feeling about something? You can’t quite put your finger on what it is, but you just know that you are in a place where you can relax, be happy and that you are going to h...

June 19, 2017

It’s been over a week since Lemonfest and it’s about time we fed back on a lively, local and highly entertaining festival.

Arriving onsite at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 10th June it was clear that this was a buzzing and buoyant place to be. A largely younger cr...

June 7, 2017

The Great Estate Festival 2017 Review: a bewitching feast for the senses.

We're just back from a magical weekend in Cornwall where we experienced the very first edition of The Great Estate Festival, in Redruth. This truly was a beautiful festival in every sense; from th...

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